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If you are thinking of continuing with graduate studies in the field of tourism and hospitality management then the Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management might be for you. This program ladders fully into the MA in Tourism Management program, enabling those who are unsure about committing to a master's level program, to sample graduate studies.

This program has been designed in collaboration with industry experts, students, faculty and education partners and contains timely and relevant program content to provide students with skills in destination development, leadership, sustainability and tourism.

The Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management consists of three courses from the following courses to a total of nine credits:

  • TRMNOT: Orientation To Tourism Graduate Studies (Required)
  • IHMN505: Trends And Issues In Hospitality Management
  • IHMN520: Finance For Tourism And Hospitality Management
  • IHMN550: Research Methodology
  • IHMN650: Strategic Planning For Tourism
  • TRMN501: Tourism Leadership
  • TRMN502: Global Tourism
  • TRMN503: Transforming Destinations
  • TRMN504: Product & Market Innovations
  • TRMN505: Strategic Tourism Marketing
  • TRMN506: Sustainable Tourism Management
  • TRMN507: Ethics In Tourism And Hospitality
  • TRMN625: Social Entrepreneurship

To learn more about each course visit the courses page.

You will begin the program with TRMNOT, Orientation to Tourism Graduate studies which is delivered online, and provides guidelines for studying at the graduate level, introduces you to our learning platform and connects you with your fellow cohort members.

Who It’s For

This program is designed for managers, owners and executives in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors who want to increase their competency as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry.

The program’s flexible schedule allows you to further your education while maintaining professional and personal responsibilities. The certificate can be applied in full toward the MA in Tourism Management

Applicants who do not have the formal academic education to qualify for admission may be assessed on the basis of both their formal education and their informal learning, in accordance with the Flexible Admission Policy. To learn more about the application requirements for the program visit our Program Admissions page.

Outcomes

The program’s flexible schedule allows you to further your education while maintaining professional and personal responsibilities. The certificate can be applied in full toward the MA in Tourism Management program.