Colorado State University’s Master of Tourism Management program teaches the skills needed by future leaders of the rapidly expanding global tourism industry.  Our holistic approach blends sustainable tourism practices, strategic analysis and industry expertise based on input from our advisory board. Uniquely positioned within the Warner College of Natural Resources, this program is offered through The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources which has more than 90 years experience in the education and involvement of diverse publics in natural resource conservation and nature based tourism.

The demands and complexities of the tourism system today require a holistic approach to advanced education. We provide an exceptional educational opportunity in an interdisciplinary nine-month accelerated master’s program with an emphasis on applied and experiential learning. Our students graduate with the skills and industry connections critical to the successful start or advancement of their careers in tourism management.

Come talk to us and learn about Tourism Naturally.

Two Ways to Study

On Campus

  • CSU’s beautiful campus provides all the amenities of a world class university in Fort Collins, Colorado; consistently named one of the best places to live .
  • Study in a beautiful landscape known for thoughtful, progressive approaches to sustainable tourism.
  • Perfect proximity to premier tourism and ski destinations.

Online

  • With Colorado State University Online
  • Flexibility for students and professionals anywhere in the world.
  • Academic content and rigor are identical to our on-campus program.
  • Advanced interactive online environment at your convenience.
  • Graduate with the same degree as students who study on campus at CSU.

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Mark Gasta, Associate Professor in HDNR’s Master of Tourism Management and the Graduate Certificates of Ski Area Management and Adventure Tourism offers his insight into…

Tourism Program Director gives closing keynote at European Mountain Tourism Conference

Our Tourism Program Director, Sam Martin, recently gave the closing keynote on sustainable tourism development at the European Mountain Tourism Conference in Andorra alongside other…

Colloquium: Recreation & tourism in the Rocky Mountain region

MTM faculty, Alan Bright, Natalie Ooi, Sam Martin, along with staff, Todd Franks, engaged in a research focused on the overlapping responsibilities of management agencies…