Master of Tourism Management Online

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Online Graduate Certificate in Ski Area Management

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Travel and recreation play an important role in shaping lives. A single excursion can change the way a person views the world. A successful company can boost its entire community’s economy. The tourism industry as a whole can support the livelihoods of millions while providing countless others unforgettable adventures for years to come. It just takes the right kind of manager to ensure this happens, and CSU’s online tourism degree gives you the insight and training you need to become just that.

If you find your calling in the mountains and want to make your living on the slopes, this online ski area management graduate certificate can help you turn your passion into a rewarding career. Whether you already work in the ski industry or aspire to do so, this program will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in all types of ski resort operations and management roles.

Online Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism

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With 7.6 million direct jobs and $887 billion(USD) in consumer spending the outdoor recreation industry is now an economic and political powerhouse, almost double the pharmaceuticals and the automotive industries. With each sector of the industry reporting growth for consecutive years there has never been a better time to make adventure not just a way of life, but a way of living. With sustained growth and expanding sophistication in the industry, professionals and practitioners are seeking to grow their acumen, expertise, and professional distinction. The need for motivated, hard-working, and informed individuals is rapidly increasing within the global adventure tourism industry, the fastest growing category of tourism in the world (UNWTO AM Report). Whether you are an experienced professional, burgeoning entrepreneur, or new to the industry, Colorado State University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism is positioned to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed and ultimately do what matters… Live your Passion.

Online Graduate Certificate in Agritourism Management

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The time has never been better for those interested in agritourism to add a new line of income to existing farm and ranch operations, to begin their own unique enterprise, or to find a way return to the family farm or ranch, as agritourism in the US has posted YOY growth every year. At last measurement (2012), direct US based agritourism revenues topped $2 billion dollars.  Beyond farm-based activity, communities and community development practitioners in rural areas can benefit from rethinking how to grow tourism to their areas with a focus on food and agriculture.

With sustained growth and increasing expectations from tourists in the industry, professionals and practitioners are seeking to grow their acumen and expertise. Whether you are an experienced farming professional, burgeoning agritourism entrepreneur, or in an industry support role, Colorado State University’s Online Graduate Certificate in Agritourism Management has experience that runs deep and is positioned to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the agritourism industry and Grow What Matters.

B.S. Natural Resource Tourism Online

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Natural Resource Tourism Online prepares students for careers in natural resource related tourism positions in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

The tourism industry is one of the largest in the US and is the fastest growing economic sector globally (UNWTO). All around the world, people are recognizing the value and importance of travel and tourism, of engaging with other cultures and peoples, and experiencing the beauty and wonder of the natural environment.

Tourism is a dynamic, exciting industry that encompasses a wide variety of occupations and lifestyles. It is a perfect career direction for those with a passion for travel, adventure, learning about new cultures, and a deep appreciation for the natural world.