Programs

Sustainable Tourism

The certificate program will provide a general foundation for sustainable tourism and related concepts of sustainability. It is designed to appeal to an audience with a wide range of backgrounds and interest in the tourism and hospitality industry. The program will be of particular interest to those related to global tourism movements such as the U.N. World Tourism Organization, The International Ecotourism Society, and the Global Sustainability Tourism Council.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is offered both fully online and on campus.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Process

You will be asked to provide two letters of recommendation, one academic and one professional. To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

Prerequisites

None

Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Choose two of the following electives:

Time Limit

Three years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.

Contacts

David Randle
813-974-7539
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Randy Pape
813-974-0185
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Graduate Certificates
813-974-4926
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