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Tourism Management - Certificate (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$3,805.92
Tuition: $3,244.20
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:69.00
Bus Pass Fee:88.80
Lab Fee:148.92
Health and Dental Fee:225.00
Total Fees:$561.72

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

General Program Description

The Tourism Management certificate program prepares students for careers in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and related specialty courses as well as experiential and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Students can also use the knowledge and skills acquired in this program to transfer into a bachelor degree in tourism management at other post-secondary institutions as well as the College of the Rockies Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Sustainable Business Practices.

Credentials Granted

Students can be admitted into a one-year certificate program or a two-year diploma program. Students in the two-year diploma program may exit with a certificate after completing all first-year requirements of the diploma program.

Certificate students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C- (55 percent) in all program courses that contribute to the credential. BBA students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C (60 percent) and an average course grade of C+ in all program courses that contribute to the BBA.

Industry-recognized certifications in the program include Foodsafe, Worldhost, CPR-C, Occupational First Aid Level 1, and Serving it Right.


The Tourism Management certificate provides an academic foundation in tourism and business courses and is awarded on successful completion of the first year requirements of the diploma program. (30 credits)

Admission Requirements:

  • Secondary school graduation (or equivalent)
  • 65% in English 12 or equivalent; refer to course equivalency information on the College website
  • Recommended: Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, MATH 080, or equivalent
  • Recommended: basic computer skills
  • Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisite requirements of electives taken in this program.

Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes

Credit can be awarded for one or more courses in this program through FA

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses will allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Transfer Opportunities

If you would like to continue your studies our courses transfer to a wide number of Canadian colleges and universities. If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.

Course Outline for: Tourism Management - Certificate

Year 1



Choose one of the recommended electives:

One of ECON 101, COMP 154, COMP 155, KTUN 100, POLI 100, STAT 106, any language course, any Fine Arts course; alternately, students may choose any elective in University Arts and Science or Business Management that supports their tourism management goals.

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