You may choose a one-year certificate program or a two-year diploma program. If you choose the two-year diploma program, you may exit with a certificate after completing all first-year requirements.
- You can choose to take the certificate or diploma completely online and work while going to school – or you can take the program in person at our Cranbrook campus.
- Industry-recognized certifications in the program include Foodsafe, Worldhost, CPR-C, Occupational First Aid Level 1, and Serving it Right.
- This program covers a broad range of courses directly related to the tourism industry, as well as management-oriented courses such as accounting, communications, business management, programming, and marketing.
- You will have the opportunity to participate in a work placement to gain hands-on experience in a tourism related business.
The Tourism Management Diploma program is based on the BC Provincial Tourism Management Diploma Program: Standardized Core Curriculum Handbook, 4th edition (November 2016 draft).
In addition to providing a direct pathway to employment, the two-year diploma program provides graduates with transfer credit towards a tourism management degree program at other institutions
Refer to: Transfer options