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Tourism and Recreation

Your passport to a career that’s going places

This new program is designed for students who want to facilitate visitor experiences and drive economic development. Plan and manage events in collaboration with local and international partners. These experiences prepare students for a dynamic, rewarding career in tourism and events in the U.S. and abroad.

Careers in tourism and recreation

Potential career areas include:

  • Tourism management
  • Tourism development
  • Destination management
  • Sustainable adventure leadership
  • Resort management
  • Ecotourism
  • Event planning

What will I learn?

  • Tourism marketing
  • Sustainable development
  • Event planning
  • International tour operations
  • Economic development
  • Corporate event management

Special features

  • Travel to destinations including Hawaii, Tanzania and Thailand.
  • Plan and manage events serving local and regional communities.
  • Intern domestically and abroad.
  • Learn from faculty and staff with industry experience.
  • Play an active role in your education and career development.

Next Steps

Contact us

Office: Professional Studies Building, Room 2213
Phone: 607-753-4941
Fax: 607-753-5982