Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Destination Management

A sustainable destination management certificate provides the opportunity for students to examine the comparative advantage and competitive positioning of tourism destinations with a commitment to socially and environmentally responsible development. The certificate program will prepare student to enter all areas of the field with a strong understanding of tourism policy and planning, research and forecasting, marketing, and sustainability. The certificate is specifically designed for students who want to pursue a career in the fast growing tourism sector with special emphasis on destination marketing organizations (DMOs), and emerging new areas of domestic and international tourism including adventure and ecotourism, cultural heritage tourism, culinary tourism, wellness tourism, and medical tourism.