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Graduate Certificate Programs in Tourism

After completing a bachelor’s degree, many students choose to go on to graduate studies for help with future careers. Some pursue a graduate certificate, which is comprised of several individual classes. This kind of program generally gives students a deep, comprehensive understanding of certain subjects. What is a graduate certificate in tourism? This type of program generally provides stud… Read more

After completing a bachelor’s degree, many students choose to go on to graduate studies for help with future careers. Some pursue a graduate certificate, which is comprised of several individual classes. This kind of program generally gives students a deep, comprehensive understanding of certain subjects.

What is a graduate certificate in tourism? This type of program generally provides students with a deeper knowledge of global hospitality. Through courses such as risk management, cultural diversity, event planning, and management communication, students typically develop a better understanding of how global tourism functions on both national and international levels. Students may also study basic business theories and practices to round out their knowledge.

Communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills are just a few of the competencies students usually develop while enrolled in a graduate certificate program. Communication skills help students build business networks, while leadership skills could allow students to excel in their careers. Problem-solving skills can be helpful in both professional and personal lives.

Graduate certificate programs can usually be completed in a year, but the cost varies, especially between schools located in different countries. Every university has its own tuition prices, and the location of the program could also affect the cost.

A certificate in tourism usually gives students a wide range of job opportunities. Many students elect to become hotel managers, while others prefer jobs as tour guides and managers. Other find positions as tourist center supervisors. Jobs as resort and property managers may also be available, or students can choose to work as event planners. Careers as accommodations managers may even be available for those who prefer to work directly with guests.

Students can enroll in graduate certificate programs held on campus or online. Remote classes may be the best option for students attempting to balance their families with their education. To find the right school, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Niagara College - Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Are you a service-oriented professional looking to increase your managerial and leadership skills in preparation for a larger hospitality or tourism role in Canada or across t ... +

Are you a service-oriented professional looking to increase your managerial and leadership skills in preparation for a larger hospitality or tourism role in Canada or across the globe? As a graduate of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program, you will have the specialized training needed to take on increasingly senior roles in the global hospitality and tourism marketplace. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
May 2023
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the tourism and hospitality sector, this program will focus on applied knowledge in the field of hospitality ... +

Designed for university and college graduates seeking a career in the tourism and hospitality sector, this program will focus on applied knowledge in the field of hospitality operations within a global economy, encompassing the planning and management of hospitality businesses of varying size and complexity. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Are you passionate about premium service, working in an environment where you are challenged daily to use your creativity in fulfilling a guest’s needs? This program was devel ... +

Are you passionate about premium service, working in an environment where you are challenged daily to use your creativity in fulfilling a guest’s needs? This program was developed to enhance the student’s ability to succeed as a Concierge in the multi-faceted premium service sector of the tourism and hospitality industry. Students will learn the realities of today’s premium service hospitality trends and be prepared to work with today’s discerning clientele. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus