Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism
Colorado State University

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism from Colorado State University is the first of its kind in the nation. This online hospitality program provides the managerial skills you need to create your own outdoor business or take a leadership role in the industry.

Students will learn how to successfully develop and manage land-, water-, and air-based adventures. Engaging online coursework incorporates narrated presentations, discussion groups, and a variety of multimedia content, including video interviews with industry experts. The program blends business management with natural resource management and focuses on collaboration rather than competition. 

Graduates can put their skills to work for organizations such as:

  • Outdoor guide service companies
  • International tour operators
  • Outdoor equipment companies
  • Local recreation departments
  • Adventure media
  • Eco-accomodations

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Colorado State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)