Certificate in Tourism Planning and Development
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Certificate in Tourism Planning and Development. With this certificate, students will have a foundation on which he or she can build a career in travel services. Students will gain core skills in global geography, marketing, travel trends, and travel segmentation, as well as experiential learning onboard a cruise line.

Students can expect to take some of the following courses:

  • tourism planning and development
  • tourism policy and sustainability
  • tourism marketing and sales
  • travel trends and destinations
  • cultural heritage tourism
  • cruise line management
  • sports tourism development
  • ecotourism
  • visitor behavior
  • business marketing

This undergraduate certificate is awarded by Purdue University at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is administered by Indiana University.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Indiana University Online is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Essay/Writing Sample