Tourism Management

From local to global, our programs connect students to place, culture, and people through tourism in meaningful ways.

Learn key business skills and gain the expertise to develop quality tourist experiences, and the ability to successfully manage local, regional, national and international tourism businesses and organizations.

Students can ladder into the Bachelor of Tourism Management from tourism or business diplomas at TRU or elsewhere.

Tourism Programs
Name Type Duration/Credits Delivery
Tourism Management Bachelor Four years Campus
Resort and Hotel Management Diploma Two years Campus
Sport Event Management Diploma Two years Campus
Events and Conventions Management Diploma Two years Campus
Tourism Management Diploma Two years Campus
Tourism Post-Baccalaureate Certificate 30 credits Campus
Adventure Studies Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 39 credits Campus
Tourism Destination Development Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 54 credits Campus
Tourism Experience Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 54 credits Campus
Tourism Innovation and Entrepreneurship Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 54 credits Campus
Tourism Managing Festivals and Events Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 54 credits Campus
Tourism Resort Experience Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma 54 credits Campus

Become a leader in the expanding field of tourism

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Gain the skills to develop and manage tourism businesses, and contribute to community development in a manner that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

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Tourism Management Diploma

Explore your options with a two-year diploma that gives you a good sampling of the specialties you can take in Tourism Management.

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Post-baccalaureate Programs

Choose from several specialities to complement your undergraduate studies. Advance your career or pursue life-long learning.

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Events & Convention Management

Get set for an exciting career planning, organizing, managing and promoting festivals, concerts, conventions, trade shows, weddings and special events.

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Resort and Hotel Management

Embark on a stimulating career that can take you from winter resorts to cruise ships, eco-lodges, wineries and exotic beachfront hotels around the world.

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Sport Event Management

Prepare for an exciting career producing, organizing and managing sports events at the only sport event management program in Western Canada.

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We provide pathways to rewarding careers in a vibrant industry

Our programs are innovative and have been developed in collaboration with regional, local and community tourism-related organizations; they also draw on the latest research in the field, some of which have been undertaken by our faculty.

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Lian Dumouchel

Add flavour to your tourism program:

  Pursue the Global Competency certificate to earn formal recognition for your intercultural and international experiences.

  Pursue the Leadership in Environmental Sustainability Certificate to earn formal recognition for knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes that contribute to environmental sustainability.

  Tourism Management works well with Study Abroad.

  Diploma graduates may ladder into the third year of Bachelor of Tourism Management. Earn diploma and a degree in just four years.

What our grads say

96%

Say they're satisfied with their education

91%

Say skills and knowledge useful in performing their job

96%

Are in the labour force

$40,000

Average starting salary

Stats from BC Student Outcomes


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