Ecotourism Planning & Management
Planning and managing ecological and sustainable tourism development activities requires a multidisciplinary perspective involving knowledge of the tourism industry, the natural environment and ecology, marketing and economics, planning and community development, environmental engineering, architecture and site planning.
The demand for expertise to properly balance tourism development with environmental conservation is exploding worldwide.
The Certificate Program in Ecology and Sustainable Tourism Planning and Management offers a course of study for people interested in careers in the rapidly growing field of ecological and sustainable tourism. Career opportunities exist in natural resource management agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations anti-poverty and human development programs, guided tour companies and ecolodge operators, among others.