Tourism Management

The tourism industry is booming – Start your career here!

Our Tourism Management program prepares you for a career in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. You can choose from a one-year certificate or complete the two-year diploma program. The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and related specialty courses.

This program is available entirely online. You can also take most courses in person at our Cranbrook campus. The Rockies are right outside the door, giving you the opportunity to blend lifestyle and learning in one of the most spectacular places on Earth – and one of BC’s hottest tourism destinations!

Why choose tourism as a career?

  • Tourism is a top Canadian industry – 20 million travellers annually choose Canada.
  • In BC, tourism is a $15 billion industry – close to 20,000 tourism-related businesses are operating in BC.
  • There are more jobs available than job-seekers – since 2013/14, the demand for workers in the BC tourism industry has significantly exceeded supply.
  • Learn more about Tourism HR Resources for Employers and Job Seekers in the Kootenay Rockies from go2HR

Program Options


The Tourism Management certificate provides an academic foundation in tourism and business courses and is awarded on successful completion of the first year requirements, a total of 30 credits.


The Tourism Management diploma offers specialized courses in tourism and business and is awarded on successful completion of all requirements of the diploma program, a total of 60 credits.