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Tourism Planning and Development (Undergraduate Certificate)

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*Courses for this certificate programs are offered both online and on campus. Please check the current course listings for online availability.

Travel planning is an essential skill for anyone wanting to pursue a career in destination marketing organizations, tourist attractions, travel businesses, and tourist leisure services.

As a student in the Travel Planning Certificate program, you complete 18 to 19 credit hours of course work.

You take required courses in tourism planning and development, tourism policy and sustainability, tourism marketing and sales, and travel trends and destinations. You select elective courses on such topics as cultural heritage tourism, cruise line management, sports tourism development, ecotourism, visitor behavior, business marketing, and nonprofit management and leadership.

You gain core skills in global geography, marketing, travel trends, and travel segmentation, as well as experiential learning onboard a cruise line.

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you will have a foundation on which you can build a career in travel services.

Program Contacts

Website: Tourism Planning and Development (Undergraduate Certificate)
Email: tcemdept@iupui.edu
Phone: 317.274.0638