Program Coordinator: Cynthia S. Deale (314W Rivers Building; 252-737-4195; email@example.com) Admissions Contact: Paul Russell (3202 Bate Building; 252-328-6970; firstname.lastname@example.org)
The sustainable tourism and hospitality certificate introduces students to the foundations of sustainable tourism and hospitality around the globe. Courses in the program introduce students to the economic, environmental, and socio-cultural aspects of tourism and hospitality. Through the exploration of sustainability concepts and practices, the certificate helps students acquire knowledge and develop critical thinking skills needed by managers to work effectively to develop sustainable tourism and hospitality operations and organizations that consider the impacts on and interactions between the economy, the environment, the local community, and the tourist or guest.
Acceptance into the certificate program is dependent upon, but not limited to, one of the following:
a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7
5 years of progressive professional experience and an undergraduate degree
a graduate degree
enrollment in a graduate degree program in the UNC system