People love taking vacations. Some of these people opt for the traditional approach and choose to stay in hotels and order drinks from someone named Maurice. Still others forgo luxury and embrace the extreme: they venture into the wilderness, sleep on the ground and drink from streams. No matter. Our Tourism & Outdoor Recreation offerings cover all facets of the travel and recreation industry, from tourism management to wilderness leadership. And for our grads, that means there is a world of career opportunities to be had.
The Destination Resort Management diploma, Tourism Management co-op diploma and Tourism Management for International Students diploma are all designed to allow students to exit the program with a diploma or ladder into the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree. Each of these programs falls under the umbrella of Tourism Management. Tourism Management graduates can look forward to careers such as these:
The Wilderness Leadership Certificate provides students with the specific skills needed to guide and instruct clients in outdoor settings. Students completing this certificate may choose to ladder into the Outdoor Recreation Management Diploma. The Outdoor Recreation program provides students with exposure to the commercial outdoor recreation industry, as well as the skills and knowledge to act as managers in outdoor recreation operations. Here are some career paths for Wilderness Leadership graduates:
The career possibilities in the outdoor recreation industry are as big and as sprawling as a mountain view:
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.