This program is not currently accepting new students.

This program has a travel counselor/agent focus. Emphasis is placed on geography, cruise and tour, ecotourism, digital marketing, and sales. Courses transfer into NHTI’s Associate in Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Program. This program is financial aid-eligible. 

This program can be completed entirely online!

Curriculum Abbreviations

  • CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
  • LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
  • CR – Number of credit hours for the course
DCOM 105CDigital Communications303
GEOG 110CIntroduction to Cultural Geography303
HSTM 101CIntroduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry1303
HSTM 205CQuality Service Management303
HSTM 230BCPrinciples of Ecotourism Management303
HSTM 260CHospitality Sales and Marketing303
HSTM 263CTourism Planning and Cruise Sales303
Total Credits21

1A travel fee of $75 will be assessed for all students. The money is used to defray costs associated with student travel experiences. Additional costs will be associated with the more extensive trips.

Students matriculating into this certificate program are expected to possess a working knowledge of software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software, or to have successfully completed NHTI’s IST 102C (PC Applications) or comparable course. Students must maintain Internet access, including a professional working email address, throughout their participation in this program.

Technical standards provide guidance as to skills and abilities required to function successfully in this program and profession. Students must demonstrate:

  • The ability to act in a professional manner on field trips or at internship locations
  • Sufficient vision, hearing, and verbal abilities to express, interpret, and exchange information and ideas
  • The ability to work with frequent interruptions, respond appropriately to unexpected situations, and cope with variations in workload and stress levels

Although not a technical standard for entry, some positions require the physical ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 70 pounds.

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