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Tourism

Campus Location:

Peosta

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Certificate

Description:

The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries. The goal of this certificate program is to expose you to the many facets of this diversified industry and lead you to entry-level positions.

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Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACT Compass® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACCUPLACER® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.

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Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 15

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
BUS:180 Business Ethics 3.0
TRV:113 Intro to Tourism 3.0

 

Term 2
CourseTitleCredits
MKT:275 Marketing Occupational Experiences I 2.0
SDV:219 Professionalism 4.0
TRV:114 Intro to the Hospitality Industry 3.0

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Employment Information:

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Salary

  • $29,951 - $38,893 - Statewide: Meeting & Convention Planners
  • $17,088 - $18,001 - Region 1: Amusement and Recreation Attendants
  • $16,920 - $18,085 - Region 1: Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
  • $24,886 - $35,735 - Region 1: Lodging Managers*
  • $19,982 - $30,183 - Statewide: Travel Agents

*Will require combination of continued education and relevant work experience

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Annual Openings (Statewide)

365

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Additional Information:

Contacts

Todd Ecklund
Dean of Business and Computer Science
800.728.7367, ext. 208
ecklundt@nicc.edu