Tourism Certificate

Explore the tourism industry and how you can be a part of it.

Tourism. It’s essential to the economy, touches almost every industry, and impacts us all. And it's not only here to stay, but constantly growing. Add to your skill base with this certificate which gives you insights into the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. This includes a broad knowledge of its history and development and the role of marketing, planning, and management within it. Increase your marketability with this certificate that bridges business and healthy, thriving communities. 

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Interested in the Tourism Certificate?

Contact us directly at:

Department of Health, Recreation & Community Services
WRC 203
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241

Phone: 319-273-6316

Tourism certificate


This certificate requires 15 semester hours of coursework and has various elective options to choose from. Below are the courses you might take while earning your certificate in tourism.

  • Foundations of Tourism
  • Marketing in Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership
  • Special Events Management
  • Community Based Tourism
  • Managing Recreation Impacts on the Natural Environment
  • Eco, Adventure and Sport Tourism
  • Community Planning Workshop