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Parks & Tourism 

The SUU Parks & Tourism certificate is designed to teach students about Utah’s dynamic tourism industry and help them gain the skills necessary to assist destination employers. Highlights of the certificate include effective customer service skills such as diffusion strategies, communication and relationship management. 

Uniquely, this certificate program combines expertise from those who work with the National Parks in southern Utah, as well as some of the region's outstanding tourism industry experts serving as guest presenters throughout the course. An understanding of Utah's parks system and hospitality management are also included to prepare participants for jobs in this fun, fast-paced industry. 

Choose from the following sessions of the Parks & Tourism certificate:
Sept. 27 - Nov. 7, 2021
Feb. 15 - Mar. 29, 2022
April 11 - May 23, 2022

The application will close the day before the course begins. Once you have applied and been accepted, please expect to receive an email with instructions on accessing the online course.

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Parks & Tourism Course Work

This certificate program includes discussion with industry professionals, reflections, assignments, personal professional goal setting and skills assessment and work-based learning time.

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