MS in Sustainable Tourism

East Carolina University

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 2009
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: tourism
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 2 years with thesis option;2 years with an internship or study abroad experience between years 1 and 2 for non-thesis option
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Both


The MS in sustainable tourism is managed by the Center for Sustainable Tourism with oversight from an interdisciplinary faculty advisory committee. The sustainable tourism degree is designed for individuals interested in the tourism profession with a focus on sustainability as it applies to economic success, social and cultural vitality, environmental conservation, and long term health. The MS in sustainable tourism prepares students for managerial or regulatory positions in the profession and for relevant PhD programs.

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