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Sustainable Tourism

West Virginia University

48 months
Duration
27168 USD/year
26568 USD/year
10008 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Sustainable Tourism major at West Virginia University prepares you for professional careers in the parks, recreation and conservation fields.

Overview

This Sustainable Tourism program prepares students to work in the tourism field, especially for programs dedicated to balancing profit-making with social or environmental goals, such as supporting rural communities or protecting special places.

Career

The graduates  from West Virginia University work in leadership positions with city, county, regional, state and federal parks and recreation and conservation agencies. Other RPTR graduates find leadership opportunities within the business sector — with resorts, outfitters and adventure education programs. 

Graduates also pursue rewarding careers in the diverse non-profit sector, working for youth-serving agencies like the Boy or Girl Scouts, conservation agencies like the Nature Conservancy or watershed associations like the Friends of Cheat.

Accreditation

WVU is by the Higher Learning Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Dimensions Natural Resource Management
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Environmental and Cultural Interpretation
  • Recreation Resource Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must have at least a 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must meet English Proficiency or request conditional admission and complete an Intensive English Program (IEP) application.
  • Please be advised that some Engineering majors may reach capacity and therefore will be restricted from entry.
  • For direct admission to some colleges and majors, SAT or ACT scores are required and must be sent to WVU directly from the respective testing services. For all other majors, international students are encouraged but not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, if available. SAT/ACT scores are useful for determining scholarship eligibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13584 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    26568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13284 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10008 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5004 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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