Sustainable Communities & Development
East Carolina UniversityEast Carolina UniversityMaster of Science, Sustainable Tourism Contact: Patrick Long
Multidisciplinary degree program focusing on the critical issues of sustainability in the world’s largest industry – tourism. It consists of 4 core courses, an independent study, internship and a thesis. Our Center for Sustainable Tourism emphasizes research, policy development and management.
East Carolina UniversityEast Carolina UniversityMaster of Science, Sustainable Tourism Contact: Yvette Pierce
We offer the only interdisciplinary Masters of Science in Sustainable Tourism degree in the USA.
The program draws upon emerging sustainability sciences ranging from the physical to the social to address complex sustainable tourism issues. Science and education are critical partners in the sustainable, long-term management of tourism.
The program is anchored on four core sustainability and tourism courses: an introductory course; a science course; a business course; and a planning and policy course. Students also choose from a set of electives and can opt for independent study or an internship experience. Both thesis and non-thesis options are offered.