Choosing RTM Major Area of Emphasis

At Concord University, we offer four areas of emphasis for our Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Tourism Management degree. This allows students the opportunity to better match the major with their interests and career goals. Click on the program below to learn more and view the degree requirements. 


Hospitality Management Emphasis

People with jobs in the field of hospitality management work as managers at restaurants, hotels or resort lodging facilities, own bed & breakfast inns, supervise hotel staff or guest service desks

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Park & Recreation Management Emphasis

People with jobs in the field of parks and recreation operate recreation facilities such as ski resorts, state or national parks, golf courses, marinas, amusement parks, fitness centers, rafting companies, guided tours, adventure travel outfitters, camps, aquatics facilities, college recreation programs and many more.

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Sports Management Emphasis

For students with a passion for athletics, our sports management program is a great fit. The emphasis provides instruction in sport organizations including an overview of sport careers, sport environment and skills needed in the field. Advance instruction focuses on sports ethics, marketing and development of recreational facilities.

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Tourism Planning & Promotion Emphasis

People with jobs in tourism planning and promotion often work in local or state convention and visitor’s bureaus, conduct marketing research for public and private agencies in the tourism field, conduct sales and marketing campaigns for resorts, hotels and tourism businesses, plan and host conferences and conventions, and work with communities to plan new recreation and tourism facilities.

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