Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Tourism)

The Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in tourism is an innovative, interdisciplinary program intended to prepare students for positions in a variety of professions in which business and tourism play an important role in ensuring success.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Developing tourism and recreation opportunities requires an understanding of effective marketing techniques and the ability to interact with many different types of businesses that support those efforts. A solid academic preparation in business helps prepare students for success in the tourism industry and affiliated professions.

Potential employers include resorts, commercial recreation businesses, tourism development companies and travel and tourism bureaus. Students in this program will complete rigorous courses within the tourism concentration in addition to the skill and core courses required of all W. P. Carey School of Business majors.

Featured courses


TDM 205: Introduction to Travel and Tourism (G)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Tourism) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Business Analyst


Growth: 14.3 %
Salary: $82,450

Employee Training Manager


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $108,250

Event Planner


Growth: 10.9 %
Salary: $48,290

Front Desk Manager


Growth: 4 %
Salary: $51,800

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Office Manager


Growth: 10.1 %
Salary: $94,020

Public Relations Specialist


Growth: 8.8 %
Salary: $59,300

Sales Manager


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $121,060

Tour Guide


Growth: 4.9 %
Salary:

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Admission requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at one of the best business schools in the nation

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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