For over 100 years the White Mountains region has been celebrated for its outdoor and tourist attractions, and its hospitality and resort destinations. It makes for a perfect fit for students to enroll in our Resort and Recreation Management program that incorporates Adventure Leadership, Sales and Conference Services, and Hotel Administration as part of the program design. Enroll today and pursue a career pathway that is rewarding and fun!
Northern New Hampshire is internationally known for its hospitality, tourism attractions and grand hotels. There could be no better location for a degree program in Resort and Recreation Management. Students will experience hands-on learning in a professional environment and have access to content experts beyond the classroom.
The degree will provide a comprehensive approach to learning all facets of resort and recreation management operations including front office operations. The degree offers three options for concentration.
Adventure Leadership Track
Students in this track will prepare for an active lifestyle in the fast growing and very popular career of adventure leadership. With an emphasis on strong leadership and adventure recreation and travel, students will be learning to organize, prepare and guide people of all ages safely in the outdoor world. This is also an excellent track for active outdoor minded students who seek to be supervisors and managers in outdoor adventure parks, ski areas and youth and adult adventure and sporting camps.
Conference Services and Marketing
Hospitality management is one of the fastest growing careers in the leisure industry. This track prepares students to be supervisors and managers in the fast paced and dynamic world of hotel and event conference services. With a focus on solid business and financial skills as well as professional hospitality delivery techniques, upon graduation students will be ready to work at hotels, resorts, conference centers as well as additional large hospitality and leisure venues.
With new hotels and resorts being opened at a record pace, domestic and international hotel properties are looking more than ever for confident and competent people to supervise and manage their leisure properties and staff. In this track, students learn the process and procedures to not only successfully manage the complex business aspects of today’s modern hotels and resorts but also focus on hotel operations, leadership and human resources as essential areas of knowledge for the modern day hotelier.
Upon successful completion of the degree in Resort and Recreation Management, graduates will be prepared for a middle management position. Graduates will also possess the necessary foundation to pursue further studies toward a higher education degree.
Students may also opt to enroll in the certificate program. The Resort and Recreation Management Certificate program is designed to offer an immediate pathway to high school, college and adult learners to further education in hospitality. Successful completion of this program will provide students with a greater understanding of the hospitality industry as well as a developed set of skills to be more effective and successful as a hospitality industry professional.
Program available in Berlin and through video conference technology.