SAIT

Travel and Tourism

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Tourism and Travel Services Management
Description:If you have a passion for the exciting world of travel and tourism, consider the diverse opportunities for employment in Canada and abroad. With a 5-star rating from the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies, the Travel and Tourism program at SAIT will give you a hands-on, practical education, ensuring that you're ready to jump into the market with real-world knowledge and skills.

Tourism is one of the world's hottest growth industries with new destinations opening up for visitors around the world. At SAIT, we prepare students for rewarding and in-demand careers through expert instruction from industry leaders, hands-on learning, and state-of-the art facilities. In fact, you'll find SAIT alumni working in top tourism organizations in Calgary, Canada, and around the globe. During the two year program, you'll learn how to use reservation systems for airlines, assess airfare, and gain insight on industry rules and regulations. Our blended learning environment includes classroom instruction, laptop delivery, and a live working environment — all delivered through a personalized approach. Now for the exciting part — you get to apply these skills on campus in Destinations, the only live student-run travel centre in North America! As part of SAIT's Destinations travel team, you'll really get a taste for what it's like to work in the tourism industry.
URL:Travel and Tourism at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,222
Scholarships:2
Careers:Travel CounsellorsTour and Travel Guides

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: Math 20-1 or Math 20-2 or Math 20-3 or Math 24 or Pure Math 20 or Applied Math 20, AND, English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 05, 2018