Information sessions for Master’s in Island Tourism at UPEI, January 25

New course-based program incorporates online learning and work-study with tourism organizations
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
UPEI's Don and Marion McDougall Hall

UPEI is hosting information sessions on Thursday, January 25 for those interested in the new course-based Master's in Island Tourism starting in August 2018. This is your opportunity to obtain a graduate degree in the expanding field of tourism, applied specifically to islands. Using primarily online courses for your convenience, this two-year program incorporates two work-study courses working directly with tourism organizations.

“Island tourism is one of the fastest growing global sectors,” said Jim Randall, coordinator of the Master of Arts in Island Studies at UPEI. “This new online course-based master’s degree from a university recognized as the world leader in island studies scholarship and learning gives graduates a high-quality post-graduate credential targeted to students' specific career needs.”

Scholarships and bursaries are available. Learn more about this exciting new degree program at two information sessions on Thursday, January 25 at 3:00 and 6:00 pm in room 243 of UPEI’s Don and Marion McDougall Hall. For more information, contact the Program Coordinator at or 902-620-5013. 

The University of Prince Edward Island prides itself on people, excellence, and impact and is committed to assisting students reach their full potential in both the classroom and community. With roots stemming from two founding institutions—Prince of Wales College and Saint Dunstan’s University—UPEI has a reputation for academic excellence, research innovation, and creating positive impacts locally, nationally, and internationally. UPEI is the only degree granting institution in the province and is proud to be a key contributor to the growth and prosperity of Prince Edward Island.

Dave Atkinson
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