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UPEI hosts information sessions for new Masters in Island Tourism program

Don and Marion McDougall Hall, home of UPEI’s School of Business.
Don and Marion McDougall Hall, home of UPEI’s School of Business. - UPEI Photography

New course-based master's degree incorporates online learning and work-study

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The University of Prince Edward Island is hosting information sessions for those interested in the new course-based Masters in Island Tourism.

The sessions will provide an opportunity to obtain a graduate degree in the expanding field of tourism, applied specifically to Islands.

Using primarily online courses for convenience, the 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, co-ordinator 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 credential targeted to students’ specific career needs.”

Scholarships and bursaries are available.

To learn more about the new degree program, which will begin in August, there will be two information sessions on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 3 and 6 p.m. in room 243 of UPEI’s Don and Marion McDougall Hall. For more information, contact the program Co-ordinator at mais@upei.ca or 902-620-5013.

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