NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Agritourism Certificate

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Agritourism provides a cutting-edge option for students looking to enter the agricultural industry or return to a home operation and increase business viability through an alternative enterprise while maintaining the cultural heritage. The Agritourism Certificate provides graduates the skills necessary to enter careers as Agritourism enterprise managers, entrepreneurs in their own enterprise, non-formal educators serving as developers of educational activities and programs for recreational sites, national parks, private farms or ranches and local or state tourism agencies. There has been a trend in the “farm to table” agricultural education and tourism industry with opportunities to partner with the hospitality industry. 

Program Outcomes:
  1. Create processes to deliver high quality customer service and profitable guest cycle.  

  1. Establish loss prevention guidelines for agricultural (ranch/farm/outdoor recreation) hospitality or other related tourism enterprises.  

  1. Evaluate budgeting and revenue management guidelines useful in making reliable business decisions.  

  1. Outline the necessary components to agritourism event planning, design, and delivery.  

  1. Identify agriculturally based enterprises profitable to various agriculture tourism and production operations.  

  1. Analyze the potential agritourism and event uses within the natural and cultural resources of our region.  

  1. List the partnerships and resources available in the Wyoming region that are effective in assisting event planning for agritourism enterprises. 

Required Course of Study:

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