for the mountain-resort industry.
Ski Area Management
B.S.B.A in Ski Business and Resort Management
Hit the books. Hit the slopes. Live your passion!
Learn Ski Area Management from the Best in the Business
SBRM Director Tim Cohee, resort owner/operator for nearly four decades, will be your classroom guide. Our guest speaker forum brings senior managers at the nation’s top resorts into your classroom. The Presidents, CEOs, and CFOs in the winter resort industry answer your questions in person.
The career outlook is better than ever. You will have a degree from the pre-eminent four year mountain resort program in the nation. As hundreds of second generation resort managers approach retirement, you will be ready to take over.
Meet Ski Business & Resort Management major Marissa Hushaw
Class of 2018
I was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California thinking of myself as a "snowflake in the sand". When I started snowboard competition at 10, I competed against boys because there weren't enough girls. I love snowboarding and people, so I could not have picked a better school than SNC. . . . Read More
Accept the Challenge
Prepare for the life you want to lead at one of America’s best colleges for skiing and snowboarding. Whether your passion is hospitality, retail, ski & board schools, marketing, finance, or planning, we’ve got you covered.
Explore the innermost workings of the $3.5 billion ski industry through real-life case studies, debates, internships, and business plan competitions. Graduate prepared to work anywhere in the world! You’ll have an education, a resort master plan, and an impressive resume.
Meet Tomorrow’s Ski Industry Leaders
Recent SBRM graduates Andrew Hardy and Meagan Ballew (Northstar at Tahoe), Cameron Calvert (Squaw Valley), and Andrew Gauthier (Teton Gravity Research) discuss the advantages of the ski area management program with Tim Cohee.
Resort Internships & SBRM Alumni = Career Connections
Student internships are part of your active-learning experience, connecting the principles you learn in the classroom with current business practices. You will gain industry knowledge first-hand working at Lake Tahoe’s world-class resorts.
Our alumni are the founders and managers of ski resorts and the publishers of ski magazines. You’ll meet them in class and on the job, as you begin your career.
Our Snowsports Teams Dominate
- 25+ USCSA National Championships
- Diamond Peak Ski Area 2 minutes from campus
Vail Resorts Speaker Series
Top executives and managers share their experiences and advice with SBRM students
Your Ski Area Management Degree
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See the GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS > page for specific major course requirements.
Chair, Department of Business
Program Chair, Ski Business and Resort Management