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Ski and Snowboard Business: SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Certificate

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This certificate provides the student an opportunity to be trained in the different aspects of the SnowSport industry and to gain the knowledge necessary to successfully complete the SnowSport Industries America certification examinations. The Ski and Snowboard Business program has worked with SIA to identify common positions within the SnowSport Industry and test individuals on their knowledge of the curriculum via certification examinations. The program includes courses that will improve your knowledge of marketing, retailing, and wholesaling. It emphasizes the business aspects of the industry and contains content exclusively created by the industry for Colorado Mountain College.

Credits earned during the completion of the certificate can be applied to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Ski and Snowboard Business .

Graduates of the program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in SIA Ski and Snowboard Certification.

The SIA Ski and Snowboard Certification certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs. Please see your advisor for a recommended sequence of courses. Some courses may require technology enhanced modalities to complete the certificate. Coming soon! Starting Fall 2023 this program will be offered collegewide at all CMC locations; however, not all courses will be offered in a live mode at all campuses and this program will not be fully available through online learning. Please contact a campus counselor or academic advisor at the preferred campus for more information.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Minimum Required Hours

Minimum Credits Required (6)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (90)


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).


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