Ski & Snowboard Business, AAS and Certificate

Ski & Snowboard Business degree graduates share their experience at Colorado Mountain College.

Ski and Snowboard Business: Add a Snowsports Business Degree to Your Resume

Put your passion to work with a degree in the snowsports industry

In Steamboat Springs, you'll be close to the sport you love and on top of the latest trends in design and equipment. This is the only program in the U.S. that focuses on snowsports retail, manufacturing and marketing.

Get an international start with a ski business degree

Colorado Mountain College has an international reputation in the ski and snowboard business. Get global business contacts through Colorado Mountain College and Snowsports Industries America (SIA) for a great start in the snowsports industry. Because our Ski and Snowboard Business program was the first of its kind, it is respected by industry professionals around the world. With this international business reputation, you can make valuable contacts and gain experience that would take several years on the job.

Study Ski and Snowboard Business at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs. No other college offers such a well-known business program in an international resort setting.

Endorsed by Snowsports industries America (SIA)

To succeed in the ski industry, you need to make business connections. Partnerships with SnowSports Industries America (SIA) and several equipment companies give you valuable opportunities to work and network with executives and managers on the national and international levels.

From ski shows in Vail, Mammoth and Jackson Hole to Saas-Fee, Switzerland, our students get real-world experience with notable brands in epic locations. Prepare for a rewarding career in the sport you love!

Steamboat Springs also provides many hands-on opportunities to learn the ski business. Students can complete their internship at one of the many ski and snowboarding retail, repair and rental businesses in town or on the mountain.

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Get Certified with Snowsports Industries America

CMC students have the opportunity to participate in the first industry-wide snowsports certification and testing center. 


Jason D. Badgley

Chief Executive Officer, Phunkshun Wear
CMC Ski & Snowboard Business Graduate

The right choices for me

"My career ambitions were solely within the outdoor industry. With the chance to combine my personal and professional values, I knew the program and CMC were the right choices for me. While the location in Steamboat Springs, CO was a perk, the program professors helped my career path the most."

Colleen Coleman,
Merchandising Strategy Manager, REI