A new Theme Park Management bachelor’s degree is now available for Disney Cast Members through the Disney Aspire program.
Disney Aspire Adds Theme Park Management Degree
Announced via the Walt Disney World Ambassadors’ Instagram account, hourly full-time and part-time Disney Cast Members based in the U.S. can now utilize the Disney Aspire program to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Theme Park Management from the University of Central Florida (UCF).
According to NSM Today, the four-year degree was launched at the university earlier this fall. Interested Cast Members are encouraged to visit the Disney HUB to learn more.
Disney Aspire, first launched in 2018, is a 100 percent tuition-paid education investment program for hourly Disney Cast Members. Through this program, Disney pays for college tuition upfront, allowing for Cast Members in the U.S. to continue their education across a network of schools.
UCF describes the degree as follows:
The Theme Park and Attraction Management program will immerse you in the managerial, creative, and technological aspects of the theme park industry. Our courses are designed to help you understand the complex industry, design, and manage successful theme parks and attractions while developing the leadership, communication, critical thinking and collaborative skills you’ll need for your career in theme park and attraction management. Our key industry partnerships with some of Orlando’s biggest names will expose you to national and global attractions industry leaders in the classroom as well as unmatched internship and job placement opportunities.
University of Central Florida
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