Student practicing his hospitality management skills

Hospitality Management

Certificate

Be of service

Provide guests with amazing adventures and learn how to manage essential business components, including motivating staff members and growing your bottom line. Here, you'll gain knowledge in multiple aspects of resort and service management.

In this hospitality certification program, you'll expand on the skills you learned in your undergraduate studies. Plus, the certificate program allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills you desire without the commitment of a full MBA program.

What you’ll learn in this certificate program

  • Marketing and management
  • Resort development and management
  • Food service administration and service management

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition per credit

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Beyond the classroom

Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

Students help out on the Day of Caring.

Learning is more than sitting in a classroom 

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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Hospitality management courses

As a student in the hospitality management certificate program, you are required to complete four courses (12 credits). The 12 credits earned from the certificate courses can be transferred to the MBA degree program should you decide to pursue an MBA degree within 1–2 years after completion of the certificate.

MBA 620: Marketing Management in a Global Economy
Focus on the major decisions that marketing managers and top management face in their efforts to mesh the objectives, core competencies and resources of an organization with the opportunities and threats in an increasingly global marketplace. Apply marketing thinking to products and services for any profit or not-for-profit organization.

HA 525: Food Service Administration
Study food service systems and operations. Learn how to control and financially manage efficient food service operations.

HA 530: Resort Development and Management
Explore the principles of resort management with particular reference to the social, economic and environmental issues involved in resort development and management.

HA 575: Service Management
Discover an integrated approach to the marketing and the operational and human aspects of managing a service business. Utilize case studies of service businesses to analyze service management.

Hospitality management careers

Once you’ve earned your hospitality management certificate, you may choose to pursue a fulfilling career in one of the following:

  • Brand manager
  • Director of hospitality
  • Hotel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Resort general manager
  • Hospitality information systems manager
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