All coursework in the certificate will be offered both on campus and online. This area of study enables industry professionals and beginning students to undertake college-level coursework in hospitality management without the constraints of being on campus. Students wishing to earn a degree may continue on in either the A.S. in Hospitality Management transfer or career program.
Students will use generic business skills from marketing, management and accounting as well as functionally-based hospitality industry skills to define relationships between situations and understand professional terminology and concepts within the industry. Students will use a business-oriented approach to identify, define, respond to and evaluate problem resolutions to various hospitality industry situations and problems. Students will understand the current ethical and social issues in the hospitality industry.