Jan 27, 2020  
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Hospitality Management Specialist Graduate Certificate


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Graduate Certificate


The Hospitality Management Specialist Graduate Certificate is designed to addresses the increasing complexity of operating in globalized hotel, food-service or travel industries. Student enrolled in this program will gain advanced knowledge and skills that will enhance their professional qualifications in the discipline. By providing advanced knowledge and skills in hospitality management to professional in the industry, practitioners will gain the expertise in the use of tools that have the potential to increase revenues and profits in the industry. Course material focuses on the core functional areas necessary to work in the hotel industry, including operations, marketing, finance, human resources, and strategic planning.

The proposed certification will allow professionals to:

  • Establish credentials by completing an approved course of study at the graduate level meeting the appropriate knowledge and skills for a hospitality management specialist.
  • Complete further professional certification with organizations such as The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA).
  • Complete a graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Sport and Hospitality Management degree with a concentration in Hospitality Management; or
  • Complete a graduate program leading to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Hospitality Management.

This 12-credit program is comprised of four required courses. The program can be completed in less than one year when taken part-time. Course options may vary from semester to semester and are subject to change.

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