Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Management

The Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Management uses a multidisciplinary approach and provides specialized knowledge in hotel development and management. Grounded in service management and the care of the travel consumer, coursework focuses on aspects of business development and operations. The development aspect of hospitality management provides ownership groups with investment advice in market analysis, feasibility studies, and asset management. The operations aspect focuses contract management, franchise agreements, and leaseholds.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.


Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

TSTD 6220International Hospitality Management
TSTD 6221Hospitality Market Analysis
TSTD 6296Hospitality Digital Marketing Strategies
One course from the following:
TSTD 6260Tourism Economics
TSTD 6263Destination Marketing
TSTD 6276Risk Management for Events and Meetings


Please note: Course offerings are dependent on a number of factors, and course availability may change. Students will be notified of any changes by their academic advisor before the start of the semester.