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Graduate Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Transition into the hospitality industry from another profession or secure career advancement within the field. You will master principles of management, sustainability,development, administration, marketing, finance and communications as they apply to the hospitality industry.

Hospitality and tourism is one of the world’s largest service industries and is expected to add 1.5 million jobs over the next five years according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Graduates of this program can secure a variety of positions, such as managers at lodging facilities, restaurants and resorts, as well as in tourist operations locally, nationally and internationally. Additional employment prospects can be found as event managers and administrators with chambers of commerce, tourist boards, convention centers, and gaming and casino businesses. Those with entrepreneurial goals may choose to develop any of a number of industry related businesses.