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Lodging Management (Certificate)

Program Advisor: Carlton Maaia

The Lodging Management Certificate is a one-year, 29 credit program that prepares students for entry-level positions in bed and breakfasts, inns, hotels and resorts. The program is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the hospitality field, personnel and supervision principles as well as foundations of budgeting, accounting and revenue management. In addition to standard coursework, students complete an external cooperative learning experience in a lodging field that meets their specific career interests and professional goals. Students successfully completing this program can apply credits earned towards completion of the hospitality associate’s degree program.

Graduation Requirements
To earn a certificate in this program, a student must complete all program credits and the additional requirements shown below.

Program 29 Credits
BUS 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
COM 105 Intro Oral Communication 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
HSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
HSP 105 Hospitality Law 3
HSP 117 Hotel Management 3
HSP 125 Hospitality Management. 3
HSP 133 Introduction to Spa Management. 3
HSP 218 Lodging Revenue Management. 3
HSP 285 Cooperative Education I 2
Additional As Shown
Demonstrated College-level Skills in Reading and Writing  
Minimum Cumulative Average Overall 2.000
Minimum Cumulative Average in Program. 2.000

Suggested Block for Program Completion

Below is a suggestion for completing this program in one year. The actual time to complete the program may vary according to each student’s individual needs.

First Semester 15 Credits
BUS 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
HSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
HSP 105 Hospitality Law 3
HSP 117 Hotel Management 3
Second Semester 14 Credits
COM 105 Intro Oral Communication 3
HSP 125 Hospitality Management 3
HSP 133 Introduction to Spa Management 3
HSP 218 Lodging Revenue Management 3
HSP 285 Cooperative Education I 2

For information about typical program costs, student loan debt, graduation rates, and jobs associated with this program, read the Gainful Employment Disclosure