Hospitality & Tourism Certificate
- Program Type: Career, 1-year
- Delivery: On-campus and online
- Personal Interests: Cooking, food and dining, entertaining
- Skill Building: Customer service, organization, communication, attention to detail
- Career Options: Restaurant management, catering and cooking
- Program Code: HEGIS 5011.10
Prepare for your career in the service industry
The Hospitality & Tourism Certificate will prepare you to explore careers in the hospitality, food service, tourism, and recreation industries. This Certificate will provide an edge to your resume if you are looking to enter the field or have been working for some time.
Graduate ready for some of the best jobs in hotels and restaurants, tourism, wineries and craft breweries, and more.
You must demonstrate ability to acquire the skills and knowledge required for successful completion of courses and meet skills expected of a hospitality industry professional. Please review the hospitality and tourism program guidelines which outlines these skills.
This certificate program offers:
- Experience from real-world settings
- Networking opportunities with others in the industry
- Fundamental skills and training for a fulfilling career after graduation
- Flexibility, you can complete the certificate online entirely
Turn your love for entertaining into a career
Graduates from Jefferson's Hospitality & Tourism Certificate program have ample job opportunities in one of the most lucrative and growing sectors of the U.S. economy, with potential for more than 1.5 million hotel, restaurant, and service industry jobs over the next 10 years. You may find work as a wine and beverage mixologist, events manager, food writer, caterer, product developer, food sourcer, chef, restaurateur, and more.
Learn to plan events, operate restaurants, and more
When you complete the Hospitality & Tourism Certificate you will be able to:
- Explore career paths within the hospitality, food service, tourism, and recreation industries
- Demonstrate an understanding of critical food safety knowledge and practices
Contact Enrollment Services for Application and Admissions Information
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Program Name Undergraduate certificate in Hospitality and Tourism
This program is designed to be completed in 1 year
This program will cost $7,260 for in-state tuition, fees, books and supplies/$12,180 for out-of-state tuition, fees, books and supplies if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate
leaves with a median loan debt of:
Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
New York State
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please visit: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
Requirements for the Hospitality & Tourism Certificate
Effective Spring 2017
|Hospitality and Tourism Requirements (12 credit hours)||Credit Hours|
|CUL 130: Sanitation and Safety||1|
|HOS 101: Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism||3|
|HOS, HRM or CUL Electives1||8|
|Business/Hospitality and Tourism Requirements (12 credit hours)||Credit Hours|
|HOS, HRM, CUL, BUS, or ACC Electives2||12|
Total Credit Hours 24
|1Some HOS, HRM, or CUL electives are only two credits; make sure you have fulfilled a minimum of 8 credits for this requirement.|
|2Some HOS, HRM, CUL, BUS, or ACC electives are 2-4 credits; make sure you have fulfilled a minimum of 12 credits for this section.|
Shaunna ArnoldAssociate Professor
Dawn RobinsonAssistant Professor of Business and Business Department Chair