Hospitality Management Certificate

Course Title Credits
TMP 2303Stay Work Play : Wellness in Hospitality Management (WECO)4
TMP 3333Hotel Operations Management4
BUS 1100Introduction to Marketing and Sales4
Electives - Choose 2 courses, min. one Upper Level7-8
Organizational Behavior & Team Development (DICO)
Foundations of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Social Entrepreneurship
Marketing Research and Consumer Insights (QRCO)
Event Planning and Marketing
Special Topics in Marketing
Plymouth Marketing and Design Agency
Sustainability in Practice (WECO)
Introduction to Travel and Tourism (GACO)
Special Topics in Tourism and Hospitality
Tourism Development (INCO,INCP,WRCO)
Total Credits19-20

Learning Outcomes - Hospitality certificate students will be able to:

  • Identify, assess, and generate solutions for managerial challenges in the hospitality industry
  • Identify key components of exemplary customer service
  • Develop ideas for marketing planning and event operations
  • Evaluate the economic, social and/or environmental impacts of hospitality business practices on the local communities in which they operate
  • Acquire knowledge of diversity issues as related to hospitality management.

Career Pathways:

The hospitality and tourism industry offers many career paths, such as working for hotels and resorts, restaurants, vacation ownership, tourism and recreation management organizations, large and small event planning and design companies, private and public clubs, cruise lines, and managed food service organizations.

The certification also prepares students to begin careers in conference and convention planning, entertainment and sporting venues, and hospitality sales.