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Overview

In Florida, hospitality and tourism is the #1 private employer and you may find roles in marketing, accounting, management, finance, operations, international business, or other areas of this vast industry. The certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Florida Atlantic University is open to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students. The certificate is particularly valuable for FAU degree‐seeking students outside of the College of Business and to community members, hospitality industry professionals, and seasonal residents.

Careers

The hospitality and tourism industry is the world’s largest service industry. Career options range from marketing to management to information technology to guest service. Add in accounting, law, finance, human resources, food and beverage, architecture, and other areas and you have a true “world” of opportunity. 

This vast industry spans auto rental agencies, rail travel, airlines, cruise lines, theme parks and attractions, meeting & event planning companies, stadiums, arenas, convention centers, hotels & resorts, casinos, national and state parks, adventure tourism, travel agencies, and beyond. It’s a true global field which employs every career discipline.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Hospitality Mgmt.
  • Hotel & Resort Mgmt.
  • Excellence in Guest Service Mgmt.
  • Principles of Food & Beverage Mgmt.
  • Hosp. Marketing and Revenue Mgmt. Practices
  • Club Management
  • Meetings and Events Mgmt.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. The school must send official transcripts. Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. 
  • All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. Students may also submit a NACES accredited evaluation.
  • SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    719 USD/credit
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  • National

    719 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    201 USD/credit
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Funding

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