Travel and tourism is a vitally important part of the world economy today. It is the largest and fastest-growing sector, with more than 800 million people traveling every year, and a strong growth rate predicted. Travel and tourism is the world’s number one employer and represents more than 10% of global spending. As it grows, the industry is becoming both more diverse and more specialized, calling on many different kinds of talents.
At the heart of travel and tourism is the hospitality industry, with its huge range of hotels, resorts and restaurants. SDUIS non-degree Certificate Program in Hospitality Management is designed for professionals who want to sharpen their existing skills, develop new skills, and enhance their understanding of hospitality management competencies to give them a competitive edge with employers and strengthen their opportunity for success within this fast growing industry.
Participants of the Certificate Program in Hospitality Management will learn to utilize the fundamental vocabulary and operating principles of the hospitality industry, conduct themselves in accordance to professional ethics and values of the hospitality industry, and to employ principles of professionalism and best practices relevant to the hospitality industry.
More and more companies recognize the strategic importance of the “hospitality element” and are searching for individuals with hospitality expertise. Fascinating hospitality careers exist in hotels, resorts and in the restaurant industries, as well as in related fields, such as consulting, marketing, spa & wellness, sport & travel, event management or human resources.
By approval of the program director.
Each student must complete 40 quarter units of Hospitality Management coursework.
“Notice to Prospective Students
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• Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.
• Achieve accreditation candidacy or per-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by July 1, 2017, and full accreditation by July 1, 2020.
If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:
• Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and
• Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.
An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended. “