List of Accredited Online Degrees

The business degree dynamically expands into the hospitality industry as more colleges and university’s offer the niche program of study within the service industry. The service industry is a broad group of career paths that thrive in typical tourist and travel destinations. The wide array of careers in the service industry includes lodging, restaurants, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, restaurant, health and beauty and travel. The hospitality industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that depends on the availability of leisure time and disposable income. The potential for high income and success is bringing light to the need of well trained and educated individuals to pursue a higher education in Hospitality Management.

The American standard for hospitality and tourism management courses follow the similar core subjects of a business degree, with a focus on the intrinsic hospitality management concepts. Core business courses include accounting, administration, finance, information systems, marketing, human resource management, public relations, strategy and quantitative thinking. The specialized Hospitality and Tourism courses delve into the specific topics of:

Tourism Management, Hospitality Prowess, Hotel Operations and Technology, Culinary Arts, Catering Operations and Event Management, Ethics, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Purchasing, Cost Control and Financial Management, Lodging, Management and Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Sports and Recreation, Hospitality Law, Club and Resort Management.

A formal degree is not always required to work in the hospitality industry; the industry has entry-level positions that require only a high school diploma or the equivalent. However, students and graduates of higher education institutions, earning a degree can be advantageous for students wishing to pursue management, leadership and will also secure the opportunity for advancement in future positions.

The many different types of careers that can be pursued with a hospitality and tourism degree can include: lodging management, food service management or casino management, other options are entrepreneurship in restaurant ownership, an event planner, or pursuing a career as a travel agent.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Graduate Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Leadership

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Leadership

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Marketing

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Undergraduate Certificate in Meeting & Event Planning

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Undergraduate Certificate in Restaurant Operations

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Executive Hospitality Supervision

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    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
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Sport Hospitality Management Certificate

Lasell College offers a Sport Hospitality Management Certificate for professionals in sports and related fields whose credentials can be advanced through study and accreditation in sport hospitali...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
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Certificate in Hospitality Management

Macomb Community College offers a Certificate in Hospitality Management. The hybrid environment of this program provides students increased flexibility and convenience of attending portions of the...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    47
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Business of Hospitality Management Certificate

The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University is recognized as the original hospitality business school, and is ranked as one of the top hospitality programs in the United States...

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Certificate in Tourism Crisis Management

The University of Florida’s Certificate in Tourism Crisis Management is made possible through the university’s College of Health and Human Performance, and administered under the Tourism Crisis Ma...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    9
  • Credit Type:

Academic Subject Certificate in Travel Industry Management

Students at Leeward Community College have the opportunity to increase their business skills by enrolling in the Academic Subject Certificate in Travel Industry Management. This certification only...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    24
  • Credit Type:

Graduate Certificate in Facilty & Event Management

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Meeting & Event Management - Certificate

Students who like the experience of a day-to-day, fast-paced and demanding career that requires the ability to manage multiple scenarios at the same time will enjoy the Marketing and Event Managem...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    16
  • Credit Type:

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