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Gain a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry, a sound understanding of motivators and performance enhancement principles, as well as financial management skills to help you succeed as a hospitality professional.

Advance your hospitality career through engaging learning activities, participate at a time and place convenient to you without losing valuable time away from guests and clients, and network with a diverse group of hospitality professionals.

About the Certificate in Hospitality Studies

The University of Guelph's School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management (HFTM) is recognized, in Canada and internationally, for its excellence and innovation in the field of hospitality and tourism. HFTM offers management development programs, undergraduate degrees and an MBA program, all of which can be completed online or on campus.

The online Certificate in Hospitality Studies program is designed to provide you with an excellent overview of the hospitality industry. If you are planning to advance your career in the field of hospitality or need additional formal education to assume greater management responsibilities, then this program may be just right for you.

Additional Information

When you have completed all the requirements for this certificate, you can request your parchment through the OpenEd Student Portal.

If you would like additional information on distance education, please visit our Distance Education FAQs page. For specific program-related inquiries, please email the Open Learning program Counsellor.

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