This program is designed for students pursuing a career in the hospitality industry. The coursework gives students an understanding of the activities required to manage business operations in the industry and a 12-month Co-op provides valuable work experience within the field. This program is certified by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AH&LA) and internationally recognized to meet professional industry standards.

Program Benefits

This program is intended to prepare a student for a career in the field of hospitality. At the end of this program, students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of management operations within the hospitality industry; including food and beverage management, financial management, hotel management and marketing.

Pathway to Royal Roads University

After graduating with a Canadian College Diploma in Hospitality you can advance your studies with Royal Roads bachelor’s program with credit transfer into the 3rd year of the bachelor’s program and aim higher for a master’s degree later in the future. Royal Roads University

Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma/completion certificate or equivalent.
  • Students must meet one of the following language requirements: Canadian College English Placement test 125; Smrt English 125; IELTS 5.0 overall with a minimum score of 4.5 in each section; TOEFL iBT 45; CAEL 40.


The HMD Co-op is an integral component of Hospitality Management Diploma program with Co-op as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with two semesters of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. This is to effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality twelve months (1000 Hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization.

Completing the initial first Co-op after six months will allow the students to return to the college for the next Semester of study before they enter their next six month (2nd) Co-op Term prior to returning for their Final semester of study, graduating and returning to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers.

Career Opportunities

The hospitality industry is a rapidly growing market and job opportunities, as well as salaries, are steadily increasing in all sectors of this service-oriented field. Students learn the knowledge and skills that industry professionals have identified as important for on-the-job success. Completion of Canadian College Hospitality diploma and AHLA certificate programs usually gain employment at the skilled entry-level positions from which progress can be made to management positions.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated November 5, 2019
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