Diploma Programs in Hospitality Management

A diploma program is a shorter course of study offered at higher institutions around the world. These programs traditionally range from one to two years in length, depending on the subject. The coursework provides students with an introduction to the knowledge and skills related to a particular topic. You might be curious, what is a diploma in hospitality management? This intensive program equips… Read more

A diploma program is a shorter course of study offered at higher institutions around the world. These programs traditionally range from one to two years in length, depending on the subject. The coursework provides students with an introduction to the knowledge and skills related to a particular topic.

You might be curious, what is a diploma in hospitality management? This intensive program equips students with a broad understanding of the hotel and tourism industry, and focuses on management skills for those desiring a high-level career in the industry. Classes differ between schools, but typically include food and beverage operations management, understanding human resources, hospitality finance, yield and revenue management, global business ethics, and marketing and consumer behavior.

Studying hospitality management offers a variety of personal and professional benefits for students. Alongside academic knowledge and skills, students may be able to sharpen personal attributes such as punctuality, discipline, and ethics, which are all valued globally as practical for success.

Tuition and fees for diploma programs vary between universities. Interested students should contact the admissions office to determine exact cost expectations.

With a hospitality management diploma in hand, graduates may explore a variety of career pathways. These can include food service managers, events coordinators, lodging managers, banquet and conference managers, spa and wellness directors, sales and marketing managers, human resource directors, and trade show exhibitors. Because of the bright future for careers in the hospitality industry, some people choose to further their academic studies to gain more industry experience by enrolling in advanced degree programs.

Academic instruction delivered online is designed to provide international students with the same benefits as those learning face-to-face. Many schools offer internet-based studies for busy professionals and those unable to enroll in a conveniently local university. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. ... +

This two-year advanced diploma will prepare you for a management position within the hospitality industry. Enjoy a 5% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. The program focuses on the latest developments in the field, helping you to: Develop professional hospitality management competencies and learn the principles behind important management concepts, such as operational strategies, performance and control systems, and effective marketing approaches; Achieve good customer service through successful leadership and teamwork, as well as understanding the difference between individual, interpersonal, and collective organizational behavior; Appreciate and understand the role of the manager within the hospitality and tourism industry. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Pacific Training Group
Sydney, Australia +1 More

Prepare for senior hospitality positions where you’ll be responsible for strategic business management and operational decisions. Develop specialized managerial skills and sub ... +

Prepare for senior hospitality positions where you’ll be responsible for strategic business management and operational decisions. Develop specialized managerial skills and substantial industry knowledge. -
Advanced Diploma
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Durham College
Whitby, Canada

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers are all ... +

Be part of one of the fastest-growing industry segments in the world. Hotels, resorts, restaurants, cruise ships, casinos, entertainment venues, and conference centers are all benefiting from an increasing number of travelers from around the globe. Learn the essential operational skills and management techniques that employers value in this vibrant business. Explore the diverse career paths that are available to you, as you unleash your passion for customer service excellence and profitable hospitality business operations. The world of accommodation, food, and beverage, travel and tourism is yours to discover. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management and AAS College develop the management, supervisory and interpersonal skills required for employment in the hospitality indu ... +

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management and AAS College develop the management, supervisory and interpersonal skills required for employment in the hospitality industry. It covers the management of accommodation, accounting, human resource management, management of hospitality organizations, and management of food and beverage operations. Students will also gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the industry, and its influence on the economy, skills and knowledge that employers need. Set in a global context, the SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management provides students with an understanding of accommodation servicing, food and beverage operations, and hospitality. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
01 Jun 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
UNITAR
Selangor, Malaysia

Diploma in Hotel Management opens the doors to employment across many areas in the hotel industry, including front office and housekeeping operations, food and beverage servic ... +

Diploma in Hotel Management opens the doors to employment across many areas in the hotel industry, including front office and housekeeping operations, food and beverage services, and customer relations. -
Diploma
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

At The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver, we understand that successful communication between all the players in the business – in the kitchen and in ... +

At The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver, we understand that successful communication between all the players in the business – in the kitchen and in the front of the house – keeps things running smoothly and contributes to the overall success of any culinary venture. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Apr 2020
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

With a broad but relevant curriculum, our hotel management program will teach you about guest and reservation management systems and provide hands-on experience in foodservice ... +

With a broad but relevant curriculum, our hotel management program will teach you about guest and reservation management systems and provide hands-on experience in foodservice operations at Fanshawe's on-campus restaurant and state-of-the-art kitchen facilities. You'll gain not only a diploma in hotel management but an understanding of what makes a successful business with courses in accounting, human resource management, financial management and event planning too. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Canadian College
Vancouver, Canada

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 busine ... +

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. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The National Diploma in Hospitality Management prepares the graduate with operational and managerial aspects, which can be applied in all major companies and entrepreneurial e ... +

The National Diploma in Hospitality Management prepares the graduate with operational and managerial aspects, which can be applied in all major companies and entrepreneurial enterprises in the hospitality industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Kangan Institute
Melbourne, Australia

This course provides students with the theory, skills and workintegrated learning required to build a supervisory or managerial career in hospitality operations. The course co ... +

This course provides students with the theory, skills and workintegrated learning required to build a supervisory or managerial career in hospitality operations. The course covers food and beverage service, reception operations, accommodation services, events, marketing, leadership and finance. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
Indian Technical Institute - Management Educational Trainings (ITI MET) and Goa Swiss Institute of Hotel Management (GSIHM)
Mumbai, India +2 More

Hotel management, Internship, Industrial placement, Front-office, Food & Beverage Service, Food Production, House Keeping, Cookery & Bakery, Principals of Management

Hotel management, Internship, Industrial placement, Front-office, Food & Beverage Service, Food Production, House Keeping, Cookery & Bakery, Principals of Management -
Diploma
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Victoria University
Footscray, Australia

Gain the knowledge and training required to become a skilled manager in the hospitality industry with a Diploma of Hospitality Management at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Gain the knowledge and training required to become a skilled manager in the hospitality industry with a Diploma of Hospitality Management at Victoria University Polytechnic. -
Diploma
English
Campus
 
Institute of Technology Development of Canada
Vancouver, Canada

These diploma programs focus on preparing you to work in a variety of hospitality positions requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, and procedures a ... +

These diploma programs focus on preparing you to work in a variety of hospitality positions requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, and procedures and tools. These programs will give students the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in teamwork, customer service, front office and housekeeping operations, sales and managing, hospitality accounting and food and beverage management. Hospitality Management Diploma has an optional co-op component that can be taken after competition of the academic year. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
ABI College
London, United Kingdom +1 More

The HND Hospitality Management qualification prepares students for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this are ... +

The HND Hospitality Management qualification prepares students for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some students may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Auckland Institute of Studies
Auckland, New Zealand

The Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management (GDHM) is designed for graduates of a bachelor’s degree or similar qualification in a discipline other than hospitality manageme ... +

The Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management (GDHM) is designed for graduates of a bachelor’s degree or similar qualification in a discipline other than hospitality management who wish to gain the knowledge necessary to pursue a career in the hospitality sector. -
Graduate Diploma
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 

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