Diploma Programs in Hospitality

A diploma can be earned for many areas of study. Diploma programs offer an in-depth study of a specific subject and typically take less than two years to complete.  What is a diploma in hospitality? The hospitality industry is expansive and fast-growing. It includes service-centered business such as hotels, restaurants, pubs, spas, cruises and tourism. Students earning a diploma in this field… Read more

A diploma can be earned for many areas of study. Diploma programs offer an in-depth study of a specific subject and typically take less than two years to complete. 

What is a diploma in hospitality? The hospitality industry is expansive and fast-growing. It includes service-centered business such as hotels, restaurants, pubs, spas, cruises and tourism. Students earning a diploma in this field can often learn specific skills associated with hospitality, including leadership, finances, workplace conflict, customer service, and health and safety. Some schools have facilities available to teach bartending, serving and culinary-focused sills. Additionally, some programs require service time in the field.

Students studying in this field may gain knowledge applicable to everyday life. Communication, planning and organization are key elements found in the industry and outside of it. The ability to proficiently plan and organize may also be factors in promotion.

There are various programs available to earn a diploma. Cost will vary by school and program. Additionally, as some programs are longer than others, this will also affect the cost.

Because earning a diploma is focused on understanding a specific field, most careers in the hospitality arena center around service businesses. Students who earn this diploma can often find careers as a front-desk manager, housekeeping operations supervisor, event planner or trainer. Some schools offer more specific lines of study such as tourism, restaurants and wine operations. People achieving a diploma in these programs have become tour guides, chefs and bar managers. The skills learned can potentially be applied in small entrepreneurships such as spas and salons. Additionally, hospitality spans the globe, so various career paths may be available internationally.

The unique nature of hospitality typically requires a more hands-on approach. While there may be a few programs online, most schools require class attendance on campus. 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. We offer guaranteed job placement in a field related to your program. 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
Mar 2020
Campus
 
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
 
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
 
Suzhou Centennial College
Suzhou, China

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among these ... +

The Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. Among these areas are front desk management, housekeeping operations, food and beverage management and human resources planning. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
IMI International Management Institute Switzerland
Lucerne, Switzerland

Swiss federally recognised diploma combining study with paid, practical training.

Swiss federally recognised diploma combining study with paid, practical training. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Pacific Training Group
Rome, Italy +8 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
Apr 2020
01 Apr 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
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
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

The Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry.

The Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management program offers you the business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within this multifaceted industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

With classes in food science, menu planning, food production, facility design and maintenance, budgeting and human relations, you'll leave Fanshawe with a balance of business ... +

With classes in food science, menu planning, food production, facility design and maintenance, budgeting and human relations, you'll leave Fanshawe with a balance of business training and practical hands-on experience to start your career in the food industry. Throughout the nutrition science program, you'll discover that food and nutrition managers act as the crucial link between dietitians, cooks, and food service workers to provide optimum nutritional care to a variety of clientele. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
08 Sep 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
Jan 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
 
Ecole Ducasse - Paris Campus
Paris, France

Launch your culinary career with this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with a practical internship. This entry level program is designed for aspiring chefs. Smal ... +

Launch your culinary career with this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with a practical internship. This entry level program is designed for aspiring chefs. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personalized training. This training allows graduates to gain job-specific competencies expected at a commis chef level. -
Diploma
Full-time
9 months
English, French
31 Aug 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 2020
Campus
 
Tante Marie Culinary Academy
Woking, United Kingdom

This course is designed for those who have some previous cookery experience. This could be either professional experience or simply cooking at home. Either way, the course pro ... +

This course is designed for those who have some previous cookery experience. This could be either professional experience or simply cooking at home. Either way, the course progresses at a faster pace than the three-term course, and students are expected to be able to tolerate a slightly more pressured and intensive learning environment. -
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