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Learn about the hospitality industry, from tourism and hotels to recreation and service-oriented businesses. In this certificate, students will examine the industry and gain practical knowledge through the lens of the Benedictine Hallmark of hospitality, preparing them for a successful career in the field.

Careers in Hospitality

Hospitality is among the fastest-growing industries in the United States and represents more than 10 percent of world-wide GDP. According to Deloitte, hospitality wages account for more than 25 percent of total revenue in this industry, and are expected to increase in the near future. 

Common career paths in hospitality include catering management, guest relations, travel planning, sales and marketing, corporate travel management, and more. Armed with the industry knowledge you gain in this certificate, and with the unique lens of the Benedictine approach to hospitality, you’ll be well-prepared to make an impact in the field.

Hospitality Certificate Curriculum

Three Required Courses for the Certificate
BA339 Benedictine Hospitality in Business
BA329 Hospitality Industry Insights
BA328 Introduction to Tourism

Choose One Elective Course for the Certificate
BA321 Franchising
BA307 Sports Venue and Events Management
BA327 Hotel Management
BA250 OR BA251 Global Management OR International Business

Internships Optional but Recommended