Establish a foundation of basic management skills that support all other occupational skills. Then broaden your portfolio or learn to market your potential through a specialized selection of electives, including branding, market research, internal and customer-facing communication, and effective management. Apply yourself through an internship with an American business and confirm your capability to bring success both inside a company and outside with customers, clients, and tourists.
Learning Format In-Class
Duration 34 weeks
*Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
Total Units 47 Units
Tried-and-true methods for basic, multi-functional management applications
Various types of tourism and hospitality careers, integrated leadership skills, and related topics
How to present your portfolio or yourself successfully and persuasively to potential clients or employers
Real-world practice in a learning environment at an American workplace followed up with classroom discussion
Who Can Attend
Students who hold Bachelor's degrees in Tourism or Hospitality and wish to concentrate or expand their knowledge in the field
Students who are enrolled in a Master's in Tourism or Hospitality at their home institution
Professionals who have several years of work experience
Minimum Age Requirement for Admission to an On-Campus International Program: You must be at least 18 years of age on the first day of your program to be admitted to one of our on-campus (face-to-face) international programs. Special exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis for students who are verified to be turning 18 in the first quarter of their program.
A Bachelor's degree in Tourism or Hospitality (or equivalent)
International applicants are required to demonstrate English language fluency and must attain minimum scores of TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, Duolingo English Test 100; or the equivalent
No GMAT or management experience required
You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information. Collect any required documents so that you are prepared to upload them.
Agency/embassy/partner university information (only required if you have one)
Copy of your passport photo page
Statement of Financial Support Form (only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
Financial statement from the Bank, in English (only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
If you are applying as an F-1 transfer student from another U.S. institution, you must submit copies of your current I-20 form, I-94 form, and F-1 visa. If you are accepted, your acceptance letter will provide further instructions on completing your transfer.
Note: Some programs require additional documentation.
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