Hospitality Management (Post-Degree Diploma)

Campus
Coquitlam
Learning Format
Full-time
Part-time
Admission Type
Limited Enrolment
Offered
Fall
Summer
Winter

Overview

Prepare for leadership roles in operations, marketing and event-planning in hotels and restaurants with the Post-Degree Diploma in Hospitality Management. The program is designed to help professionals like you get ahead in the hospitality industry, one of the fastest-growing industries in B.C., Canada and the world.

You’ll learn about event management, revenue management, strategic planning and more. Gain a better understanding of leadership roles in the tourism industry, improve your marketing and event-planning skills, and complete a 100-hour work experience component. Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified to take on your dream role.

Graduate job-ready with the Career Boost program

Designed for post-degree students, the Career Boost program prepares you for part-time paid or volunteer positions that complement your studies. You’ll participate in career-building workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, career fairs, networking with employers, peer-led leadership meetings and more. Once you graduate, you’ll get the continued support, skills and knowledge you need to find a full-time job in your field.

Please note that you must have a bachelor's degree in order to take this program. 

Program Requirements

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 30 program credits with a 2.0 GPA
  • 70% (21 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College.
  • Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

Required Courses:

ACCT 3008

Accounting for Managers

3.00

HOSP 2240

Front Desk Operations

3.00

HOSP 2330

Food and Beverage Cost Controls

3.00

HOSP 2415

Hospitality Sales and Advertising

3.00

BUSN 3350

Human Resources Management

3.00

HOSP 3100

Revenue Management in Hospitality

3.00

HOSP 3110

Strategic Management in Hospitality

3.00

HOSP 3120

Sustainable Event Planning and Simulation Exercise

3.00

Select two courses from the following three options:

BUSN 3100

Global Business Environment

3.00

BUSN 3310 or

SOSC 2140

Organizational Management Skills or

Behaviour in Organizations

3.00

BUSN 3380

Operations Management

3.00

Total Credits

 

30.00

HOSP courses offered at Coquitlam Campus only

BUSN/ACCT/SOSC  courses may be offered at New Westminster or Coquitlam Campuses.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.

Cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

Career Pathways

Tourism is one of the largest employers in B.C. and Canada, and the largest and fastest growing industry in the world. The Post-Degree Diploma in Hospitality Management prepares you for leadership roles in operations and marketing in hotels, restaurants and event planning.

Program Guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

More Information

Special academic requirements

A minimum of 70% of the required courses for this program must be taken at Douglas College.