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Hospitality Management (Post-Degree Diploma)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE Students starting this program in the Fall 2019 semester or later will be required to have a program GPA of 2.00 or higher in order to graduate.
Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Credits: 30.0
Length: One year
Campuses: Coquitlam
Credential: Post-Degree Diploma
Admission Type: Limited enrolment
Learning Format: Full-time, Part-time
Offered: Fall, Summer, Winter
program overview

The Post-Degree Diploma in Hospitality Management prepares students for leadership roles in operations and marketing within hotels, restaurants and event planning. The curriculum focuses on sustainability, event management, revenue management and strategic planning, and includes a work experience component.

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.

special academic requirements

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

career transfer 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.
admission 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.
program 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.

curriculum 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.