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Program at a Glance

Type
Online Certificate
College
Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Costs
$327.32
Per Credit Hour

16
Week Terms
Term Calendar
9
Credits
Hours
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Costs
$1,151.72
Per Credit Hour

16
Week Terms
Term Calendar
9
Credits
Hours
Credit Hour Clock
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Make sound investments within the hospitality and tourism industry

Expand your knowledge of accounting and financial management in the hospitality and tourism sector with a fully online graduate certificate in Financial Management from UCF. This certificate offers specialized accounting and financial analysis tools specific to the hospitality and tourism industry. It provides working professionals the opportunity to build upon their existing skills and professional experience.

Students will learn how to analyze pricing models, manage internal and external budgets, and gain knowledge of advanced revenue and financial management techniques in optimization, customer segmentation, forecasting and pricing. This 9-credit graduate certificate is designed for students who may have an undergraduate degree in an area other than finance or accounting, entry-level accounting or financial management experience and interest in growing their career in financial analysis and management within the hospitality and tourism industry.

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Highlights

No GRE
No GRE or GMAT Required.
1
Complete in as little as 1 semester.

Application Deadline

Summer

April 1


Fall

July 1


Spring

Dec 1

Ready to begin
your journey?

Application
Deadline

Summer

April 1


Fall

July 1


Spring

Dec 1

Ready to begin
your journey?

Course Requirements

In order to earn your graduate certificate in Financial Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, you’ll need to complete 9-credit hours of graduate course work.

Number of Core Classes

Students in the Financial Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry certificate will complete 3 three-credit-hour core courses towards the completion of this degree.

Courses You’ll Take Include

Examine specialized accounting and finance tools of analysis as related to the hospitality industry.

Commence in an exploration of the many and varied facets of the economic decision making process as it applies to hospitality projects.

Applied Revenue Management Techniques

Build upon revenue management fundamentals in hospitality and tourism organizations to develop advanced revenue management techniques in optimization, customer segmentation, forecasting and pricing analytics.


Skills You’ll Gain

  • How to analyzing pricing models, capital project feasibility and internal and external budgets.
  • Create and analyze comparative/common size financial statements, internal controls and break-even analysis.
  • Implement advanced revenue and financial management techniques in optimization, customer segmentation, forecasting and pricing.
Explore the full course list within the program brochure.


Career Opportunities

This program will help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your field. The skills gained from this program combined with your professional experience will enable you to grow within your field. Some positions that may be available to you upon graduation include:

2%

Job Growth between 2020 and 2030

$121K/yr

Median Salary for the financial manager in hospitality nationwide

Source: Emsi Burning Glass – economicmodeling.com

Job Titles

  • Entrepreneur
  • Convention and Conference Management
  • Hotel General Manager
  • Destination Marketing Manager
  • Restaurant General Manager

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Why UCF Online?

With over 25 years of experience in online teaching and learning, UCF Online offers students an innovative approach to education. Our degrees are accessible, convenient, and designed with working professionals in mind so you can receive a quality education on your terms.


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Online Support for Success

You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way.

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