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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
9
Credits
Hours

Costs
$1,151.72
Per Credit Hour

16
Week Terms
9
Credits
Hours
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Become a strategic leader within the hospitality and tourism industry

Help propel the industry forward with focused strategy and strong leadership. With UCF’s fully online Leadership and Strategy in Hospitality and Tourism graduate certificate, you’ll be prepared to step into management and leadership roles focused on bringing people and places together.

The Leadership and Strategy graduate certificate will help students facilitate the effective use of strategic management theories and concepts across a variety of roles within the hospitality and tourism industry. Upon completion of this 9-credit program, students will be equipped to demonstrate knowledge about current issues related to leadership and management, develop and implement innovative strategic management projects and analyze and respond to issues related to leadership and strategy in hospitality and tourism.

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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 Leadership and Strategy in Hospitality and Tourism, you’ll need to complete 9-credit hours of graduate course work.

Number of Core Classes

Students in the Leadership and Strategy in Hospitality and Tourism certificate will complete 3 three-credit-hour core courses towards the completion of this degree.

Courses You’ll Take Include

Engage in the analysis of a leader’s role, philosophies and effectiveness in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Commence in a critical examination of how leadership affects in the implementation of change and new technologies into the hospitality industries.

Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Leadership

Explore issues and opportunities facing the hospitality industry and its leaders.

Hospitality Entrepreneurship: Concept Creation to Capitalization

Examine the creation and continuance of hospitality businesses.


Skills You’ll Gain

  • How to establish effective leadership and management techniques.
  • The development of successful business strategies for the creation of hospitality or tourism related businesses.
  • Tackle change and innovation in a quickly evolving industry.
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:

26,295

Annual Job Openings

$101K/yr

Median Salary for the management positions 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.



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. Connect with a coach now.

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