Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management

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Program Code: 1830

School: School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts

Credential: Graduate Certificate

Program Type: Graduate Certificate program

Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters

Start Date: Fall

Location: Progress Campus


Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2569

This Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management program gives you the tools to answer the call of the dynamic and global hotel resort and restaurant industry, which will reward you with career opportunities in any destination around the world.

Canada's hotels, resorts and restaurants are world-renowned and their standards have become global benchmarks to which many successful organizations aspire. The basis of the unique Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management courses are these standards and a deep-rooted connection with multinational hotel, resort and restaurant organizations.

This program features integrated academic and experiential learning opportunities, which see you managing Centennial College's restaurant and hotel operations as you prepare for a 14-week field placement with one of our global hospitality partners.

Whether you are coming into this program with a background in another industry or leveraging this program as professional development for your present career in hospitality, your decision to attend Centennial College ensures meaningful connections to faculty members who have been carefully selected from our incredible industry as well as the opportunity to widen your network.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
HOTL-702 Human Resources and Labour Relations Management Progress Campus
HOTL-703 Wines and Oenology Progress Campus
HOTL-704 International Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management Progress Campus
HOTL-706 Managing Service Quality and Business Excellence Progress Campus
HOTL-751 Hospitality Safety, Security, Risk and Crises Management Progress Campus
HOTL-752 Hospitality Marketing Strategies Progress Campus
HOTL-753 Hospitality Revenue and Distribution Management Progress Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
HOTL-701 Hospitality Financial Management Progress Campus
HOTL-705 Foundations of Leadership Progress Campus
HOTL-754 Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Field Placement Progress Campus

Program Highlights

  • This Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management program is so hands-on that it features a range of exclusive experiential learning opportunities.
  • Your classrooms include new state-of-the-art facilities such as a restaurant, cafe, four operational hotel suites, and culinary and bake labs.
  • The offering's practical learning experiences ensure that you are ready for the field upon graduation.

Articulation Agreements

  • Glion Swiss Hospitality Management School - Switzerland
  • IMI International Management Institute - Switzerland 
  • Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Switzerland
  • Les Roches International School of Hotel Management- Spain
  • Royal Roads University - Vancouver
  • University of Guelph, Ontario
  • *Vancouver Island University - Vancouver Island

*Vancouver Island University: This program articulates directly to the Bachelor of Hospitality Management program at Vancouver Island University, allowing you to also complete a degree in an additional 2 years.  //

Career Outlook

  • Hotel Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Convention Services Assistant
  • Resort Manager
  • Revenue Manager

Academic Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in any discipline
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education and have relevant work experience in hospitality

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to For more information go to Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $4458.00 $1,190.00 $5,648.00
International $12,772.00 $1750.00 $14,522.00