Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
The Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management program gives you the tools to answer the call of the dynamic and global hotel resort and restaurant industry. This industry 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 our unique Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management courses are these standards and a deep-rooted connection with multinational hotel, resort and restaurant organizations.
This graduate certificate program features integrated academic and experiential learning opportunities, including a choice between a 14-week field placement or a capstone industry project 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.
- This Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management program is hands-on, with 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, culinary and bake labs.
- The offering's practical learning experiences ensure that you are ready for the field upon graduation.
It’s Your Shift Training and Awareness Program
The program includes an innovative industry training and awareness certification – It’s Your Shift. The certification equips students with the crucial knowledge and provides current resources focused on sexual harassment prevention and safe practices for intervention as frontline workers or managers. It will support graduates as they enter the hospitality industry to become leaders for the prevention of sexual harassment and contribute to the evolution of safe and welcoming work environments.
Program OutlinePrinter Friendly
|Course Code||Course Title|
|HOTL-701||Hospitality Financial Management|
|HOTL-702||Strategic Human Resources Management|
|HOTL-703||Wines and Oenology|
|HOTL-704||International Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Management|
|HOTL-706||Managing Service Quality and Business Excellence|
|HOTL-751||Hospitality Safety, Security and Risk Management|
|HOTL-752||Hospitality Marketing Strategies|
Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
- 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.
- Hotel Manager
- Restaurant Manager
- Food and Beverage Manager
- Convention Services Assistant
- Resort Manager
- Revenue Manager
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- College diploma or university degree in hospitality, tourism or related discipline.
We will consider applicants with a diploma or degree in an unrelated discipline who have related work experience. We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education and have relevant work experience in hospitality.
- Proof of English Proficiency
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
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 Ontariocolleges.ca. 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 Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca 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 Ontariocolleges.ca.
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 Ontariocolleges.ca.
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 Ontariocolleges.ca 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 my.centennialcollege.ca.
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.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2018.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Incidental Fees||Total|