Executive Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Program Focus

Hospitality and tourism is the world’s largest service industry. Having faced unprecedented challenges in recent years, the industry continues to rebound as people still seek adventure and travel and need services and venues. Our certificate provides you with the latest knowledge, trends, and pathways for a successful career. Staying current with your education and lifelong learning will help associates at every level along and provides you with a competitive edge among your peers.

Taught by world class experts with both industry experience and academic teaching excellence, our certificate remains up-to-date and covers major topics of the hospitality industry. Our program participants range from the newest part-time hire through CEO…with consistently positive feedback on certificate value across all levels. For those desiring to start a career in the industry, you will learn valuable information and tools to prepare you for what’s ahead. Industry veterans, you will gain a “fresh look” and new insights.

We teach relevant, actionable, and practical content including “hot topics” and the latest trends impacting the industry. Our certificate draws many who already work in the industry but may never have formally studied hospitality at the college level. You will get a “taste” of what you would experience if you pursued a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.


Program Details

  • Format: Online
  • Dates: June 5 – July 28, 2023 (completion due by 11:59pm EST July 28)
  • Time: Sessions will be recorded so users may view any time
  • Hours: 30 Hours, 3.0 CEUs
  • Sessions: 8
  • Fee: $199.00
  • Location: Online

*Participants must be 18 years or older to register.

Program Overview

  • MODULE 1 – By Land and Sea - Hotels, Country Clubs, and Cruise Lines

  • MODULE 2 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Big Data - Their Impact on Tourism/Hospitality

  • MODULE 3 – Food and Wine - Trends, Tastes, and Sips 

  • MODULE 4 – Hospitality Finance Fundamentals with a Real Estate Twist

  • MODULE 5 – Legal Tips from the World's Utmost Travel Lawyer

  • MODULE 6 – Resilient Marketing - Various Strategies and Tools to Boost Revenue

  • MODULE 7 – Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry - Beyond the Pandemic

  • MODULE 8 – Conversations with Tourism and Hospitality Industry Leaders


Executive Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Contact Us

Sarah Wilson
Program Manager

phone: (561) 297-2366
email: professionaldevelopment@fau.edu
map: Bldg. 103, SF 129