About the Program
The Hospitality Management program is a two-year course of study which provides students with the skill sets and abilities required to work in the hospitality industry. The program focuses on service skills for food and beverage, catering and front-desk operations with specific courses in hospitality law. The second year examines marketing, financial management, supervisory skills and advanced courses in hotel, restaurant and catering operations. A 400-hour work experience term is also included.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $150
Tuition Cap: $1,883
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70
Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)
Semester 1: $800
Semester 2: $550
Semester 3: $500
Semester 4: $250
Please note: This information is provided to help you estimate your costs for student financing. Some courses may also have additional expenses. Students who take all of their courses online are exempt from U-Pass, Health & Dental, and Recreation & Athletics fees. All fees are subject to change.
55% in each of:
- Grade 12 English
- Math 30-1 or 30-2 or Pure Math 30 or Applied Math 30
- Completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits with an Admission GPA of 2.0 if the most recent 24 credits were completed at NAIT, or Admission GPA of 2.3 if the most recent 24 credits were completed outside of NAIT. Please refer to http://www.nait.ca/91992.htm for information on how to calculate your AGPA.
*Please note that acceptance into the program does not guarantee transfer credits. Transfer credits evaluation will take place after the student is accepted into the program.
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
Students completing the certificate program are not required to complete the work experience practicum. Confirmation of at least 400 hours of industry experience in a customer service position is required to return for the second year diploma program. The type of experience acquired by students will depend on the availability of work sites and the preference of the student. Acceptable industry experience includes hotels, restaurants, banquet facilities and resorts.
- Length: 400 hours
- Salary: none
- Relocation: may be required if there aren’t enough industry participants locally
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.