Introduction to Hospitality Management

Introduction to Hospitality Management

AWARD: Career Studies Certificate
LENGTH: Less than 1 Year


This program is designed for the student who desires training and skills in the hospitality field. Upon completion of the program, the student may seek an entry-level position and earn certifications from the National Restaurant Association and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.

The Introduction to Hospitality Management Career Studies Certificate program alone is NOT eligible for financial aid.  Interested students should consult an academic counselor for further information. 



Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Introduction to Hospitality Management is a tool for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Access the recommended CVCC Program Pathway for Introduction to Hospitality Management Career Studies Certificate:

Introduction to Hospitality Management