Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

New Graduate Certificates – Fall 2022

These are credit earning certificates for people that already have a BS degree. Certificates can be completed as a non-degree seeking student or as a graduate student.

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Strategy in Hospitality and Tourism

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  • Available fully online
  • Required Courses—9 Credit Hours (3 courses – 3 credits per course)
  • Complete in as little as one semester
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Strategy in Hospitality and Tourism will offer graduate-level leadership and strategic management courses. This graduate certificate  provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective use of leadership and strategic management theories and concepts in the management of hospitality and tourism businesses. The certificate covers theories and concepts as well as current issues and developments related to leadership and strategic management in hospitality and tourism businesses. Students learn to synthesize theory and application at the graduate level in order to develop and implement effective leadership and strategy practices.

No GRE or GMAT required.

  • HMG6291 – Hospitality Entrepreneurship: Concept Creation to Capitalization
  • HMG6224 – Leadership in Hospitality and Tourism
  • HMG6223 – Leading Innovation and Change in Hospitality and Tourism
  • HMG6299 – Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Financial Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

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  • Available fully online
  • Required Courses—9 Credit Hours (3 courses – 3 credits per course)
  • Complete in as little as one semester
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective financial management of hospitality and tourism entities. The certificate covers the strategies for creating value for stakeholders within and for an organization and critically reviews performance metrics with a focus on the economic, business, and financial risk factors that may impact entity performance.

No GRE or GMAT required.

  • HMG6477 – Financial Analysis of Hospitality Enterprises
  • HMG6476 – Feasibility Studies for the Hospitality/Tourism Enterprises
  • HMG6466 – Applied Revenue Management Techniques in Hospitality

These are credit earning certificates for people that already have a BS degree. Certificates can be completed as a non-degree seeking student or as a graduate student.

Graduate Certificate in Destination Marketing & Management

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  • Available fully online
  • Required Courses—9 Credit Hours
  • Complete in 12 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Destination Marketing & Management provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective marketing and management of tourist destinations.

Graduate Certificate in Event Management

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  • Available fully online
  • Required Courses—9 Credit Hours
  • Complete in 12 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective organization and management of events in the public, private and third sector contexts.

Graduate Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies

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  • May be completed online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online.
  • Required Courses—9 Credit Hours
  • Complete in 12 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies provides knowledge and information that facilitate the effective use of existing and emerging technologies in the marketing and management of hospitality and tourism products, services, experiences and electronic channels of distribution.

Please note: The graduate certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies program may be completed online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF Online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

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FOR QUESTIONS AND CONTACT:

Visit the College of Graduate Studies website for answers to frequently asked questions.

For additional Master’s program assistance, please contact Ms. Kathy Henry at 407-903-8012 or Kathy.Henry@ucf.edu,  or Dr. David Kwun at 407.903.8190 or David.Kwun@ucf.edu.

For additional Ph.D. program assistance, please contact Ms. Kathy Henry at 407-903-8012 or Kathy.Henry@ucf.edu,  or Dr. Murat Hancer at 407.903.8043 or Murat.Hancer@ucf.edu.

For general information on the graduate programs, please contact Ms. Brhitney Duffus at 407-903-8012 or Brhitney.Duffus@ucf.edu .

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