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International Tourism & Hotel Management

  • Average Cost
  • Global Accelerated Program
  • Format
    On Campus

    3 months


Gain the most comprehensive, real-world training to seek top management positions in the hospitality and tourism industry. Whether you are new to the field or an experienced professional needing refreshed skills, our courses give you the knowledge and preparation needed to earn those coveted positions in high-end hotels, top restaurants, full-service resorts, luxury cruise lines, tourism offices, and other hospitality organizations.

In this 3-month program, you will be studying along-side students visiting UCI from around the world. This is an exclusive opportunity to collaborate with people from unique backgrounds and develop an understanding of international communication tactics.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed both for people entering the field and for those who already work in the hospitality and tourism industry but wish to enhance their careers. Examples include:

  • Business professionals seeking to enter the hospitality industry
  • Hospitality workers who wish to gain management skills for upward mobility
  • Developers in the timeshare, vacation ownership, and condominium/hotel industries
  • Key personnel working for chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, tourism boards, and hotel/motel associations
  • Other professionals involved in the development of infrastructure for the hospitality industry

Program Benefits

  • Examine the current issues impacting global hospitality management
  • Use proven marketing and branding techniques to capture and retain the hospitality- and tourism-focused client
  • Build and adapt event management and project management skills necessary in the changing hospitality and tourism industries
  • Understand how to develop an integrated service culture that supports employee retention
  • Learn about the role of sustainability and greening within current hospitality and tourism practices
  • Develop accounting and budgeting systems that serve as tools in the hospitality and tourism industries

Required Courses

  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Resources & Leadership for the Hospitality Professional
  • Customer Service Management
  • Accounting and Budgeting
  • Event Management
  • Strategic Marketing and Branding for the Hospitality Industry

Course Schedule

TBD – Please continue to check back for program schedule

All courses scheduled on campus in Irvine, CA

Online Application

Admission Requirements & Application Procedures

Candidates must submit their application by the deadline listed above to be considered for admission.

To apply for this program, please click the button above and complete the Online Application Form. Upon acceptance to the program, we will provide you with access to enrollment and payment information.

Certificate Requirements

To earn a digital certificate at UCI Division of Continuing Education, students must complete all required courses with a letter grade of “C” or better.

Career Readiness and Global Networking

  • DCE alumni networking and skill-development opportunities
  • Build a professional network with other students visiting from around the world
  • Expand your cultural awareness and learn communication customs across multiple markets

English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.