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Resort Management Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The modern resort must meet the needs of the vacationing guest by offering retail shops, guest activity programming, and a complete spa experience. This certificate provides students the opportunity to learn the nuances of this specialized area within hospitality management.

Program Requirements

This certificate requires a minimum of 26 credits in the courses listed below. Please meet with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details. 

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Code Course Name Credits
HOSP 1100 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
HOSP 1105 Introduction to Resort Management 3
HOSP 1111 Front Office Operations 3
HOSP 1112 Hospitality Facilities Management. 3
HOSP 1121 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry 3
HOSP 2105 Spa and Recreation Management 3
HOSP 2280 Hospitality Marketing Management 3
HOSP 2862 Internship (Career and Technical Education) 2
HOSP 2863 Internship (Career and Technical Education) 3

Total Credits: 26


Contact Information

Laura Lerdal, Culinary Market and Lab Coordinator, (630) 942-2359

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist, (630) 942-2502

Jim Mulyk, Chair, Hospitality, (630) 942-6429

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048