Students completing the certificate program will study business travel and conference management in the multi-billion dollar industry. Students discover how to create of a fine dining experience for consumers, standards and expectations of restaurant owners, managers, reviewers, and consumers.
They also learn risk management techniques that are needed to protect guests from safety hazards and firms from loss of profits specific to this unique sector of hospitality.
Lastly, the program tourism development as a process with its own organizational structures and its own responses to the economic cycle of supply and demand.
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
First Monday of every month
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
3 years: total time allowed to complete
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
International applicants are required to pay each course in full using a U.S. credit card or money order. The Automatic Debit Plan (ADP) payment option is available when used with a credit card drawn from a U.S. institution.
Suggestions for international students seeking financial assistance to fund their studies at APUS:
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?
Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!