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The undergraduate certificate in Casino and Gaming Industry Management provides a curriculum including key subject areas deemed relevant and vital to success in the casino and gaming industry. These competencies span across food and beverage, marketing, casino operations, and hotel/resort management. The casino and gaming industry employs hundreds of thousands in the US including over 10,000 in South Florida.

The certificate is particularly valuable for FAU degree-seeking students outside the College of Business and to community members, hospitality industry professionals and seasonal residents.


Careers include opportunities in slot operations, table game operations, spa management, hotel management, food and beverage operations, security and surveillance, player development, entertainment, marketing/advertising/public relations, and a host of other unique areas.

According to the American Gaming Association (AGA), the casino industry includes 979 casino gaming locations spread across 43 states. And, this is only in the United States…casino gaming is a global industry. In the U.S. alone, 1.8 million jobs were supported in 2018. (See

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Degree Details
College College of Business
Degree type Certificate
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $203.29
- Out of State (FL) $721.84
Credits needed 15
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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