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The certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Management provides an industry-focused curriculum to those who desire employment within the world’s largest service industry. In Florida, hospitality and tourism is the #1 private employer and you may find roles in marketing, accounting, management, finance, operations, international business, or other areas of this vast industry. The certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management is open to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students. The certificate is particularly valuable for FAU degree‐seeking students outside of the College of Business and to community members, hospitality industry professionals, and seasonal residents.
The hospitality and tourism industry is the world’s largest service industry. Career options range from marketing to management to information technology to guest service. Add in accounting, law, finance, human resources, food and beverage, architecture, and other areas and you have a true “world” of opportunity. This vast industry spans auto rental agencies, rail travel, airlines, cruise lines, theme parks and attractions, meeting & event planning companies, stadiums, arenas, convention centers, hotels & resorts, casinos, national and state parks, adventure tourism, travel agencies, and beyond. It’s a true global field which employs every career discipline.
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