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    • Areas of Specialization


      A framed certificate is awarded upon completion of any of the eight Specialization curricula. 

      Spa Management Specialization

      120 Spa: A Comprehensive Introduction
      220 Retail Management for Spas
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      367 Financial Management for Spas

      Select One:
      388 Risk Management for Spas
      Any EI course

      Food and Beverage Management Specialization

      Required:
      245 Food Safety: Managing with the HACCP System
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      349 Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations
      464 Planning and Control for Food and Beverage Operations

      Select One:
      346 Managing Beverage Service
      445 Purchasing for Food Service Operations 

      Rooms Division Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      333 Managing Front Office Operations
      338 Managing Housekeeping Operations
      468 Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry 

      Select One:
      387 Security and Loss Prevention Management
      391 Understanding Hospitality Law 

      Marketing and Sales Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      323 Fundamentals of Destination Management and Marketing
      472 Hospitality Sales and Marketing
      478 Convention Management and Service

      Select One:
      270 Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
      374 Revenue Management: Maximizing Revenue in Hospitality Operations 

      Human Resources Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      304 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry
      354 Training and Development for the Hospitality Industry
      357 Managing Hospitality Human Resources 

      Elective:
      Select any EI course as an elective 

      Accounting and Financial Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      261 Hotel and Restaurant Accounting
      362 Accounting for Hospitality Managers
      468 Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry 

      Select One:
      366 Accounting for Club Operations
      462 Hospitality Industry Managerial Accounting 

      Club Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      313 Contemporary Club Management
      357 Managing Hospitality Human Resources
      464 Planning and Control for Food and Beverage Operations 

      Select One:
      281 Hospitality Facilities Management and Design
      338 Managing Housekeeping Operations
      366 Accounting for Club Operations 

      International Hotel Management Specialization

      Required:
      250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
      323 Fundamentals of Destination Management and Marketing
      333 Managing Front Office Operations
      428 International Hotels: Development and Management

      Select One:
      Select any EI course as an elective

      Attention Distance Learning students: When you complete your enrollment application, please indicate your course choices for those areas in which you are asked to "select one" or "select two." If you do not make a selection, a choice will be made for you.

      Attention Academic Instructors: Your account executive can work with you to develop a curriculum for your school's program that will enable students to earn these additional certificates. Your program choices are formalized through our Academic Partnership Agreement. Limited substitutions are allowed after consultation with your account executive.