Hospitality Management (Graduate Certificate)

Hospitality Management (Graduate Certificate)

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Why get a graduate certificate in hospitality management?

If you are working in the hospitality industry you know that it is an increasingly complex business. To stay ahead of the curve, you need to keep up with the most recent trends and systems. UNH’s graduate certificate in hospitality management, offered fully online, will help you develop sought-after competencies in asset and revenue management, human resources management, and advanced financial management that will help you excel in your career and advance your company’s performance.

Why get your graduate certificate in hospitality management at UNH?

You have limited time and resources to devote to advancing your career. Here, at the second-oldest hospitality program in the U.S., you will study with the best and complete your coursework online, at your own convenience, using state-of-the-art technology. You will learn from the same faculty who teach in UNH’s undergraduate hospitality program, No. 2 in New England and No. 26 in the U.S. in a ranking of the nation’s nearly 300 four-year hospitality programs by The online graduate certificate program is comprised of four courses (12 credits) and is perfect for those with three to five years of hospitality management experience or experience in a related industry. Certificate graduates also may apply the 12 credits earned to the UNH online MBA degree program, if they subsequently apply and are admitted.


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Curriculum & Requirements

Hospitality Management (Graduate Certificate)

The Hospitality Management Graduate Certificate, offered fully online, will help you develop sought-after competencies in asset and revenue management, human resources management,and advanced financial management that will help you excel in your career and advance your company’s performance. Students can  pursue the certificate alone or in conjunction with a graduate degree. 


  • You will take courses alongside MBA students and be taught by the same world-class faculty.
  • You will collaborate with working professionals in diverse sectors of the hospitality industry.
  • You will have access to a program advisor and career development tools.

Hospitality Management Certificate Requirements

Credits: Students will complete 4 courses for a total of 12 credits

GPA: Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at graduation, and earn a B- or better in all classes

Certification Courses

Required Courses
ADMN 858Revenue Management and Pricing Strategies3
ADMN 827Hospitality Operations & Financial Metrics3
ADMN 847Human Resource Management3
ADMN 828Hospitality Asset and Financial Management3
Total Credits12


Deadlines: Applications must be completed by the following deadlines in order to be reviewed for admission:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 20
  • Summer: N/A
  • Special: N/A

Application fee: $25

Campus: Durham

New England Regional: No

Accelerated Masters Eligible: No

New Hampshire Residents

Students claiming in-state residency must also submit a Proof of Residence form. This form is not required to complete your application, but you will need to submit it after you are offered admission or you will not be able to register for classes.


If you attended UNH after September 1, 1991, and have indicated so on your online application, we will retrieve your transcript internally; this includes UNH-Durham, UNH-Manchester and UNH Non-Degree work. 

If you did not attend UNH, or attended prior to September 1, 1991, then you must request one official transcript be sent directly to our office from the Registrar's Office of each college/university attended. International transcripts must be translated into English. We accept transcripts both electronically and in hard copy:

  • Electronic Transcripts: Please have your institution send the transcript directly to Please note that we can only accept copies sent directly from the institution.
  • Paper Transcripts: Please send hard copies of transcripts to: UNH Graduate School, Thompson Hall- 105 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824. You may request transcripts be sent to us directly from the institution or you may send them yourself as long as they remain sealed in the original university envelope.


A current resume is required with your submitted application.

Important Notes

All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

International Applicants

The University of New Hampshire recommends that international applicants who are living outside of the United States, and are planning on pursuing a research based degree, submit a preapplication form before submitting a full application. Your preapplication request will be carefully reviewed and a decision usually provided within 3 weeks. If your preapplication is approved then it is recommended you then submit a full application. If you are currently living in the United States (on a H1B visa, etc.), or you plan on pursuing a professional master’s degree, then you do not need to submit a preapplication.

Prospective international students are required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent examination scores. English Language Exams may be waived if English is your first language. If you wish to request a waiver, then please visit our Test Scores webpage for more information.

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