Hospitality & Tourism Management

•   30 Credit Hours

Navigate your way to success in Eastern’s Hospitality & Tourism Management Program!

1 Year Certificate

Certificate in Applied Science • 30 Credit Hours

Program Overview

The Hospitality & Tourism Management certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for immediate entry into this customer-centered industry or enable those currently employed to earn college credit for potential job advancement.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Hospitality & Tourism Management certificate program, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the regional economic impact of tourism
  • Demonstrate components of exceptional customer service
  • Apply standard practices of cost control in service businesses
  • Market and promote a hospitality and tourism business
  • Demonstrate effective management and leadership techniques in a hospitality and tourism business
  • Understand and adhere to federal, state, and local laws that impact a hospitality business

Potential Careers

The Hospitality & Tourism Management program gives graduates a solid foundation for many positions in the industry, such as:

  • Resort/Hotel Operations Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Banquet/Event Planner
  • Travel Agent

Program Implementation

Full-time online with synchronous sessions. (Students attending part-time should see an advisor for recommended course sequencing.)

Meet Your Instructor!

Morgan Armentrout

Hospitality & Tourism Management Program Specialist

"Hello, I am Morgan Armentrout – the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program Specialist at Eastern. I help with the development of the program and will be teaching a few courses. Hospitality & Tourism Management is a 30-credit hour program, meaning full-time students can gain a certificate in as little as 1 year! This program is a great option for individuals seeking immediate entry into Hospitality & Tourism management or someone currently employed in the industry looking to advance their career with college credit. This fully articulated certificate program also provides a solid foundation for students hoping to earn an A.A.S. degree in Business Management."

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Estimate Your Costs

Eastern is one of the most affordable colleges in the United States!

Rates are for 2022-2023 and based on two full-time (12 credit hour) semesters. Rates are subject to change and do not include books, academic supplies, or student fees.

Tuition Rates Eastern WV 2-Year Colleges WV 4-Year Colleges
West Virginia Residents $4,128 $4,776 $12,410
Non-Residents $8,520 $10,152 $26,096

Program Is Eligible for West Virginia Invests


Admissions Requirements

Eastern adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission.