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    Feb 01, 2023  
Academic Calendar 2022-23

Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management (Post Degree Diploma)

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Total Credits: 60
Credential: Post Degree Diploma in Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management - Internship Designation
Program Code: HMGT.PDD
CIP: 52.0901


The Post Degree Diploma in Applied Tourism and Hospitality Management is a dynamic program that provides learners with a broad understanding of the global tourism sector. It also provides the opportunity for students to choose relevant applied training in hospitality operations as well as a solid grounding in practical business skills.  Core themes of sustainability, service, entrepreneurship and cultural diversity including an indigenous world-view, will allow students to better examine the business world through a tourism lens.    
Students will combine their hospitality and tourism studies with a four-month internship. This will allow for the practical application of program concepts while gaining valuable industry-specific work experience. 
Designed for those already holding a bachelor’s degree, students will receive training that will allow for access to a wide range of tourism and hospitality employment opportunities.   


One of:

And all of:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Submission of a resume and/or proof of employment which anticipates completion of 3 months or 500 hours of industry relevant experience or proof of a bachelor’s degree in business, tourism, or hospitality from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Identify the various tourism sectors and explain how they interconnect with each other, government and other regulating bodies in Canada and globally.
  • Apply effective thinking and problem-solving skills that contribute to the creation, development and performance of tourism products, services and experiences.
  • Apply best practices of sustainability to the development, assessment and performance of a tourism and/or hospitality based enterprise.
  • Recognize and adapt to the changing influences of technology on tourism or hospitality based enterprise.
  • Demonstrate a level of inter-cultural competence which contributes to the successful development and sustained performance of a tourism or hospitality based enterprise.
  • Contribute to, and manage, successful guest experiences within a tourism or hospitality based enterprise.
  • Apply human resource, business and financial knowledge/skills to supervisory, management, or leadership roles in a tourism or hospitality based enterprise.
  • Apply principles of tourism law, business ethics and corporate social responsibility to all areas of practice. 
  • Explore career and industry opportunities in tourism and hospitality and develop a professional career plan. 


Program Completion Requirements

  • a minimum GPA of 3.0 (C+)