Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus is offering a certificate in hospitality management as part of its ongoing commitment to educate and train the workforce of the Coachella Valley’s hospitality industry.
The online program, offered with the instruction of faculty in hospitality and business management, will run from May 3-Oct. 29.
“Hospitality and tourism have enjoyed record growth in the past decade,” said Joe Tormey, director of the hospitality management program at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus. “While the current pandemic has affected jobs and personal lives, it also presents a professional development opportunity to upskill in an industry that is poised to rebound.”
There are no prerequisites or degree required for the certificate, and the program can be completed in six months with six courses (four weeks per course). Also, the certificate program is CalJobs approved where eligible individuals may receive grant funding to cover all costs.
Courses prepare participants for the following certification exams: Food Protection Manager Certificate, required in California; Revenue Management; Certified Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA); and the Google Analytics Certificate.
Costs for the certificate program include: tuition of $3,995, which includes an iPad (or $3,695 without an iPad) and mandatory course materials at $475. Financing is available.
Zoom information sessions will be held on Jan. 21, Feb. 25 and March 25. Register online for the information sessions at the Hospitality Management Info Session webpage.
And visit the Hospitality Management Certificate website for more information about the program.
The CSUSB Palm Desert Campus offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a doctorate in educational leadership, and teaching credentials and certificates. With more than 1,600 students, it is the Coachella Valley’s four-year public university and plays a vital role in educating and training the region’s growing population.
For more information about the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, contact Mike Singer in the Office of Strategic Communication at firstname.lastname@example.org or (760) 341-2883, ext. 78107, or visit the campus website at www.csusb.edu/pdc.