Hospitality Administration

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Certificate in Hospitality Administration

Stephanie Hein, Program Director
Pummill Hall, Room 300M; Phone 417-836-5159

The Hospitality Administration Graduate Certificate program is a 12-hour program that includes one three-hour field experience course in addition to nine hours of online study. It is designed to prepare graduates for mid to upper-level management positions in the hospitality industry.

Admission criteria

Admission to the certificate program.

Required courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours

HSP 710

Risk Management & Legal Compliance in the Hospitality Industry

3 hrs

HSP 720

Hospitality Change Management and Leadership

3 hrs

HSP 730

Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism

3 hrs

HSP 798

Field Experience in Hospitality Administration

3 hrs


Total (Minimum) 

12 hrs

GPA requirements

Successful completion of the 12 hours of required courses with a combined grade point average of at least 3.00.