Online Hospitality Management Certificate


The Online Hospitality Management Certificate (HMC), is designed to provide students with an understanding of the planning, analysis, and decision-making techniques needed for management positions in the  hospitality industry. Students will study and develop skills related to principles of management, sustainability, development, cultural tolerance, marketing, finance, and service quality as they apply to the hospitality industry.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Texas A&M and, if required, have permission from their departmental advisor to apply for the program.
  • All TAMU students in any major may apply.
  • An overall TAMU GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for acceptance into the HMC program.
  • Must complete the HMC application and essay.

Course Requirements (15)

RPTS 302 (3)       Applications of Tourism Principles

RPTS 331  (3)        Tourism Marketing

[Prereq: RPTS 302]

RPTS 423  (3)       Tourism Management

[Prereq:RPTS 302]

RPTS 421  (3)        Hotel Resort Operations

[Fall Only]

RPTS 444  (3)       Service Quality for Hospitality Organizations

[Spring & (sometimes) Summer Only]

GPA Requirements

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each HMC applicable course.

The requirements for GPA are 2.0 for admission into the program, and 2.5 (the 15 HMC credits) for graduation.


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If you have questions, please contact Rick Harwell. Email:

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