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Program description - May 2023
The Global Hospitality Management graduate certificate program is open to international students with a background or interest in hospitality. This program will complement an already earned diploma or degree in business, hospitality or a related field, and enable applicants to apply for a work visa in Canada. Students in the Global Hospitality Management program will focus on essential management and operational areas needed in hospitality organizations through an exploration of theory and practice in the field of management. The program prepares graduates to aspire to a supervisory or management level position in hospitality organizations. Students will earn a TrainCan BASICS.fst Food Safe Handler Certificate, Smart Serve Ontario Certificate, and WHMIS Certificate as part of the core curriculum. The optional co-op stream includes one co-op work term instead of the Guided Career Management course.
Tuition & fees
Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below. Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.
Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2022, details will not be available until spring 2022.
Canadian fee details (non co-op option)
Returning student tuition & fees
International fee details (non co-op option)
|Grad. Cert. Program Tuition||$7250.00|
|Capital Development Fee - Waterloo||$48.00|
|CSI Health Plan Fee||$99.00|
|CSI Association Fee||$110.00|
|CSI International Health Fee||$174.90|
|CSI Legal Protection||$20.10|
|Graduation/Alumni Services Fee||$27.50|
|ONE Card Fee||$10.00|
|Program Services Fee||$278.50|
|Program Supply Fee||$150.00|
|Technology Enhancement Fee||$137.50|
|CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional)||$65.00|
|CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional)||$30.00|
|CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional)||$4.00|
|Sustainability Fee (optional)||$5.00|
Returning student tuition & fees
Awards & scholarships
Student Financial Services awarded more than 400 awards, scholarships and bursaries last year.
- Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
- The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
- Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
- Students who are not eligible for co-op or do not secure a co-op work term by the start of the work term semester will be offered the option to enrol in the 15 credit Career Management in Canada GCM8000 co-op alternative. This co-op alternative involves one 3 hour on campus session per week and 12 hours per week of online and out-of-class activity.
- If GCM8000 is selected, the student must attend sessions from the first session of the term and cannot transfer back into the co-op stream.
- GCM8000 may be delivered at the Doon, Waterloo, or Cambridge campus.
Applying to the co-op stream
- All applicants apply to the non co-op program. Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply to the Co-op Stream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Not every student who meets academic eligibility requirements will be admitted to the co-op stream.
- To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum of 80% session weighted average in the Level 1 semester with no dropped or failed courses.
- International students studying outside of Canada - ‘out of country’ - cannot apply to the co-op stream of their program. Students must be in Canada to apply to the co-op stream of their program. Students are currently experiencing longer than usual wait times for work permits. Work permit applications need to be completed more than 6 months in advance of a work term. International students studying in Canada will require work permits to utilize the co-op job board for job search and to accept employment. Please be advised that there will be no co-op program service fee refunds after the program withdrawal for refund date. Students that have not received their work permit and choose to remain in co-op after the program withdrawal for refund date do so at their own risk and will not be refunded. If you are concerned about receiving your work permit in time to achieve co-op employment, please discuss your situation with your co-op advisor as early as possible.
Delivery sequence - May 2023 - Waterloo
This delivery sequence is for the non co-op option
This delivery sequence is for the co-op option