Hospitality & Tourism Management

Hospitality & Tourism Management




Earn a certificate in two semesters
Course Fees: $13,400




Domestic & international students

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What Students Say


Sinem Dincay



“With a bachelor’s degree from Turkey and three years’ experience in the hospitality sector, I chose the SF State Hospitality & Tourism certificate program as it is a wonderful opportunity. The University has partnerships with 5-star hotel chains and opportunities to interview with them. I am really excited to be studying in this program and having a lot of fun in San Francisco. If you are looking to study practical topics and gain real experience, San Francisco State University is the place for you!”

Sinem Dincay
Student from Turkey




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About the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program


About the Program

With domestic and international travel easier than ever, the tourism industry requires professionals skilled in managing resources, multicultural cooperation and other realities of globalization. Our Hospitality & Tourism Management program provides a time-efficient, comprehensive experience that trains you to excel in this growing industry. Courses focus on key areas – such as business operations, food service and human resources – and explores these within various cultural contexts. Additionally, experienced faculty equips you with strategies for success, enabling you to make your mark on any map.

    Why Enroll in the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program?

    Up-to-Date Courses
    Learn to address emerging issues such as managing environmental sustainability

    Quick to Get Qualified
    Eight courses total. Finish in just two semesters. Semester option available.

    Sharp & Savvy
    Discover the best business practices and strategies from expert instructors.

    Build Bridges across Borders
    Live and learn within a diverse population of students and faculty.

    Optional Practical Training
    Optional Practical Training (OPT) offers international students the opportunity to work up to one full year in the United States after nine months of full-time study. See OPT.

      Industry Statistics


      Leisure and Hospitality Jobs - Projected Growth in California from 2016-20261


      Median Annual Salary for Lodging Managers in California1


      12018 CA Gov. EDD Labor Market Information Division