Follow the admissions procedures listed on the Center for Global Engagement How to Apply for Academic Certificate Programs page. Students will be notified of their admission status by the admissions coordinator.
Complete the online application form and follow the application instructions below.
Fall 2020: August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Fall 2020 orientation will begin Thursday, August 20. All new students are required to attend.
Spring 2021: January 25, 2021 - May 28, 2021
** Fall 2020 Tuition: $4,740 only (Reduced from $6,700) **
|Certificate Program||Course Fees||Living Expenses*||Total Fees*|
|*Estimated costs presented. Actual costs may vary.|
|Hospitality & Tourism Management||$13,400||$23,132||$36,532|
The course fee includes:
All candidates should have completed the equivalent of 56 units of undergraduate courses with a GPA of at least 2.3 in all courses and 2.5 in business, management or hospitality courses. English language ability must be demonstrated by adequate scores on one of the following tests, or certification by appropriate academic personnel. Please review the English Proficiency Requirement page for details.
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.*
*Please confirm eligibility for OPT with the admissions coordinator.
HTM Certificate students pay a flat program fee of $6,700 per semester which includes academic course fees ($4,740) and miscellaneous fees ($1,960). The program fee must be paid in full seven calendar days prior to the first day of semester instruction. See below summary of key dates and refund policies for academic course fees and miscellaneous fees. Please note the application fee is non-refundable.
Withdrawal from the Program
|Withdrawal Date||Miscellaneous Fees|
Withdrawal request submitted on or before August 20
(before orientation day)
Withdrawal request submitted August 21 - August 23
(orientation day through the day prior to 1st day of semester instruction)
Withdrawal request submitted on or after August 24
(1st day of semester instruction and beyond)
Drop/Withdrawal from an Academic Course
|Drop/Withdrawal Date||Academic Course Fees|
|Class dropped on or before September 14||100% refund|
|Class dropped between September 15 and September 21||75% refund|
|After September 21||0% refund|