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Basic Certificates in Hospitality Management

2,536 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 200 schools in the United States where you can get your basic certificate in hospitality. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 44% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 4.8% of hospitality graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Hospitality Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,536 basic certificates were awarded to hospitality majors. This earns it the #8 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in hospitality at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 11,515
Associate’s Degree 2,905
Basic Certificate 2,536
Undergraduate Certificate 1,014
Master’s Degree 896
Graduate Certificate 131
Doctor’s Degree 45

Earnings of Hospitality Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for hospitality students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in hospitality. About 67.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 830
Women 1,706
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Hospitality

The racial-ethnic distribution of hospitality basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 556
Hispanic or Latino 375
White 1,183
International Students 121
Other Races/Ethnicities 225
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hospitality Basic Certificate Students

There are 200 colleges that offer a basic certificate in hospitality. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

250 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for hospitality students seekinga basic certificate is Sinclair Community College. Each year, around 18,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 250 people received their basic certificate in hospitality from Sinclair Community College. Of these students, 48% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
156 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Valencia College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in hospitality. Each year, around 47,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 156 people received their basic certificate in hospitality from Valencia College. About 71% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
139 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Texas A&M University - College Station. Each year, around 68,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

The hospitality program at Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 139 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 82% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
114 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in hospitality. Each year, around 72,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 114 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at Ivy Tech Community College. About 79% of this group were women, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
78 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

St Petersburg College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Each year, around 28,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The hospitality program at St Petersburg College awarded 78 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 37% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
77 Yearly Graduations
19% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Colorado Mountain College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in hospitality. Each year, around 5,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 77 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at Colorado Mountain College. About 19% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

75 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is University of Phoenix - Arizona. Roughly 94,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 75 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at UOPX - Arizona. Of these students, 67% were women and 41% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia
73 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Albany Technical College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 73 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at Albany Technical College. About 78% of this group were women, and 92% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

59 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,710 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,720 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 59 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at ASU - Downtown Phoenix. Of these students, 90% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
57 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Florida Atlantic University. Each year, around 30,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,467 per year.

The hospitality program at Florida Atlantic University awarded 57 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 60% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Athens Technical College

Athens, Georgia
57 Yearly Graduations
63% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Athens Technical College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in hospitality. Each year, around 4,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 57 people received their basic certificate in hospitality from Athens Technical College. About 63% of this group were women, and 23% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

50 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Roughly 29,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,580 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,826 per year.

The hospitality program at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis awarded 50 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 28% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#13

Central Texas College

Killeen, Texas
48 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Texas College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Roughly 16,700 attend the school each year. The hospitality program at Central Texas College awarded 48 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 60% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#14

Lake Land College

Mattoon, Illinois
45 Yearly Graduations
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lake Land College comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. The hospitality program at Lake Land College awarded 45 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#15

Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, North Carolina
43 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wake Technical Community College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Each year, around 22,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The hospitality program at Wake Technical Community College awarded 43 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 77% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, Virginia
41 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tidewater Community College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Roughly 19,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at Tidewater Community College. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 56% were women.

#17

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
38 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gwinnett Technical College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Each year, around 9,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 basic certificates were handed out to hospitality majors at GTC. Of these students, 92% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta, Georgia
38 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Atlanta Technical College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in hospitality. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The hospitality program at Atlanta Technical College awarded 38 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 87% were women and 95% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

36 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Orange Technical College - Mid Florida Campus. Roughly 2,700 attend the school each year. The hospitality program at Orange Technical College - Mid Florida Campus awarded 36 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 92% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

35 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for hospitality majors who are seeking their basic certificate is University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College. Each year, around 5,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 people received their basic certificate in hospitality from UA Pulaski Tech. About 57% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Hospitality Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Hospitality Management 1,092
Hotel/Motel Administration 541
Tourism/Travel Services Management 275
Meeting & Event Planning 233
Restaurant/Food Services Management 190

Below are some popular majors that are similar to hospitality that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 34,964
Accounting 12,037
Business Support & Assistance 10,337
Entrepreneurial Studies 3,572
Finance & Financial Management 2,713

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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