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Train for a career in the global hotel and resort industry

Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op program

Unique in Canada. Over 1,000 hours of paid work experience! High scores in student satisfaction, grad placement and employer satisfaction.

Program code HADM
Duration 3 Years
Credential Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

Carefully balancing theory and practice, this program parallels the two year Hospitality Management – Hotel and Resort program. In a student-centered learning environment, students benefit from paid work experience, extensive experiential learning, and a focus on intrapreneurship. Students are immersed in innovative curriculum and develop effective professional management and leadership skills, enabling them to compete for positions of responsibility in the next generation of the hospitality service industry.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2021 Barrie
Winter 2022 Barrie
Summer 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

Work-integrated learning

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

What are the admission requirements for the Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort program?

Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/academic-regulations/


Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:

What career paths can I take in the hotel and resort industry?

Your Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort diploma gives you many career opportunities

Graduates from this program may find advanced positions in the following sectors:

  • hotels,
  • resorts,
  • clubs,
  • cruise lines,
  • restaurants,
  • attractions,
  • airlines,
  • industry suppliers,
  • ancillary services in health care and education.

Graduates are prepared to assume managerial positions in accommodations, food and beverage, sales and marketing, finance and accounting or as an owner/operator of entrepreneurial enterprises.

What courses are included in the Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort diploma program?

Course overview

28 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
2 Program Option Courses
3 General Education Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Hospitality Administration – Hotel and Resort program outline.

  • FLIE 1002 – Certifications for the Hospitality Industry
  • MATH 1041 – Mathematics for Hospitality
  • REAS 3001 – Research Methods and Analysis
  • TOUR 1009 – Dynamics of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Program Courses – Select 1 additional course from the Program Courses listed below.
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.

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