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Train for a career in hospitality management

Hospitality – Hotel and Resort Operations Management Ontario College Diploma, Co-op program

Develop your career in all facets of the hospitality industry. Enjoy hands-on training and real-world experience with a paid co-op work term.

Program code HHRO
Duration 2 Years
Credential Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

Imagine an exciting hospitality career working at places such as five-star hotels, luxurious resorts, restaurants, clubs, and cruise lines. Hospitality professionals work with diverse clientele all over the world. Students are immersed in an innovative curriculum taught by faculty with valuable industry expertise. Learning takes place through extensive experiential opportunities including field trips, practical labs, workplace certifications, and study and travel abroad. Emphasis is put on both the food and beverage and rooms divisions of a hotel or resort property, and strategic industry partnerships complement student learning. 

Intake information

Start dateCampus
Winter 2023 Barrie
Summer 2023 Barrie
Fall 2023 Barrie, South Georgian Bay

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 – Hotel and Resort Operations Management program?

Hospitality – Hotel and Resort Operations Management 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:


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 for Prior Learning website for details:

What career paths can I take in hospitality management?

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

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

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

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

Course overview

19 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
3 General Education Courses
1 Co-op Work Term 

Program-specific courses

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