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Hospitality Management - Diploma (2019/20)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$9,117.84
Tuition: $6,948.90

Note: Year 1: $3970.80 and Year 2: $2978.10

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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:172.50
Lab Fee:607.44
Equipment Fee:900.00
Health and Dental Fee:459.00
Total Fees:$2,168.94

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

General Program Description

The Hospitality Management (HOSP) diploma prepares students for dynamic careers in the hospitality industry. This program is focused on regional hospitality industry needs and is enriched by a co-op experience that gives students direct work experience in hospitality operations. Semester schedules are organized to make the most of high-season work opportunities and provide students with the skills and technical knowledge required for success, combining business-focused education with practical hospitality education and experience.  

Credentials Granted

The Hospitality Management diploma program meets all requirements of the BC Provincial Hospitality Management Standardized Core Curriculum.

Diploma students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C- (55 percent) in all program courses that contribute to the diploma. Students intending to continue into the COTR BBA program are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C (60 percent) and an average course grade of C+ in all program courses that contribute to the BBA.  


The Hospitality Management diploma offers specialized courses in hospitality and business and is awarded to students who successfully complete the two-year diploma curriculum – a total of 63 credits.

Program Information

Graduates are prepared for entry-level staff and supervisory roles in the accommodation and food & beverage industries, in either the front- or back-of-house areas of the establishment. Graduates of this program will also be able to ladder into a Hospitality Management or Tourism Management degree program at other universities.

Academic courses combine face-to-face classes with laboratory simulation activities, cooking laboratory sessions and field trips / excursions. These opportunities to apply theory to practice contribute to a high standard of professionalism for graduates entering the hospitality industry.  


This program is primarily face-to-face classroom instruction, combined with labs, field activities in hospitality settings, and co-op placement.

Admission Requirements:

  • Secondary school graduation (or equivalent)
  • 65% in English 12 or equivalent; refer to course equivalency information on the college website
  • Students for whom English is a second language must meet the English proficiency requirements posted on the college website
  • Recommended: 65% in Foundation of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Principles of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, MATH 080, or equivalent
  • Recommended: Basic computer skills

Additional program requirements:
This program uses e-textbooks; all students are supplied with a computer as part of mandatory program fees.

Students will be required to purchase protective clothing, and a selection of small kitchen equipment (e.g., knives) for their HOSP 225 Food Introduction course.  

Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes

Credit can be awarded for one or more courses in this program through FA

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses will allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Transfer Opportunities

If you would like to continue your studies our courses transfer to a wide number of Canadian colleges and universities. If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.

Course Outline for: Hospitality Management - Diploma


Preparatory studies as required:

  • Required Industry certifications:
    Food Safe 1, Serving It Right, WHMIS, Occupational First Aid Level 1 and Super Host

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