International Hospitality Operations: Diploma Summary

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Considering a career in the hospitality industry? A Diploma in International Hospitality Operations could prepare you for a career in management or operations within the hospitality industry. Preparation for this type of career requires coursework in leadership skills, marketing, service operations, and event management. Read on to find out more.
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Why Earn a Diploma in International Hospitality Operations?

With an International Hospitality Operations Diploma, the student will have the opportunity to work in an industry that involves travel, especially when working on a cruise line. If the student has knowledge of any foreign languages, more employment opportunities can be found overseas.

Career Possibilities

International Hospitality Operations Occupational Outlook and Demand

Graduates with International Hospitality Operations Diplomas may look forward to a promising occupational outlook. As incomes continue to rise, along with increased leisure time, the hospitality industry will experience more job growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

International Hospitality Operations Salary Information

The average salary reported by PayScale.com is approximately $37,448 per year for banquet managers and $49,274 per year for hotel general managers. Those with less than a year of experience may expect about $31,141 per year in their first year of employment in the hospitality industry.

Degree Specifics

International Hospitality Operations Coursework Requirements

In order to prepare for providing hospitality services at banquets, hotels, resorts, and cruise lines, the student must complete the following coursework to earn the International Hospitality Operations Diploma:

  • Team Supervision and Leadership
  • International Cuisine
  • Introduction to Service Organizations
  • Event Planning
  • International Marketing and Promotion
  • Accommodation Sales and Operations

International Hospitality Operations Skills Learned

Once all coursework has been completed for the International Hospitality Operations Diploma, the student should be able to:

  • Manage a culturally diverse staff
  • Provide service that meets or exceeds the expectations of customers

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    1. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Management (Spanish)
      • Master of Business Administration - Management (Spanish)
    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration, BA - Hospitality Management
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    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts - Accounting
      • Associate of Arts - Accounting
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    2. Grand Canyon University

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    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
      • DBA - Management
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      • MBA
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
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    3. College of Westchester

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    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration - Bachelor's
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    4. Purdue University Global

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    Master's
      • Master : Business Admin
      • MBA: Marketing
      • MBA: Finance
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      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
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    5. Saint Leo University

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      • DBA: Business Administration
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      • MBA: Business Administration
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      • BA: Business Administration - Management
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      • AA: Business Administration
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    6. Full Sail University

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    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
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    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration (BS)
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    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
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    10. Penn Foster

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      • Career Diploma - Certified Wedding Planner

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Keiser University

  • Master of Business Administration - Management (Spanish)
  • Business Administration, BA - Hospitality Management
  • Associate of Arts - Accounting

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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College of Westchester

  • Business Administration - Bachelor's

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Purdue University Global

  • Master : Business Admin
  • MBA: Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Admin
  • BSBA - Investment

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Saint Leo University

  • DBA: Business Administration
  • MBA: Business Administration
  • BA: Business Administration - Management
  • AA: Business Administration

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • B.S. - Music Business

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Independence University

  • Business Administration (BS)
  • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)

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Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA
  • Business Administration, B.S.
  • Business Administration, A.S.

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