SDSU's Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Management Certificate (HTM) is designed for international students planning a career in the hospitality and tourism industry and is available through ALI's Semester at SDSU program.

SDSU's HTM Certificate provides a strong business foundation and a real understanding of industry complexities and demands. SDSU produces new hospitality and tourism leaders poised for successful global connections from this strategic Pacific Rim location.

Program Highlights:

  • Classes with American Students
    SDSU courses with American students and professionals.
  • Business Practices
    Learn American business and hospitality practices.
  • Guest Speakers
    Guest speakers and visits to local businesses.
  • Hands-on Experience
    Experience business meetings, conventions, and event planning.
  • Official Transcript
    Credits earned are listed on an official SDSU transcript and may be transferable to other universities.
  • Customized Certificates
    Students may customize certificates in areas of interest with classes in hospitality (HTM) and/or recreation (RTM).

For course descriptions, please visit sdsu.edu/catalog. For sample class schedules of the courses usually offered, go to sdsu.edu/schedule. Please be aware not all courses are offered every semester.

Please note that the ALI cannot guarantee participation in specific university courses. Students enroll in classes on a space-available basis.

For more information or programming questions, please contact Crystal Carlson, Program Director, at crystal.carlson@sdsu.edu.

 

Semester at SDSU Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Management Certificate

Number of weeks

17

Hours of instruction

Varies according to course enrollment. Minimum 12 units undergraduate/9 units graduate

Requirements

TOEFL iBT 61 or IELTS 5.5. Proof of English proficiency is required with application.

Dates

See Calendar & Fees (All prices and dates are subject to change.)

Also included

All students have access to a variety of electives, pronunciation clinics, sports and conversation clubs, language and computer labs, personalized student counseling, library, and academic advising.