College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

About This Program

The Hospitality Management undergraduate certificate provides entry level management skills for those interested in employment or a career in the field.

The certificate articulates into Kent State's Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality and Event Management.

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • Mostly online
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Food service managers

  • 0.6% little or no change
  • 352,600 number of jobs
  • $56,590 potential earnings

Lodging managers

  • -11.7% decline
  • 57,200 number of jobs
  • $56,670 potential earnings

Personal service managers, all other; entertainment and recreation managers, except gambling; and managers, all other

  • -1.8% decline
  • 1,189,200 number of jobs
  • $116,350 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.