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Bachelor of Hospitality Management for Industry Executives
The demand for trained management personnel is growing. Apply your experience in the hospitality industry to a bachelor's degree in hospitality management. This program is designed for senior industry executives with extensive management experience and diploma level competencies. As the designated B.C. Centre for Leadership and Innovation in Hospitality, VCC offers a program to meet the needs of the accomodation and food service sectors of B.C.'s expanding tourism industry.
This program provides a course of studies that combines theoretical training with industry specific analysis and study. In addition to classroom and online work, students are required to participate in a variety of workshops and functions. Industry executives complete independent study projects during the May-August term and are exempted from the internship component of the program.
Part or Full‑time
Hospitality management graduates have found employment in hotels, motels, restaurants, food services departments, golf and country clubs, tourist facilities such as ski resorts, private and industrial catering firms, and in a wide variety of other organizations involved in food services such as hospitals, schools and universities. Some graduates also operate their own hospitality businesses such as restaurants, hotels, private catering and convention planning firms.
VCC welcomes applications from
Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to
educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
Applicants must submit a resume detailing work experience, which must include 10 years of management experience in the hospitality sector (vice-president, director, general manager or similar) or a combination of post-secondary education and work experience.
Submit at least two letters of reference from senior management hospitality professionals (one could be an academic source) with at least a three year working relationship.
Submit copies of all post-secondary education certificates, diplomas, courses, workshops, etc.
The hospitality industry is, first and foremost, a people business. This program has been designed to strengthen and encourage interpersonal skills and a team approach to course work. Students work with fellow students, industry representatives, members of the college community and the public. Students must have the desire to serve and work effectively as team players.
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Fees and Other Costs
$79.35 per credit hour
College initiative fee
Student union fee
$24.81 per term
Approximate costs of textbooks and supplies is $150 per course
medical/dental subject to eligibility.
- Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students making advanced payments for programs/courses or installment payments for current programs, will be required to pay increased rates. The application fee is non-refundable. For more information, see withdrawals and refunds specific to this program.
Note: All course/program information including course/program content, length, admission requirements, prerequisites, start/end dates, postponements and/or cancellation is subject to change without notice.