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To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 C, M or U Mathematics (MBF3C, MCF3M or MCR3U)
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

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All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

 

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

 


Post-Admission Requirements:

  • Upon acceptance into the program, you must follow professional industry standards for decorum, uniform, hygiene and personal presentation. The restaurant and mixology lab courses have strict uniform and attendance standards and policies, which are mandatory for successful completion of these key courses.
  • It is mandatory to wear a Humber-issued restaurant and mixology uniform in practical lab classes in this program. Admittance to these classes is not permitted if you are not in uniform. The cost for the uniform has been added to your first semester tuition fees. In order for the uniform to be available for the first day of class, students must submit their size requirements via an online order form. For more information and to submit your uniform order, visit hrt.humber.ca.
  • Computer skills, specifically proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are an important asset in successfully completing the program.
Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthOpenOpen
January 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,967.26
  • international: $14,671.00

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

$450 - textbooks and support material (per semester); $100 - safety shoes; nominal fees (varying by semester) to cover costs of industry field trips and required industry certifications.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you've already learned and help you take the next step in less time. Humber also awards a $2500 degree scholarship to diploma graduates with a program grade point average of 80% or more.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Hospitality and Tourism Management, Bachelor of Commerce 

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of six semesters of full-time study plus a paid work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 65 per cent.
  • Any Grade 12U-level Mathematics or equivalent at the postsecondary level with a minimum grade of 60 per cent. The Math requirement must be completed prior to the start of your second semester of the degree program.  Humber offers a Math equivalency course as an option.  Additional course fees will apply.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

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Humber Diploma Pathways

Hospitality - Event Management 

Qualified graduates of the Hospitality-Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management program may be considered for admissions and may receive credit towards the first year of study.  For more information please contact your Program Coordinator.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick. Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen
stephen@unb.ca

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/applied-management/general-business.html

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality Management (Taught Route) 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Institution(s): Robert Gordon University

Graduates of Humber's Hospitality Management diploma program will be eligible for admission into Year 3 of Robert Gordon University's Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality Management (Taught Route) with full block credit transfer of 60 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available in the program. Applicants must:


- Show satisfactory completion of the Hospitality Management diploma program
– Have a grade point average of 3.0 or above.
– Supply a suitable reference from a Humber College program faculty member
– Where the applicants’ first language is not English, satisfactory evidence that the student meets the general English language requirements of the University may be required.
– Non-EU students requiring a Tier 4 visa must also meet the requirements set out by the UK Visas and Immigration Secure English Language Testing (SELT) for undergraduate entry to the UK as published on their website.
– Be eligible to obtain the requisite visa to enter the United Kingdom for study purposes.

For further information, contact:

KOM Consultants
Telephone: 905-318-8200
Toll Free: 1-877-318-8203
info@komconsultants.com

www.rgu.ac.uk/canada/#entry_requirements
www.komconsultants.com

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Business 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Ireland, UK
Institution(s): Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI)

Colleges Ontario has signed a unique agreement with the Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI) that allows Ontario College students to complete degree programs in Ireland.  This agreement allows graduates of two-year college programs in Ontario to secure a degree with two further years of study in Ireland.  Graduates of Humber's Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management diploma are eligible for consideration for admission in the following Institutes of Technology Ireland provided they have achieved or bettered a GPA of 60%:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Leisure Management with the Athlone Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Hospitality Management with the Cork Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Hospitality Management - Level 8 with the Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Hotel and Catering Management with the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant and Event Management - Level 7 with the Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Business with Tourism Management - Level 8 with the Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Tourism with Event Management - Level 7 with the Institute of Technology Sligo
  • Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in Marketing, Event Management & Public Relations - Level 7 with the Institute of Technology Sligo
  • Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary) Hotel Management - with the Institute of Technology Tralee
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management  with the Waterford Institute of Technology

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Humber Ontario Graduate Certificates

Humber offers a number of Ontario graduate certificates to help take your education further.

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Ontario Transfer Options

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Program Contact(s)

Jessica Estrela
Program Support Officer
416.675.6622 ext. 5830
jessica.estrela@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$2,058.97$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,524.37
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$150.68$150.68
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Our Program

Are you interested in a career that can take you around the world, offering a fast-paced and thrilling environment, where you can share your passion for people and incredible service? Then the hospitality industry is for you.

Humber’s Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management diploma program is the leader in hospitality management training. You will develop your business management skills via hands-on learning, theoretical classes and practical labs led by industry experts.

The Humber Hospitality Management Advantage

  • Enhance your resumé with industry certifications such as service excellence, food safety, responsible alcohol beverage service, and wine and beer knowledge
  • Learn state-of-the-art software applications including Micros: Opera, the premier hotel management system software and leading restaurant point-of-sale system
  • Embark on a 12-week industry placement providing you with on-the-job experience and industry contacts
  • Gain valuable instruction and guidance from faculty with extensive industry experience in concepts such as marketing and sales, leadership management, and sustainability

Note: A fast-track program is implemented for the January start. The first semester (January to April) is immediately followed by the second semester (May to July), resulting in a shorter summer break. The third semester begins in September, allowing students to complete the two-year program in just 16 months.

Work Placement

Students participate in a work placement with a hospitality organization that takes place in the fourth semester. Our internship coordinator provides direction and assistance for each student in securing a placement.

Industry partners who often provide work placements include:

  • Cara Operations
  • Fairmont Hotels
  • Four Seasons Hotels
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants
  • Ritz Carlton
  • Sir Corp
  • Starwood Hotels.

The Humber Experience 

Hotel & Restaurant Diploma program Video

Play the video to learn more about the Hospitality Management Diploma program.

Restaurants Canada Show
 

Restaurants Show Canada

Play the video to learn more about the involvement of our students within Restaurants Show Canada

Learn More About Hospitality Management

Humber Hospitality Management - Hotel Restaurant video

Watch the video. Hear about the Hospitality Management program from faculty and students.

Hospitality Students Promote Pan Am Games

Hospitality Students Promote Pan Am Games video

Watch the video to find out how Hospitality students help promote the Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Hospitality Management: An Overview

Hotel and Restaurant Management video

Watch the video to see what it is like to be a student in the Hospitality Management program.

"This program gave me the tools, resources and connections to super-launch my career into the hotel industry" - Tania F.

The Humber Advantage

State-of-the-art Facilities

Humber is the home of the Canadian Centre of Culinary Arts & Science, Canada’s leading centre of excellence in culinary education, apprenticeship training and culinary research and development.

Industry Leadership

Humber College’s School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism, in partnership with the Greater Toronto Hotel Association (GTHA), launched the Hotel Management Leadership Program. The part-time program helps address a significant gap in the hospitality industry labour market. Specifically, it trains management-level employees to become senior leaders in the hotel industry.

Humber Gastro Pub

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The Humber Room

Explore the Wine & Mixology Lab

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Wine & Mixology

In the Wine and Mixology room, students are introduced to wines of the world and the intricacies of food and wine pairing. In the mixology lab, students learn the theory and practical skills of a wide range of beverages and mixology including creating mixed drinks, understanding beers, spirits and wines.

Your Career

With over 9,000 hotels and 72,000 restaurants operating in Canada alone, the possibilities are endless for a career in the hospitality industry.

The Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council projects that the potential labour shortage in the industry in Canada could reach to more than 228,000 full-year jobs by 2030.

Hotels, restaurants, resorts, bars and nightclubs, attractions, and event planning companies in Canada and around the world hire Humber Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management graduates in positions such as:

  • hotel general managers
  • restaurant managers
  • bar managers
  • directors of food and beverage
  • directors of sales and marketing
  • directors of human resources
  • conference and event managers.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Qualified students have the opportunity to earn the following certifications: 

  • Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC) Service Excellence Certificate
  • Prud’homme Level 1 Beer Certification
  • Smart Serve Ontario Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service Certification
  • TrainCan – BASICS.fstTM Food Safety and Sanitation Certification
  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 and Level 2 Certification.

Please Note: There is an additional cost for some of these certifications.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Semester Abroad Options: Our program offers a unique semester abroad option operating annually in the winter semester. The options for students in this program include experiencing Europe and Taiwan.

Experience life as a student in a different country and get exposed to a new culture. Take your learning opportunities out of the classroom and across the globe and gain new life experiences that you can take with you on your career path.

Qualified students are eligible to undertake a study abroad service learning trip, which provides rewarding experiences and opportunities to do community service across the globe.

New study abroad trips and initiatives are introduced each fall. Additional fees apply.

Scholarships & Awards

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Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.

Study Abroad

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Humber Hospitality Management students may qualify for Study Abroad opportunities.

Headwaters Tourism & Humber College Deliver Third Annual Tourism Ambassador Certification Program

The legacy of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games lives on in the partnership that was first announced in October 2014 between Headwaters Tourism, Humber College and the Town of Caledon.

Students Visit Deerhurst Resort

54 Humber students from Hospitality Management, Tourism – Travel Services Management, Event Management and Culinary Management programs were given VIP treatment at Deerhurst Resort.

Humber Team Wins Frankie Tomatto's Competition

Hospitality Management students Sara Herrche and Kathryn Gee emerged as the winners of the third-annual Frankie Tomatto’s Restaurant Innovation Competition, held at the Restaurants Canada Show.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.