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Hospitality Management

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 01551 Length: 4 semesters

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



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

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

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.

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The 2016-2017 fee for 2 semesters is:

  • domestic: $3,988.46
  • international: $14,200.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 


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Program Contact(s)

Jessica Estrela
Program Support Officer
416.675.6622 ext. 5830



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Phone 1-416-675-5067

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Applications to Humber are made through Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or

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If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$503.51$503.51


Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$503.51$503.51


Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$503.51$503.51


Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$503.51$503.51

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

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

Humber’s Hospitality 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 Fidelio – a leading restaurant point-of-sale system
  • Embark on a 14-week industry placement providing you with on-the-job experience and industry contacts
  • Study abroad and travel internationally with unique opportunities in Europe, Taiwan and Central America
  • 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.

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Work Placement

Work placements are a valuable way to gain work experience and develop contacts to potentially get hired before or after graduating.

A key feature of the program takes place in the fourth semester with a 14-week placement with a hospitality organization. Our internship co-ordinator provides direction and assistance for each student in securing a placement. Industry partners who often offer full-time employment to graduates 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

hospitality student

The Humber Room

Explore the Wine & Mixology Lab

Take a 360 degree tour!

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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 and growth worldwide, your career opportunities are abundant!

The Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council projects that the potential labour shortage in tourism services 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 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.

Study Abroad

Qualified students are eligible to undertake one of the following study abroad opportunities:

Short Duration Options: These short duration experiential learning opportunities operate annually in May and are 10 to 20 days in length. Destinations include Europe, Asia and Central America.

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, Taiwan and Central America.

Alumni Success Story

Kim Miyama

Kim Miyama completed a diploma in Hotel/Restaurant Management followed by a post-graduate diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Administration in 2006 before launching a successful business in event planning

Scholarships & Awards

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

Study Abroad

Humber Hospitality Management students may qualify for Study Abroad opportunities.

Team Plate Up!

Further to weeks of tireless work Christina Hontar, Venessa Fazio, Coach Nicole Chuchmach and supporting grads, Sara Herrche and Kathryn Gee have much to be proud of!

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.

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