Holland College | International Hospitality Management

International Hospitality Management

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Tourism & Culinary Centre
Credential: Diploma, International Hospitality Management
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

Note: Applicants must have the ability to perform physically challenging tasks

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $5,050 $4,426
Lab Fee $ 480 $ 450
Study Tour $ – $1,100
Student Union $168 $168
Health Insurance Fee $ 420 $ 420
Fitness Centre Fee $80 $80
Books $ 1,844 $ 740
Uniforms/Laundry $560 $ 560
Graduation Fee $ – $ 100
Total $8,602 $ 8,044
1stinstallment due upon first day of class $ 6,464 $ 4,598
2ndinstallment due January 6 $ 2,138 $ 3,446
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
On-Site Parking $ 164 $ 164
Total $ 164 $ 164

After graduating from the International Hospitality Management Program, you’ll be ready to work in:

  • Hotels, motels, and country inns
  • Resort operations
  • Restaurants
  • Pubs, lounges, and night clubs
  • Catering operations
  • Front office and guest services
  • Administration
  • Housekeeping
  • Food and beverage
  • Sales and marketing
  • Convention and conference services

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

Program Overview

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will now start on November 2, 2020 and end on June 25, 2021.

With a diploma in International Hospitality Management, you will be ready to manage all the details that make a restaurant, resort,  hotel, or nightclub a great experience for customers. Our business courses complement specialized training for food service, catering and hotel operations, and you will participate in practicums in our dining room and at local hotels. An international educational study tour will enhance your knowledge of cultural diversity and global standards of tourism and hospitality. You’ll work frequently at industry-related events, helping you to build a solid network of contacts for future employment. Every aspect of the program has been designed with input from industry, ensuring you will meet international standards of excellence.

The Culinary Institute of Canada is located in the Tourism and Culinary Centre. Take a virtual tour of the Tourism and Culinary Centre here.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.

This is a U.S. Federal Aid approved program. 


As part of the program, you will complete a mandatory term of paid internship in a work environment related to your field of study. The placement is a minimum of 500 hours over the summer between your first and second year. The internship placement officer and program instructors work to ensure you are ready for this employment.

Educational Study Tour

Get your passport ready! In your second year, you will participate in an educational study tour, typically in an international destination.

Semester Abroad Opportunities

Holland College has partnerships in Austria and Switzerland that may allow you to complete one semester abroad during your second year of study. You must meet specific conditions in order to participate in this opportunity.



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