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Certifications and Continuing Education HOSTed Certification for High School Educators

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HOST – Hospitality, Operations, Service and Tourism – is Hilton College’s new FREE Certification in Hospitality Education. Recently developed by our faculty for those who teach hospitality and tourism programs at the high-school level, this certification program also provides 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit hours! 

To earn this certification, high school educators will complete four modules – all of which incorporate technology. An extra bonus? Through this course of study, participants will learn what Hilton College is doing to educate the future leaders of the hospitality industry!  

Modules include:

  • Module 1The Hospitality Industry from A to Z. Learn how the hospitality industry is defined, who the players are and what resources are available, as well as the latest industry trends and our take on the future of hospitality education.
  • Module 2The Lodging Side of the Industry. Check out and “check in” to how front desk operations work today and how this industry mainstay has evolved over the years. Learn more about sustainable practices in hotel rooms and the newest strategies behind revenue management.
  • Module 3What’s Cooking in Food & Beverage Operations? This module provides an overview of new F&B concepts, explores trends in beverage management and looks at how to control costs.
  • Module 4Support Services in Hospitality. What’s Really Behind that Door? Managing financial success, human resources, IT and data analytics are all key to opening the doors that support successful hospitality operations. We’ll discuss! 

Hosted by Hilton College, this HOST certification program is offered each summer. Plus, it's free of charge and presented 100% online over a two-week period. Participants can also opt for a one-week class schedule. Class size is limited to 50, so register today!

Our inaugural class is slated for June 12-25, 2023.  

Questions? Email GHLCert@uh.edu to learn more!  

THANK YOU for helping us to train the next generation of hospitality leaders!