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Hospitality Management

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
The hospitality industry will give you a career that provides endless opportunities - both in Canada and around the world. The Hospitality Management program at SAIT is known worldwide for its innovative curriculum and real-world education. At SAIT, we prepare our students for rewarding and in-demand careers in the global hospitality industry through expert instruction, hands-on learning and state-of-the art facilities. Our alumni are working in top hospitality organizations in Calgary, Canada and around the globe. During this full-time two year diploma program, you will obtain skills in lodging, food and beverage, and a host of other hospitality sectors. Your training will cover hotel and restaurant operations, wine and beverage appreciation, special events, marketing, human resources, accounting and much more. Our blended learning environment includes classroom instruction, laptop delivery and a live working environment - all delivered through a personalized approach. You will learn what it's like to work as a member of a hospitality team by participating in group projects, serving in the renowned Highwood restaurant, and executing special events on campus. You will also be trained on the latest industry software including:  Opera Property Management System,  MICROS point of sale system, and  OpenTable restaurant management software. As part of our close relationship with the hospitality sector, we are privileged to have some of the best and brightest leaders from the community serve on our advisory board. They help by providing insight into industry trends, and informing the development of an up-to-date and practical curriculum. Special events As a student, you will also have the opportunity to put your knowledge into action as part of a team planning and hosting special events such as:  HOSPO: the largest one-day tourism conference in Western Canada featuring 50 guest speakers and a career fair with over 50 industry booths,  Scholarship lunch and industry gala in The Highwood, and  SAIT President's gala dinner for 400 VIP delegates. Professional paid internship and study tours Between your first and second year of study, you will be able to apply your skills in a professional paid internship. In addition to gaining experience in a real-world environment, internships provide valuable connections and opportunities to network with future employers. As a student, you can also take advantage of exciting international study tours. Previous tour locations have included Scotland, Italy, Australia, Vietnam and Thailand.
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

At least 50% in the following courses or equivalents:

  • Math 30-2 or Math 20-1 or Applied Math 30 or Pure Math 20, AND,
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Admission alternatives for the Hospitality Management program are as follows:
    • In lieu of Math requirement, successful completion of BMAT 230 - Business Mathematics.
    • In lieu of English requirement, successful completion of COMM 240 - Business Communications I or COMN 220 - Communication and Presentation Skills.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,468.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,575.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $737.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 23, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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