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Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant

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Key Details

Program Start Dates

May 2024

September 2024

January 2025

May 2025

Please visit Ontario College Application Service to learn more about start dates

Program Delivery

Flex / Full-time


Ontario College Diploma

Program Duration

4 Semesters

Program Contacts

Jean Beauchemin

Program Coordinator / Professor

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705-566-8101 ext.6948
International Admissions
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Program Overview

Craft remarkable experiences for guests who expect the best  

Launch your hospitality career with our dynamic one-of-a-kind program that strives to produce passionate and service-obsessed professionals who have a talent for making guests feel welcome. You’ll gain the ability to flourish in a fast-paced environment with a skill set desired worldwide and meet new people from diverse backgrounds as you develop a sustainable and rewarding career. 

Nestled in Northern Ontario, one of Ontario’s premier tourism destinations, you’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of hotel and restaurant operations, big and small, while honing the management skills you need to thrive in all sectors of hospitality and tourism throughout the globe. 

Program Highlights

Program highlights

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of hospitality and tourism operations 
  • Enter the workplace with a unique mix of technical and soft skills 
  • Opportunity to earn industry certifications related to food service, tourism, and hospitality 
  • Fast-track options available through Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) 
  • Hands-on learning while completing an industry placement 


Admission requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

International Student Admissions

Are you an international student? Learn more about additional requirements.

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Additional admission requirements


  • Computer competency in relevant software

Academic Upgrading

Are you missing admission requirements? Strengthen your academic skills for free at your own pace through Academic Upgrading!

Program Delivery

Program delivery


Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 3:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 4:  Spring 2025


Fall term start

SEMESTER 1:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Fall 2025
SEMESTER 4:   Winter 2026

Winter term start

SEMESTER 1:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Spring 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Fall 2025
SEMESTER 4:   Winter 2026

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1:  Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2:  Fall 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Winter 2026
SEMESTER 4:  Spring 2026

Program of Study

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ACC 1045Introduction to Accounting3
BUS 1125Business Professionalism3
BUS 1146Introduction to Business Management3
BUS 1211Business Mathematics3
ENG 1002College Communications3
HRM 1035Hospitality and Tourism3
ISP 3026Spreadsheets for Business3
Semester 2
ACC 1050Financial Accounting3
BUS 1111Business Research Methods3
BUS 1153CSR and Ethics3
BUS 1212Financial Mathematics3
LAW 1029Hospitality Law & Risk Mgmt3
MKT 1204Foundations of Marketing3
One General Education Course. 13
Semester 3
BUS 2040Organizational Behavior3
HRM 1016Procurement & Cost Control3
HRM 1027Facilities Management3
HRM 1029Food Nutrition and Beverage3
HRM 1034Sales and Customer Service3
IND 1011Indigenous Business and Economics3
One General Education Course. 13
Semester 4
HRM 1026Event Conference Management3
HRM 1028

or HRM 1025
Field Placement

or Capstone
HRM 1030Gaming Casinos Entertainment3
HRM 1031Restaurant Operations3
HRM 1032Revenue Management3
HRM 1033Rooms and Front Office Admin3
One General Education Course. 13
 Total Credits87

For more information regarding General Education courses, click here.


Tuition Cost

Canadian Students

$3,996.30Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

International Students

$17,608.33Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

Important Notice

Fees presented are estimates based on projections for future academic year(s) of study. Actual fees charged may differ from what is published here. A full detailed listing of all fees is available in myCambrian and updated annually no later than May 1 for the following academic year. Students in Academic Upgrading are responsible for any fees listed on their invoice each term.

Tuition and ancillary fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books and supplies

Books and supplies may be required at the course level over and above what is estimated above. Please consult your professor/instructor for further information.

College may be more affordable than you think!

Have you said, “school can wait another year”? Don’t sacrifice your future any longer – you can do it!

Whether it’s fear, financial reasons, or something else that is impacting your decision to start school, we’re here to listen to you and help in any way we can!

Work-integrated learning (WIL)

Take your education beyond the classroom!

Cambrian programs blend academic learning, hands-on training, and community involvement opportunities to help you achieve your ultimate goal – your dream career. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios within and outside of the classroom through work-integrated learning. Whether it be a capstone project, co-op, practicum, preceptorship component, or placement, you’ll benefit from a practical, job-related experience before you graduate.

Field of Study

School of Business

Cambrian’s School of Business offers a wide range of programs designed to ignite your potential. Create your own narrative with programs that combine classroom knowledge with real-world experience. Cambrian gives you the tools to succeed in the compelling and fast-paced business sector.

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Career Outcomes

Employment opportunities

This program can lead to career opportunities in many sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry.

You may work for a large hotel chain, conference and entertainment venues, and a food service operation such as a bar, pub, or restaurant. Opportunities are also available in non-traditional roles such as industry support organizations, tourism boards, distributors, and manufacturers.

Career opportunities can include positions, but not limited to roles such as:

  • Front Office Manager
  • Concierge
  • Casino Manager or Supervisor
  • Event Coordinator, Planner or Managers
  • Hotel and Resort Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Tourism Advisor
  • Revenue and Finance Manager
  • Human Resources Generalist or Coordinator
  • Food and Beverage Manager or Supervisor
  • Club Manager
  • Attractions Manager
  • Membership Coordinator

Some graduates also choose to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities.

Salaries vary depending on your location, the market of choice, and the scale and status of the enterprise, among other factors – the possibilities are endless!

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Need a career coach?

Explore how this program can lead to a great career! Cambrian’s Career Coach platform is a user-friendly, online tool that provides up-to-date and comprehensive labour market data to help you explore career options, salary expectations for the Greater Sudbury region, and more!

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Minimum technology requirements

Success in this program requires that you come equipped with some program-specific technology requirements.

Bring your own device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD principle to both enrich the student learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure flexibility!

Ready to take the first step?

Start gaining the highest level of skills at Cambrian now – and you’ll be ready to take advantage of the many career opportunities waiting for you just around the corner. The future is yours!

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