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Hospitality Operations

The Hospitality Operations Diploma program is offered in collaboration with the American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI) to prepare students of various roles in the hospitality industry. Students will learn industry-specific skills in computer applications, finance, operations, marketing and sales, etc. and demonstrate adequate and practical knowledge of hospitality operations upon graduation. Graduates will receive a Hospitality Operations Diploma from our college as well as a Hospitality Operations Diploma and various certificates from the well recognized American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Graduates may also choose to enrol in the Global Management in Hospitality Diploma program for further management studies.

  • Accredited by American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA)

  • Intensive in learning, yet flexible in schedule

  • Diploma in 8 months

  • Academic and career oriented, graduates may pursue further education or seek for career in the popular industry.

  • Opportunity for advancement to Global Hospitality Management Diploma studies at MCC

  • Popular industry with great career potential

  • Team-based teaching and discussion sessions

  • Double diplomas – From both AHLEI and MCC

  • Potential Triple Credentials – AHLA, MCC and UCW

  • Pathway to Degree Programs takes as little as 3 years to complete

Credential Offered


Length of Program

52 Full-time / Part-time weeks

Number of Courses


Number of Credits


Total Contact Hours


Method of Delivery


Semester Schedule

Fall (September - December)

Spring (January - April)

Summer I (May-June)

Summer II (July-August)


Vancouver Main Campus

900 - 549 Howe Street

Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 2C2

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Evidence of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; evidence of qualification can include an IELTS evaluation, or similar testing assessment to the level which can be closely deemed as equivalence (ie. TOEFL IBT), or the student can take the College’s language proficiency exam and achieve at least 70%.

  • Application fee:    CAD$200 (Domestic & International)

  • Tuition:

    • Domestic:

      • Program Total: CAD$10,320, equivalent to CAD$430 per credit (CAD$1,290 per course)

      • Textbooks / Course Materials: CAD$960

    • International: 

      • Program Total: CAD$13,680, equivalent to CAD$570 per credit (CAD$1,710 per course)

      • Textbooks / Course Materials: CAD$960

  • 4 weeks prior to starting of classes

  • late admission possible based on intake*

Successfully complete all required courses

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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900 - 549 Howe Street

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