Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Leadership

All courses applied toward the certificate must be taken for credit.

Only non-majors are eligible. Courses cannot be counted toward more than one certificate; students are designated as "certificate students" when they declare an intent to complete a certificate plan (e.g., Management) and a university application; upon completion of certificate requirements, the program director will authorize the issuance of a printed certificate.

Required Courses:

  • THM 620 Principles and Practices in Tourism and Hospitality Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 300 Introduction to Leadership Concepts (3 Credit Hours)
  • LDRS 306 Leadership and Team Dynamics (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose one of the following courses:

  • THM 621 Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 623 Meetings, Conventions, and Events Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 624 Hotel and Resort Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • THM 625 International Hospitality: Problems and Planning (3 Credit Hours)


Contact Information

Dr. Stacey Smith
Fort Hays State University
McCartney Hall 206
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-4696
Email: slgsmith@fhsu.edu
Web: Tourism Management

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