Hospitality Management Diploma

Program Overview

Explore a wealth of opportunities in Hospitality Management with our Diploma Program here at Royal Metro College! 

Our Hospitality Management Diploma program is offered in collaboration with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), renowned as the foremost authority in hospitality management accreditation. AHLEI certifies professionals across various sectors of the hospitality, hotel, and tourism industry.

Uncover the path to a thriving career in the dynamic hospitality sector through our comprehensive Diploma Program in Hospitality Management. Our curriculum is rigorous, blending theoretical learning with practical experience, covering a range of key courses designed to equip you with both essential knowledge and practical skills.

This 12-course program, supplemented by an optional Cooperative Education component, is delivered through a myriad of engaging methods, including classroom instruction, computer-assisted learning, tutoring, guest speakers, and enriching field trips. This holistic approach ensures that graduates not only acquire the requisite knowledge and skills but also garner invaluable hands-on experience, positioning them for success in various careers within the hospitality and tourism industries.

Immerse yourself in the intricacies of hospitality management, from financial operations to impeccable guest services and beyond, as you embark on a journey guided by our seasoned industry professionals. 

Upon fulfilling all graduation requirements, students will be awarded two Diplomas:

  • Hospitality Management Diploma from the Royal Metro College;
  • Hospitality Management Diploma from the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Additionally, they will receive a Certificate of Specialization in Rooms Division from the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA).

Admission Requirements

(1) All applicants should be high school graduates or 18 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course.

(2) Applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language skills. The minimum level of English is  IELTS 5 for the program, or equivalency.

See college policies for related information.

Course Outline

103Hospitality Today: An Introduction80
241Management of Food and Beverage Operations80
250Supervision in the Hospitality Industry80
261Hotel and Restaurant Accounting80
333Managing Front Office Operations80
338Managing Housekeeping Operations80
468Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry80
472Hospitality Sales and Marketing80
281Hospitality Facilities Management and Design80
304Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry80
357Managing Hospitality Human Resources80
387Security and Loss Prevention Management80

Tuition and Duration

NOC Code6313 - Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
CIP Code52.0903 - Hospitality administration/management, general
DurationHours: 960
Weeks Full-Time: 48
ScheduleFull Time
Delivery MethodIn-Class
Language of InstructionEnglish
Domestic StudentsInternational Students
Application Fee$250$250
Administration Fee$350$350
Assessment Fee$250$250
Course Materials Fee$1,000$1,000

Program Related Questions

  • When does the program start?
    • The program start every month for flexible enrollment.
  • How long does the program take?
    • Each course within Hospitality programs takes approximately 1 month.
  • How long does it take to obtain the graduation certificate after completing the course?
    • Graduation certificates and official transcripts are typically issued within 2-3 weeks after all assignments are submitted.
  • What is the delivery method of the program?
    • We offer in-person, distance and hybrid classes.
  • Is the diploma recognized?
    • Yes, graduates can work as professionals in tourism, hospitality, and the service industry globally. Upon completing the program, graduates will also receive Hospitality Management Diploma and Certificate of Specialization for Rooms Division from the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA).
  • What topics/courses does the Hospitality program cover?
    • For detailed course outline, please refer to this page.
  • Can I transfer credits from other institutions?
    • Yes, we accept credit transfers from other institutions. The credit transfer needs to be approved by our Registry Office. For details, please contact

General Questions

  • When was RMC founded?
    • RMC was founded in 2005 as a career-training college in Coquitlam, BC.
  • What courses/programs do you offer?
    • At Royal Metro College (RMC), we offer a wide range of diploma and certificate programs. Including Esthetics Diploma (with Co-op option), Hospitality Diploma (with Co-op option), Business Administration Diploma, Early Childhood Education Assistant (ECEA), Nail Technology Certificate, Pedicure & Manicure, Facial Certificate, Waxing Certificate, and Eyelash Extension Certificate (three levels). We also offer Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP) and English Studies (ESL) programs to accelerate students’ academic progress.
  • Do you offer financial aid?
    • Qualified students can apply for StudentAid BC. They help with the cost of post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships. StudentAid BC also has programs that help with loan repayment.
  • How to apply for Royal Metro College?
    • You can apply in-person at Royal Metro College (RMC) or online, please visit here for more detail. To apply in-person, please visit us at #323-800 Carnarvon St, New Westminster, BC V3M 0J3.
  • When can I receive an update on my application?
    • You will receive an update on your application within 1-3 business days.
  • Do your programs qualify for study permit applications for international students?
    • All of our diploma programs are qualified for study permit applications. Students can apply for study permits within Canada or overseas. Royal Metro College welcomes students all over the world.
  • Is your diploma recognized in the industry/across Canada?
    • Yes, our diplomas are recognized worldwide, allowing graduates to work as professionals globally.
  • Is Royal Metro College (RMC) a Designated Learning Institution (DLI)?
    • Royal Metro College (RMC) is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) approved by the BC Ministry and Advanced Education – Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) and Education Quality Assurance (EQA) of British Columbia.
  • What’s the Refund policy?
    • For detailed information regarding refund policy, please refer to the refund policy.
  • Do you provide Provincial Attestation Letters (PAL) to international students?
    • Royal Metro College (RMC) can provide Provincial Attestation Letters (PAL) required for study permit applications to international students.
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