Students accepted into the Graduate Academic Certificate in Hospitality Management will complete 12 hours of specified graduate courses. All 12 hours must be completed through UNT and with CMHT and HMGT courses.


Required Courses (6 hours)

HMGT 5250 (3 hours) Restaurant Development
HMGT 5280 (3 hours) Hotel and Restaurant Operations

Select Two Courses (6 hours)

HMGT 5520 (3 hours) Global Tourism
CMHT 5350 (3 hours) Issues and Trends
CHMT 5460 (3 hours) Human Capital Development
CMHT 5550 (3 hours) Promotional Strategies
CMHT 5700 (3 hours) Service Excellence
CMHT 5830 (3 hours) Legal & Regulatory Aspect

  • Students have a total of four years to complete the academic graduate certificate.
  • Certificate students who choose to continue in a graduate degree program are required to meet all the admission requirements, including GPA, GRE or GMAT, and prerequisites of students seeking a degree in CMHT. Satisfactory work (minimum of a B grade) on graduate courses may be applied to a 36-hour degree upon advisement of the graduate coordinator.
  • The CMHT Graduate Coordinator serves as the Major Advisor for students completing their degree plan.

**Specific admission requirements for the graduate certificate program can be found in the UNT Graduate Catalog.

Dr. Lisa Kennon
Associate Professor, CMHT Graduate Coordinator

1155 Union Circle #311100
Denton, TX 76203