Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management

Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management

Whether you’re already in the dynamic lodging, tourism or food service industry or you want to enter the field, you’ll need creativity, communication and critical thinking to grow in this exciting, fun industry. Gateway’s Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management technical diploma will train you to advance in an exciting industry where new and innovative hospitality and tourism businesses are a major player in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth economies.

  • Learn real-world skills with project-based classes to develop skills in customer service, operations, problem solving and cost control.
  • Benefit from expert faculty with many relationships with local hospitality establishments for class projects and internships. 
  • Earn a valuable certificate in Hospitality Essentials in just nine credits as part of your diploma, which can make you even more attractive to potential employers.  
  • Fast track your career by completing your diploma in as little as two semesters and graduating ready for employment in this exciting industry.
  • Land a position with this technical diploma or choose to carry forward your credits toward an associate degree in Hospitality Management.


Program Credits




Financial Aid Eligible


Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $3,615
Books & Supplies: $1,582

Start Dates


Salary Outlook


Career Opportunities: Front Desk Supervisor, Housekeeping Supervisor, Kitchen Manager, Event Supervisor, Attraction Supervisor

Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.