School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

This Food and Beverage Management Undergraduate Certificate provides students the opportunity to prepare for a career in a variety of food and beverage operations, including hospitality, restaurants, and institutional (e.g. schools, hospitals) food service management. This 24-credit certificate is available to all Mason undergraduate students as well as nonstudents who possess a bachelor’s degree. The required courses provide exposure to the core business functions needed to succeed in the food and beverage industry. Students can complement that knowledge with specific electives that further enhance food and beverage skills for a wide array of employment opportunities.

Certificate Requirements

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Electives

Select 6 credits from the following:

Total credits: 24