Diploma requirements | American Hotel Academy

Program Entrance Requirements:
– Entrance requirements: High School /GED
– English Proficiency: TOEFL 89 IBT or IELTS 6.5 or Cambridge Advanced Grade B.

To be awarded the Diploma in Hospitality Management, students are required to complete the following requirement:
– Curriculum Specific Graduation Requirements: 2.0 GPA (C average)

Module Overview:
– Breakdown: 24 courses+ Internship.
– Duration: 4 quarters (6 courses / quarter. Each quarter is 10 weeks.)
– Total Instructional Hours: 1440 hours

Diploma module description

Part 1: Fundamentals of Hospitality
The first part of the Diploma programme is focused on studying the fundamentals of the hospitality industry, acquiring practical experience and understanding the global hospitality industry at an introductory level. At the end of the first part of the program, students will be able to prove the basic tasks of the operational hotel departments, analyze and solve specific customer interaction situations. A significant amount of time is allocated for practice sessions in the school’s laboratories, complemented by the work experience students gain during the mandatory (international) internship.


1101 Customer Care

1102 Front Office Operations Management

1103 Food Sanitation & Safety

1105 F&B Service Management

1106 English for Hospitality


1201 Hospitality Today

1202 Gastronomy & Culinary Arts

1203 Housekeeping Operations Management

1305 Convention Management

1204 Hospitality Software

1205 Hospitality Accounting

1206 English for Hospitality

Part 2: Operations Management
The second part of the Diploma program is focused on operational management, as well as general management issues. At the end of the second part, the students will be able to assess a managerial situation, to analyze it and provide viable solutions. Also, they will be able to identify their career goals and create a professional development plan.


1301 Career Development

1302 Hospitality HR Management

1303 Research Methods

1402 Leadership & Management in the Hospitality Industry

1307 Business English


1401 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

1304 Hospitality Sales & Marketing

1403 Hospitality Facilities Management& Design

1404 Cross Cultural Management

1406 Strategic Management

1405 Business Law

1407 Business English