Already have an administrative background, but thinking about hospitality? This certificate is designed with you in mind.
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Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional
Program Number: 901068CERT
Your Degree:
Area of Study:
Culinary, Hospitality and Fitness
Delivery Method:
100% Online
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
15 Credits | Finish training in 1-2 semesters
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$2,115.00 Tuition
$302.25 Materials/Supplemental Costs
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  • Program Overview

    Are you working towards an administrative support position or already a working professional and looking to work in the hospitality field? The Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional at Madison College is perfect for you to broaden your knowledge of the hospitality industry. A combination of administrative professional skills and hospitality management skills can propel your career in an exciting new direction. Already in the hospitality industry? This certificate can give you the skills you need to need to be efficient in managing the hospitality office.

    Program Details

    Students in the Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional program can attend full or part-time.

    Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax


    After completing the Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional you will be ready for a range of professional positions including: 

    • Administrative Professional
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Office Assistant
    • Receptionist
    • Customer Service Representative
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

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  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application available: February 1
    • Application deadline: October 15

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available: September 15
    • Application deadline: March 15

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • This certificate fills on a first-come, first-served basis; once capacity has been reached, it does not maintain a waitlist
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.


  • Career Outcomes

    The Hospitality Certificate for the Business Professional at MATC will give you the skills you need to take your career into an exciting new direction  hospitality. You will learn about the hospitality field and hospitality leadership, as well as event planning. 

Ready to get started?
Your first step is to apply to Madison College. It's easy and free to apply, so get started today!
Contact the School of Business and Applied Arts

Madison Truax Campus
Main Building, D3631

1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
608.246.6003 (Ext. 8)


Service Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm (In-Person and Virtual)
  • Friday: 8 am - 4 pm (Virtual Only)