Advance your career with Cornell University’s flexible, results-oriented online learning tailored to the challenges of working professionals. Learn at your own pace while engaging with participants from around the globe, build your network, and gain the education and skills you need to succeed in the hospitality industry.

Hotel Administration Certificates and Courses

Explore online professional development content from the School of Hotel Administration. Take a course or earn a certificate, and take control of your hospitality management career.

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Groups and Organizations

On-going professional development is integral to an organization’s success. We offer special programs, incentives, and options tailored specifically to groups & organizations.

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Service Excellence Training

Effectively building relationships is at the heart of great customer service. Invest in your organization’s future with Cornell’s online training for customer-facing employees.

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Why Online Courses?

Online learning is the most efficient and effective way for professionals to learn new skills through courses and gain key strategic insights into their industries and job functions. Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration has been offering online programming for over 18 years and is the global leader in hospitality education.

Work at a time and pace that easily integrates with your, or your team’s daily commitments and choose content that targets your needs. We offer live video conferencing, webinars, foundational training, single course experiences, and multi-course standard and advanced hospitality certificates to meet the modern learning needs of individuals and organizations.

Experience Online Learning

Can you accelerate your career growth and still live your life? You can with online courses and certificates from Cornell University.

What's New

New Beer Essentials certificate launches

In recent years, the craft beer industry has rapidly expanded, and the number of breweries worldwide has skyrocketed. This certificate program provides the end-to-end understanding of beer production, tasting, and selection needed to establish an effective beer program in a commercial setting or simply increase your knowledge, understanding, and ability to appreciate beer.

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NEW Online Certificates in Data Analytics from the Hotel School and eCornell

The Hotel School—powered by eCornell—introduces new online certificates in Data Analytics to its growing portfolio for hospitality industry professionals.

Angela Harrington

"In a very short period of time, Cornell allowed me to gain the very specific industry knowledge I needed to develop, own, and operate a four-star boutique property. It has been an extraordinary experience and one that has prepared me to launch my new venture in hospitality."

Angela Harrington Managing Partner, Catalyst Project Management, Master Certificate in Hospitality Management


Want to learn from Cornell University faculty experts without leaving your home or office? Our online content is developed by leading School of Hotel Administration faculty members and engages learners through carefully designed interactive content, discussions, activities, and real-world projects.

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