Hotel Services - Certificate of Achievement

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Eric Gackenbach: 313-317-1572,, Campus Safety, Room: N-155B

Program Description


Provides opportunities for students to build character, leadership, and technical skills critical for success in the global industry of hospitality and tourism. For degrees in Hospitality Management, continue with the Associate Degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management and Bachelor of Science Degree at Henry Ford College.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. List, discuss and name companies in multiple segments of the Hospitality industry. List and describe entry level supervisory positions currently available in the marketplace within each segment.
  2. Achieve the designation of National Restaurant Association Serv-Safe Certified Food Protection Manager.
  3. Describe the functions of the night audit and various financial reports prepared by the front desk.
  4. Identify various types of hotels in terms of service they provide for the guest.
  5. Explain the relationship between the housekeeping, front office, maintenance, and food and beverage departments.
Career Opportunities
  • Hotel Associate
  • Front Office Lead Associate
  • Housekeeping Lead Associate
  • Concierge
  • Guest Services Lead Associate

Occupational Exposure/Risk

Common allergens, blood borne pathogens


Courses in the Hotel/Restaurant Management curriculum are supported by materials and certification exams from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, and Federation of Dining Room Professionals.

Instructors receive training and certifications from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, the Federation of Dining Room Professionals and the American Culinary Federation.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2018 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.