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Casino Management Certificate

The Casino Management Certificate develops proficiencies in casino resort operations management. This certificate program is designed for business students that are not hospitality and tourism management majors, who are interested in casino resort management careers. This certificate could also benefit individuals who are gaming professionals seeking professional development opportunities, hospitality and tourism professionals, and educators seeking to re-skill and expand their knowledge in casino resort management. 

The instructional approach is hi-touch with live video conferencing interaction, project mentoring, and guest lectures by casino executives affiliated with major gaming corporations such as Caesars/Harrah’s Entertainment, MGM Resorts International, Penn National Gaming, Boyd Gaming Corporation, Ameristar, and more. Participants enjoy interactive and synergistic learning through discussion boards and communications with instructors and peers through social media technology.

If you choose, certification course credits can be applied towards the B.S.B.A. in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) or as electives for other business degree programs. Please speak to your advisor for more information. 

This program is can be taken 100% online and students can potentially complete the certificate program in as little as one year.

  • Completion of five three-credit hour undergraduate casino resort management courses (15 credit hours)

  • Must receive a grade C or better in each course
  • Coursework must be completed within three years from the start date of the first course taken.

Casino and Resort Operations
Customer Services Management
Casino and Resort Financial Analysis
Regulatory, Legal and Security Aspects of Casino Operations
Casino and Report Marketing



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