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An Online Undergraduate Certificate in Restaurant Operations That Can Jump Start or Enhance Your Education

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Earn Your 100% Online Certificate in Restaurant Operations

Are you a talented restaurateur, hospitality professional, or a rising manager in a global franchise? Your recipe for delivering quality service and creating memorable customer experiences begins with our unique certificate that combines the essentials of front-office management with behind-the-scenes operations.

Designed also for those with a passion for owning their own restaurant, our flexible certificate is customizable – choose five of eight relevant courses – and can be added to a business or management degree, including our new entrepreneurial program.

In our Restaurant Operations program, you will:

  • Learn best practices in restaurant operations and service management
  • Explore principles of cost controls in foodservice and beverage operations
  • Examine fundamentals of hotel and restaurant purchasing and law
  • Boost your quantity food preparation and foodservice sanitation knowledge
  • Network with like-minded hospitality and restaurant experts

Classes are facilitated entirely online, allowing you the flexibility to complete a quality education while balancing your work-life priorities. This program draws security and law enforcement professionals from a variety of military, federal, general public, and private management sectors.

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A University Built For You

Accessible Learning

Plan around your work and life responsibilities with courses that are 100% online and feature weekly class schedules with no set login times.

Recognized for Quality

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Several programs have earned specialty accreditation.

Save Time

Certificate students can typically transfer up to 9 credits for previous academic coursework, job experience, and professional training. We also consider ACE-evaluated training and credits by exam.

Future-Focused

You have access to our vast network of working professional students and alumni, and our career services team provides continuous assistance.

Real-World Knowledge

You’ll be guided by faculty skilled in providing an engaging learning journey rooted in real-world experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Your Time to Shine

You always have a front row seat in APU’s online classroom. Undergraduate classes average 18 students.

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Making Quality Higher Education Within Reach

$0
Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

$0
Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

$0
Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

$285
Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

$250
Per Credit Hour

For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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