Earn your Food Service Management Certificate
You have a unique opportunity to pair food and business with the groundbreaking Food Service Management Certificate. Gain practical experience with local food industry professionals, from fast-food, to sit-down, to production, to better understand the facets of food operation and creation.
As a part of the only nutrition program in the Four Corners, this certificate is applicable to many students in other disciplines like business management, hospitality, entrepreneurship, and sports administration. Community members who are not students can participate as well to further their career horizons.
Walk away with experiential learning and a sought-after managerial credential from the nationally accredited restaurant association, ServSafe.
"In the food culture of Durango, learning to navigate and grow in the food industry is a great way to build a sustainable career with established and successful organizations."
This is a non-degree-seeking certificate. No prerequisites are required. You'll take 4 "high-flex" classes over 2 semesters:
This certificate prepares you for a career in the food service industry and private entities by introducing concepts of:
This practicum-based certificate will have students rotating to local restaurants and food production facilities to learn the various approaches to management flow, hazard analyses, and variations of management style to obtain excellent levels of safety and care.
Your career path
You'll be prepared to enter these fields:
Maggie Shields, Assistant Professor of Health & Human Services
Phone: 970-247-7581Email: email@example.com