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Eligibility and costs

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Admission requirements

This program is for students and professionals from all over the world. To be admitted, you must meet the following criteria:

For applicants who have completed post-secondary studies in Quebec: 

  • Hold a college diploma (DCS – R-Score cut-off of 24) that includes a course in math or accounting
    OR
    have completed at least 10 university-level curses (30 credits) before beginning the program and have completed a course in math or accounting
  • Have a good command of the spoken and written languages of instruction (required language tests: level C1).

For applicants who have received their education in another Canadian province:

  • Have a degree issued by a recognized educational institution outside of Quebec after at least 13 years of education or the equivalent and have completed the first year of a university program that includes the required math or accounting courses.
  • Have a good command of the spoken and written languages of instruction (required language tests: level C1).

For applicants who have received education outside Canada:

  • Hold a diploma issued by a recognized educational institution that is equivalent to a diploma of college studies or university degree and that includes a course in advanced mathematics or accounting.
  • Have a good command of the spoken and written languages of instruction (required language tests: level C1).

Based on professional experience:

With management experience:

  • Be at least 21 years old when starting the program.
  • Have a minimum of one year of management experience in the hospitality sector.
  • Have a good command of the spoken and written languages of instruction (required language tests: level C1).

Without management experience:

  • Be at least 21 years old when starting the program.
  • Have a minimum of one year of professional experience in the hospitality sector.
  • Have a good command of the spoken and written languages of instruction (required language tests: level C1).

Refer to the table Fichier pdf (121 KB) for a list of language tests recognized by the ITHQ and the required scores.

Notes:

  • Applicants who meet all of the admission requirements and who only need to pass the language tests to complete their application may be granted conditional admission upon the submission of their test results no later than 6 weeks after the admission deadline.
  • Applicants who meet all of the admission requirements except for the mathematics or accounting course may take this course in the first session of their program. Full admission will be conditional upon the completion of this requirement within the timeframe prescribed by the registrar’s office.
  • The registrar may grant conditional admission within prescribed time limits for atypical candidate profiles.
  • Refer to this guide for the equivalency of your education done outside Quebec (French only, for reference only).
  • You cannot submit a request to have your academic credits recognized until after you have been formally accepted into the program. 

Cost

  Québec students Canadian students living outside Québec International students
New file charge (non-refundable) $35 $35 $85
Registration fees $250 (X 8) $250 (X 8) $250 (X 8)
Tuition fees per credit $598.69/credit x 94 credits = $56,276.86 $598.69/credit x 94 credits
 = $56,276.86
$598.69/credit x 94 credits
 = $56,276.86

Course fee = $1,796.07
Internship fee = $1,197.38
Minus education access credit $325.81/credit x 94 credits =
$30,626.14
$325.81/credit x 94 credits =
$30,626.14
 
Total tuition costs for Quebec students $8,218.42

Price per credit = $87.43
Course fee = $262.29
Internship fee = $174.86
   
Total tuition costs for Canadian students living outside Quebec and French and Belgian citizens   $25,650.72

Price per credit = $272.88
Course fee = $818.64
Internship fee = $545.76
 
Desjardins compulsory health insurance     $720/year
Complementary insurance from the ITHQ student association (optional) Health and dental: $243/year (different coverage options available) Health and dental: $243/year (different coverage options available) Dental: $146/year (different coverage options available)

NOTES:

  • Registration fees include administrative services, student association fees, a voluntary contribution to the ITHQ Foundation and civil liability insurance.
  • Fees for internships and compulsory educational activities (including airfare, visa(s), accommodation, etc.) are the responsibility of students.
  • Students may have additional expenses, i.e., to purchase books and course notes.
  • Tuition fees for French and francophone Belgian citizens are the same as for Canadian residents who are not residents of Quebec. However, these students must pay the same new file charge as for all international students. 
  • A fee of $50 applies for a comparative evaluation of studies done outside Quebec, if required.
  • All fees are in Canadian dollars.
  • The amounts indicated are subject to change without notice.
  • Employers subject to the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition are entitled to submit the cost of this training program as part of the 1% of total payroll that companies must invest in employee training.

Financial aid

Student financial aid (reserved for Quebec residents) is available under the Loans and Bursaries Program of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

Some financial institutions also offer a student line of credit service for candidates admitted to this program.

    NOTE : The information on this page is subject to change.

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