Program structure

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Duration and schedule

  • Starts every year in the fall and winter
  • Offered on a full-time or part-time basis
  • Spread over 3 years full-time (8 consecutive sessions)
  • Includes 2 mandatory internships of 675 hours (paid or unpaid, depending on the destination)


The program is divided into five sections that total 94 credits (30 three-credit courses and 2 two-credit internships): 

Section 1: Essential management knowledge (30 credits)

Section 2: Knowledge specific to hospitality management (48 credits)

Section 3: Electives – Choice of 3 courses from the following (9 credits)

Section 4: Final activity (3 credits)

Section 5: Two internships (4 credits)

Recommended path (full-time, starting in fall)


  • Some courses may not be offered every session.
  • Each course lasts 45 hours.
  • The ITHQ reserves the right to offer courses in French or English based on instructor availability. Note that approximately 50% of our courses are offered in French and 50% are offered in English.

Practical experience

Alternating work-study program:

  • Two 5-month paid or unpaid internships (675 hours each), including an international internship placement
  • Practical applications at the ITHQ's commercial facilities

Internships are mandatory for all of our regular programs. Specific rules have been established for each one. Any special conditions that an applicant is known to have upon enrolling in a program (health status, family situation, criminal record, etc.) may limit options for internship placements and job offers. Under no circumstances may these conditions be used to obtain an exemption to the rules for completing the program’s internship requirement. Note that you may need a visa for your internship, which may limit access to some destinations.


  • Students must look for their own internship opportunities to find establishments that will let them get the most out of their experience based on their goals and background.
  • The ITHQ will support you to make sure your internship experience is tailored to your skills and goals.


Please note that due to COVID-19, some or all of the internship or the objectives of the internship may change. Depending on the guidelines of the Canadian government and the authorities of the host country, the international internship may take place in Canada.

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