Pursue a New Career in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Take the first step towards a career in hospitality management with Penn Foster Career School's Hotel/Restaurant Management program. In our hospitality management courses, you can learn how to manage a hotel or restaurant in a matter of months — all online and at a pace that's right for you.

Why become a Hotel and Restaurant Manager?

Now is a great time to start your career path in hospitality management. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average restaurant manager salary is $52,770,¹ and the average hotel manager salary is even higher — $54,430.² With online training from Penn Foster Career School, you'll learn the skills to help you prepare for these rewarding careers.
Why become a Hotel and Restaurant Manager?

Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you're not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare for a career as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager.​
Self paced
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Hotel/Restaurant Management students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.

Hotel/Restaurant Management Course Details

In our hotel/restaurant management class, you'll cover important topics that will help you learn how to run a successful hotel and restaurant. Also, when you graduate, you can take the National Restaurant Association (NRA) ServSafe Food Handler online training course and certification exam at no additional cost!
Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.


With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your hotel/restaurant management training online today.
  • My Penn Foster program gave me the opportunity to further my studies while working and traveling.
    Nyameka N.
    Hotel and Restaurant Management Graduate
  • I liked that you could move at your own pace during the program. Everyone should be entitled to learn at their own comfort pace, Penn Foster agrees with that. They really help you with anything you may be dealing with and the lessons are very clear and give you a very in-depth understanding of the lessons.
    Serena H.
    Penn Foster Graduate

Where Can I Get a Job as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager?

A career in hotel and restaurant management can be an exciting, rewarding, and profitable career choice. There are many opportunities for hotel and restaurant managers; here are just a few: cruise ships or hotel chains, casinos, food and beverage management, residence and housekeeping, and superintendent service. And, with average yearly salaries over $52,000,¹ you can see why now is a great time to start on this career path.
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Get started today on your path towards a career in Hotel/Restaurant Management with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

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¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Food Service Managers, on the Internet here (visited June 13, 2020).

² Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Lodging Managers, on the Internet here (visited June 16, 2020). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.