CHA Prerequisites

Who should apply?

Candidates must be a general manager, owner/operator in a hospitality company; or employed as a corporate executive responsible for the operation of three or more properties, who serves as regional or corporate director of operations, or has ultimate corporate responsibility for rooms, marketing, accounting and finance, human resources and engineering.

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Prerequisites

Candidates must be currently in the hospitality industry. Candidates who are in a qualifying position may apply for certification in one of three ways (see application for additional details).

PLAN A – Education Emphasis – Minimum two-year degree from accredited institution and two years of full-time experience in the qualifying position.

PLAN B – Experience Emphasis – Three years of full-time experience in the qualifying position.

PLAN C – Early Entry – Current full-time employment in the qualifying position and meet the experience requirement in order to earn the Professional Certification designation.