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Online Gaming Management Certificate

Round out your professional skills and give your hospitality career a boost with a certificate in gaming management. This unique, non-degree certificate program features instruction from some of the industry's most renowned experts and the individualized support you need to be successful. And since the program is fully online, you'll be able to study when you want and take classes as your schedule permits.

Program Structure

The Gaming Management Certificate is a self-paced, graduate online program for individuals who have at least one year of management experience in the hospitality industry and hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Online courses run in eight-week sessions: two sessions in fall and spring terms, and one session in summer term.

This certificate composed of five three-credit courses, including:

Required Course

  • Gaming Operations

Elective Courses (select four):

  • Internet and Mobile Gaming
  • Gaming Regulations, Law, and Compliance
  • Sociology of Gambling
  • Gaming Technologies
  • Fundamentals in Casino Operations
  • Casino Accounting and Auditing
  • Gaming, Government & Community Relations
  • Casino Marketing
  • Customer Development Strategies for Casino & Gaming

How to Apply

Students applying to the Gaming Management Certificate program follow the same process as those applying to the Harrah College of Hospitality's Master of Hospitality Administration (MHA) degree. As such, you must first apply to the UNLV Graduate College, identifying the “Gaming Certificate” as your program of choice. The program’s five courses/15 credits can be applied toward the MHA program should you decide to pursue a degree.

Applications Deadlines

  • Fall Term - July 1
  • Spring Term - November 15
  • Summer Term - April 1

State Compliance

UNLV is unable to provide fully online education to students from certain states. Visit the State Compliance page for more information.

Program Contacts

Hospitality Office of Graduate Programs
Hospitality Hall (UNLV), Rm 347