Undergraduate Program

Restaurant Business Management Undergraduate Certificate

Program Highlights
  •  16 Week Program
  •  Accredited
  •  Instructor Assistance
  •  Your Own Success Coach
  •  Books Included in Tuition
Restaurant Business Management Certificate

In the Restaurant Business Management Certificate Program, students will be introduced to the language and key concepts of business. They will explore human resource management and operations management. Students will also be required to engage in supplemental studies specific to restaurant management and will be asked to apply general business concepts to restaurant management.

This certificate includes 12 credit hours within Lakewood University’s Associate of Applied Business in Business Management and can be taken as a stepping stone towards further education. This program also includes ServSafe® training food safety training and exam preparation.

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Program Outline
What You Receive
Career Outlook
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Program Outcomes
    •  Describe what management is (its functions) and explain the role of a manager
    •  Describe what human resource management is (its functions) and challenges
    •  Analyze motivation theories and the relationship between motivation and how they are used in decision making
    •  Describe operations in management, designing performance measures and how they are used in decisions making
    •  Demonstrate a basic understanding of accounting principals including the interpretation of common financial statements
    •  Describe technology trends and specifically how computers are used in the workplace
    •  Demonstrate language fundamentals necessary to communicate effectively with an emphasis on workplace oral and written communication
    •  Identify key areas need for ServSafe® food safety training
Program Outline
What You Receive

Lakewood University provides everything you need for the Restaurant Business Management Certificate Program. You will receive:

    • Textbooks and/or eBooks
    • A success coach to help you navigate your way to graduation
    • Academic support via text, email, web portal, or phone
    • Mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
    • Student Portal for instant access to lessons and support
    • Learning Resource Center online libraries
    • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
    • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
    • Career services for life
Career Outlook

Employment of restaurant business managers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Program Cost
Restaurant Business Management Certificate- 1 Semester
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: Tuition=: $5,052.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Technology/Library Fee – $175 for the first semester and $100 per degree semester thereafter; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.


No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.