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UNLV Harrah College of Hospitality – Graduate Certificate in Gaming Management https://catalog.unlv.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=40&poid=11678.

The Graduate Certificate in Gaming Management is a 15-credit program designed to bring hospitality executives together to learn the latest gaming management and leadership techniques in an executive format, via the Internet and other media.  Courses are taught entirely online. In addition to regular tuition and fees, this program has an additional fee of $510 per credit to cover the cost of delivery in an executive format. Tuition Cost = $14,400.

San Diego State University – Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming


B.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management with Emphasis in Tribal Gaming

Students focus on cultural and political contexts; casino operations; legal and regulatory issues; marketing; and public relations in tribal gaming. Study includes governance; community and regional impact; customer relations; facility management; employee relations; and security.

Certificate in Tribal Casino Operations Management


Developed by SDSU Global Campus, SDSU’s Department of American Indian Studies, and the SDSU Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming, the Tribal Casino Operations Management Certificate Program is designed to provide higher education opportunities focused specifically on the tribal gaming industry. The certificate program consists of 12 units across five courses that explore topics like gaming in cultural and political contexts, casino management and operations, legal issues, and public relations. You’ll also learn how tribal gaming relates to tribal sovereignty and economic development of Indigenous communities.  Tuition Cost = $3,600.

College of Southern Nevada – Certificate in Casino Management


Casino Management: AAS

Successful completion of this Associate of Applied Science degree will provide students with an opportunity to seek employment in casino supervisory and management positions. For those currently employed in the industry, this credential enhances the opportunity for job advancement, professional growth, and career mobility. Students will obtain knowledge in table games, slot operations, casino surveillance, casino marketing, gaming laws and regulations, casino cage operations, casino mathematics, statistical analysis, financial accounting, and human relations in the casino industry.  Tuition Cost for this 62-credit program = $8,500.

Casino Management: CA

Successful completion of this certificate program will provide students with an opportunity to seek employment in entry-level casino and gaming positions. For those currently employed in the industry, this certificate enhances the opportunity for job advancement, professional growth, and career mobility. Students will obtain a basic knowledge of table games, slot operations, casino surveillance, casino marketing, gaming laws and regulations, and human relations in the casino industry.  Tuition Cost for this 30-credit program = $4,100.

University of Nevada Reno – Gaming Management Program


Certificate in Gaming Management

Complete 90 or more hours of instruction acquired by attendance in any Gaming Management course offered through Extended Studies. This may be any combination of residential (week-long) courses, short (one- and two-day) courses, online gaming courses, the Executive Development Program and customized in-house offerings. Tuition Cost = $11,900.

Executive Development Program

This weeklong program from November 4th – 12th, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort Spa & Casino delivers state-of-the-art, industry-specific knowledge in an intensive week of seminars, presentations and interactions. Participation in study teams and case-study analysis is an integral part of the program and is required of all participants. The program considers this daily interaction among faculty and participants as crucial to its success and vital to the overall experience.

In light of the changing economic picture, this year’s cases will involve such topics as managing struggling properties, dealing with social impact concerns in the community, and establishing marketing and positioning strategies in competitive gaming jurisdictions.

The 2023 program will include a full day of special in-depth seminars. Topics will include financing issues and casinos, turning around problem properties, casino mathematics and casino marketing. Fluency in English is required of all participants.  Tuition Cost = $9,200.

Advanced Management of Slot Operations (In-Person)

Directors, managers and supervisors involved in the productivity and profitability of a property’s slot operations will hone skills in analysis and marketing critical in creating and maintaining a successful slot operation. This advanced course develops analytical and data interpretation skills, and examines calculations and reports associated with slot machine performance and placement. Other topics include profitable layout and design issues, product selection and mix, creating and evaluating marketing events, using database systems and player club concepts. Tuition Cost = $2,700.

Management of Table Games

Every casino manager needs to develop effective skills and strategies to manage, analyze and evaluate the productivity and profitability of the table games operation. Taught by experienced industry professionals, this practical comprehensive course will explore some of the best demonstrated practices currently utilized in the gaming industry and examine the core business processes, or “five P’s” of table games: products, pricing, people interactions, productivity, and protection.

Course participants will gain information, techniques and strategies that will sharpen the ability to analyze and interpret the various reports and data integral to making better management decisions. Participants will also learn how to develop effective and productive marketing strategies to attract, retain and track customers.  Tuition Cost = $2,700.

University of Southern Mississippi – Online Casino Management Certificate


The Southern Miss Casino Management certificate is a fully online certificate program designed for business/non-major students interested in careers in resort casino management.

This 12-credit online program is ideal for working professionals in gaming, hospitality, or tourism seeking career development opportunities. If you are a casino executive looking to re-skill or expand your knowledge of casino resort management, this Casino Management Certificate program was specifically developed to further your successful employment in the gaming industry.  Tuition Cost = $390.

Florida Atlantic University – Casino and Gaming Industry Management Certificate


 This FAU online certificate in Casino and Gaming Industry Management provides a curriculum vital to success in the casino and gaming industry: marketing, casino operations, hotel/resort management and food and beverage. Tuition Cost = $?

Louisiana State University – Online Master of Business Administration

with a Hospitality and Casino Management Concentration


This online MBA degree with a concentration in Hospitality and Casino Management allows students that complete Hospitality Analytics to test for two industry certifications: Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) and Certification in Advanced Hotel and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA).

LSU Shreveport is one of the only universities in the country to offer this program. The unique focus on casino management helps students navigate the specific issues and challenges of doing business in hospitality and gaming facilities. This MBA prepares you for success in casino management, hotel operations, and other divisions of hospitality. Tuition Cost = $12,474.