Academic

The resources academic institutions need to prepare graduates for 21st century hospitality careers.

AHLEI provides secondary and post-secondary academic institutions with the resources they need to prepare graduates for 21st century hospitality careers. AHLEI develops print and digital textbooks, programs, certificates, customized textbooks, and diplomas for students at all levels. We work hand-in-hand with the hospitality industry to make sure all materials reflect real-life competencies and give students a professional edge as they begin their careers.

We also have targeted supplemental resources to enhance your curriculum, using industry-based training and certification to provide your students with a competitive edge when they enter the workforce.

Our academic sales team works with schools in the United States and Canada. Global academic institutions should refer to the International section of the website for information specific to their needs.

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Attention post-secondary students!

If you are enrolled in a college or university program, please visit our eCommerce pages to order an eBook or to purchase a final exam scan sheet.

Supervision 6e Now Available!

This market-leading textbook by Dr. Jack Ninemeier expertly introduces students to supervision and management skills essential to a successful career in hospitality. Learn more about the book or request a review copy now.

Supervision in the Hospitality Industry, 6e

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AHLEI textbooks cover every aspect of hospitality management. Textbooks are offered in print with final exam scan sheet for the AHLEI-graded exam, and as eBooks (no scan sheet) through the VitalSource Bookshelf platform.

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College & University

AHLEI has a global reputation as a provider of the some of the best hospitality textbooks in the industry. We partner with hospitality professors and industry experts to provide post-secondary schools with academic content based in industry practice.

When you use hospitality management textbooks from AHLEI, your students gain valuable knowledge that reflects current practices and trends in today’s hospitality industry. They can also receive AHLEI course completion certificates when they take and pass the AHLEI-graded final exam for the textbook. No other educational source offers this tangible industry connection. These certificates are backed by more than 65 years of AHLEI’s experience in providing materials to educate hospitality students and professionals around the world!

  • Academic institutions outside the United States and Canada should visit the International section of our website to learn how to partner with AHLEI to offer courses in your country.
  • Students enrolled in a college or university program should visit our eCommerce pages to order an eBook or to purchase a final exam scan sheet.
  • Become a Certified Hospitality Educator: The prestigious Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) designation is the only professional certification for those post-secondary instructors who teach hospitality. Learn more.

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High School

High school isn’t too early to get a start in hospitality education. AHLEI works with secondary schools across the country to help them launch their students into hospitality careers.

Looking for ways to give your high schools students a hospitality education? Look no further. Explore these options:

Our academic sales team can work with you to develop the best mix of products to meet your students’ hospitality education needs.

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New AHLEI Textbook Provides Latest in Advanced Food Safety Management Concepts

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has published a new edition of its food safety textbook, Food Safety and Quality Management, Third Edition, by Ronald F. Cichy and JaeMin Cha from The School of Hospitality Business, Michigan State University. Learn more about the book or request a review copy now.

Food Safety and Quality Management, Third Edition

Available in print or VitalSource eBook