Hospitality managers make sure their restaurant, hotel, or other entertainment venue operates efficiently and is welcoming and comfortable for visitors.
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Why choose Hospitality Management?
- Prepare to be an entry-level supervisor in:
- Food service
- Hotel operations
- Convention & event management
- Travel & tourism
- Entertainment venues
- Have your choice of work environment & location because of the great variety of hospitality options
- Enjoy plenty of opportunities for travel & fine food
Prepare for what you will do at work
- Make sure the property is clean, well-maintained & welcoming
- Monitor the property operations & the budget
- Coordinate all services for events, including lodging, transportation & food service
- Oversee food preparation & make sure the establishment complies with health & safety standards & regulations
Explore professional organizations
- Texas Restaurant Association (TRA)
- Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
- American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)
Marketable skills you will learn
- Critical thinking
- Personal & social responsibility
- Computer literacy
Before you enroll, think about:
- You need to have a passion for customer service.
- Opportunities for travel and fine food abound!
- The hospitality industry can be especially busy when most people are celebrating holidays or are on vacation.
- Hospitality professionals may work extra hours to prepare for and manage special events.
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Degrees & Certificates
- Hospitality Management: Food Service Management, AAS
- Hospitality Management: Hospitality/Travel & Tourism Management, AAS
- Hospitality Management: Meeting & Event Planning/Convention & Group Management, AAS
- Beverage Management I
- Foodservice Operations
- Hospitality/Hotel Supervision
- Meeting & Event Planning/Convention & Group Management
- Course: Event Planning
How Much Time & Money to Finish?
2022–2023 Academic Year
|Degree or Certificate||Program Title||Hours||Total Tuition & Fees|
|AAS||Hospitality Management-Foodservice Management||60||$3,840|
|AAS||Hospitality Management-Hospitality/Travel & Tourism Management||60||$3,840|
|AAS||Hospitality Management-Meeting/Event Planning/Convention & Group Management||60||$3,840|
|CRT1||Beverage Management I||22||$1,408|
|CRT1||Meeting & Event Planning/Convention & Group Management||19||$1,216|
|CRT2||Beverage Management II||40||$2,560|
|CRT2||Hospitality/Travel & Tourism Supervision||43||$2,752|
- Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
- Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.
Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.
Earn More Choices & More Money
Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.
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Allen Powell, M.S.
Assistant Professor & Coordinator
Talia Dancer, M.S.
Updated July 18, 2022