The Hotel and Restaurant Management concentration provides specialized occupational instruction in all phases of hotel and restaurant management to prepare students for careers as managers/supervisors in the hospitality and tourism industry. Completion of the two-year program leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Students who complete the Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program are eligible to obtain ManageFirst™ Certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and certifications from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association in Specialized Food and Beverage Management and/or Hospitality Operations. In addition, students completing this program will be eligible to obtain ServSafe Sanitation certification from the National Restaurant Association.
Students enrolling in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology degree program must present proof of a minimum ACT Composite score of 16 with a subscore of 16 in reading on the ACT and 15 in math. Other eligibility criteria may apply – please see program advisor or counselor.
This program delivers foundation knowledge and relevant skills that can be applied in a variety of careers in lodging or restaurant operations.
Related job titles include chef, special events planning, restaurant manager, food service manager, food service director, food and beverage manager, banquet manager, food service supervisor, restaurant general manager, catering manager, kitchen manager, front office manager, hotel manager, resort manager, front desk manager, night manager, director of front office, rooms director, bed and breakfast innkeeper and travel services.