The Associate of Science in Hotel Management prepares students for management positions in hotels and resorts around the world.
Specialized classes will teach students the skills needed to manage multi-faceted hotel operations, while general education classes such as Composition, Supervision, Marketing, and Concept Development will develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and communication abilities.
Courses like Front Office Management, Housekeeping, Introduction to Food and Beverage, and Meeting Planning equip students with relevant industry knowledge and the managerial and administrative skills required to succeed in the growing hospitality field. Students also gain practical experience through on-the-job training in hotels and resorts.
Upon successful completion of the associate degree program, students may seek entry-level positions in hotels, restaurants, convention facilities, and resorts. Possible positions include assistant front office manager, assistant food and beverage manager, housekeeping manager, event planner, and sales representative.
Preview our Hotel Management Associate Curriculum.
All of our A.S. in Hotel Management students participate in a week-long, tuition-paid cruise & resort tour of Walt Disney World ®, central Florida resorts, and the Bahamas. Students who go on to complete the bachelor’s degree will have the opportunity to earn enough certifications from The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation to be designated as a Rooms Division Specialist.
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The Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management prepares students for management positions in hotels, resorts, restaurants, and other hospitality operations.
Advanced courses such as Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry, Risk Management, Diversity, and Leadership expand on the training provided at the associate level. Students also get invaluable firsthand experience while working in Philadelphia hotels. Upon successful completion of the program, students may pursue careers as assistant department managers or department managers in hotels, restaurants, resorts, and convention facilities, or they may even work as meeting planners, sales representatives, and foodservice supervisors.
Every bachelor’s student receives the rewarding opportunity to go on an eight-day tour of England. On their journey, students take in the country’s rich history and sights, enjoy English cuisine at esteemed restaurants, and interact with some of England’s most respected leaders in the culinary and hospitality fields.