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Tourism & Hospitality Management

Welcome to the Tourism & Hospitality Management

The Business Management (BMT) program (in partnership with the Northwest Career and Technical Academy) has developed a program to offer a Tourism and Hospitality Management program designed for persons interested in entry-level positions in the tourism and hospitality industry. The hospitality, travel and tourism industry is large and dynamic, and offers many fascinating and varied work environments within the following career pathways: hotels and resorts, cruise ship operations, gaming and casinos, conference centers, destination attractions, sports tourism, spas and resorts, catering companies, event management companies, golf and country clubs.

Employees in this rapidly growing industry require a clear understanding of customer service and relations, and demonstrate strong leadership and entrepreneurship skills in finance, sales, marketing and management. The program’s curriculum helps to prepare students to step into a wide range of entry-level service management positions.

Program Options

Whether you are a working professional seeking additional skill, or completely new to the world of tourism and hospitality, SVC's Tourism and Hospitality Management program is designed to meet your needs. The program offers several options for study:

  • Associate in Technical Arts degree with 90 credits of instruction
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management I Micro-certificate (19 credits)
    Provides entry-level training in tourism and hospitality management, marketing and business applications. Introduction to career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management II Micro-certificate (19 credits)
    Continues to build a foundation of entry- level skills for careers in tourism and hospitality management.
 Provides advanced training in computer applications, customer service and sales, catering and banquet management.

Contact Us

Sally Dixon, Department Chair
360.416.7784

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