The Hospitality industry provides a growing number exciting employment opportunities in hotels, restaurants, event planning, tourism and many other career options worldwide, with expanding entry-level and mid-level management positions. The Hospitality AAS degree is designed to provide students with professional industry skills including leadership, teamwork, enhanced customer service techniques, and hands-on applications. Students benefit from classroom learning, guest speakers, field trips, industry certifications, and a 225 hour cooperative internship in their area of interest. This program articulates to several four-year colleges. Credits earned in Hospitality Management Certificate program credits can be applied/articulated into the Hospitality AAS degree.