Monroe’s Hospitality Management associate degree program covers the basics of the industry, including room division, food and beverage, and travel and tourism, all with an emphasis on communication skills. It is highly recommended that graduates go on to pursue a bachelor degree in hospitality in order to accelerate advancement in the industry.
Classes on campus, online, or a combination of both
Targeted, career-focused skills
Managing a restaurant or lodging operation, customer relations, and basic accounting principles are all essential to success in the hospitality industry. This program also includes several liberal arts electives and the opportunity to do an internship.
The program is preparing me for so many different career avenues to choose from!
AAS Hospitality Management, 2020
Dining Room Management
This course emphasizes customer service, basic table settings, buffet service, and wine and beverage service. Learn the fundamentals of point of sale systems, taking customers’ orders, and communication, plus traffic flow and event timing.
Monroe’s on-campus restaurant, The Dining Lab, is run entirely by students, from the front of the house to the kitchen. You can also intern in our student-run café, The Pastry Kiosk.
Your Future Career
Some job possibilities with your associate degree in hospitality management include: