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Hospitality Management

Students at any college can earn an award (degree or cert) in any of these programs. However, students may need to complete certain courses at other colleges within the District.

Program Overview

If you’re looking for a rewarding career that allows you to make everyone you meet feel special and appreciated, hospitality management could be your calling. There are numerous hospitality management jobs to choose from and several rewarding career paths you can follow — whether it’s managing a hotel, resort, spa, or restaurant, or specializing in golf or tourism development.

Our Hospitality Management program can train you in a number of areas, including guest services, facilities management, golf coaching, tourism development and management, events and meeting management, ecotourism, accounting, information systems, marketing, resources, and hospitality law.

If you enjoy working with people and bringing smiles to faces, make your new career happen by registering for our Hospitality Management program.

Why Scottsdale Community College?

The Hospitality: Golf Management program offers students access to a variety of career paths. The program is designed to prepare students for positions leading to careers such as teaching pros, golf directors, club managers, camp directors, pro shop managers, manufacturer sales representatives and other positions in golf, recreation and business. The curriculum is designed to prepare students with a firm business core providing emphasis in customer service, physical activities, and coaching theory and techniques.

The Hospitality: Hotel Management program is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in the hotel and resort industry. The program stresses written and oral communication, mathematical reasoning, business applications, and computer science. The curriculum is designed to provide a program that is well-rounded with a mix of business and life skills that are in demand with employers.

The Hospitality: Restaurant Management program is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in restaurants and commercial food service management. The program stresses written and oral communication, mathematical reasoning, business applications, and computer science with a mix of humanities, natural sciences, as well as social and behavioral sciences. The curriculum is designed to provide a program that is well-rounded with a mix of business and life skills that are in demand in the field of hospitality and tourism.

The Hospitality: Spa and Wellness Center Management program is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in spa and wellness center management. The program is designed to prepare students with an industry-specific business foundation combined with an overview of healthful living courses with specific application to spa and wellness center management. The curriculum is designed with a specific mix of skills that are in high demand with employers in a rapid-growth segment of the hospitality industry.

The Hospitality: Tourism Development and Management program is designed to prepare graduates for management careers in tourism development and management. The program provides an industry-specific planning and management foundation that examines tourism sectors, consumer behavior, and factors that influence tourism development and promotion. Graduates acquire a specific mix of skills that focus on the interaction of tourism with the economy, environment, and people.

The Meeting and Event Management certificate is only offered by Scottsdale Community College through the Hospitality & Tourism Management program. The Meeting and Event Management certificate is designed to prepare students to work in the role of a “meeting planner” for the hospitality, corporate and non-profit industries. The Meeting and Event Management program of study will prepare students to fully qualify the needs of the industry.

Ideal Meeting and Event Management students are:

  • Students who plan to complete their AAS degree in Hotel or Restaurant Management and want to enhance their resume and increase employability options
  • Those with a Bachelor’s degree and/or are gainfully employed and looking to broaden their skill set
  • Students without a degree but working in the hospitality sector and need meeting and event management coordination skills for their current or future employment

Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, hybrid, day, evening, full-time and part-time.

Textbooks

Most of our courses use low-cost textbooks or no cost material provided by your instructors. General education courses may have textbooks that cost more.