- Department of Hospitality
Start the journey to your dream job in the hotel, travel and tourism industry.
As the economy improves and more people find themselves traveling once again, hotel management professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in-demand.
Monroe Community College’s hotel management certificate will help you strengthen your business and people skills. You’ll master the tools you need to be a true professional in the hotel industry. You could thrive in positions such as:
- Front desk supervisor
- Spa manager
- Guest service representative
- Front desk clerk
Whether you want to start your career at a luxury resort, a chic urban hotel, or a quaint bed and breakfast, this program will help you get there.
Be the Star at a Four-Star Hotel
Nothing beats on-the-job experience. That’s why the hotel management certificate program includes a hospitality co-op, where you’ll apply what you learned in the classroom and gain valuable contacts.
When you complete the program you’ll be ready to start a career in the travel and tourism industry. You’ll qualify for entry-level positions at:
- Cruise lines
- Tour companies
- Tourism bureaus
- Car rental companies
Our certificate holders have found rewarding jobs at these and other leaders in the travel and tourism industry:
- Hilton Hotels and Resorts
- Disney – Theme Parks and Cruise Lines
- Woodcliff Hotel and Spa
- Spa at the Del Monte
- Princess Cruise Lines
- Holiday Inn Express
To find out more about the hotel management certificate from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 292-2200.
School(s): Applied Sciences & TechnologiesCIP Code: 52.0904
MCC Program Code: HM10
NYSED Code (BRI): 28192
This program is designed for the student who is primarily interested in a travel and tourism concentration without the broad liberal arts background. A graduate of this program will have established a basis for a career in the travel and tourism industry, and will be qualified for at least entry-level positions in tour companies, travel agencies, tourism bureaus, cruise lines, car rental companies, and hotels. Cooperative Education provides work-based experience to expand students' learning opportunities.
(Housed in the Hospitality Department)
Program Learning Outcomes
1) Identify regulations relevant to the operation of hospitality facilities to ensure compliance with the law.
2) Articulate the necessary steps to executing a successfully-planned event.
3) Describe the basic operating requirements of all the areas in a hotel.
4) Identify and discuss sales and marketing principles and procedures.
5) Demonstrate the ability to apply proper food handling techniques.
6) Apply different cooking techniques and predict their outcome.
Requirements for Program Entrance
Placement into ENG 101. TRS 094 or MTH 130 or higher.
|Distribution Requirements||Credit Hours|
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours|
|ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|FSA 103 Culinary Arts I||5|
|FSA 106 Food Safety and Sanitation||1|
|HSP 211 Hospitality Law||3|
|HSP 251 Hospitality Marketing||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours|
|HTL 105 Hotel Operations||3|
|HSP 102 Hospitality Service||4|
|HSP 201 Hospitality Human Resource Management||3|
|HSP 202 Banquet and Event Planning||3|
|COMPUTER RELATED CURRICULA/COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ELECTIVE||3|
|SUMMER SEMESTER: 4 Credit Hours|
|CE 260 Cooperative Education: Hospitality*||4|
NOTE: Please see the Hospitality Management A.A.S. Degree – Hotel, for a degree option to the Certificate program.