Hospitality

An MCC Hospitality Management degree or certificate is your ticket to an exciting career in one of the largest industries in the U.S. Travel the globe. Manage a golf course. Become a nutritionist or a dietitian. Run a five-star restaurant or hotel or even open your own. You'll learn hands-on in our state-of-the-art facilities, which include an elegant student-run restaurant, computerized restaurant management system, multiple kitchens and labs, APOLLO and SABRE reservation systems, and more. Attend lectures by noted industry experts, and tour local hotels and restaurants. Get credit to travel with a study abroad program (destinations vary and additional travel costs apply). The opportunities are endless with an MCC hospitality education.

Degree Programs


Hospitality Management (A.A.S.)

This degree prepares you for a career within the hospitality industry. Core courses emphasize the skills identified by employers as crucial for success. Along with an introduction to the hospitality industry, you will study accounting, computers, customer service, human resource management, and participate in a co-op to gain work experience. Choose one of these five areas of specialization:

  • Food Service & Culinary Arts Track Learn the skills and attitude necessary for success in all areas of the food service industry, including management principles, equipment use and fundamental culinary skills.
  • Golf Management Track Develop the knowledge for a career in the golf industry, both on the course and behind the scenes. Courses cover golf shop operations, rules and tournament play, course maintenance, club fitting, and teaching skills.
  • Hotel Management Track Learn about hotel operations, sales and marketing, food preparation, banquet and event planning, cost controls, and hospitality law. This track prepares you for entry-level management in the fast-growing hotel industry. A summer co-op is required.
  • Travel & Tourism Track Develop the basic knowledge needed to succeed in the competitive travel and tourism business, including sales, marketing, and business skills.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC



Liberal Arts-Nutrition Sequence (A.S.)

This transfer program appeals to students who are interested in learning about food, nutrition and health science, and who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree in nutrition and/or dietetics leading to a career as a Registered Dietitian.
Requirements: Algebra II / Trigonometry or Math 104 at MCC


Certificates


Culinary Arts

This certificate prepares you for an entry-level position as a prep cook, line cook or assistant manager in a food service establishment. Two-semester program.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC


Food Service Management

The Food Service Management Certificate is designed for students who have previous experience in the production and services areas of the food industry, and who would like to gain deeper insight in order to advance professionally. Two-semester program.
Requirements: Pre-Algebra (one year high school math) or placement into Level 3 Math at MCC


Hotel Management

This certificate prepares you for an entry-level position in reservations, front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, or as a concierge. Two-semester program.
Requirements: Placement into English 101


Travel and Tourism

This certificate prepares you for an entry-level position in tour companies, travel agencies, tourism bureaus, cruise lines, car rental companies, and hotels.
Requirements: Placement into English 101

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