Hospitality and Tourism Management

Associate in Science


Hospitality law, accounting, sanitation, marketing and sales

About Hospitality and Tourism Management (A.S.)


The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program's mission is to educate, train and develop students for career-oriented positions as managers and leaders in the dynamic hospitality industry’s diverse array of businesses.

About the Program:

This program provides students the foundation needed to pursue a rewarding career in the hospitality and tourism industry, which is the second largest and fastest growing industry in Florida. Educational coursework includes an emphasis on communication, management, human relations and leadership skills.

Upon completion, graduates will be able to do the following:  

  • Identify the organization and function of the hospitality industry. 
  • Develop and master basic sanitation competencies by earning the ServSafe Managers Certification
  • Perform communication activities.
  • Identify terminology unique to the food and beverage industry.
  • Manage guest interactions.

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The following scholarships are available for students. Please visit the Scholarships Page for more information and to apply.

  • Noody Lewis Endowed Scholarship
  • Claude Collins Hospitality Scholarship
  • William & Dorothy Strickland Culinary Endowed Scholarship
  • The School of Culinary Arts Scholarship

Student Placement Rates:

2018-19: 95%

Resource: Florida Department of Education Curriculum Framework

Candidates for careers in this field must have an understanding of accounting principles, good customer service skills and basic knowledge of personnel and operations management. Typical hospitality managers’ jobs include hotel managers, front desk manager, manager of housekeeping or manager of operations. 


This program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), 203 Morris Street, PO Box 400, Oxford MD 21654 (410) 226-5527 and graduates are eligible for the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe Manager certification.

Retention Rates:

Completed Enrolled
Retained Following Year
Retained Following Year
2016‐17 6 61 27 44.3%
2017‐18 5 50 21 42.0%
2018‐19 6 58 30 51.7%
2019‐20 3 67 -- --
Notes: The program is Hospitality and Tourism Management (FSCJ A.S. Program 2214; 60credit hours, CIP: 52.0901). The data source is AA‐1A VERIFICATION REPORT DATA SET and Report for applicable years 1E ‐ 3E SUBMISSION (accessed 11/27/20). Following year retention includes completers in that year. Contact FSCJ Institutional and Workforce Analytics.


Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook

This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

Resources and Documents

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Program Information

Program Code:  2214

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Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $6,607*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Payment Plans

Additional Costs

Must also purchase a knife set, approved chef's uniform, black non-skid shoes and textbooks prior to enrolling in any food production class. Students enrolled in dining room courses will be required to purchase dining room uniforms.

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 633-8128

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule