Hospitality and Tourism Management

Associate in Science

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality law, accounting, sanitation, marketing and sales

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Hospitality Management degree program provides students with hotel management courses and tourism management courses, that teach basic hospitality management principles and training for supervisory/management positions in the hotel, motel, lodging and tourism industry. Educational coursework includes an emphasis on communication, management, human relations and leadership skills.

The hospitality degree program provides students with a foundation for building a rewarding career in the second largest and fastest growing industry in Florida.

Students in this hospitality management degree are required to complete 600 internship hours in the hospitality/tourism field where they gain college credit and valuable, profitable work experience.

Candidates for jobs 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.


Program Information

Program Code:  2214

60 Credits

Financial Information

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

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.

Program Fact Sheet  

Academic Degree Plan  

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 633-8129

*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