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Hospitality Management

Make others feel at home in the hospitality field

Working in hospitality management is a rewarding career in a customer-oriented, people-first field. And ample employment opportunities are available in Hampton Roads. Tourism is the second largest revenue generator in Virginia Beach, supporting more than 12,000 jobs. Tidewater Community College’s hospitality management programs can help you jump start or advance an in-demand career in this growing field in as few as two semesters.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
65
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus, Online
Associate of Applied Science - Hospitality Management

As a student in our program, you’ll take courses in supervisory management, accounting, communications, cost control and marketing—a wide range that will prepare you with the business background necessary to succeed in this dynamic field.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
65
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Event Planning

Specialize your education in event organization, including meetings, educational conferences, and business conventions and exhibitions.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
65
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Food Service Management

You’ll follow the hospitality management curriculum enhanced with course work specific to food service, including recipe and menu management, catering management, and food and beverage cost control.

Semesters:
2
Credits:
28
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Event Planning

Learn how to organize events, from finances and logistics to use of technology and audiovisual equipment.

Semesters:
2
Credits:
28
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Food Service Management Trainee

Build a strong foundation in applied nutrition, sanitation and safety, food purchasing, and supervision in the hospitality industry.

Semesters:
2
Credits:
28
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Locations:
Norfolk Campus
Career Studies Certificate - Lodging Management Trainee

As a student in this area, you’ll take courses in hospitality management and law, accounting for small businesses, hotel front office operations, and executive housekeeping.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:
  • enjoy working with people
  • have a flair for organization and thinking on your feet
  • don't mind working nights, weekends and holidays

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