Associate in Hospitality Management


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Olympic College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 70 different degrees and certificates in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The campus in Bremerton is located on a 33-acre site framed by views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, saltwater inlets, and the Cascade Mountains.

The secret to success in the hospitality industry is SERVICE or more precisely EXCELLENT SERVICE... and the secret to providing excellent service is the training provided to the waitstaff by the supervisor. This course will provide the potential supervisor with the knowledge and skills required to insure EXCELLENT SERVICE

Example Courses:


Intro to Hospitality Industry*

Intro to Hospitality is a comprehensive tour of the fascinating and challenging fields of the hospitality industry: travel and tourism, lodging, food service, meetings, conventions and expositions, leisure and recreation.
*Prerequisite: Instructor signature.

Elements of Hospitality Management

This course offers an overview of the characteristics and attributes of leaders and compares different leadership styles. The functions of management are detailed and the distinction between leadership and management is made. *Prerequisite: Instructor signature, students must have a valid Kitsap County Food Handler’s permit to provide to instructor, taken and passed HMGMT 102 with at least a 2.0 grade.

Beverage Management

This course covers the fundamental areas of beverage operations: the planning of the bar, bar staffing, legal factors to consider, drink costing, purchasing, receiving and storage, and beverage production methods.

Human Relations in Organizations

The study of interactions between people in organizational settings. The course focuses on developing skills to communicate effectively with other people as an individual, group, and a team member including verbal, non-verbal language, and listening skills.


Why Choose Olympic College?

  1. Personal attention and small classes
  2. Affordable tuition and homestay
  3. Residential hall available on campus
  4. Conveniently located close to Seattle
  5. TOEFL not required
  6. Intensive English Program
  7. Free conversation partners
  8. International Student Club
  9. On-campus employment
  10. 4-and 6-week summer sessions of Intensive English
  11. Guaranteed university transfer admission to designated 4-year universities
  12. Small international student population provides opportunities to speak English
  13. Opportunities to get involved in campus life and make lifelong friends

Tuition & Typical Costs: Non-resident
Tuition/Fees $4,053
Books/Supplies $1,095
Other $3,355
Room/board $9,828
TOTAL $18,231

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
2 years
18,231 USD
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