Associate of Arts Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality

An Associate of Arts degree may be earned by a student who has completed two years of study in a particular field. These degrees are offered at many colleges, vocational schools and universities around the world. What is an Associate of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality? This degree prepares an individual to work in the fields of hotel and restaurant management, catering, travel and tourism. Coursew… Read more

An Associate of Arts degree may be earned by a student who has completed two years of study in a particular field. These degrees are offered at many colleges, vocational schools and universities around the world.

What is an Associate of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality? This degree prepares an individual to work in the fields of hotel and restaurant management, catering, travel and tourism. Coursework prepares the individual for all aspects of this type of business, including how to manage employees and how to please customers. Classes may include lodging operation, accounting, property management, purchasing, food service safety, event management and marketing. This degree is designed to give the graduate a well-rounded education and the capability of starting a career in the field.

Graduates of a tourism and hospitality degree program may find that they have an increased knowledge of business, how to keep people happy while traveling and how to multitask while under pressure.

The cost to obtain this type of degree will vary depending on the school. To gain a broader worldview of tourism, some students may choose to study in a foreign country. Before making a commitment to a program, prospective students are encouraged to do adequate research regarding the costs involved.

There are many career options for an individual who has earned an Associate of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality. Becoming a manager in food service or lodging is common, but there are also graduates working at country clubs, cruise lines, resorts, convention centers and airlines. Virtually any venue that caters to people who are traveling or enjoying free time is a possibility for employment. Some graduates may choose to continue their education and work toward a bachelor’s degree.

Many colleges offer a variety of enrollment options for students, such as full-time, part-time or online schedules. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Pima Community College
Tucson, USA +6 More

Learn basic principles of hotel and restaurant management while completing lower-division required courses for a bachelor's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management...

Learn basic principles of hotel and restaurant management while completing lower-division required courses for a bachelor's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management... -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Santa Fe College
Gainesville, USA

This program provides you with the basic requirements to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree.

This program provides you with the basic requirements to transfer to a college or university as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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