Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

Degree Type

62-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

10-109-2

Time to Degree

2 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

On Campus

Those in the hospitality industry know the importance of a warm, welcoming reception and the friendly treatment of guests. The vast industry encompasses management careers in full-service resorts, fine-dining restaurants, cruise ships and more. Develop skills in supervision, budgeting, marketing and purchasing as related to the hospitality industry, including food service, lodging and tourism.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2023 Start

  • Submit application by August 7, 2023
  • Complete checklist items by August 14, 2023

Spring 2023 Start

  • Submit application by January 9, 2023
  • Complete checklist items by January 13, 2023

Summer 2023 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any PC
  • Uniform: $200
  • Black non-slip lace-up shoes: $50

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading, writing and math skills:
      • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
      • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
      • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
      • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to info@wctc.edu.

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Enrollment Counselor.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Enrollment team by filling out our online form or by email at enroll@wctc.edu.

Customer service skills are paramount to those working in the hospitality industry. Those who are detail oriented and have a positive attitude will be successful in this type of work. If you are a god communicator, team player and have superior problem-solving skills, a career in this field may be right for you.

  • Front Desk Supervisor
  • Banquet/Catering Manager
  • Special Event Supervisor
  • Concierge
  • Guest Services Supervisor
  • Restaurant Manager

This program is open to qualified high school applicants. Learn more >

Salary data not available

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Hospitality and Culinary students gain valuable experience at WCTC’s training restaurant, The Classic Room and The Classic Bistro.

2

International study tour opportunities and internships are available. In the past, students have traveled to Italy, France, England and Germany.

3

The Hospitality, Baking and Culinary Club promotes professionalism among members, develops and uses resources and talents to increase members’ knowledge of the hospitality/culinary industry, and improves human relations through club and industry interaction.

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Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

There are currently no program specific college credit agreements for Hospitality Management. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

College Program Name Credit Awards
Bellevue UniversityAny Bachelors Degreeup to 60, tuition discount
Cardinal StritchAny Bachelor Degree in the College of Business and Management60+
Franklin UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeJunior Standing
Grand Canyon UniversityAny Bachelors Degree10% tuition discount
Lakeland UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeJunior Standing, Credits Vary, 20% tuition discountJunior Standing, Credits Vary, 20% tuition discount
Mount Mary UniversityAny Bachelors DegreeJunior Standing
Ottawa UniversityBachelor of Arts or Scienceup to 80, and 20%+ tuition discount for WCTC grads
UW-Green BayOrganizational Leadership - Bachelor of Applied Studies60
UW-WhitewaterBA Arts and Sciences60
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeAny Bachelors Degree50-70

 

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