Hospitality Management | Western Technical College

Hospitality Management

Associate of Applied Science

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Hospitality is the fastest growing industry in the world, and the second largest industry in Wisconsin. Western’s Hospitality Management program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to supervise staff and manage basic operations in hospitality-oriented organizations. You will gain exposure to different facets of the industry, including food and beverage service, travel and lodging, and recreation and tourism. This associate’s degree program covers relevant topics such as customer service, supervision, software applications for business, human resources, event management, sales and promotions, finance, and more. Courses are offered in a convenient online format.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Hospitality Management

This program will cost about $9,700* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Hospitality Management 2019-2020 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding3
Employed in Related Occupation1
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment1
Continuing Education1
Not in Labor Market1

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Career Opportunities

Hotel and Lodging Manager
Restaurant General Manager
Banquet Manager
Food and Beverage Director
Maintenance Supervisor

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Plan the operations within a hospitality organization
  • Organize hospitality resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Control hospitality processes/procedures

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Transfer Agreements

Viterbo University

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