The nation’s dynamic lodging industry generates over $100 billion in yearly sales, employs over 2 million people and creates 100,000 new jobs each year. A wide variety of career opportunities exist in convention, resort, luxury and motor hotels as well as in new lodging concepts such as all-suite hotels, bed-and-breakfast inns and geriatric care facilities.
Graduates pursue management careers in rooms division, front office, food and beverage, conference services, banquets, marketing and sales, financial control, recreation, security, housekeeping and concierge among others.
The program was recently honored with the Governor's Connecticut Tourism Award in Hospitality Education Training.
The general objective of the Hotel Management program is to prepare students for employment or self-employment in entry to midlevel supervisory and management careers, in any of several types of lodging operations and related positions in operations, planning, tourism, sales and marketing. In addition, successful completion of the program provides graduates with the opportunity to transfer to bachelor of science degree programs in Hospitality Management/Administration in top universities.