About the Program
The Hospitality Administration program is designed to prepare graduates for entry level management positions within the hospitality industry.
AWARD TYPES: Associate of Applied Science, Certificate Level 1
AREA OF STUDY: Public Safety, Transportation & Consumer Services
Degrees and Certificates
Hospitality Management - AAS
Associate of applied science
Hospitality Management - Hotel Management Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
Hospitality Management - Restaurant Management Certificate Level 1
Certificate Level 1
The Hospitality Administration Program is designed to prepare graduates for entry level management positions in the hospitality industry. Students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills for a successful career in a challenging business service environment. The program focuses on courses such as front office procedures, hospitality marketing, food and beverage management, hospitality human resource management, and hospitality facilities management. All of these courses are uniquely designed for the hospitality service industry. Program offerings include an AAS degree in Hospitality Management in addition to certificate options in both Hotel Management and Restaurant Management. Hospitality Administration.
Program Mission Statement
The Hospitality Administration Program successfully prepares graduates for career advancement in a global industry and for lifelong learning in our diverse community.
TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.
Houston Community College (HCC) has become the only higher education institution in the city to have an accredited Hospitality Administration Program. The Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) recently awarded HCC an initial accreditation that will last for seven years (winter 2016–winter 2023).
Contact information for ACPHA:
PO Box 400
Oxford, MD 21654
Phone: (410) 226 – 5527
There are 7,178 Food Service Managers and 642 Lodging Managers employed in the Greater Houston Area This number is expected to increase by 8.3% over the next four years.
The estimated annual job openings for Food Service Managers is 327 jobs a year.
Lodging Managers will see an increase of 8% in job growth over the next 8 years and can expect a median salary of $51,840 annually ($24.93/hour).
Food Service Managers will see an increase of 5% in job growth over the next 8 years and can expect a median salary of $50,820 annually ($24.43/hour)