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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management Program

Is Hospitality and Tourism Management for you?

  • Do you enjoy interacting with a variety of people?
  • Are you interested in learning about business operations, marketing, advertising, and customer service related to the hospitality and tourism industry?
  • Do you want to earn an industry-recognized certification?
  • Do you want to have authentic, work-based learning experiences?

About the Program

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Program is a nationally recognized program that was developed by industry experts and members of the American Hotel and Lodging Association.  The tourism industry offers significant job creation across all regions and has long been an industry with tremendous success for long-term career pathways.  Tourism is recognized as a major driver of economic growth and development.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Program helps high school students take steps toward promising hospitality careers.  The curriculum introduces the hospitality and tourism industry on a global scale with a large focus on diversity.  The curriculum is industry driven as evidenced by the fact that more than 60 industry leaders served as subject matter experts, ensuring that today's program matches the needs of hospitality employers across the world.  The program also focuses on developing students' managerial and leadership skills.

Sample Course Plan for Hospitality and Tourism

Sample Courses

  • Principles of Hospitality and Tourism 
  • Marketing for Hospitality 
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Internship, Hospitality and Tourism Management 

Certifications/Awards for Completing High School Plan

  • Articulation Agreement:
    • Montgomery College (Pending) 
  • Certification:
    • Certified Hospitality and Tourism Management Professional

Local Colleges Offering a Continuation of the Program







Career Opportunities

  • Customer Service Manager 
  • Convention Services Manager 
  • General Manger
  • Sales and Marketing Manager

Where this Program is Offered

If this program is not available at your school, meet with your counselor to select courses that will allow you to explore your interest in these careers.