•  Your first class is FREE!

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    Considering a career in Hospitality and Tourism Management? To introduce you to our program, we are offering a scholarship to new students that makes your first class FREE.

    Funded by the Pinellas County Hotel/Motel Association, this Foundation Scholarship pays tuition for your first 3-credit Hospitality & Tourism class.

    Apply online to take your first class free. For more information, call Sandy DeCarlo at 727-394-6130.

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Jenice Armstead
    Adjunct Faculty, Bach

    Greg Nenstiel
    Dean, College of Business
    (727) 341-3026
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  • Your hospitality career awaits

    Get the skills and credentials you need for an exciting career in hospitality and tourism management. Students in this program are highly recruited for employment at local, national and international companies in a growing and dynamic industry.

    Our Associate in Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and certificate programs can help boost your strengths and career options as a manager in the hospitality industry. Courses cover supervision, cost control, sanitation, laws governing the food and beverage and hospitality industries, customer service, front office procedures and food service operations.

    All of our certificates transfer to the A.S. degree, which transfers to our bachelor's degree in Sustainability Management.

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  • What You Will Learn

    • Management theory and supervisory development
    • Guest experiences and marketing
    • Decision making and leadership
    • Organizational, communications and human relations skills
    • Legal and ethical requirements of the profession
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  • Careers

    Our programs prepare you for employment as:

    You'll find people with a hospitality and tourism management background working for airlines, convention and visitors' bureaus, corporate food service, country and yacht clubs, cruise lines, hotels and resorts, restaurants, time share companies, tourism companies and trade show and exposition companies.