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A student in the Hospitality Management associate degree program oversees a chef as he lays out food on a tray.

Do you like to travel? Do you enjoy making other people happy? The Hospitality Management Associate Degree Program will prepare you for many careers in the hospitality industry including meeting and event planner, hotel or restaurant manager, casino or spa supervisor, or customer relation specialist on a cruise ship, at an amusement park, or at a concert or sporting venue.

Why Choose NECC?

NECC’s Associate in Science Degree in Hospitality Management hones your communication, organization, and problem-solving skills while building your understanding of business operations. You can enter the workforce immediately or transfer to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality or a related major. With this program you will:

  • Gain a strong foundation in business and liberal arts
  • Acquire an international perspective and expand your cultural understanding
  • Gain real-world experience through hospitality internships
  • Benefit from elective courses that enable you to focus on specific career or transfer goals

Because of NECC

You will be able to join hundreds of NECC alumni working in the hospitality industry and loving it! After completing the Hospitality Management program you can:

  • Begin working at hotels, resorts, or entertainment venues that are nearby, in the U.S. or anywhere around the world
  • Transfer into one of multiple hospitality programs offered at four-year colleges or universities, saving thousands of dollars on your education
  • Pursue a variety of career paths from guest services to food and beverage, to planning meetings or special events such as weddings

Top Rated Field of Study

The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Business Management among the top of all employment categories.

Program Pathway

A pathway is the most efficient sequence of courses semester-to-semester recommended for students to complete their degree. View the suggested pathway for Hospitality Management.

Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes - Hospitality Management Associate Degree

Student Learning Outcomes – Hospitality Management Associate Degree

  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork necessary to achieve common goals upon joining the diverse workforce of the hospitality industry.
  • Recognize ethical and legal considerations affecting organizations in the hospitality industry.
  • Interpret and analyze information to engage in critical thinking and problem solving regarding the business performance of hospitality operations.
  • Comprehend how various cultural differences impact the hospitality industry from a local, regional, national, and international perspective.
  • Comprehend the rapid change taking place in the business environment and demonstrate an ability to engage in ongoing professional development (assessed and modeled throughout the program
  • Communicate effectively using written, oral, and nonverbal techniques including the use of technology in gathering and presenting information.

Courses and Requirements



Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Denis Boucher, Program Coordinator


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