Hospitality Administration & Management
Join one of the largest industries in Colorado!
The job outlook for hospitality professionals is on the rise and shows no signs of slowing down. According to the US Department of Labor, career opportunities in Colorado’s restaurant and hospitality industry is expected to grow 18% by 2024 - much faster than most industries!
In just five months, you can train to become a lodging manager, a food service manager or concierge representative.
The Hospitality Administration & Management program will partner with local industry leaders in Denver’s thriving hospitality environment to provide opportunities for students to gain real-world experience. Students will enter an embedded internship at a local hotel or restaurant (6 credits total) after their first three courses are complete. Students will learn the fundamentals of the hospitality industry needed for a successful entry-level career in hospitality.
Considering a bachelor's degree? We have a transfer agreement with Metropolitan State University of Denver! If you complete our Hospitality Administration & Management program, you can transfer your credits toward a Bachelor of Science degree in one of three School of Hospitality, Event and Tourism disciplines: Event Management, Hotel Management, and Restaurant Management.
Space is limited. Register today to secure your future in Colorado’s thriving hospitality industry!
2019–2020 Program Dates
Please note that end dates are approximate.
|Start Date||End Date||Days||Time||Status|
- Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
- Total Credit Hours: 22 Credits
- Estimated In-State Tuition Cost: $4,002 (books may add to your final cost)
|Occupation||10% Wage||25% Wage||Median Wage||90% Wage|
|Hotel Desk Clerk||10.11/hr ($21,040/yr)||
|Meeting, Convention & Event Planners||11.76/hr ($24,470/yr)||
|Lodging Manager||20.11/hr ($41,830/yr)||
Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more.
*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only.
To what types of jobs do these skills apply?
- Food Service Managers
- Lodging Managers
What types of companies might hire me?
- Convention Centers
|Course Title||Course Code||Notes|
|Purchasing & Menu Planning||
|Sustainable Food Service Operations||
|Nutrition for the Hospitality Professional||
|Management for the Hospitality Industry||
|Convention Management & Services||
|Large Scale Events||
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