Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

Hundreds of dynamic new jobs get added each year to Southeast Wisconsin’s tri-county tourism and hospitality industry. Learn the creative skills needed to pivot with changing market demands, use critical thinking and communication with Gateway’s Hospitality Management associate degree and move into one of Wisconsin’s most powerful and fun industries. With a specialization in hotels and resorts or tourism and attractions, you’ll feel at home in a hospitality career that offers promotion opportunities for those who can prioritize and expedite customer service.

  • Enjoy flexible class scheduling. The Hospitality Management program offers all of its classes online and on the Kenosha Campus, so you can learn when it works best for your busy schedule.
  • Get real-world skills from a hospitality program designed to meet the needs of the booming tourism and hotel industry in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties with hands-on projects.
  • Gain hands-on experience with two 144-hour internships that focus first on skills and second on supervisory or managerial roles in events, dining, guest services, reservations or more.
  • Enjoy the freedom to choose internships at local hospitality establishments, destinations in Milwaukee or Chicago, or national attractions, such as Disney World or Yellowstone National Park.
  • Get certificates employers value. By the time you graduate, you will have earned certification through the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
Program Credits

61

Location

Online

Financial Aid Eligible

Yes

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $10,008
Books & Supplies: $4,134

Start Dates

Spring, Summer, Fall

Salary Outlook

$80,704

Career Opportunities: Event Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Restaurant Manager, Rooms Division Manager

Hospitality Management Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.