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The hospitality industry is vibrant, exciting and fast paced.  It welcomes smart, energetic, service-oriented people like you. This associate's degree program provides excellent preparation for your choice of Food Service Management, Restaurant Management, Hotel Management, and Culinary Management.  

What You Will Learn:

All students will develop skills and knowledge in the core areas of hospitality management.   You will also receive focused training in the area you choose to specialize in.  Students are required to complete 400 hours of work experience for a truly hands on learning environment. 

What It Is Like:

The program combines the elements of traditional, comprehensive classroom learning with a 400-hour work co-op requirement and an optional trade show excursion during the sophomore year. Many students apply to the prestigious Walt Disney World College Program to satisfy the work requirement and also for the extraordinary and unique experience of working at the world's premier resort destination. If you work full-time, flexible course schedules let you earn credits at your own pace.

Where It Can Take You:

Upon successful completion of this degree program, you will be qualified for a variety of careers based on your area of specialization.   While this program is designed to prepare you for immediate employment, it also provides an excellent foundation for transfer to four-year institutions.
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Students have transferred to a variety of colleges.   You can view current information on  transfer agreements on our Transfer Services page.  Often students have been known to transfer to the schools below:

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"The Walt Disney program Onondaga offered was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I love the variety this career offers!" ~Katherine W.