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Hospitality and Tourism Program

Tourism is a popular field for people interested in travel, culture and exotic locations. Individuals who specialize in this area generally have great people skills and a knack for problem solving.

If the following qualities describe you, Hospitality and Tourism might be a good program choice:

  • Interested in travel
  • Enjoy interacting with people
  • Resourceful
  • Good at solving problems
  • Energetic and enthusiastic

Hospitality and Tourism: What's the job outlook?

The tourism industry has enormous growth potential and opportunities in this field are continually growing. Today's job market demands capable, business-savvy individuals who exhibit proficiency in a range of business applications, and above all, professional polish. Employers are looking for top-notch employees, who can facilitate everything from planning and booking to executing a trip or stay. Heald College can help you prepare for a rewarding career in this growing field.

What will I do with my education?

Graduates of Heald's Hospitality and Tourism program pursue rewarding careers in various positions, including Travel Agent, Reservationist, Tour Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, Events Coordinator, Catering Assistant, or Front Desk Clerk. With your Heald degree, you'll be qualified to work in a number of different settings, ranging from hotels to travel agencies to airlines.

You'll get more than career training at Heald. You'll gain professional polish so you can be an asset your first day on the job. If you're interested in this program, you can pursue the following future educational options:

  • Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Diploma in Business Administration with an emphasis in Hospitality and Tourism

The above serves as a general overview for this program. For details, please refer to our academic catalog.

Campuses Offering the Hospitality and Tourism Program

Please note: Program may vary by campus location and term.