Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management program prepares individuals to understand and apply the administrative and practical skills needed for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.

Graduates of the hospitality management program at CCC&TI receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. Course work includes guest services, leadership, management, restaurant operations, lodging operations, marketing, sanitation, food preparation, food and beverage management, technical support and sales, customer service, and other critical areas. This foundation should qualify them for management trainee or entry-level supervisory positions in:

  • food and lodging operations
  • conference centers
  • resorts and spas
  • entertainment venues
  • travel organizations
  • vineyards
CCC&TI offers the following educational program in this area:
  1. Admission Requirements   
  2. Cost   
  3. Employment   

Admission Requirements

  1. CCC&TI application
  2. High school transcript(s), high school equivalency
  3. College transcript(s) if applicable
  4. CCC&TI placement tests
  5. Interview with admission counselor


Costs at North Carolina community college are traditionally the best educational value available for college transfer, technical, and vocational students. For current tuition and fees at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, contact the Student Services Office at (828) 726-2200 or (828) 297-2185.

Financial Aid Financial assistance is available to qualified students through grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment in the college work-study program.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities in the tourism sector of industry are favorable and growing at a steadier pace than other industries due to tourism’s direct and indirect effect on community jobs growth.

Earning potential begins at an average of $30,000 per year.