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Hospitality Management
Hospitality Management
Certificate and Degree Options

A degree in hospitality management helps you prepare for entry-level positions that are the first step toward managerial careers that run one of the largest components of the local and national economy. Lake Michigan College offers three associate degree paths, as well as two one-year certificate of achievement programs.

  • Associate in Applied Science degrees
    Hospitality Management
    Casino Management
    Hospitality and Tourism Management (transfer program)
  • Certificate of Achievement
    Hospitality Management
    Casino Management

Lake Michigan College's Hospitality Management program gives you the option of earning a one-year Certificate of Achievement or a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree. Upon graduation, you can select from a variety of hospitality-related positions in restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, and travel and tourism services.


Transfer Program

LMC's Hospitality and Tourism Management program is designed as a transfer program with Grand Valley State University. Upon graduation from LMC, you can move on to GVSU to earn a four-year degree. If you are interested in transferring to a four-year school other than GVSU to complete your bachelor's degree in hospitality and tourism management, you should work with your counselor or academic advisor to ensure that your courses will transfer to the school of your choice.

Which degree is right for you?
Your goal: Transfer to a four-year college or university
Entry into the workforce Employment at a casino
Your degree: Associate in Applied Science -
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Associate in Applied Science -
Hospitality Management
Associate in Applied Science -
Casino Management
Your result:

First two years of a four-year degree designed to transfer to the college of your choice. LMC has articulation agreements with colleges in Michigan, the Chicago area, northern Indiana, and throughout the U.S.

Practical, hands-on experience in the hospitality field that prepares you to be competitive in the job market. An internship is required for graduation. If you have extensive hospitality work experience, you may be eligible for experiential learning credit.

An overall education in hospitality management with coursework on topics specific to the casino industry.

 

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