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Why choose Hospitality Management?
- The perfect career for those who are passionate about tourism, lodging, and food service as well as understand the importance of quality experiences for guests.
- Learn how to apply your teamwork and leadership skills to the complex and interesting world of travel and tourism.
- Enjoy a career that combines creativity with problem solving and customer service.
What You'll Learn
Through Mid-State’s Hospitality Management program, students will develop a wide array of skills useful in various roles within hospitality and tourism, including a fundamental understanding of food service operations, hospitality sales and marketing, events planning, management principles, customer service, effective communication, and creative thinking.
Students in this program engage in various activities and learning opportunities surrounding hospitality and tourism. You will plan events, produce sales and marketing projects, draft budgets, apply culinary skills and plan menus, practice effective management and customer service, and participate in an industry-related internship.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $9,872.95
- Books: $2,355.35
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $240.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $12,468.30
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.
|10316112||Sanitation for Foodservice Operations||1.00|
|10801136||English Composition I||3.00|
|10809103||Think Critically & Creatively||3.00|
|10106106||Quality Customer Service||3.00|
|10316125||Introduction to Food Production||3.00|
|10109105||Hospitality Concept Development||3.00|
|10109157||Internship-Tourism, Lodging, Guest Services||1.00|
|-or-||10804118||Intermediate Algebra with Applications||4.00|
|10109110||Room Operations Division||3.00|
|10316160||Catering and Special Event Planning||3.00|
|10109130||Hospitality Sales and Promotion||3.00|
|10109134||Cost Control-Revenue Management||3.00|
|10109158||Internship-Culinary, Food/Beverage, Special Events||1.00|
|10196193||Human Resource Management||3.00|
|10109107||Hospitality Law and Liability||3.00|
|10809166||Intro to Ethics: Theory & Application||3.00|
|10809198||Intro to Psychology||3.00|
PAUL KENNEDY, BA, MBA
Paul Kennedy received his master’s in business administration from Argosy University in Tampa. He is a certified Culinary Educator and Chef de Cuisine by the American Culinary Federation and as ServSafe Instructor/Proctor by the National Restaurant Association. His extensive experienced in culinary and hospitality includes kitchen and restaurant management, hands-on food production, food sales, guest relations, and service in hotels/resorts. He has also held food and beverage manager and director positions and is an award-winning chef who has been featured on television, newspapers, and other media outlets. He is former president of the American Culinary Federation local chapter.
“Hospitality Management graduates will have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than themselves every day and travel, meet, and work with an interesting and diverse group of people as well as experience foods and cultures that the average individual never gets the chance to. It is my pleasure to teach in this program.”
- Hospitality and Tourism Coordinator
- Sales and Service Manager
- Food and Beverage Director
“We couldn’t be happier that Mid-State has recognized a significant need for a quality Hospitality Management program in central Wisconsin. Many of the management positions at SentryWorld require a degree in those respective fields. Graduates with culinary degrees or hospitality management degrees are highly sought after and have the opportunity to grow within our organization.”
GENERAL MANAGER, SENTRYWORLD
STEVENS POINT, WI
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