Associate Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management


$350 Per Credit

Tourism is one of the most dynamic and fastest-paced industries in the United States. In order to thrive in that environment, you’ll need a strong foundation in business paired with specialized coursework that covers the unique needs of the industry.

Program Description

Your coursework will focus on hospitality organizational management, food service operations, financial management, economics, accounting, business ethics, and global business practices. You will learn skills employers seek in managers, such as how to lead and motivate teams, analyze lodging operations, forecast supply and demand, plan facilities design and layout, and evaluate business decisions.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offered in a hybrid format, with classes on the Baraboo Sauk County campus, and through online coursework, giving you the flexibility to pursue your degree on your schedule. This convenient program makes it easy for you to stay close to home and enjoy the personalized attention of a small campus. You can also complete your associate degree entirely online.

Career Opportunities

Possible Careers

  • Event coordinator
  • Guest services manager
  • Sales and sales support
  • Office manager
  • Supervisor

Potential Employers

  • Resorts and theme parks
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Start your own business


Visit UW-Platteville Admissions to find requirements for online admission.

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