New Student Welcome
Thursday August 27th, 2020 12:45pm-2pm
Thank you for your interest in our degree programs in Hospitality Management.
Hospitality and tourism represent the largest international industry of the 21st century and the vibrant core of the economy of New York City. For over sixty years our graduates have lead successful careers throughout New York City and beyond. They can be found in all areas of the hospitality industry including: Hotels and Resorts, Restaurant Operations, Tourism and Travel Management, Culinary and Pastry Arts, Sales and Marketing and even Culinary Arts Education in New York City High Schools.
Students follow a course of study that leads to a bachelor of technology degree, usually preceded by an associate in applied sciences degree in hospitality management. In addition to taking a broad range of industry-specific courses, our graduates are well educated in the arts and sciences which enhance the overall professional development and individual marketability upon graduation.
Department of Hospitality Management Mission Statement
The Hospitality Management Department of New York City College of Technology educates students for careers in the hospitality industry through foundational knowledge of hospitality operations and experiences that cultivate diverse perspectives, lifelong learning, collaboration, and community engagement.
Founded in 1947, the Hospitality Management Department offers two internationally recognized degree programs for men and women seeking professional preparation for careers in Hospitality Management: a two-year lower-level program leading to the associate in applied science (AAS) degree; a four-year program leading to the bachelor of technology (BTech) degree.
The AAS degree program provides students with a solid foundation in theory and current practices of the hospitality industry and a core of liberal arts and science courses that will prepare them for flexible career development.
Baccalaureate-level coursework builds on the AAS foundation and offers the integration of skills, knowledge and values for professional advancement. Electives allow students to choose an area of focus and deepen their understanding of hospitality management. The BTech degree in Hospitality Management is an internationally accredited program of the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).