Associate in Science, Hospitality Management Administration
Our alumni have rich, rewarding careers in the travel and hospitality industry. How far will an education from PTC take you?
Choose two paths within this major.
Our School of Hospitality can be your ticket to world travel—and a great way to make a living.
Get ready to go places. 100% of PTC’s 2018 Travel and Tourism Management available graduates are working in-field either full time, part time, or freelance.*
The Travel and Tourism management concentration is all about setting you up for a career in the world of leisure and corporate travel. Here, you’ll explore everything from domestic and international travel to pricing to global distribution systems including Sabre, Apollo, Worldspan, Amadeus and Galileo. Your education will include an exploration of various segments of tourism from attractions, visitor bureaus, cruise lines, car rentals, meeting and events, and more. You’ll learn from instructors who’ve been there—and there, and there—and done it all. You’ll gain valuable insight and perspective from their real-world industry experience.
- SABRE Global Distribution Systems
- Booking accommodations and rentals
- Sales and customer service
- Planning and organizing special events
- Decision making and problem solving
- Team work skills
- Emergency planning
- Destination geography
- Computerized reservations
- Rail and motor coach reservations
- Request for proposal
- Tour operations
- Hospitality accounting
Our graduates are working in positions like:
- Corporate Travel Consultant
- Leisure Travel Consultant
- Travel Agent
- Customer Service Agent
- Ticketing Agent
- Meeting and Event Planner
Employers of PTC Graduates
Upon graduation, our alumni have been hired by employers including*:
- Walt Disney World
- Southwest Airlines
- Liberty Travel
- One Jet
- Uniglobe Travel
- Frontiers International Travel
*Some employers may require a background check and drug screening prior to employment.
- Computer Applications
- Supplementary Mathematics
- College Mathematics
- Critical Thinking
- Steps to Career Success 1
- Skills Lab
- Intro to Hospitality
- Steps to Career Success 2
- Skills Lab
- Intro to Reservations
- Financial Accounting 1
- Principles of Writing
- English Composition 1
- Skills Lab
- Dynamics of Tourism
- Global Distribution Sys 1
- Spreadsheet Applications
- English Composition 2
- Global Distribution Sys 2
- Marketing & Selling Travel Product
- Effective Speech
- Career Development
- Hospitality Supervision
- Meeting & Event Planning
- Steps to Career Success 3
- Cultural Diversity
- Tourism & The Corporate Environment
- International Travel
- Leadership Principles
Travel and Tourism Management Students learn SABRE and Advanced SABRE Global Distribution systems.
PTC is an academic partner with the National Restaurant Association and the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (EI).
Travel and Tourism Management students can join industry associations including ASTA, PBTA, and Skal International.
Destination: San Francisco, then successful careers.
For the 18th year, PTC's Hospitality Management students took a Familiarization (FAM) trip, a common practice among hospitality professionals who need to experience, first hand, different destinations so that they can give informed recommendations to their clients.Read the Full Article
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*Showcases graduates from 2018 classes. Data includes those who were available for work and were offered and/or received career search assistance from 1/1/2018-3/28/2019. Includes full-time, part-time, or freelance positions. Visit PTCollege.edu/employmentstats to learn more.