Students who are interested in a hospitality career can earn more than one-third of their required credits toward an associate degree two days a week or online at Craven Community College! The Hospitality Management curriculum prepares individuals to understand and apply the administrative and practical skills needed for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.
Coursework includes guest services, leadership, management, restaurant operations, lodging operations, marketing, sanitation, food preparation, food and beverage management, and other critical areas.
Graduates should qualify for management or entry-level supervisory positions in food and lodging operations, including restaurants, food service, beverage service, catering, front office, reservations, and housekeeping. Opportunities are also available in product services and technology support and sales.
Craven Community College has established a collaborative agreement with Carteret Community College that allows students to take 25 hours of courses at Craven and the remaining courses at Carteret CC. Carteret CC awards the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Hospitality Management after the completion of 66 total SHC.
Employment opportunities for hospitality career graduates exist in the following:
- Tourist sites
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Banquet facilities
Dean of Career Programs