Hospitality Management

Hospitality management student delivering food at Sheridan College

Hospitality Management

  • Hospitality Management

Sheridan College
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Degree Options: AAS Certificate 

From hotels to convention centers, cruise ships to entertainment venues, hospitality services are all around us. Whether you are promoting travel and tourism, serving excellent food, or staffing lodging professionals, hospitality managers are trained to oversee the day-to-day operations of numerous companies, resorts, golf courses, and more. NWCCD’s Hospitality Management program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree and a Certificate of Completion to enhance your career in the fast-paced, fast-growing industry of hospitality. The program is available at Sheridan College.


Industry Outlook

Today’s Hospitality Management field is all about the customer experience. That’s why demand is high for trained and skilled Hospitality Managers who know how to create hospitality environments, oversee hiring, and purchasing of products, and attend to administrative duties. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that from 2016-2026 nearly 27,600 jobs will be added to the field of food service managers, an increase of 9%. The Bureau also predicts growth for the fields of lodging managers and meeting, convention, and event Planners.


Careers and Opportunities

Hospitality Managers work in a variety of settings in every state. NWCCD’s Hospitality Management graduates are able to pursue careers in areas such as restaurant management, hotel administration, golf course management, spa service, VIP hosting, and more. With a degree from NWCCD, you can become a Hospitality Manager in a setting like:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Cruise ships
  • Banquet facilities
  • Convention and event centers
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Spa services
  • Food and service companies
  • Golf course club management
  • Schools
  • Gaming and entertainment venues
  • Sports stadiums
  • Travel and tourism departments

Research additional employment information by viewing this program’s gainful employment page.


NWCCD’s Hospitality Management program offers hands-on practicum courses that allow students to gain real-world experience.


Our Program

Our NWCCD Associate of Applied Science degree and Certificate of Completion in Hospitality Manager is one of the most successful programs in Wyoming and the surrounding region. As a student in our Hospitality Management program, you will receive important hands-on training from expert faculty members, as well as the best theory and practical teachings for the hospitality industry from experienced professionals. This program incorporates lecture classes with the hands-on practical application of running an operating venue within the hospitality industry. The comprehensive program follows industry standards and includes four hands-on practicum courses that allow you to gain real-world experience.


As a student in NWCCD’s Hospitality Management program, your course schedule may include Dining Room Management, Banquet Management, Hospitality Practicum, Bar and Beverage Control, Hospitality Marketing, Accounting, Employment Law, and more. NWCCD’s highly trained faculty will ensure you have the skills to succeed in the hospitality management field. This program uses techniques and theories learned in the classroom and challenges you to solve real-world problem using NWCCD’s cutting-edge learning lab environment.


Many NWCCD students earn dual degrees in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts at Sheridan College.


Faculty and Community

Our NWCCD Hospitality Management faculty bring decades of experience in the industry to help you learn and prepare for your career. Faculty members are highly trained, enthusiastic, and dedicated to helping you meet your academic and professional goals. They will make sure you understand the broad fundamentals of managing a hospitality venue.


Expectations are high in the hospitality industry and our instructors are more than willing to advise and guide you into a rewarding and successful career.


Northern Wyoming Community College District also has strong relationships with local and regional hospitality venues and organizations, including hotels, golf courses, and event centers, giving you internship and job opportunities during your time as a student.


Experience our student-created cuisine, at the Wyoming Culinary Institute, on your next visit to Sheridan!

Meet Our Faculty


Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties.

Sheridan College

1 Whitney Way
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-0505
Phone: 888-675-0505

Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-681-6000
Phone: 888-681-6070