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, and more. Sheridan College’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.
As a student in our Hospitality Management program, you will receive important hands-on training from expert faculty members. This program incorporates lecture classes with the hands-on practical application of running an operating venue within the hospitality industry.
Why Sheridan College?
- Gain hands-on experience working in our student-run restaurant – Wyoming Culinary Institute.
- Our Hospitality Manager program is one of the most successful programs in Wyoming and the surrounding region.
- Learn practical skills in courses such as Dining Room Management, Banquet Management, Hospitality Practicum, Bar and Beverage Control, Hospitality Marketing, Accounting, Employment Law, and more.
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.
Faculty and Community
Sheridan College’s 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.
Sheridan College 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.
Careers and Opportunities
Hospitality Managers work in a variety of settings in every state. 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 Sheridan College, you can become a Hospitality Manager in a setting like:
- Hotels and Resorts
- Cruise Ships
- Banquet Facilities
- Convention and Event Centers
- Bed & Breakfasts
- Spa Services
- Food and Service Companies
- Golf Course Club Management
- Gaming and Entertainment Venues
- Sports Stadiums
- Travel and Tourism Departments