Hospitality Management (AAS)
Hospitality Management Accreditation
Normandale’s Hospitality Management Program is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Graduates in hospitality management go on to positions such as hotel general manager, housekeeping/maintenance director, hotel sales and marketing director, banquet/catering manager, restaurant/bar manager, casino operations and event manager. A student may go on to obtain a bachelor's degree in hospitality management or related programs.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout has an articulation agreement with Normandale for the Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. In addition, private universities such as Art Institute, and Concordia University St. Paul accept Normandale's Hospitality Management degree.
Complementing the traditional degree program, the Hospitality Department offers six Certificate Programs designed for working adults. Students may also elect to complete one or more certificate concentrations and select courses to fulfill this requirement.
Required Hospitality Courses: (32 cr)
Required Specialized Business and Hospitality Management Courses:
Complete a minimum of 8 credits from the following courses:
General Education Requirements: (20 cr)
Complete at least 3 cr from MnTC Goal 6.
Complete at least 4 cr from MnTC Goals 3, 4, 7, 8, or 10*.
*Students who plan to transfer to the University of Wisconsin-Stout must complete a laboratory science to satisfy UW-Stout requirements.
Students may elect to complete one or more management enrichment certificate concentrations.