Online Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree | Casper College, Wyoming

Online Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree

Are you interested in owning or managing an enterprise or organization in the hospitality and tourism industry?

The hospitality and tourism management program at Casper College prepares students for leadership positions in customer-service driven organizations.

By 2025, the industry will support 350 million jobs worldwide and currently supports 32,000 jobs here in Wyoming as the state's second largest industry. On a daily basis, the hospitality and tourism industry generates $5.7 billion nationally and $8.9 million within Wyoming.

Features and benefits of an online degree from CC

  • You can get hands-on experience working in industry anywhere in the world while going to school at the same time.
  • You will make connections throughout the hospitality and tourism sector due to real, industry-related assignments.
  • Internship and job opportunities.

The hospitality and tourism management program is designed for the outgoing, independent learner.

Students will take both business and industry-specific courses. You will be asked to reach out to your local and regional industry leaders for interviews, tours, evaluations, planning, and analytical-based assignments. The program also explores core concepts such as communication, cultural studies, and human behavior.

After completing the program, you will have not only mastered the objectives of the degree but will have a portfolio full of relevant, industry-related projects, and numerous contacts throughout the region. Graduates are prepared to meet the needs of the hospitality and tourism industry for today and tomorrow.

What classes will you take?

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in hospitality and tourism:

About the online learning environment

Casper College uses a learning management system, called Moodle4Me, for all its online courses. Course syllabus, calendar of activities, resources, assignments and quizzes, discussions, and grades can be accessed through Moodle. Learn more about getting started online.

FAQs

Can I get the degree on-campus?

Yes, however, your hospitality classes will be offered only online, but the rest of your general education classes can be taken on-campus.

Are there any scholarships?

Yes, Casper College awards numerous scholarships each year to business students, including hospitality majors. Visit the main scholarships web page for more info.

What kind of job can I get?

The program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in a variety of venues and sectors, including:

  • hotels,
  • resorts,
  • clubs,
  • restaurants,
  • business and industry food service,
  • convention centers,
  • sports facilities,
  • retirement facilities,
  • arenas,
  • vacation ownership,
  • cruise lines,
  • theme parks,
  • park services,
  • convention and visitor bureaus,
  • chambers of commerce
  • as well as meeting, convention, exposition, event, and wedding planning.

Steps to starting an online degree program at CC

  1. Apply for admission as a first-time or transfer student (same process for on-campus and online students).
  2. Apply for financial aid, including grants, loans and scholarships.
  3. Make an appointment with an advisor and register for classes. A phone call advising appointment is what most online students do. Meeting your advisor in-person at Casper College is also an option if you live nearby and it works for your schedule.
  4. Go through the online orientation module (1-3 hours).
  5. Begin classes!

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Visit the main hospitality and tourism management program page.

Learn more about getting started online.

Contact

Hospitality and Marketing Instructor
Office: BU 208
307-268-2600
Dean, School of Business and Industry
Office: BU 103
307-268-2448