Photo of Casper College student in the early childhood education program working with children.

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.

What are the 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.

About the online learning environment

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


Can I get the degree on-campus?

Yes, but your hospitality classes will be offered only online, while 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 can I do with this major?

Employment info

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.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

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


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!

You may also be interested in …

Visit the main hospitality and tourism management program page.

Learn more about getting started online.

Contact Info

Rachel Wright

Academic Assistant, School of Business and Industry​

Rachel Chadderdon

Dean, School of Business, Industry, and Workforce Development

Justin Smith

Department Chair; Fire Science Instructor