The ingredients for success
Begin your career in hospitality management, a fast-paced, dynamic field. This program
will give you a strong background in every aspect of hotel and restaurant management,
including: food preparation, menu planning, operations, safety and quality, purchasing
and cost control, sales, customer service, and leadership skills. Through The Dining Room at Harper College, our on-site restaurant, you get hands-on experience planning, preparing and serving
Students who earn a Hospitality Management degree can transfer to bachelor’s programs
at several area institutions. Harper also offers several certificate programs, credit
courses and continuing education classes.
Earn a career-ready degree
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare you for immediate entry into this career field. This
is one degree with different areas of specialization. Coursework in the AAS may also
prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university To learn more, visit
our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.
Earn a workforce credential
Jumpstart your career by learning new skills through a certificate program. Many of Harper's certificates are stackable to a degree program through additional coursework.
Flexible program options
Explore Hospitality Management Careers
Learn more about career outcomes for Harper's Hospitality Management degree/certificate
programs. Each career profile offers a complete picture on the local job market, including
salaries, open positions, top local employers and more. To learn more, visit our Hospitality Management Careers page.
For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact
Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.