Hospitality Management Associate of Applied Science

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The Hospitality Management curriculum at Grayson College is designed to give graduates the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of entry positions and careers in the vast hospitality industry. These careers can vary into several fields such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, cruise ships, nursing homes, and assisted living complexes; and positions can range from a supervisors, line mangers, managers, sales personnel, human resources, and other related positions.

Graduates will develop several skills, both technical and higher thinking, that will help in their supervisory and business management of the selected field that will increase their value to an organization. The major skill sets learned will be in basic food preparation, meal and portion control for profit, food and beverage purchasing and sales, legal knowledge in operations, cost controls, hospitality business techniques, human resources, computer skills, team player concepts, and excellent communication.

Students who complete the Hospitality Management program will be qualified in many different fields in the hospitality sector. These include promotions and mid-management positions in hospitality accounting, food and beverage, hotels and room division, sales and marketing, facility maintenance, retirement and assisted living, and human resources.

Many of these full-length courses may be taken for non-credit through the GC Continuing Education division. 


Course Requirements

  • Grayson College requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Some of the courses require prerequisites. Refer to the GC catalog for specific information.
  • Certificate programs are TSI waived.
  • The Associate of Applied Science Degree requires successful completion of the TSI requirements.

Capstone Experience

To earn a certificate in this program, all students must successfully complete a comprehensive practical and written exit exam prior to graduation. Graduation with a Culinary Arts Certificate or Associates of Applied Science Degree requires successful completion of HAMG 2167.

Degree Plan

View the degree plan to see what courses will be taken.

Career Pathways

Achieving your educational goals in the shortest amount of time possible, and possibly collecting credentials along the way, will help you join the workforce faster. There are a number of ways to reach your goal, and Grayson College's "Pathways" will help you visualize this important journey you are about to begin. Visit Career Pathways.

Anticipated Costs for Two Years

Tuition for 60 hours - View 2015-2016 Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Additional expected costs to complete this program:

Lab Fees


Matriculation Fees


Parking Fees


Student ID


Knives, Uniforms and Tools




TSI Assessment


Approximate Total

$2,757.00 (plus tuition and mandatory fees)

 On-campus housing (room and board) is extra. Prices are subject to change without notice.


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid is available to eligible students enrolled in this program, including loans, grants, scholarships and work study jobs. All students should visit the Paying for College page for valuable information and resources. All students seeking financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the internet at (GC’s school code in Step Six is 003570) and a GC Application for Financial Aid available on the GC website on the Paying for College page. All applications should be filed by March 31st to ensure full consideration.

The Grayson College Foundation awards thousands of scholarship dollars to deserving students every year. Once you complete the FAFSA process, consider submitting an application for a scholarship. The priority deadline is March 15; however, applications are accepted until funds are depleted for the year. Learn more by visiting Scholarships.

Local Employers

Choctaw Casino
Winstar Casino
Delaware North
Premier Hospitality
Tanglewood Resort
Local Restaurants and Hotels


For more program information please contact:

Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Director Rusty Weatherly


View printable program brochure