Jefferson Davis Campus
Become a Skilled Manager With Hands-On Training
The Hotel & Restaurant Management program provides specialized occupational instruction in all phases of hotel and restaurant management to prepare students for careers as managers and supervisors in the hospitality industry.
In Mississippi, the median salary is $48,990. Nationally, the income range is $22,610 – $65,430.
Employment of hotel managers is projected to grow 6% by 2026, while employment of restaurant managers is expected to grow by 9%. Applicants with several years of work experience in the industry or a degree in Hotel, Hospitality, Restaurant, or Food Service management will have the best job opportunities.
Training in this program prepares you for careers like:
- Hotel Manager
- Restaurant Manager
- Food & Beverage Director
- Catering Manager
- Event Planner
- Fast Food Restaurant Manager
The Hospitality and Resort Management Center, located on the Jefferson Davis Campus, is a nearly 51,000 square foot training facility for students as well as a functional convention, conference, and special events center. This state-of-the-art facility provides a hands-on learning environment for students in this program.
What Students Will Learn
- Leadership and management skills
- Best business practices
- Soft skills (communication, teamwork, problem solving, professionalism)
- Food safety and sanitation skills
- Meeting and event planning
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
In addition, the Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology Concentration program offers an additional concentration in Gaming. Visit the Hotel & Restaurant Management Gaming Concentration.
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Hotel & Restaurant Management Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Hotel & Restaurant Management Certificate
|CUT 1114 - Culinary Principles I||4|
|HRT 1123 - Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry||3|
|HRT 1213 - Sanitation and Safety||3|
|BOT 1313 - Applied Business Math||3|
|BOT 1273 - Introduction to Microsoft® Office®||3|
|HRT 1224 - Restaurant and Catering Operations||4|
|HRT 1413 - Rooms Division Management||3|
|HRT 2623 - Hospitality Human Resource Management||3|
|HRT 2853 - Convention and Meeting Planning||3|
Total Credits: 29
Hotel & Restaurant Management Diploma
Total Credits: 17
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4*|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.