Nashville State’s Hospitality Management program will prepare you for a career in Nashville's exciting hospitality and tourism industry. Develop the broad base of business management skills needed to provide a variety of hospitality services for visitors including lodging, food, event planning, and transportation. Choose from two concentrations to focus your education and achieve your career goals.
Associate of Applied Science
About $9,490 total in tuition and fees.
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After Nashville State
Jump into a career in the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry. Ask Career Services for help as you begin your job search.
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Campus Availability: Courses for this degree are available at a variety of campus locations and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.
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Hospitality Management A.A.S. Concentrations
Food and Beverage Management
The Food and Beverage Mangement concentration offers both new and current restaurant and food service employees the opportunity to advance their careers and move into higher-paying positions within the industry. Completion of the concentration will open doors in restaurants, catering companies, bars, and hotels, as well as institutional food services areas such as healthcare and college/university food services.
- Restaurant Manager
- Food and Beverage Manager
- Food Purchasing Agent
- Food Service Director in Healthcare, College, or Prison Food Service Operations
- Food Service Director in Hotels, Casinos, Cruise Ships, Resorts, etc.
- Catering and Banquet Operations
The Hotel Management concentration offers both new and current hotel and lodging employees the opportunity to advance their careers and move into higher-paying positions within the industry. Completion of the concentration will open doors in hotels, motels, resorts, and a variety of other lodging and tourism operations.
- Hotel Manager
- Sales Assistant
- Hotel Revenue Manager
- Conference Services Manager
- Catering Manager
- Event Planner
Why Choose a Career in Hospitality
An ACBSP Accredited Program
The Hospitality Management A.A.S. degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Get an education certified by a nationally recognized organization.
Join the Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society
Hospitality management students are eligible for membership in Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) which is an international honor society established by the ACBSP. KBD encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration pursuing associate degrees.
Be encouraged as we promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Boost your résumé, enhance your education, and join KBD.
Credit for What You Know
You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have.
This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.