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Travel & Events Management

Associate of Applied Science

Herkimer County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Applied Science
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Earn your associate of applied science degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The Travel and Events Management program prepares graduates for a wide variety of employment opportunities in the travel, hospitality and events planning fields. The degree blends hospitality business operations in fundamental areas such as: convention, conference, meeting and event planning, management of hotel sales and operations and guest services. Students also gain an understanding of the tourism industry and its dynamics. A hands-on internship experience is built into the program. Internships range from 60-120 hours and 3-6 credits. Sites include hotels, resorts, convention centers, event management companies, airlines, convention and visitor's bureau, Walt Disney World, and the American Hospitality Academy. Courses are taught in the newly designed travel suite which features a hotel front desk, meeting facilities, computer lab and a research center.
What's an associate of applied science degree?
An associate of applied science degree generally has more of a vocational focus and prepares students for work in a specific job or industry. It typically contains less general education classes than other degrees.
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning

  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Classes on your schedule
    Courses are semester based and classwork can be completed around your work and family commitments. There is no set time where you are required to log in to attend class.
  • Same faculty as on-campus
    The faculty that teach online classes are the same faculty that students learn from on-campus.
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How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
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