Chemeketa's Hospitality & Tourism Management program prepares you for the career that fits the lifestyle of your dreams. The only limit is your imagination. Program courses are delivered entirely online.
The Event Management certificate prepares you for direct employment in meeting and event planning for large hotels, convention centers, local attractions, private catering or event management companies, or private locations. You will develop the strategic project management and marketing and sales skills necessary for success in meeting and event planning for conventions, special events such as weddings or parties and corporate meetings.
The Hospitality Management certificate program focuses on hospitality industry careers related to hotel operation, market and sales; convention or special event planning; catering and banquet operations or casino supervision. The certificate prepares you for direct entry into the workforce or offers the ability to continue your education into the Hospitality Management Associate of Applied Science program.
The Hospitality Management Associated of Applied Science degree focuses on the management aspects of Oregon’s fastest-growing industry – hospitality. Upon graduation, your job opportunities in the hospitality industry include working in areas such as hotel marketing, sales and operations, restaurant management, catering and banquet operations and meeting, convention and special event planning.
The Destination Marketing certificate prepares you for direct employment in destination marketing organizations including convention and visitor bureaus, chambers of commerce, economic development offices and government agencies, as well as private local tour operators and the tour departments of large hotels, resorts or convention centers. With this certificate, you can obtain direct entry-level employment as destination marketing specialists.
The Tourism and Travel Management one-year certificate focuses on travel-related careers in airline, tour operations, resort and hotel front-desk, or travel agency employment. The certificate prepares you for direct entry into the workforce or the ability to continue into the Tourism and Travel Management Associate of Applied Science program.
The intent of the Associate of Applied Science degree is for students to obtain entry-level management positions within the tourism industry. Courses will focuses on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to formulate and implement effective business and marketing strategies in a tourism context.