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Course Code: 003

As a USM student in Hospitality and Tourism Management you are introduced to the world of hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise lines, airlines, and the tourism industry at large. You will learn all the important management theories, but you can’t become an expert without actually gaining experience in the field. You will be taught in an active learning style, so you develop the right knowledge and attitude necessary to be successful in the hospitality industry. Critical and Creative thinking; strong Communication and Collaboration skills; and the capacity to function in a Cross Cultural environment are emphasized in the program. The Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management is a program designed to prepare graduates for middle management responsibility in large organizations or for greater responsibility in smaller enterprises.

Introduction

USM’s Hospitality Management program is accredited via the British QCF, and leads to an internationally recognized BTEC Higher National Certificate or Diploma. With this Associate Degree you are thoroughly prepared to obtain your Bachelor’s degree in just two more years, through any of our affiliated US universities. The degree, of course, also gives you a head start for your professional career.
From the start of the program, students are taught in an active learning style in order to develop the right knowledge and attitude necessary for the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on the relevant competences for service-oriented managers in the 21st century: Critical and Creative thinking; strong Communication and Collaboration skills; and the capability to function in a Cross Cultural environment.

Course Facts

  • Program Length: Two (2) years
  • Class Hours: Commencing at 5:30pm
  • Internship: 6 Months
  • Study Financing: Yes
  • Unique: Accredited curriculum by Pearson BTEC

Tuition and Fees (Academic Year)

Fees Amount
Application Fee $25
Tuition Cost per credit $157 or $190
Registration fee (per semester) $15
General fee (per semester) $100

Admission Steps

1. Complete your application:

a. $25 application fee

b. High school diploma & transcripts

c. CXC/ HAVO/ PreUSM/ GED/ BAC results

d. Personal essay

e. Two (2) passport pictures

f. Copy of passport

g. Proof of residency

h. Affidavit of financial support

2. Submit your application before deadline

3. Sit the Placement Exams

4. Register for classes

5. Start classes

Academic Calendar and Admissions Deadlines

Semester Admissions Deadlines
Fall (August ) July 8
Spring (January) November 8
Summer (June) April 8

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