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Hospitality & Tourism

Start your career in the hospitality industry and work in restaurants, hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, time shares, condos, retirement communities, convention and visitor bureaus, destination marketing organizations, and event planning companies. If you are friendly and energetic, creative, self-motivated, a problem solver and a hands-on participant, then you may be right for a career within this industry.

Degree and Certificate

Academic Information for Hospitality Management A.A.S Degree

  • Hospitality Management
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Restaurant Management
  • Travel and Tourism

College of DuPage Student Planning Worksheet for the A.A.S. Degree


Academic Information for Hospitality Management Certificate


Wedding Planning Certificate FAQ


Course Descriptions


Gainful Employment Information

View information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.


Contact Information

Laura Lerdal, Culinary Market and Lab Coordinator, (630) 942-2359

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist, (630) 942-2502

Jim Mulyk, Chair, Hospitality, (630) 942-6429

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048