Hospitality & Tourism
This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in Culinary, Hospitality, Tourism, and Food Service Management. Students with a solid background in math, technical skills, and customer service have the opportunity to pursue a career in Hospitality & Tourism.
Location of Program Offerings
- Breithaupt Career and Technical Center (BCTC)
- Golightly Career and Technical Center (GCTC)
Program(s) of Study
- Personal & Culinary Services (BCTC/GCTC)
- Eastern Michigan University
- Baker College
- Washtenaw Community College
- Michigan State University
- Art Institute of Michigan
Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Food and Beverage Manager, Chef, Lodging Manager, or Food Service Manager, just to name a few.
Analysts predict an average increase of 10% for individuals employed with the Hospitality & Tourism industry within the next 10 years.
|Career Options||2008 Statistics||Projected 2018 Statistics||Median Salary||% Change|
|Lodging Manger||59,800||62,600||$45,800||5% Increase|
|Food Service Manager||338,700||356,700||$46,320||5% Increase|
|Meeting and Convention Planner||56,600||65,400||$44,260||16% Increase|