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Explore the basic principles of the hospitality business with the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism* degree program. The coursework provides a summary of how to lead in the business of leisure with courses such as Finance for Hospitality Professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in this field are projected to increase an average of 15.5 percent from 2008 to 2018. University of Phoenix helps prepare you to take your place in this exciting field.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism.
University of Phoenix offers an Associate of Arts degree with a range of concentrations in business, criminal justice, education, health and human services, information technology, and more. The curriculum provides a foundation and overview within the academic disciplines of communication arts, social sciences, mathematics, life sciences, and the humanities. Instruction focuses on the development of student skills in writing, critical thinking, and information utilization, as well as foundational competencies in the selected concentration.
The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism helps students build a foundation of knowledge in an array of foodservice, lodging management, and tourism industry settings. The concentration courses emphasize the development of leadership competencies and management practices that are valued in today’s hospitality industry. Successful completion of this degree program will help prepare students for further study in related programs at the bachelor’s degree level.
Nine weeks in length, courses are offered in pairs, or "blocks," designed to complement each other. In these courses, emphasis alternates weekly between reading and online discussion one week and a work project the next.
The completion of an Associate of Arts degree represents an important milestone for many students as they pursue their educational goals.
We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for.View this program's gainful employment disclosures.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with a representative to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
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Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Graduation Teams at University of Phoenix are just one way that you’ll know we’re committed to your success. They support you by helping you enroll, advising you throughout your academic journey here and answering your questions about finances so that you’ll have the tools you need to complete your studies and earn your diploma.
The curriculum development team at University of Phoenix works with business leaders to develop degree programs that provide knowledge that is relevant now. Be prepared with a degree program developed for business today.
Our Associate of Arts with a concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism degree program courses offer a foundation of business theories combined with an examination of what’s happening in the world of business today, so you can put your knowledge into practice in today’s world.
Many students are working learners, enriching the discussions in classroom settings. Topics typically focus on relevant business themes supported by real-world examples, which means you’re learning about business today.
Talk to a representative who specializes in the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism degree to make sure this program fits your specific needs. You can also get to know University of Phoenix by checking out the Phoenix Prep Center.
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The University of Phoenix School of Business prepares students for the 21st-century business world by collaborating with business leaders to develop programs that align with employer needs.
School of Business faculty members hold master's degrees or higher and have an average of 20 years of experience as CEOs, CFOs, COOs, presidents and more.
The PhoenixConnect® academic social network provides you with opportunities to extend your reach beyond your classroom to network with ambitious learners worldwide.
We provide each student with representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.