About Monroe College
Monroe College was founded in 1933 with a single goal: To educate men and women for a successful future. Monroe is recognized as a leader in providing a focused, career-oriented, quality education that integrates classroom learning with real-world experience. Monroe offers a range of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Monroe is more than a college. It is a family, a future, a path to your career. Students, instructors, and staff work together to reach their goals and to have each other’s backs. Monroe works with you to jumpstart your career from day one. The practical skills you learn, your internships, the relationships you build with employers in your field — they’re all focused on your future. At Monroe, everyone’s got your back. You’ll be given the information and skills needed to empower you, solve problems and make decisions in the real world. You’ll be better positioned to compete in the marketplace and forge a path of your very own. Monroe’s faculty and staff are wholly committed to your success. They will be your mentors, your advocates, your champions, and your cheerleaders, from the day you apply until the day you graduate and beyond. Rest assured, you will never feel lost in the crowd at Monroe.
Pride. Passion. Professionalism. Those principles are the hallmarks of our hospitality management and culinary arts programs, and your professors embody those ideals. Coursework includes essential classes in accounting, management, and leadership, plus the option to specialize in either tourism management or culinary management.
Your Future Career
Opportunities open to students with a bachelor degree in hospitality include:
- Conference Center Manager – Ensure a clean, safe and well organized facility. Oversee room set up, equipment, and technical support.
- Banquet Manager – Help hire, train, manage, discipline, and terminate staff.
- Special Event Coordinator – Meet with clients to work out event details, find and book locations, food, entertainment, and staff.
- Concierge – In hotels or resorts, assist guests with restaurant reservations, booking hotels, arranging for spa services, etc.
- Destination and Travel Resort Manager – Supervise all aspects of the resort business, such as housekeeping, grounds maintenance, accounting, restaurant management, and activities
- Front Office Manager – Organize operations and procedures; prepare payroll; review supply requisitions; assign clerical functions.
- Director of Housekeeping Facilities – Ensure hotel rooms are clean and well organized. Maintain supplies, investigate complaints, supervise housekeepers, train new employees, and ensure customer satisfaction.
- Public Relations Coordinator – Develop and maintain the public image of the client or organization.
- Food and Beverage Manager – Forecast, plan, and control the ordering of food and beverages for a property. Maintain finances related to purchasing of food and drink.
- Hotel Manager – Manage employees and plan, market, coordinate, and administer hotel services.
- Timeshare Manager – Market and sell timeshares to potential customers.
- Full Time