The hotel and resort business is booming in Orange County. People from all over the world are drawn to our internationally known theme parks and resorts. Meeting the needs and expectations of travelers from near and far is the job of the hotel manager. From check-in to check-out, the manager must ensure a great stay. If you strive for excellence and love interacting with people, the OCC Career Advantage Hotel Management training program can give you the skills you need to start a career in hotel guest services, operations or management. Choose from a number of different specialty certificate programs or earn an associate degree. Channel your passion for service into a rewarding career. Read on to learn about your options.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Front Office Operations
Enhancing Guest Service
Human Resource Management
Catering Design and Management
Spa Industry Finance
Did you know?
Hotels have experienced six consecutive years of job creation, with continued growth projected, while opportunities for event planners will grow faster than average through 2026, according to the Association for Career and Technical Education.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in hotel management – or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
Christina Anchondo, M.S.
CTE Outreach Specialist
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Counselor, CTE and