Travel and Tourism
Do you want to see the world – or more of it? Would you enjoy helping others live their travel dreams? A career as a travel agent who helps others book memorable trips can help make it possible. As a perk you may earn free trips, discounts and other perks to help you explore global destinations. Being an independent travel agent also gives you the freedom to set your work hours and location. OCC Career Advantage provides travel agent training – we offer a certificate and an associate degree – that prepares you to work in a variety of settings. Travel agents in California earn a median annual income of $38,979. If you picture yourself traveling the world and using your experiences to help others create the vacation of a lifetime, read on to learn more about your program options.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Cruising & Vacation Packages
Computer Reservation Systems – SABRE
Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
Tour Escorting and Group Travel
Destination the Americas
Did you know?
Opportunities will continue to expand rapidly for interpreters and translators who work in this sector organizing and guiding travel, tours and events, according to the Association for Career and Technical Education.
Complete our certificate program, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in travel, 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
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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
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and