Associate of Arts in Hospitality
American Public University System

Program Details

The online associate’s degree in Hospitality Management prepares students with practical skills and techniques for a successful career in the food service industry. The program was created with business leaders in the industry and can lead to pursuing a bachelor’s level degree if desired.

Students will learn about operational procedures including purchasing and storage, food service sanitation, food preparation, legal and insurance requirements, and marketing and sales. Theory and concepts will be studied as they relate to the real world responsibilities of a food service manager. An optional concentration in Restaurant Operations is available. Graduates will be equipped to effectively manage employees and improve restaurant performance.

Courses in this online Hospitality degree program include the following:

  • Hotel and restaurant purchasing
  • Hospitality marketing
  • Hotel and restaurant law
  • Hospitality management

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.