Get two degrees in less than five years! You'll have a competitive advantage in the industry with a four-year college degree with a concentration in hospitality and tourism management from a top business school and a culinary arts diploma from a global leader in professional culinary, pastry, and wine education.
It's so flexible! You can study at ICC first and then come to Pace, or the reverse. Further, ICC offers day and evening programs to fit your busy schedule.
Get Professional Internships...and Externships, a Fast Track to Your Dream Job at both Pace and ICC, you will be positioned for incredible professional experiences at some of the top companies in this industry. While at Pace students have interned at Abigail Kirsch Catering, Gramercy Tavern, the Hilton, Le District at World Financial Center, and the Ritz Carlton. At ICC, students have externed at some of the best restaurants in New York City including Blue Hill, Eleven Madison Park, Gramercy Tavern, Jean-Georges, and Restaurant Daniel.
It's About Outcomes!Graduates of ICC include Bobby Flay, David Chang, Wylie Dufresne, Christina Tosi, Dan Barber, and many others. Graduates of Pace's Hospitality and Tourism program are working at Epicurean Group Restaurants, Nomo Soho, Trestle on 10th, The Palace Hotel, Union Square Hospitality and many others.
How Does It Work?
Graduates of ICC's program will be able to transfer 15 credits toward the Pace BBA HTM program. This may shorten their four-year degree by up to one semester.
Pace students in the HTM program will be able to matriculate into the ICC program with priority admission and a partial scholarship of $10,000.
Job growth: Hospitality and leisure jobs increased by 27% from 2006-2012 ( Source: World Travel and Tourism Council)
New York City opportunities: Employment in the city's hospitality and tourism industries increased by 25 percent from 2006-2013 ( Source: New York City Labor Market Information Service)
Global industry: Worldwide revenue from tourism doubled from $15.1 billion in 2001 to $31 billion in 2010 ( Source: World Tourism Organization)
The NYC area added 6,600 hospitality and tourism jobs in 2011 alone ( Source: NYC & Company)
Enjoy good pay: $50,000 mean salary for Hospitality and Tourism majors Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports). Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). $51,800 median annual salary nationally for lodging managers ( Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
GAIN USEFUL SKILLS AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
Lubin's Hospitality and Tourism Management Program prepares you to analyze and respond to factors shaping the industry: sustainable business goals, environmental considerations, and social, cultural, and economic issues. The BBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management offers:
A strong business core: Gain skills in financial reporting, operations planning, staff scheduling, organizational development, and policy development
Opportunities to study abroad for better understanding of this global industry: Learn about sustainable tourism in destinations like the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil, or see what business travelers experience in Hong Kong and London
Certified knowledge of safety and security in the hospitality industry: From certification in ServeSafe (food safety), to security planning and crisis management, you gain the skills to succeed in increasingly responsible management roles
Broad understanding and critical analysis of travel, tourism, and policy: Learn how government policy shapes travel, how the industries of tourism (restaurants, hotels, transportation) interact, how destinations are created and promoted, and the dominant trends in international and regional travel and tourism