Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Tourism, Hospitality & Event Mgmt

A World of Opportunities.

Do you want to join the fast-paced travel and hospitality industry? Career paths are varied and can include lodging operations, special events planning and travel services. To succeed in this industry, it takes someone with an ability to be a problem solver, be people-oriented and be an effective communicator. 

With International Business College's Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree program, you can learn the professional skills you'll need to succeed. Our accelerated program is designed to get you the training you need so you can finish quickly and start your career. 

Our industry-tested faculty members have worked in the travel and hospitality industry. They have a wealth of insider knowledge to share with you in the classroom.  

We encourage you to visit us and learn why our graduates Finish First!

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

With our Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management program, you can learn key skills in event planning, guest relations, resort management, worldwide destinations and computerized reservation systems. 

Our smaller class sizes make it easy for you to get one-on-one, personalized attention. 

During the program, students spend time in an externship where they practice what they've learned and make valuable industry contacts. 

With our Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management program, you can learn about:

  • Worldwide tourism
  • Domestic and global destinations
  • Hospitality and tourism marketing
  • Functions of computerized reservation systems
  • Guest relations
  • Meeting and event planning
  • Front and back office operations 
 
 
 

CURRICULUM

With an education from International Business College, you will be exposed to a wide knowledge base and have plenty of hands-on experience, all in a shortened time frame. 

Our curriculum was designed so you spend the majority of your time in classes directly related to your career. This ensures you get the training you need in as short a time as possible. 

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog

 CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • Worldwide Tourism
  • Front and Back Office Operations 
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Travel/Hospitality/Event Management Externship
  • Human Relations in the Workplace
  • Introduction to Travel
  • Event Planning 
  • Domestic Destinations
  • Worldwide Destinations
  • Computerized Reservations
  • Travel Agency Operations and Meeting Management
 

CAREERS

As an IBC graduate, our career services department will help you start your career by finding the right job! As part of our commitment to helping you find a job after graduation, we go a step above by preparing you with networking techniques, a professional resume and interviewing techniques so you have what you need to succeed. 

 

 IBC graduates can work for:

  • Hotels and resort management 
  • Corporate travel departments
  • Event planning businesses
  • Travel agencies
  • Cruise line positions
  • Car rental agencies 
 

PRICES

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at International Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year. There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$6,980
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Reservation Fee
$100
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$2,990
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$2,730
* A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.