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Mission College Hospitality Management

Visit our state-of-the-art facility and learn how we can help you achieve your goals in the dynamic hospitality industry.

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By completing our degree program, you will:

  • Develop powerful and effective management skills.
  • Gain real-world experience in our own student-operated restaurants and high-impact hands on opportunities.
  • Meet movers and shakers in the industry and make contacts for future employment.
  • Build a resume to further enhance your future employment opportunities.
  • Create a pathway to transfer to a four-year university to continue your education.
  • Find that Degree & Certificate Application is open all year round.
  • Develop the foundation necessary to get you moving forward in your Hospitality Career.

Degrees and Certificates


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Classes to Consider

All classes are online this summer. Never taken an online class? Here's some information.

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry – FDR 050A (CRN  51683): 

An overview of the tourism, hospitality and food service industries.  Career pathways, service concepts and an introduction to supervision and management are included.

Menu Planning –  FDR 075 (CRN 51528): 

An introduction and study of menu planning, costing and menu mix concepts. The critical nature of the menu as the primary operational influence tool is discussed.

Supervision and Leadership – FDR 059 (CRN 51257): 

In depth study of traditional and contemporary supervisory and managerial principles and concepts.  Diversity, equity and the application of ethical leadership are course highlights.

Sales and Marketing in the Hospitality Industry – FDR 076 (CRN 51844): 

This course provides students with the practical knowledge to understand and develop short-term and strategic marketing strategies. Marketing as driver of management philosophy and service delivery is emphasized 

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Culinary Courses to Choose From

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Mission College's Hospitality Management faculty is made up of experts in the field of food service, lodging and culinary arts. Many have over three decades of real world experience to offer to our students.

Hospitality Faculty
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Degrees & Certificates

Mission College's Hospitality Management program offers  degrees in Fundamental Food Service Skills, Food service, and Restaurant to Management. We also facilitate an Associate of Science in Hospitality Management.

Degrees and Certificates
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Hospitality Management Classes

Check out our courses in our hospitality management program.

Hospitality Classes
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Success Stories

From starting their own restaurants and food trucks to taking on greater management experience, our student's success are our greatest asset.

Success Stories
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Food Services

Mission College offers students real world experiences on a food truck, on catering assignments and in a fully functioning kitchen and dining room.

Real World Experience
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Thanks to the Don and Lorraine Freeberg Foundation, Mission College's Hospitality Management program is able to offer scholarships to deserving students.

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What do we cook? Are you eligible? Have a question about Mission College or its Hospitality Management program? We have the answers! Can't find the answer,

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Hosted Events

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 Our Food Truck debuted at Santa Clara Library's Librarypalooza and has returned each year.

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Winchester Mystery House

We took the Food Truck to the Winchester Mystery House.

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High School Cooking Competition

Each year we students from the Santa Clara and Fremont Union High School Districts in a competition.

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Australian High Schoolers

Students from Hornsby Girls High School in Australian joined our international students to cook in our kitchen.

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Career Education

Get hands-on training, real-world experience, learn from industry professionals and gain skills to get you hired.