This 21-month program will provide students with opportunities to reach management-level positions upon graduation as well as provide staff training and recruitment for Iowa’s expanding hotel and lodging industry. Students will attend both online and on-campus classes as well as learn in real time with on-site practicums through sponsoring food service affiliates. The program will provide opportunities for students to earn certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Association as well as the National Restaurant Association’s Management First Program. Students may enter this program at the beginning of the Fall term. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree.