Middlesex Community College’s Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts Programs prepare students to enter or advance their careers in hotel and restaurant management, conference and convention planning, and hospitality sales. Enrollment is now open and classes begin Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.

MCC’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Programs each offer internship and cooperative field experience opportunities, giving students real industry experience and a chance to practice skills, gain experience and explore career pathways.

Students may choose from the following degree and certificate programs:

MCC’s Hospitality Management Associate Degree Program combines industry-focused coursework with general business and management coursework. Graduates are prepared to enter the growing hospitality industry as entry-level associates and supervisors.

The Hospitality Management Certificate program is designed to provide the skills needed to enter the fields of hotel and restaurant management. Courses focus on the specific knowledge needed in the industry, and the Cooperative Field Experience provides students with relevant and useful workplace experience.

The Hospitality Management – Culinary Arts Associate Degree Program helps prepare students for careers in the specialized areas of the food and beverage industry. It provides students with valuable practical experience in a state-of-the-art culinary facility. Industry-specific courses include “Culinary Theory,” “Culinary Skills,” “Bakery and Pastry Skills,” and “Sanitation/ServSafe Training.”

The Hospitality Management – Culinary Arts Certificate Program is a nine-course program providing the foundation skills and specialized instruction for entry-level employment in the restaurant industry. All credits earned for the certificate can be applied to the associate degree program.

To learn more about MCC’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Programs, visit https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/hospitality/ or call 1-800-818-3434.