Program Content: Prepares students for the travel/tourism industry as reservation and transportation agents, destination specialists, tour operators, cruise ship consultants and more. Program components include planning, management, finance, technical and production skills.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900, prompt, 6 Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately 12 months part-time to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: yes
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Hospitality and Tourism
Required Books and Materials: Hospitality & Tourism
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook:
43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Estimated Total: $2,100*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. Price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution.
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus: 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email