2020-2021 College Catalog

Hotel Management Specialist TCC

Hotel Management Specialist TCC (Major Code: HM21)

Program Description

The Hotel Management Specialist certificate program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today's lodging industry. Why not study in a city with a reputation of impeccable southern charm, fine dining and world-class sophistication? Atlanta is home to the world’s busiest airport and provides a rich and eclectic blend of hospitality business in which to pursue a vibrant career. This certificate program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes relative to the various departments within any size hotel.

Career Information


Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 31.4% nationally and 27.9% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $25,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually. 

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Blood and Airborne Pathogens

Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens.

These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Program Contact Information

Tamoura Jones
Program Coordinator, Culinary, Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism
Academic Building C1103A (kitchen)

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 terms
Program Credit Hours: 15
Estimated Program Cost: $2,688

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (15 Credits)

HRTM 1140Hotel Operations Management


HRTM 1150Event Planning


HRTM 1201Hospitality Marketing


HRTM 1210Hospitality Law


HRTM 1220Super&Lead Hospitality Indus


Total Credit Hours: 15


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to train individuals and teams within a diverse and multicultural global organizational environment
2. Graduates will be able to critically analyze and question knowledge, theories and beliefs in education, training and development.
3. Graduates will be able to develop capabilities in individuals and teams for critical reflection and for life-long learning
4. Graduates will be able to develop educational leaders of the future with capabilities for management of change, quality assessment and organizational learning;
5. Graduates will be able to manage training and development with reference to accepted standards of business ethics, corporate governance, and social responsibilities.