The resort and lodging industry is one of the major growth industries of this century. Through the Resort Management program you will prepare for careers in management, resort operations, marketing, sales, property management, restaurant operations, and many related areas. The Resort Management program gives basic instruction in resort and lodging operations, resort specialty subjects, management concepts, accounting, and related resort work experience.
Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence in which you can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. For more details, please see the Academic Placement and Testing section.
Graduates of the program will be eligible to receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Resort Management from Colorado Mountain College. You may also be eligible to receive the Educational Institute of American Hotel and Lodging Association’s Hospitality Management Diploma. Additionally, Colorado Mountain College and Western State College have signed an agreement that allows students in the Resort Management degree to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in either Marketing or Management. Please consult with your adviser about requirements for these options.
Many of the courses in the Resort Management program are designed to transfer to baccalaureate degree granting institutions; see your adviser for detaills and for a recommended sequence of courses.
The Resort Management degree is offered at Steamboat Springs. CMC also offers certificates in Hospitality Operations and Spa Management .