Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

Explore Hospitality Management Careers

Experience the life of a hospitality professional, from interacting with guests and selling rooms to planning events and managing food and beverage services.

Hands-on activities in Hospitality Management Academy introduce you to how all the areas within a hotel work, as well as the business and marketing that goes into making a hospitality operation successful. 

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Offered on-site at local high schools. Contact your high school counselor for more information.

Course offerings TBD.

Exact courses may vary. Contact your high school counselor or nearest Kirkwood location for full details.


Average Salaries

Property Manager


Hospitality Professor


Executive Hotel Manager


Based on available Iowa salary data at

Complete this Academy and you’ll be ready to begin the Hospitality Management degree program at Kirkwood. 

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after attending Kirkwood, find specific transfer information here.


Through the Hospitality Management program, you will take the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation certification exam, which will further enhance your career options.