Hospitality Administration

HOSPITALITY ADMINISTRATION

The Hospitality Administration program provides the skills to be successful in the hospitality industry which is the largest private sector employer in the U.S offering exciting, fulfilling career options with excellent advancement opportunities for those who possess the passion and willingness to work hard and serve others.

PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT
The Ivy Tech Community College Hospitality Administration program mission is to provide excellence in education to residents of Indiana with professional, technical, transfer and lifelong education for successful hospitality careers, personal development and citizenship. Through its affordable and flexible quality educational services, the Ivy Tech Community College Hospitality Administration program strengthens Indiana's economy and enhances its cultural development with courses, certifications and degree options in: Culinary Arts, Culinology (blending of Food Science & Culinary Arts), Baking & Pastry Arts, and Hospitality Management with areas of emphasis in Restaurant Management, Hotel Management, and Event Management

Certificates:

Beverage Management (16 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Leads to an Introductory Sommelier Exam in HOSP 151, Certified Cicerone Exam in HOSP 152, Certified Sommelier Exam in HOSP 153. At the completion of the HOSP 251 class, the student will be prepared to take Level II certification offered by the International Wine Guild\; including, Certified Executive Chef of Wine Arts, Certified Executive Wine Sommelier, Certified Senior Wine Merchant, Certified Senior Wine Manager or Certified Senior Cellar Manager \(for the non-professional\). The Beverage Management Certification may also lead to employment and/or completion of Associates in Applied Science Degree.

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Pastry Culinarian (16 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Completion leads to National Certification as a Certified Pastry Culinarian through the American Culinary Federation, employment, and/or completion of an associate degree.

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Culinarian (16 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Completion leads to National Certification as a Certified Culinarian through the American Culinary Federation, employment, and/or completion of an associate degree.

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Dietary Management (21 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Leads to a certification in Dietary Management, employment and/or completion of an associates degree.

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Hospitality Management (17 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Completion leads to National Certification in ManageFirst Professional with 800 hours of work experience in the field, employment, and/or completion of an associate degree.

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Technical Certificates:

Technical Certificate - Baking and Pastry Arts (32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Restaurants, hotels, clubs, grocery stores, commercial, and independent shops are constantly seeking bakers and pastry chefs with the necessary skills and experience.

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Electives

Your advisor will help you select electives for your program. Statewide electives, Transfer General Education Core (TGEC) electives, and Transfer Cluster electives vary by degree.

This course schedule is based on full-time attendance for students who have demonstrated college readiness. Please review our course schedules for full-time with college prep courses.

Technical Certificate - Culinary Arts (32 credit hours = 2-3 semesters)

Ivy Tech's educational kitchen enables us to train you for entry-level positions, such as first, second or saute cooks, sous chefs, and garde managers.

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Degrees:

Associate of Applied Science - Baking and Pastry Arts (60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Restaurants, hotels, clubs, grocery stores, commercial, and independent shops are constantly seeking bakers and pastry chefs with the necessary skills and experience. This area of study is tailored to will prepare you to satisfy industry demands and American Culinary Federation Standards for Baker certification.

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Associate of Applied Science - Culinary Arts (60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Ivy Tech's educational kitchen enables us to train you for entry-level positions, such as first, second or saute cooks, sous chefs, and garde managers. The goal is to send you into the food service industry equipped with manual, theoretical and technical competence. 

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Associate of Applied Science (60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

Associate of Applied Science degree programs are two-year programs that prepare students for careers, career changes and career advancement. Students who need to take longer to complete the degree because of job or family obligations can take the program over a longer period of time. AAS programs may also prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. These programs offer education in recognized technical areas and specialties with emphasis on analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The program content, which is approximately 30% general education and 70% professional/technical, provides depth and breadth in conceptual and professional/technical skills. The general education courses equip students with the problem solving, communications, scientific and mathematical skills to compete successfully in the job market. Professional/technical courses equip students with the skills to obtain employment and to advance in the workforce.

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Associate of Science (60 credit hours = 4 semesters)

The Associate of Science degree prepares you for transfer to a university to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The curriculum offers a strong foundation in fundamental areas such as accounting, economics, and mathematics. The Associate of Science degree in Hospitality Administration transfers to several public institutions.

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Transfer Options

To find out information about your transfer options to public and private universities, contact your academic advisor or the Transfer Office at your local Ivy Tech campus. You are also encouraged to contact the university in which you plan to transfer.

This course schedule is based on full-time attendance for students who have demonstrated college readiness. Please review our course schedules for full-time with college prep courses, part-time and part-time with college prep courses.


NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.


Hospitality Administration programs are offered at the following Ivy Tech campuses:

Bloomington

Program Brochure (PDF)

Bloomington Degree Offerings:
Hospitality Administration (AAS)
Hospitality Administration (AAS) with Culinary Arts concentration
Hospitality Administration (AAS) with Baking and Pastry Arts concentration

Hospitality Administration (AS)

Certificate: Certified Pastry Culinarian
Certificate: Culinarian
Certificate: Hospitality Management

Technical Certificate: Baking and Pastry Arts
Technical Certificate: Culinary Arts


Ivy Tech Crossing Café
Ivy Tech Culinary Arts students in the Hospitality Administration program serve lunch every Wednesday at the Crossing Café, at Ivy Tech’s Liberty Crossing location.


Contact:
Chef Jeff Taber
Assistant Professor and Chair
Hospitality Administration
(812) 330-6267
jtaber3@ivytech.edu

Central Indiana (Franklin, Indianapolis)

Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Center

Contact:
Jeff Bricker, Chair
(317) 921-4516
jbricker@ivytech.edu

Concentrations offered by Indianapolis region:

  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Beverage Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Event Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Restaurant Management
  • Culinology

Hospitality Administration

Outlook:  The Central Indiana Hospitality industry is growing quickly as the Indianapolis Convention Center expansion brings larger conventions to Indianapolis.  In the next five years, Indianapolis will add 25% more full-service hotels to accommodate the greater number of visitors projected in Indianapolis.   The result of this growth will be an increase of Hospitality jobs at the rate of 18% between 2006 and 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Hospitality job growth is anticipated for cooks, chefs, bakers, pastry chefs, food service managers, restaurant managers, front desk agents, front office managers, hotel managers, meeting & event planners.

Salaries: Salary Range is $32,000-$45,000

Transfer Agreements: 

 Event Management Specialty transfers to IUPUI towards an IU BS degree in Tourism, Convention & Event Management.

Culinary Arts Specialty transfers to Ball State University towards a BS degree in Hospitality Management

AS Professional

Hospitality Administration Group Advising Sessions
All appointments can be scheduled on Amanda Ostoich's calendar via Ivy Advising

Tuesday, April 29th 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24th 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 26th 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 15th 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 17th 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Columbus
  • Faculty Contact:
  • Joe Strangis
    Culinary Arts Chair
    812-374-5122
  • AAS Culinary Arts
  • Baking/Pastry Arts
  • Hospitality Management
  • Specialty courses taken online or Indy/Bloomington
East Central (Anderson, Marion, Muncie, New Castle)
Contact:

Deb Gourley
Program Chair
1-800-589-8324, ext. 1103
dgourley@ivytech.edu
Kokomo

Sally Vyain
School of Education Dean
School of Public and Social Services Dean
svyain@ivytech.edu
800-459-0561, ext. 316

Cynde Lees
Academic Advisor, Peru
clees1@ivytech.edu
765-473-7281, ext 318

North Central (Elkhart, South Bend, Warsaw)

Concentrations:
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts
Restaurant Management

For more information call Brent Spring at 574-289-7001, ext. 5440 or bspring@ivytech.edu.

Northeast (Fort Wayne)

Northeast Degree Offerings:
Hospitality Administration (AAS)
Areas of emphasis: Event management, Hotel management, and Restaurant management
Hospitality Administration (AAS) with Culinary Arts concentration
Hospitality Administration (AAS) with Baking and Pastry Arts concentration

Hospitality Administration (AS)

Certificate: Dietary Management


Contact
Jeff Albertson, Interim Program Chair
260-481-2295
jalbertson12@ivytech.edu


Interested in hotel management?

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast and Focus Educational Institute have joined forces to allow students an opportunity to gain essential, job-ready skills in the hotel industry through a Business Administration technical certificate at Ivy Tech. This particular track includes a hotel management training internship component in the field. Learn more.

Northwest (Gary, East Chicago, Michigan City, Valparaiso)
Program Chair

   Chef Terry Zych
   Michigan City Campus
   (219)879-9137

Program Chair

   Chef Elida Abeyta
   East Chicago Campus
   (219)392-3600

Program Chair

   Chef Richard Delby
   Gary Campus
   (219)981-1111

Southern Indiana (Sellersburg)
(Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg is only offering the Hospitality Administration CT.)

Contacts
Mary Ann Bennett,
Dean, School of Education and 
Dean, School of Public and Social Services. 
Pfau Hall, Room P14B  
(812) 246-3301, Extension 4311

Betsy Boyd
Administrative Assistant
School of Health Sciences, School of Public and Social Services,
School of Education
Pfau Hall, Room B1
(812) 246-3301, Extension 4725

Southwest (Evansville, Tell City)
Hospitality Administration Program Summary

For more information, please contact Watez Phelps, Program Chair, at (812) 492-0543.

  • Ameristar Casino
  • Four Winds Casino
  • Four Seasons

  • Event Planner
  • Convention Center Coordinator
  • Lodging Manager
  • Pastry Chef/Baker
  • Food Service Manager
  • Baker
  • Chef or Head Cook