Food and Beverage Management Certificate
MC's food and beverage management certificate will prepare you for employment in the food industry. The certificate curriculum will provide you with a background in food and beverage management and costs. This certificate will prepare you for a new career, or will update and upgrade your skills if you are already in the field. You can also continue your training at MC and pursue an associate's degree in the hospitality management program.
Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the complexity of the hospitality industry as a whole.
- Explain general management theory as it applies to food and beverage management.
- Enter, with junior standing, a four-year university as a major in hospitality management.
- Enter a management training program in food and beverage management.
- Work effectively as a member of a team in a professional setting.
- Define and discuss exemplary customer service during in-class exercises.
- Demonstrate an ability to perform responsibilities in an ethical manner.
- Recognize and articulate the importance of diversity in the hospitality industry.
Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the certificate requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.
- Food and Beverage Management Certificate Program Advising Guide (PDF, )
- Food and Beverage Management Certificate Advising Guide for Part-Time Students (PDF, )
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Related careers include food service managers, first-line supervisors of food preparation, and serving workers.
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General Studies Degree
Students who major in general studies explore personal, professional, and academic areas of interest within a flexible framework supporting transfer.
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes. These courses are designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.
- Hospitality Management Program
- Food and Beverage Management Area of Concentration AAS Degree
- Management/Supervision Area of Concentration AAS Degree
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- Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Certificate
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