Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Travel, Hospitality & Event Planning

An Entire World of Opportunities. 

Do you want to join the fast-paced travel and hospitality industry?

There are a variety of career paths, from lodging operations, to special events planning, to travel services. To succeed in this industry, it takes someone with an ability to be a problem solver, be people-oriented and be an effective communicator.  

Minneapolis Business College offers both a 10-month diploma and a 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree.

Our industry-tested faculty members have all worked in the travel and hospitality industry. They bring a wealth of insider knowledge that can be invaluable to your career. You will also spend 8-weeks in an externship where you can practice what you’ve learned while making valuable industry contacts.

We encourage you to visit us and learn why our graduates Finish First! 

 

HIGHLIGHTS 

With Minneapolis Business College’s Travel, Hospitality & Event Planning program, you can learn key skills in event planning, guest relations, sales and customer service, worldwide destinations, and computerized reservations systems. Our smaller class sizes make it easy for you to get one-on-one, personalized attention.

During the program, students spend time in an externship where they practice what they’ve learned and make valuable industry contacts. Many of our graduates are hired directly by their externship sites after graduation!

With MBC's 10-16 month Travel, Hospitality & Event Planning programs, you will learn about:

  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Front and back office operations 
  • Hospitality and tourism marketing  
  • Worldwide tourism
  • Domestic and Global Destinations
  • Using Computerized Reservations Systems
  • Guest Relations
 
 
 

CURRICULUM 

With an education from Minneapolis Business College, you will be exposed to a wide knowledge base and have plenty of hands-on experience, all in a shortened time frame. 

Our curriculum was designed so you spend the majority of your time in classes directly related to your career. This ensures you get the training you need in as short a time as possible.

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.

Ready to get started? Call us at 651-636-7406 or fill out our information request form

 

CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • Event Planning I & II
  • Front and Back Office Management 
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Travel and Hospitality Externship
  • Word Processing - CORE
  • Introduction to Travel
  • Worldwide Tourism
  • Domestic Destinations
  • Worldwide Destinations
  • Travel Agency Operations and Meeting Management
  • Computerized Reservations System
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supervision*
  • Electronic Office Systems*
  • Keyboarding I & II
  • Written Communications
 

CAREERS 

As a Minneapolis Business College graduate, our job placement department will help you start your career by finding the right job!  As part of our commitment to helping you find a job after graduation, MBC goes a step above and prepares you with networking techniques, a professional resume, and practice interviewing so you have what you need to succeed.

 

MBC graduates work for:

  • Hotels and resorts
  • Corporate travel department
  • Event planning businesses
 

PRICES 

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Minneapolis Business College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year. There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify. 

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$2,065
* Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.
Diploma Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$7,560
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Residence Fee Per Semester*
$3,490
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$1,350
* Diploma Program is 2.5 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.