GREET YOUR NEW CAREER


The hospitality industry needs highly-skilled, professionals. Answer their call.

Learn how to excel at hotel administration and management, and get set for a rewarding and exciting career in the Lowcountry’s top industry.

This 66-credit-hour program teaches you how to manage a wide variety of lodging operations and facilities. You’ll learn in the classroom and out in the industry through internships and partnerships.

Courses include hospitality industry principles; supplies purchasing, storage and control; hotel facilities design and planning; hospitality industry law; personnel management and labor relations; financial management; marketing and sales promotion; convention and event management; front desk operations; and applications to specific types of hotels and motel operations.

Quick Facts


HANDS-ON

Internships provide valuable hands-on training and real-world experience.

MOVE UP

Graduates, with experience, can expect to fill supervisory positions.

FAST TRACK!

The associate degree program can be completed in two years.

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  • ACCREDITATION


    Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

    ENROLL NOW!


    Enroll now for classes at TCL’s brand new Culinary Institute of the South. Plus, general education courses can be completed at any campus or online. You could be our first graduating class!

    WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING


    “Our students have amazing opportunities to learn from and work in the Lowcountry’s own world-renowned resorts and hotels.”

    Chef Francine Marz

    Dean

    FAQS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    Program Cost

    Tuition: 66 credits x $214 per credit = $14,124.

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

    *Based on Fall 2022 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

    The Career

    Is this program right for you?

    The program is a great fit for those who:

    • Have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with people.
    • Are organized and task-oriented.
    • Have strong business skills.
    • Remain patient while resolving conflicts.

    Program Dean


    Francine Marz

    Dean, Culinary & Hospitality

    843-305-8535

    Culinary Institute of the South, Rm 206

    Instructors


    Sam Carpenter

    Culinary Arts & Procurement Instructor

    843-305-8582

    Culinary Institute of the South, Rm 203

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