Welcome to Hospitality and Tourism at Kauai Community College!
We provide exceptional learning experiences that prepare students for successful careers in the
Hospitality and Tourism industries.
In this program, you can earn an Associate's Degree and continue studies for a Bachelor's Degree. Class sizes are relatively small, creating a personalized learning environment. Coursework reinforces positive work
ethics, confidence, accountability, cultural awareness, Hawaiian values, productivity, customer service
skills, and professionalism. These
attributes ensure that "Aloha" will
continue to be part of the Hospitality
and Tourism industries.
Our highly-skilled instructors have years of industry experience. To help students bridge the gap between college and industry, we provide:
- Property tours
- Industry guest speakers
- Training scenarios
- Network-building with our industry partners
Internships give students valuable experience for future employment. As part of the Certificate of Achievement and Associate's degree, students will engage in a 225-hour Internship.
We offer certificates that contribute to an Associate Degree in Hospitality and Tourism. A Certificate of Competence in Hospitality Essentials is also available completely online, via Distance Education. This is especially valuable if you are employed, seeking to expand your skills.
The Hospitality and Tourism field is an exciting and dynamic filed that offers hundreds of professional jobs on Kauai, and throughout the world. We welcome the opportunity to help you achieve your educational and career goals!