Bing Travel and Hospitality Program Bradford School
Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Hospitality and Travel

A 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.   

With Bradford's Hospitality and Travel program, you can learn the professional skills you'll need to succeed. Bradford School offers a 16-month Associate in Specialized Business degree program. Our accelerated program is designed to get you the training you need so you can finish quickly and start your career.

With our Hospitality and Travel program, you can learn key skills in event planning, guest relations, resort management, worldwide destinations, and computerized reservation 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. 

 

HIGHLIGHTS 

As a Bradford School graduate, our career placement department can help you start your career by finding the right job!  As part of our commitment to helping you find a job after graduation, we go a step above by preparing you with networking techniques, a professional resume, and interviewing techniques so you have what you need to succeed.

As a Hospitality and Travel student, you can learn about:

  • Worldwide tourism
  • Domestic and global destinations
  • Hospitality and tourism marketing 
  • Functions of computerized reservation systems
  • Guest relations 
  • Meeting and event planning
  • Front and back office operations 
 

 Our 16 month Hospitality and Travel Specialized Associate Degree program includes an externship to give you valuable experience and help you network with industry professionals. 

CURRICULUM

With an education from Bradford School, you will be exposed to a wide knowledge base and have plenty of hands-on experience, all in a shortened time frame.   Our student focused resources are available to help you get in, get done, and get to work.  

Our curriculum was designed so you spend the majority of your time in classes directly related to your career. This helps 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 412-391-6710 or fill out our information request form. 

 CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • Marketing
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Front and Back Office Operations
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Computerized Reservations
  • Hospitality and Travel Externship
  • Word Processing
  • Supervision
  • Essentials of Management
  • Event Planning
  • Introduction to Travel
  • Domestic Destinations
  • Travel Agency Operations and Meeting Management
  • Worldwide Destinations
  • Worldwide Tourism 

CAREERS 

As a Bradford School graduate, our career placement department can help you start your career by finding the right job!  As part of our commitment to helping you find a job after graduation, we go a step above by preparing you with networking techniques, a professional resume, and practice interviewing so you have what you need to succeed.  

Graduates are exposed to a well rounded curriculum that prepares them for entry level positions in a variety of career paths.   Our graduates can work for: 

  • Hotels and resorts 
  • Corporate travel departments 
  • Event planning businesses
  • Travel agencies 
  • Cruise lines 
  • Car rental agencies 
 

PRICES

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Bradford School, 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 in Specialized Business Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Tuition Per Semester*
$7,690
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018)
Application Fee
$50
Tuition Deposit**
$50
Confirmation Deposit**
$50
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
$2,233
* Associate in Specialized Business Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.