Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Mgmt

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, special events planning, and 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 International Business College's Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management program, you can learn the professional skills you'll need to succeed. Our accelerated program is designed to get you the training you need so you can finish quickly and start your career. 

Our industry tested faculty members have worked in the tourism and hospitality industries. They bring a wealth of insider knowledge that can be invaluable to your career. 

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



With our Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management 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. 

With our Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management program, 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 Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Associate of Applied Science degree  program includes an externship to give you valuable experience and help you network with industry professionals. 



With an education from International 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 description, download our school catalog

Ready to get started? Call us at 317-813-2300 or fill out our information request form. 



  • Front and Back Office Operations 
  • Guest Relations Management 
  • Supervision
  • Human Relations in the Workplace
  • Business Law
  • Domestic Destinations
  • Worldwide Destinations
  • Event Planning
  • Introduction to Travel
  • Travel Agency Operations and Meeting Management
  • Worldwide Tourism
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Computerized Reservations
  • Travel/Hospitality Externship


As an IBC graduate, our career sevices 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, 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. 

Our graduates work for:

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


As long as you stay enrolled full-time at International 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.  Visit us to learn more about your options.  

Associate of Applied Science Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
Tuition Per Semester*
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021)
Application Fee
Tuition Deposit**
Confirmation Deposit**
Residence Fee Per Semester*
Residence Reservation Fee
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program)
* A.A.S. Degree Program is 4 Semesters
** Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date.