Richland College offers a comprehensive program for starting a career in the Hospitality, Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management industry. Upon graduation, students find jobs in the industry or continue their education at the university level.
Courses are offered day and evening and for credit and non-credit. Starting Fall 2016 the courses required for the Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism will be offered in a block schedule enabling students to complete all coursework in two semesters.
The goal of the Hospitality, Exhibition and Event Management (HEEM) program is to provide quality education product to meet the needs of current and future students, develop professionals for the industries we serve and prepare our students for a successful career in the hospitality travel, meeting and exposition industry. Students of the HEEM program will be working with instructors that have teaching and industry experience and the program incorporates the latest technology used in the industry including ExpoCad and Eventmobi. Through education and hands-on experience, students become the best-trained professionals in the industry.
ORGANIZATIONS THAT SUPPORT HEEM
Dallas Fort Worth Association Executives | Exhibit Service Contractors Association | Hospitality, Sales & Marketing Association International | International Association of Exhibitions and Events | International Association of Exhibitions and Events | International Live Events Association | Meeting Professionals International | Texas Alliance of Conventions, Meetings and Operations Managers | The Hotel Association
Gainful Employment Information
Certificate in Meetings | Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism
M.T. Hickman Program Coordinator 972-238-6097 972-238-6333 (Fax)