Embedded Technical Diploma
The three courses in the Hospitality Assistant technical diploma at Madison College are designed for those interested in exploring career and education opportunities in the leisure service industry. You will hone your skills in customer service and communication, learn about industry trends, and develop your writing skills while honing in on critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written assessments.
The hospitality and tourism field is the fastest growing industry in the world and the second largest industry in Wisconsin. One out of every 10 workers in Wisconsin is employed in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Students in the Hospitality Assistant program attend part time.
Some of the courses for this program may be available online.
- View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.
- Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
- Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC.
Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.
Earning your technical diploma in the Hospitality Assistant Program at Madison College prepares you for valuable work as a:
Estimated Program Cost
# of Credits for Completion9Tuition$1228.50Materials/Supplemental Costs$128.16Other Costs$0.00Total Estimated Program Costs:
(book costs not included)$1356.66
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2017 2018 Number of Program Graduates 8 10 Number of Surveys Sent 7 10 Number of Surveys Returned 4 8 Percent of Surveys Returned 57.10% 80.00% Available for Employment 3 3 Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 100.00% Not in Labor Market 1 5 Percent Not in Labor Market 33.30% 166.70% Available for Employment
2017 2018 Graduates Employed 3 3 Percent of Graduates Employed 100.00% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 1 2 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 33.30% 66.70% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 2 1 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 66.70% 33.30% Employed - No Response 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 0 0 Percent Seeking Employment 0.00% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2017 2018 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 4 3.3 0 Number of Satisfaction Responses 3 3 Very Satisfied 3 1 Percent Very Satisfied 100.00% 33.30% Satisfied 0 2 Percent Satisfied 0.00% 66.70% Unsatisfied 0 0 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% Very Unsatisfied 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2017 2018 Number of Primary Reason Responses 4 8 Preparation for Getting a Job 0 0 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 0.00% 0.00% Career Change 0 0 Percent Career Change 0.00% 0.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 1 0 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 25.00% 0.00% Preparation for Further Education 3 6 Percent Preparation for Further Education 75.00% 75.00% Personal Interest 0 2 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 25.00% Other 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2017 2018 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 3 3 Before Enrollment 1 2 Percent Before Enrollment 33.30% 66.70% While Attending the College 2 1 Percent While Attending the College 66.70% 33.30% After Training at the College 0 0 Percent After Training at the College 0.00% 0.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2017 2018 Number of Employment Location Responses 3 3 In College District 2 3 Percent In College District 66.70% 100.00% In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 33.30% 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2017 2018 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 1 Average Monthly Wage $1,879 Average Hourly Wage $10.93 Average Work Hours per Week 38 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 1 Average Hourly Wage $10.50 Average Work Hours per Week 30
Total Positions Open for academic year: 2018 Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison Number of Full Time Positions Open Number of Part Time Positions Open Total Jobs Graduate Employers for academic year: 2018 Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions Holiday Inn Express Senior Guest Service Representative Verona UW - Madison Memorial Union Building Services Supervisor
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