Hospitality Management (Entrepreneurship) AAS

Has anyone ever told you that you should start your own business? Do you want to be your own boss? Are you passionate about an idea? Join other passionate people who have the drive and bring your idea to reality.

You’ve always wanted to run your own business. The AAS Hospitality Management – Entrepreneurship Option will prepare you for the steps you need to make your goal a reality. You will learn about what it takes to build a strong foundation for a successful business. Learn how to motivate people and to drive them towards one goal: customer satisfaction. Enjoy small and affordable classes that are local and easily accessible. Start working on your career now!  



Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. What unites all of them is their passion for being their own boss. See what they had to say… 

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Hudson County Community College is hands-on all the way. This college shows you what "real life" is going to expect from you. This is a place to learn, build community, and grow in so many ways.  HCCC is made up of the most knowledgeable instructors that truly care about your future craft. HCCC has forever left a beautiful imprint in my heart.
 Yajaira LaLuz 
Hospitality Management – Entrepreneurship AAS Graduate, 2015 

Yajaira knew that she made the right decision to come to HCCC.  

Hospitality Management (Entrepreneurship) A.A.S.


The AAS in Hospitality Management-Entrepreneurship option is designed to provide students with an introduction to the unique concepts of business ownership in the Hospitality Industry. This option will focus on how new business ventures are created. The emphasis will be on current topics within Entrepreneurship and will include: Franchising Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurial Creativity, and targeted forms of market research. The option will also offer a practical hands-on experience with Entrepreneurship including the development and theoretical implementation of a business plan.


Complete the following groups:


ENG-101 College Composition I


ENG-102 College Composition II

Complete the following course:

CSC-100 Intro to Computers and Computing

Complete the following groups:


ENG-112 Speech


Complete 2 Social Science or Humanities Elective.

Why are we your first choice for Hospitality Management?

We are the only community college in New Jersey  that offers a hospitality lab and full hotel room. You will learn about customer service for front office operations, managing hotel guests, and wine selections. 

Are you thinking of transferring?

All of our AAS Hospitality Management programs are transferable to Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) and Florida International University (FIU). 

Career options with median hourly wages within a five-mile radius of Hudson County.



We look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Use one of the links below to start your journey at HCCC!

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Contact Information

Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, and Hospitality Management Recruiter
Ms. Janine Nunez

161 Newkirk Street - Room E222
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4640