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Hospitality and Tourism

Open up a world of career options.


For the health and safety of our community, all college offices have moved services online Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 24. College offices will reopen to the public on April 27.

Employees are serving students and the community remotely during this time. Please check back for updates on this website for access to services available online, by email, or phone.

Spring quarter registration is open. Register online at edcc.edu/schedule. Spring quarter classes begin April 13. 

  • 100% online instruction for ALL classes for spring quarter.
  • Exception: Classes with a hands-on component will be online April 13 through May 17, then the hands-on portion of the class will be offered in person from May 18 through June 19. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

All college updates, resources, and information about COVID-19 is available at edcc.edu/coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.



The hospitality and tourism industry is booming and our travel school program can make you a part of it all. Train to become an expert travel consultant, cruise or tour agent, tour guide, hotel staff member, or airline reservation and ticket agent.

Prepare to work in any part of the tourism industry by earning a one-year certificate, a two-year degree, or even a transfer degree, which would allow you to transfer to select university programs to earn a bachelor’s degree. Wherever you want to go, our Hospitality and Tourism program can get you there.


Degree Credits Time to Complete Average Cost*
ATA Hospitality and Tourism 95 2 years $8,804
ATA Business and Management 100 2 years $9,355

*Average costs include tuition based on full-time enrollment. It does not include fees. The costs may vary.

Certificate Credits Time to Complete Average Cost*
Certificate Hospitality and Tourism 44.5 9 months $4,070

*Average costs include tuition based on full-time enrollment. It does not include fees. The costs may vary.

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Contact Us

Faculty Advisor Contact

Linda Russell
425.640.1137 | lrussell@edcc.edu | Snohomish Hall 229


Department Contact

Beth O'Donnell
425.640.1208 | bodonnel@edcc.edu | Snohomish Hall 236