AAS Associate Program
Division of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies | Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality and Business
Buffalo and Western New York is in the midst of a renaissance, with new hotels, restaurants and attractions being opened regularly. Today more than ever, the hospitality industry is one of the top economic drivers in our local economy. It’s a field brimming with possibilities for anyone passionate about serving others and looking for a career in which every day brings new and exciting experiences, challenges and interactions.
The AAS in Hospitality Management at Trocaire offers students hands-on experience and experienced faculty to help them hone the versatile skills necessary to thrive in this booming industry. Real-world training is a constant throughout the program thanks to an internship requirement and our unique partnership with Salvatore’s Grand Hotel and Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More restaurant, while classes like accounting, food and beverage management and hospitality leadership prepare students for whatever industry trajectory they wish to pursue. Career opportunities exist for managers in places as diverse as hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, catering operations, food service providers, sales, production, travel and tourism in this dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving industry.