Restaurant Management A.A.S.

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Success is the house special.

The SUNY Morrisville Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in restaurant management serves up the foundation for a successful career in the hospitality industry.

Your main courses will include a sequence of food service and hotel operations classes, including hospitality management, sales and marketing; food purchasing and preparation; sanitation; and nutrition.

Our hands-on approach will have you also learning while doing, as your final semester capstone course will place you at Morrisville’s Copper Turret Restaurant, which serves as an outstanding laboratory to learn the full operations of a kitchen, front of the house and management.

When you graduate, you will be well-prepped for careers in restaurant and hotel operations.

Like many of our students, you may choose to continue your studies at Morrisville through our Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program in resort & recreation service management.

During your studies, you also can take advantage of membership in the following professional organizations:

Labor Market Data

SUNY Morrisville provides Burning Glass labor market data to illustrate current trends in careers related to our academic programs. The below information is drawn from Burning Glass's data for job postings related to this program in the Northeast United States (New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) between Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2019.

Market Salary

Market Salary shows the salary that graduates who remain in the region can expect to find with their degree. Expect to earn a salary close to the median (50th percentile) with your degree from SUNY Morrisville. Your actual salary could be lower (10th percentile) or higher (90th percentile), depending on factors such as location and certification requirements.

Top 10 Regional Employers for this Program

The list below displays the regional employers who have had the most job postings requiring skills you’d gain from this program.

  1. Compass Group Plc United States
  2. Compass Group
  3. Aramark
  4. Sodexo
  5. Boston Market
  6. Starbucks Coffee Company
  7. H&R Block
  8. Marriott International Incorporated
  9. Wendy's Restaurants
  10. Panera Bread

Top 10 Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for, when graduating from this program.

  1. Cook
  2. Line Cook
  3. Assistant Manager
  4. Restaurant Manager
  5. Chef
  6. Prep Cook
  7. Sous Chef
  8. General Manager
  9. Executive Chef
  10. Restaurant General Manager