The following Maryland post-secondary institutions provide hospitality and tourism education and training opportunities in a broad variety of subject areas:
In addition to the web sites of these individual institutions, there are several comprehensive web-based sources of up-to date information about hospitality and tourism education and training opportunities in Maryland. These usually include information about sources of financial assistance including scholarships. These sites include:
- Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Registration Workforce Exchange
This site is very robust with great information for students and employers. Click on “Find Training” to search for occupational education programs that meet your needs.
- Maryland Higher Education Commission
This site is very robust with great information for students and employers. Click on “Finding a Program” to search for specific program offerings at Maryland community colleges, colleges and universities. Search under many categories, including culinary, hotel, hospitality, and tourism to learn which institution offers programs in your area of interest.
- Maryland Hospitality Education Foundation
The Maryland Hospitality Education Foundation (MHEF) serves as a source of education, training, resources and research for Maryland's hospitality and tourism industry. Click on “Classes” to learn of the wide variety of trainings and certifications provided through the activities of MHEF.
- Maryland Tourism Education Foundation
The Maryland Tourism Education Foundation (MDTEF) serves to build the capabilities of Maryland’s tourism workforce. MDTEF offers a variety of services to link individuals and employers to educational opportunities, including the provision of professional development programs such as Maryland Smiles, Hospitality Maryland-Style, Maryland Taxi Host, and Supervising Successfully. Click on “Workforce Education and Development” for a list of post-secondary schools with hospitality and tourism offerings.