Restaurant Management Programs in Kansas City
Though restaurant employees often only need professional experience to advance to managerial positions, earning a degree in food service management can help expedite the process, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This article gives an overview of the relevant program at one college in the Kansas City area. After reading about coursework requirements, take a look at the table of stats to learn more about the institution.
- Located 18 miles from downtown Kansas City, Johnson County Community College offers an associate's degree program in food and beverage management that prepares graduates to enter the field as an assistant manager.
Take a look at the profiled school's costs, enrollment, graduation rate and more in the table below. The facts and figures here could help you see if the school is right for you.
|Johnson County Community College|
|School Type||2-year, public*|
|Total Enrollment (2017)||18,638*|
|Campus Setting||Midsize city*|
|Tuition and Fees (2017-2018)||$2,790 for in-district, $3,300 for in-state and $6,600 for out-of-state students*|
|Percent of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2017)||60%*|
|Acceptance Rate (2017)||Open admissions*|
|Retention Rate (2017)||67% for full-time students*|
|Graduation Rate (for those who began their studies in 2014)||22%*|
Source: *NCES College Navigator
Johnson County Community College
Johnson County Community College's associate's degree program teaches students how to manage a food and beverage facility while also covering basic food preparation skills. The American Culinary Federation Educational Institute Accrediting Commission accredits this program.
Associate of Applied Science in Food and Beverage Management
This 68-credit-hour program includes classes in food service sanitation, supervisory management, meal planning, professional cooking, facilities management and hospitality managerial accounting. Elective classes are available in topics like the fundamentals of baking, introduction to catering and hospitality law. Students may also elect to complete an internship during their studies.