Middle College – Culinary & Hospitality Mgt Degree Program

NMU Marquette-Alger Technical Middle College (MATMC)

Class location

NMU Middle College

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Career Focus

Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education


Students enrolled in the hospitality management associate degree program at NMU will learn in a challenging and rewarding hands-on environment. Students learn about supervision, management, planning, delegation, and responsibility, while gaining experience in quantity food production and management. Students in this class:

  • Operate the Culinary Café as well as Chez Nous, a high-end restaurant
  • Work at culinary events
  • Tour local restaurants and food service operations
  • Obtain work experience

Learn about banquet and catering operations including:

  • Setup
  • Layout
  • Pricing
  • Costing
  • On and off-premise events
  • Bar and wine service

The lodging and tourism components of the program will prepare students to meet the needs of guests who are away from home and monitor the revenue activity of a hotel or tourism facility. This course will cover guest services, culinary arts, baking, sanitation, applied math/finance and kitchen safety.

How to Get Started

High School Credit

Students should inquire within their guidance office about high school curriculum requirements that may be satisfied through a college course, as this is determined individually by school district.

College Credit

College credits

  • Students earn direct college credits from NMU at no cost

Industry Certification

Industry-recognized Certification

National Restaurant Association ServSafe Food Safety (an industry standard)*

*Credentials are nationally recognized, portable and stackable, which means students have the option of attaining more advanced credentials in the future

Success Story

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chef student in kitchen
culinary students in kitchen
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What to do next?

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