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Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN

Tourism Management

major in Sustainable Food Management

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management is designed to produce graduates to become career specialists and decision makers in tourism and hospitality industries in the Philippines and globally. Aligned with the industry standards and ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals, it aims to provide viable and continuous pool of competent and talented manpower trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of tourism and hospitality industries, ready to take on management tasks anytime and anywhere in the world. It is a 4-year program leading to major Sustainable Food Management with competent framework on sustainable tourism and cultural heritage.

About Sustainable Food Management

Sustainable Food Management deals with the production, preservation and promotion of better quality, safe local food and efficient and effective service while achieving socio-cultural, economic and environmental goals. It covers the food value chain focusing on the method of balance between the effective use of natural resources, food security, and entrepreneurial tourism opportunities.

Why take up Tourism Management at MC?

In addition to its strong curriculum and expert faculty members,the program offers several key advantages:

  • Exposes students to different and diverse cultures locally and globally, developing an understanding of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Develops students’ skills in travel and reservations services, using platforms directly installed in the department’s bureau and laboratory
  • Teaches students how to customize travel services according to needs of client
  • Ensures that programs are periodically reviewed and consistently aligned with the needs of the time
  • Complements in-class learnings with local and global opportunities and exposures
  • The service learnings are venues to deliver services fit to the needs of the community
  • Actual application of learnings through the Travel Bureau and Residence Hall, incubation centers that provide services to the MC community

What Will I Study?

Tourism Management will prepare you to various set of skills such as decision-making strategies particularly in managing client’s concerns, attending to details, safety and security in travel and tours, communicate effectively with tourism stakeholders and demonstrate customized service. Aligned with the ASEAN Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals, we will provide you competencies that will demonstrate your personal pride in recognizing, preserving and promoting sustainable tourism, cultural heritage and ecotourism concerns that is timely in providing memorable experience to the clients. In addition, you will be exposed in the various incubation laboratories, namely: The Travel Bureau, Maker’s Café and MC Residence Hall that will make your learning experiential as we prepare you to become tourism professionals.

  • Total Program Units: 177 units
    General Courses: 72
    Major Courses: 105

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Career Paths

  • As a tourism professional, you can be career leaders in the field of aviation, travel and tour agencies, tour guides, travel consultants and the like
     
  • As a hospitality professional, you can be hotel manager, events manager, food and beverage manager, entertainment manager
     
  • You can also be considered as a tourism entrepreneurs specifically in the tourism retail, tourism product development, arts and culture, and tourism

What are Graduates doing now?

Most of our graduates are into accommodation, transportation (airline industry), travel services, food and beverage, tourism services segments of the leisure and tourism industry. Some are pursuing graduate programs and additional language learnings at Miriam College and other prestigious schools. Others are into management of their own family businesses. Organizations where our students are directly involved are:

  • Philippine Airlines
  • Air Asia
  • Cebu Pacific
  • International Hotel Group
  • Linden Suites
  • Shang-ri La Hotel
  • Marco Polo
  • Jollibee Foods, Inc.
  • Blue Horizons Travel Agency
  • Department of Tourism
  • NAIA Terminals - Grounds

Learning Experiences

  • LTM students share lessons as on-the-job trainees in the US

    Five 4th year LTM students are back from their one-year international internship in the US. Crisha Aguila and Fheena Catchuela were deployed at Hyatt Regency Green Bay in Wisconsin while Rhanaze Delara, Digiena Jao, and Toni Maxilom had their deployment at Hyatt Regency St. Louis of the Arch, Missouri.
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