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Maryland CTE Program of Study

Lodging Management

The Lodging Management Program introduces students to careers within the lodging industry. Students study and experience multiple aspects of the lodging industry including the rooms division, general department and facilities management, marketing and sales, and food and beverage services. The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) designed the program

CTE Course Sequence

Principles of Lodging Management (Level 1)

This course provides an introduction to the lodging industry. Students will develop a broad understanding of key aspects of the lodging industry including types of lodging establishments, the guest cycle, technology used to provide services to guests, marketing and business strategies and strategies to manage the overall lodging property.

Lodging Management Professional (Level 2)

Students enrolled in this course will continue to expand their knowledge of the lodging industry. They will build upon and practice their management, leadership, team-building and communication skills. They will learn about the role management plays in all aspects of the lodging industry.

Lodging Management Experience

Students will complete a paid, industry-mentored work-based learning experience of at least 180 hours that takes place at a work-site within the lodging industry. This work-based learning experience is guided by the LMP Competency Checklist. The student

Additional Program Advantages

Program Affiliate

Stratford University

Stratford University

Program Recognition

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

Am. Hotel & Lodging Ed. Inst.

Student Organization



Student Organization



Technical Skill Assessment

Certified Front Desk Supervisor (CFDS)

Certified Front Desk Supervisor