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Travel & Hospitality


  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Major Code 3009.00
  • CERTIFICATE: Major Code 3009.00


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The West Los Angeles College Travel Department has been providing people just like you with travel industry education for over thirty years. Ours is one of the nation's largest and best-known travel school programs. It's estimated that a quarter of all greater Los Angeles travel professionals -- including many travel agents, airline personnel and even industry leaders -- have taken classes at our school. Some have gone on to rewarding careers in other parts of the country, too, and beyond that: About 20% of our students come from other nations.

Take one of our classes and, at the very least, you'll learn more about travel than you ever imagined. At the very most, you may be taking the next step to changing your life.


The Associate Degree (Major Code 3009.00)

The Associate of Arts degree in Travel is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. The curriculum is not aligned with course requirements for transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university.
West Los Angeles College’s Travel program will prepare you for one of the world’s fastest growing and most gratifying industries.
Our courses prepare students for careers in most segments of the travel industry: touring, lodging, the airline industry, cruising, destination promotion, event planning, airport operations and travel agencies. Job advancement in the field often comes quickly, and the business lends itself to entrepreneurs.