Lodging Guest Service

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Complete the Guest Lodging Service certificate from Nashville State in less than one year and start your career in Nashville’s booming hospitality and tourism industry.

Technical Certificate

With interactive classes, research projects, and real-world experience, you will gain the business management skills needed to succeed in the hospitality industry. All courses can be applied toward the Hotel Management technical certificate or the Hospitality Management A.A.S. degree with a concentration in Hotel Management.


One semester


About $2,401 total in tuition and fees.


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After Nashville State

After graduation, you will be prepared for the workforce. Find an entry-level position as a Hotel Associate, Front Desk Associate, or Concierge. Ask Career Services for help as you begin your job search. 


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Campus Availability: Courses for this degree are available at a variety of campus locations and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Why Choose a Career in Hospitality

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Are you ready for a career in Hospitality? Start at Nashville State Community College. You'll get a solid foundation in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts. If you like people and have good problem-solving skills, these degree and certificate programs are the way to launch into a new career or reinforce skills of your current one. The Nashville and Middle Tennessee hotel and restaurant industries are booming, and you deserve to be a valuable part of them!

An ACBSP Accredited Program

The Lodging Guest Service technical certificate program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Get an education certified by a nationally recognized organization.


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Join the Kappa Beta Delta Honor Society

Lodging Guest Service students are eligible for membership in Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) which is an international honor society established by the ACBSP. KBD encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration pursuing associate degrees.

Be encouraged as we promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Boost your résumé, enhance your education, and join KBD.


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Credit for What You Know

You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have. This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.


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Ruth Green

Secretary III

Room C-237C, White Bridge Campus

Karen Stevenson

Dean of School of Business and Professional Studies

Room C-237, White Bridge Campus


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Thomas Druffel

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