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Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

South Central Coast Regional Consortium

Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (R·H·T) are dynamic and growing industry sectors. We connect industry partners with California Community Colleges to create relevant programs that address current R·H·T business needs, and we work with our colleges to launch students into vibrant and well-paying careers in this realm.

Driven by the California Community Colleges  (CCC) Vision for Success goals and working with Guided Pathways and Strong Workforce Programs, we in the CCC Workforce Economic Development Division work with our college, industry and community partners to impact lifelong student success, social equity, and workplace relevance, leading to economic vitality throughout California.

Discover ways the California Community Colleges can help you get started in this lively, vibrant, and ever-growing industry by visiting

Joy Hermsen, Statewide Director, Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

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