Start Your Travel Industry Career in Weeks!

At The Travel Academy, we help you begin your dream career in just weeks. From the many jobs available for our flight attendant school, cruise ship school, and travel agent training graduates, to our unlimited advancement opportunities – the sky’s the limit!

Our on-site Career Services Department teaches you the necessary skills and flight attendant requirements to put you ahead of the competition and land a career. Most students are offered positions even before they graduate- many with multiple offers!* Qualified alumni receive Graduate Career Services.** Many of our graduates start new and exciting careers with airlines, cruise lines, travel agencies, and and other travel companies!

* Not all job offers necessarily lead to employment.

** Speak to an Admissions Recruiter for more details.

10-Week Travel & Customer Relations Program

Have you always wanted to get paid to travel, but weren’t sure how?

Our Travel and Customer Relations Program is designed to give students a thorough grasp of how the travel industry works and its history, and to expose them to all aspects of the travel industry. While it is possible to get a job without any prior exposure or experience, competition is fierce in the travel industry – with each flight attendant job posting getting hundreds, or thousands, of applications. Enrolling in training to build a solid foundation shows you’re committed and makes you more attractive to future employers.

What Students Learn

Hands-on Training

During our 10-week program, you’ll get hands-on experience in:

  • Flight attendant emergency and safety procedures
  • Cruise ship steward position training based on latest industry standards
  • Sabre- a travel industry computer program used globally by airlines, airports, and travel agencies

Customer Service

Customer care is the foundation for any career in the tourism industry. Providing exceptional service helps build relationships that turn into a loyal customer base. Through hands-on and role-playing exercises, we prepare our students for real-life travel customer situations.

Career Development

We want our students to succeed, and thrive, in their travel careers. As part of our core training, students will learn the travel industry’s professional image standards so they’re always putting their best foot forward.

Students also learn important job search and networking skills to help them land their dream job, and continue to move up the ladder as their career progresses.

What are my career options after graduation?

Although there are many tourism career options available to our students, our program covers four core areas in-depth: flight attendant, cruise ship staff, travel agent, and customer service. Click on the images below to learn more.

Flight Attendant

Cruise Ship Crew

Travel Agent

4-Week Travel Agency & Reservations Systems Program

Working in a travel agency combines the stability of an office job with the perks that come with being in the travel industry – like familiarization (fam) trips and a flexible work schedule. In fact, many travel agents choose to operate from a home-based office.

Our focused travel agent certification program teaches students:

  • A deep understanding of airline and travel concepts;
  • Active listening and customer service skills to facilitate planning client trips;
  • In-depth knowledge of the SABRE booking system; and
  • Key communication skills which are essential for communicating travel knowledge to clients.

Learn How to Become a Flight Attendant

Paying for Travel School

Financial Aid

To help our students to succeed, we offer multiple financing options. We accept all major credit or debit cards and personal checks. See all your financing options…

For Veterans

Our Travel & Customer Relations Program has been approved by the Minnesota State Approving Agency for Veterans’ education benefits. Under the GI Bill, many veterans are eligible to receive tuition assistance for this program and housing – up to 100% for some chapters. There is a processing and approval period, so apply early to reserve your spot. Learn more about veteran financing…

Housing Options

Student housing (or “Crew Quarters”) is available through Student Housing Services (SHS). Our Admissions Recruiters are available to help explore your housing options.  Learn more about SHS…

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