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School of Business and Hospitality

Dean: Alfred P. Muss
Phone: (315) 684-6923

Gaming and Casino Management A.A.S.


Morrisville State College's Gaming and Casino Management degree program provides students with the managerial, technical and operational expertise that is integral to pursuing a career in the casino and entertainment segments of the hospitality industry. This associate degree program is one of the only in the nation.

Focusing on the latest technology, the program targets the legal/regulatory issues vital to protecting the integrity of casino gaming operations such as licensing, table game protection, surveillance operations and casino/hotel security. Students will learn about leadership, technology, the need for appropriate security in the casino business, biometrics, the particular functions of the different games and retail operations in a casino.

At Morrisville State College, you will get the chance to experience a real casino setting in the Gaming and Casino Management program. The program offers a unique laboratory where students get hands-on experience in a gaming setting, learning all the aspects of the gaming environment from supervision to security and surveillance technologies. Biometrics is one of the new technologies being taught in the program.

Today, casino gaming is a multi-billion dollar entertainment, gaming and hospitality industry. It is also one of the fastest growing industries in the world; revenues derived from commercial gaming have increased from more than $10 billion in 1982 to more than $50 billion today. Our graduates are prepared for entry-level management positions in:

  • Biometric Technologies
  • Casino Operations and Management
  • Casino Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Security and Surveillance
  • Gaming Regulations
  • Convention/Event Sales
  • Regional Tourism Development
  • Hotel Operations
  • Hospitality Technology
  • Casino Design Development
  • Food, Beverage, and Catering Management
  • Research and Sales