Hotel & Lodging Management

img Hospitality Hands On PVD 170x150First-class service and gracious hospitality only look easy. In reality, these skills require a great deal of dexterity, as well as diplomacy, creative problem-solving and the ability to delegate. Through the Hotel and Lodging Management bachelor’s degree program, you’ll acquire the depth of knowledge necessary for a successful career in the world of hotels, lodging and hospitality.

Our immersive approach blends classroom education with hands-on learning and related work experience. In addition to industry best practices and foundation skills, you will learn

  • Technical and management skills
  • Leadership, teamwork and communication strategies
  • How to apply critical thinking, ethical standards and problem-solving techniques within a hotel and lodging setting

Core courses include Hospitality Operations Management, Revenue Management, Customer/Guest Service Management, Hospitality Strategic Marketing and Hotel Food and Beverage Operations.

At least one three-course Hospitality College concentration is required for graduation. In addition, you may opt for a second concentration, internship experience or a summer abroad program, which will introduce you to a global hospitality environment.

Catalog Course Information

Get Inside the Hotel Management Industry with Real Life Work Experience

Stephen Pyle, the department chair of the Hospitality College, explains how the Hotel and Lodging Management program combines classroom education with industry experience.  View this Hotel and Lodging Management video to learn how you will hit the ground running.   read more