The Program. The UMassOnline Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management degree expertly prepares students for a career in hotel, restaurant, or resort management. At the conclusion of the program, each student will have the skills and expertise needed for a management, marketing or operations positions in the hospitality industry. BestColleges.com has ranked the program #2 in the Top 10 Online Hospitality Management Programs.
What can you do with this degree? Careers for those with degree in hospitality and tourism management are diverse and unique. You will find yourself leading management in various departments like casino management, lodging management, or food and beverage management. Another option is working in human resources at any business, allowing you to interact with guests and manage employees. If you enjoy planning and paying attention to detail, you can become an events planner and manage the execution of weddings, fundraisers, and business events. Other professions in this field can include: hotel manager, travel agent, executive chef, cruise director, and food critic.
Upcoming Courses. Students will have an integrated course load focusing on business, hospitality, humanities, and social and physical sciences. Each student is required to take core courses as well as selecting advanconcentration to best meet their professional goals. The following courses are being offered this upcoming fall 2015 semester: Hospitality & Tourism Law (HT-MGT 320), Casino Management (HT-MGT ced level elective courses to develop a 317), Special Event Management (HT-MGT 334), and Social Entrepreneurship (MANAMNT 462).
To learn more about the program and admission requirements, please visit the Bachelor of Science in Hospitalty and Tourism Management program page.