Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Get your hospitality degree online from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and open the door to a rewarding career in hotel, restaurant or resort management. You'll get the skills and expertise you need to excel in a management, marketing or operations position in the hospitality industry.

The Isenberg Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management program integrates courses in business, hospitality and tourism, the humanities, and social and physical sciences.  In addition to core requirements, students select advanced level elective courses enabling them to develop a focused course of study personally tailored to best meet their professional goals and interests. We drive the driven!

Program Highlights:

  • First - Rate Faculty
  • Isenberg is the highest ranking public undergraduate business school in the Northeast, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 Undergraduate Business School Rankings.

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To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right.

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RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS:
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas.

Tuition/Fees: 

Registration is administered through UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education. Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee per credit $525
Registration Fee per semester $47
Total for course*** $1575 (525x3 credits = 1575)

*applicable when you register after deadline; non-refundable unless course has been cancelled

** applicable when checks returned unpaid

*** Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard 3 credit course

Accreditation: 

Nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).

The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Admissions: 

A successful applicant will have a minimum of 27 transferable semester credits. Isenberg typically admits students with a 3.0 GPA or higher, but also considers students with varying educational backgrounds. We understand that each individual is unique, and we evaluate applicants on a number of criteria, including work experience, military experience and life circumstances.

Admission is competitive - Apply early! Here's how…

1.  Read application form instructions carefully and please make sure to include $75 application fee.  Click here for details.

2. Please include a personal essay and resume. 

3. Request official transcripts from each college or university you have attended.

4. TOEFL score of at least 550 (Computer-based TOEFL 213 and Internet-based is 80) if English is not your native language.

5. If you are applying for Financial Aid, please fill out the FAFSA form at www.fafsa.ed.gov

6. Once you have completed the steps above, please send materials to the address below. 

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Continuing and Professional Education Admissions 
6th Floor, Goodell Bldg. 
140 Hicks Way 
University of Massachusetts Amherst 
Amherst, MA 01003-9272

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Priority Deadlines:

Fall Spring
April 15th October 1st

 

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Generally, if you are matriculated in a degree program and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits each semester, you may qualify for financial aid. Please review our Financial Aid Checklist below.

  1. Fill out the FAFSA form at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. It is important to list the University of Massachusetts Amherst school code number 002221.

Tips:

  • Please renew your FAFSA form every year.
  • When you register for classes, please contact the Continuing Education Business Office (413-545-0337) to let them know you that you have applied/are applying for financial aid. Also, it is in your best interest to register for your classes either by phone or fax (413-545-3653 ph; 413-545-0513 fax).

Contact:

For more information please click here.

Request Information

Contact: 
Cheryl Hachey
Phone: 
413-577-2760
Campus: 
Amherst
Level: 
Undergraduate
Type: 
Bachelor's Degree
Credits: 
120
Tuition Per Credit: 
$525
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Business / Management
Hospitality and Tourism
Degree Finder Course Finder Request Information 877-MY-UMASS