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Hospitality

As a Hospitality and Tourism professional, you will combine a passion for travel and entertainment with exceptional customer service skills. Coursework focuses on labor law, finance, marketing, operations and event management.
Hospitality Management
Major Corporations:
  • Walt Disney
  • MGM Resorts
  • Wynn Resorts
 

 

20.86 million guests at Walt Disney World in 2018

 

—Statista, 2018
Event Management
Popular Careers:
  • Events planner
  • Operations manager
  • Exhibit coordinator
 

 

11% expected job growth by 2026

 

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
Travel/Tourism Management
Popular Careers:
  • Travel agent
  • Tour operator
  • Tourism marketing
 

 

1 in 8 U.S. jobs is in the travel industry

 

—SOEG Jobs, 2018
Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Popular Careers:
  • Park ranger
  • Operations director
  • Recreation coordinator
 

 

9% expected job growth by 2024

 

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
Hotel Management
Top Employers:
  • Hyatt
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Kimpton Hotel
 

 

Hotels and resorts are a $10 trillion industry.

 

—SOEG Jobs, 2018
Entertainment Management
Major Corporations:
  • QYOU Media
  • Netflix
  • Comcast
 

 

$94,750 median annual salary

 

—Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018
Culinary Arts

Popular Careers:

  • Executive chef
  • Pastry chef
  • Line cook

 

$64,898 executive chef average salary

—Indeed, 2018

Beverage Management

Popular Careers:

  • Wine sommelier
  • Liquor distributor
  • Mixologist

 

14% expected growth for food & beverage workers by 2026

—Bureau of Labor Statistics

Restaurant Management

Popular Careers:

  • Restaurant owner
  • Food and beverage director
  • Dining room manager

 

1.6 million projected new jobs by 2027

—National Restaurant Association, 2017

Hospitality

Entertainment Management
Event Management
Hotel and Restaurant Management
Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Professional Flight Management

Study Hospitality & Tourism AT U.S. UNIVERSITIES

Regional Universities Midwest: #53
Location: Ashland, Ohio
Enrollment: 6,626
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #104
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Enrollment: 30,440
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universitites: #192
Location: Muncie, Indiana
Enrollment: 22,513
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Location: New York, New York
Enrollment: 3,696
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #218
Location: Miami, Florida
Enrollment: 58,046
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #153
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Enrollment: 37,316
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #293
Location: Bangor, Maine
Enrollment: 3,763
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Regional Universities Midwest: #117
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Enrollment: 2,218
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #40
Location: Boston, MA
Enrollment: 21,627
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Best Undergraduate Engineering: #38
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Enrollment: 31,073
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #246
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Enrollment: 20,435
Type: Private, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top Public Schools: #95
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Enrollment: 24,649
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #218
Location: Lubbock, TX
Enrollment: 38,209
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #166
Location: Orlando, Florida
Enrollment: 68,571
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top Graduate Engineering Schools: #31
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Enrollment: 36,548
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Best Engineering Schools: #58
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 30,593
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #228
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Enrollment: 16,146
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #162
Location: Oxford, Mississippi
Enrollment: 22,456
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
Top National Universities: #104
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Enrollment: 32,994
Type: Public, Co-Ed
Academic Calendar: Semester
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