Hospitality Business (BS)

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Michele Capra '06

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The hospitality and tourism industry is one of the largest employers in the United States. Globally, it’s even bigger, according to the American Hotel & Lodging Association. In many countries, in fact, hospitality is virtually the only industry and essential to the local economy.

That’s why Southern New Hampshire University has a program devoted to preparing students for careers in this burgeoning field. The language of hospitality is universal and hospitality education is preparing professionals to grow, sustain and lead this industry.

SNHU’s hospitality business program not only prepares you for management careers in the field, it also equips you with the expertise to become a successful entrepreneur or small business owner. Our unique facilities, diversely experienced faculty and practical curriculum will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a leader in this industry.

You also can focus your hospitality business knowledge with concentrations in Restaurant and Beverage Management, Event and Convention Management and Hotel and Resort Management.

Students graduate with more than a great education.

Students in our hospitality business program acquire a depth and breadth of knowledge that prepares them for a host of careers in such fields as lodging, food service, club management, and the airline and cruise industries. But they also graduate with meaningful credentials – academic and professional portfolios and 1,000 hours of solid, hands-on field experience that ensures they leave SNHU confidently prepared for entry-level management jobs.

Since SNHU faculty and alumni provide a powerful network, with terrific industry connections, it’s not surprising that 90 percent of hospitality graduates have already lined up jobs when they graduate.

Earn Your Degree in Three Years

You also have the option of earning your bachelor’s degree in just three years through our innovative Degree in Three program. Combining traditional classroom studies with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, Degree in Three lets you:

  • Graduate in three years (six semesters) without taking weekend, summer or extra courses.
  • Jumpstart your graduate studies.
  • Start earning a living a year before your peers.
  • Use your “fourth year” to pursue your passions, study abroad, complete an international internship, get involved in campus activities, or continue to participate in Division II athletics as a graduate student.
  • Potentially save over $40,000 in tuition and room and board.

University Accreditation

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