Got a passion for food? A sweet tooth that's never satisfied? A lifelong dream of managing a hotel? You're a perfect candidate for the hospitality major and culinary arts major at Southern New Hampshire University.
Our baking and culinary arts associate degrees are certified by the American Culinary Federation. They combine theory, practical training and industry experience to prepare you to start your career in the challenging and exciting food service industry in just two years. Graduates of our culinary arts majors have gone on to work at Aletia in New York, Aqua in Las Vegas and Chef Geoff's in Washington, D.C., among others. Many of our graduates have started their own restaurants and bake shops.
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. The hospitality major at SNHU prepares you for a host of careers in lodging, food service, club management, and the airline and cruise industries. You’ll also graduate with meaningful credentials – academic and professional portfolios and 1,000 hours of solid, hands-on field experience. And because SNHU faculty and alumni provide a powerful network of industry connections, 90 percent of hospitality major graduates have already lined up jobs when they graduate.