Major ID: 300C
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Hospitality Management curriculum focuses on the management of today’s exciting hospitality and entertainment industries. Students will receive a solid foundation of business practices related to this growing service industry. Courses will examine organizations and careers in lodging, tourism, sports, entertainment, event, and meeting management.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the job Outlook projects a job growth for Lodging Managers of 18% and 10% growth for Food Service Managers thru 2031. MN Deed projects Employment growth in Leisure and Hospitality of 4.8%.
Employment opportunities including hotel/lodging operations, restaurant, and catering management, travel and tourism, sports, recreation and entertainment management, gaming, and casino operations, meeting, conference, and special event management.
Skills and abilities developed in this certificate include communication, leadership, decision making, problem solving, team, interpersonal and innovation.
The hospitality industry provides ample opportunity for students to gain valuable management experience that is transferable to other businesses and industries.
- Apply management principles to create effective and efficient practice in managing a hospitality team.
- Resolve personal and service conflicts using best resolution and recovery practices.
- Identify the interrelated nature of hospitality including lodging, food and beverage, travel, recreation, and entertainment.