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Education that Drives
Experience

At the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, our experience-driven education goes beyond the classroom into the city of Philadelphia and the world innovating the industry and moving it forward.

Industry Partners

Partner with STHM through customized educational programs, inventive consulting projects, finding creative new talent and more.

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Future Students

Discover how an STHM education opens you up to a world of opportunity in growing, exciting industries.

Undergraduate Graduate

Moving education innovation forward

Established in 1998, The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) has a distinguished tradition preparing leaders in the sport, recreation, tourism and hospitality industries. Our innovative approach to learning combined with our location in the heart of Philadelphia fosters transformational education experiences.

Real-World Impact

Connected to Industry

Personalized Approach

Your Work Experience Starts Here

7 Programs. Infinite Possibilities.

A degree from STHM unlocks a world of endless possibility. Enhance the game-day experience with a career in sports management or curate a one-of-a-kind experience in a restaurant or hotel. See where your career can take you.

Sport & Recreation Management

Sport and recreation management is a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States.


Take the next step toward your rewarding future in sport management:

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Larry Meli

"It goes beyond basketball . . . It's all about the fan experience and being great community ambassadors. Every day, we strive to come up with memorable and unique experiences for our fans."

- Larry Meli
President of Delaware Blue Coats
'94 STHM Grad

Take the next step toward your rewarding future in sport management:

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Tourism & Hospitality Management

Hospitality and tourism management is a trillion dollar industry in the United States.


Take the next step toward your rewarding future in sport management:

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Giovanna Slaughter

"As this industry evolves, people are paying for experiences not things. Trying to figure out how we work ourselves into the way people are thinking about travel is how we stay one step ahead of the game."

- Giovanna Slaughter
Director of Sales and Marketing, Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
'06 STHM Grad

Innovate guest experiences in this exciting, creative industry:

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Why Study at STHM

Experience the STHM Difference.

Learn alongside a diverse student body and connect with industry leaders and professionals
around the historic city of Philadelphia and the world.

23
Full-time
Faculty
1,100
Students Representing
19 Countries
4,400+
Alumni Connections
Globally

Education Beyond the Classroom

16,000+
Hotel Rooms
1,000+
Food Establishments
6 Major
Sports Teams
36 College
Athletics Programs
(within 40 miles)

What's Happening At STHM

Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss:
Nov
04
Increasing lodging revenue in times of uncertainty – revenue management strategies for small lodging establishments

Online via Zoom

This webinar is designed to give some confidence to small lodging operators by offering simple, easy-to-implement revenue management strategies

Nov
06
The Bright Side of Human Resource Management

Online via Zoom

This webinar will address how COVID-19 has afforded human resource management the opportunity to provide innovative and novel solutions to new employee and labor demands for the hospitality industry.

Nov
12
STHM Graduate Programs: Financing your Degree

Online via Zoom

Hear about the financial aid process and available loan options for financing your education.

Recent News

New research from George Diemer of Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management outlines how some NBA scorekeepers could be skewing some statistics


Old-school gender color stereotypes suggest that women sports fans are likely to enjoy pink-colored clothing, but new research from Katie Sveinson of Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) tells another story.