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.
Established in 1998, The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) has a distinguished traditionpreparing leaders in the sport, recreation, tourism and hospitality industries. Our innovative approach to learningcombined with our location in the heart of Philadelphia fosters transformational education experiences.
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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.
The sport and recreation industry is one of the largest in the United States — accounting for more than $60 billion in spending a year.
"It goes beyond basketball . . . It's all about the fanexperience and being great community ambassadors.Every day, we strive to come up with memorable andunique experiences for our fans."
Hospitality and tourism is the world's largest and fastest-growing industry — hitting close to $1.6 trillion in bookings in 2017.
"As this industry evolves, people are paying forexperiences not things. Trying to figure out how we workourselves into the way people are thinking about travelis how we stay one step ahead of the game."
Innovate guest experiences in this exciting, creative industry:Learn More
Learn alongside a diverse student body and connect with industry leaders and professionals
around the historic city of Philadelphia and the world.
Through our curriculum, you'll experience Philadelphia:a thriving city for sport, hospitality and tourism.
Nearly 180 tourism experts discussed the opportunities and challenges of U.S.-China travel amid rising trade tensions during the 2019 China Tourism Forum.
Mobile pay is the future of payment in travel and tourism. Discover what research published by the U.S.-Asia Center for Tourism and Hospitality Research says and how you can unlock the potential.