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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.

25
Full-time
Faculty
980+
Students Representing
20 Countries
5,000+
Alumni Connections
Globally

Education Beyond the Classroom

16,000+
Hotel Rooms
1,000+
Food Establishments
6 Major
Sports Teams
9 College and University
Athletics Programs
in Philadelphia

What's Happening At STHM

Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss:
Jan
27
2022
STHM Careers in Sport

Online event

Our Careers in Sport event offers students interested in sport business degree programs the unique opportunity to engage with our vast network of professionals. Join us on January 27th to see what makes the Temple experience so unique!

Feb
01
2022
Behind the Scenes: Executive Master’s in Sport Business

Online event

Please join us for an exciting opportunity to take a peek at the inner workings of the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management’s distinguished, 100% online Executive Master’s in Sport Business . This is a true “behind the scenes” experience!

Feb
08
2022
STHM: Tips for Creating a Strong Application

Online event

Join us on February 8th to gain insider tips on how to complete a strong graduate application! Walk step-by-step with Michelle Siporin, the Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment, through the application requirements and admissions process.

Recent News

Philadelphia International Airport has selected Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) to conduct the year-long “PHL passenger survey” consulting project. STHM’s U.S.-Asia Center for Tourism and Hospitality Research will spend a year evaluating, analyzing and reporting on passengers’ expectations and experiences of the airport onsite.


This fall Temple’s Main Campus Esports Club named Cole Murray the very first student recipient of a $2,500 esports scholarship. The club raised funds for the scholarship through its first esports 24-hour live streaming event, held collaboratively with Temple’s Japan Campus on April 17–18, 2021. The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management’s (STHM) Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC) then matched those funds.