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We take learning beyond the classroom and into the city of Philadelphia giving you a competitive edge. Turn your passion into a career — start here!


The School of Sport, Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM) goes further than helping you write a resume. We ensure you are equipped with the tools to succeed in today’s job market. Here, you get face-to-face interaction with industry leaders, become immersed in professional development programs and gain access to amazing internship opportunities. This blend of skills with academic preparation is one of many reasons STHM graduates are recognized for their ability to hit the ground running in their careers.

Philadelphia: A City Thriving
With Hospitality & Sport

Direct Access to Industry
Leaders and Influencers

Real-World Experience
From Knowledgeable Faculty

A Program Tailored to Fit Your Dreams

Start your future with a program that matches your passion

STHM helps students transform their passion into an exciting career in the trillion-dollar sport, tourism, hospitality and event industries. To ensure the success of our graduates, we offer a combination of classroom and real-world experiences to give students the skills to lead in these dynamic industries.

Our affiliation with the Fox School of Business allows our students to gain a strong foundation in business and management. Combined with our ever-growing alumni network and ties to businesses, we send graduates into the world with a powerful skill set and ample opportunities to be successful.

Bachelor of Science in
Sport and Recreation Management

Whether you’re looking to create a memorable game-day experience or develop the next big sport marketing campaign, our program gives you the tools and knowledge to be a champion in this exciting industry.

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Bachelor of Science in
Tourism and Hospitality Management

Transform your passion for travel and hospitality into your dream job. Discover the skills and experience needed to start a career in hotels, casinos, restaurants, destination marketing organizations, convention and visitor bureaus and so much more.

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Bachelor of Science in
Event and Entertainment Management

Prepare for a successful career in event and entertainment management by learning to plan and manage a variety of events including fairs, festivals, conferences, social events, trade shows, exhibits, online events, and special events.

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Grow Your Experience with Minors and Certificates

Expand your experience with a minor or certificate in exciting areas such as Event Management, Sport Marketing, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.

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Admissions Information

Application Information & Important Dates

Fall Semester Deadlines
  • Early Action Deadline (freshman only): November 1
  • Freshman Deadline (Rolling Admissions): February 1
  • Transfer Deadline: June 1
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5 Reasons to Study at Temple

1. Internships & Experiential Learning Opportunities

We provide real-world, hands-on opportunities that give you the knowledge and experience employers seek in prospective candidates. STHM students complete two internships and 1,000+ hours in the industry to gain a competitive edge upon graduating.

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2. Student Life in Philadelphia

There's no better place to learn the trade than the city of brotherly love. STHM Students have a distinct advantage by being located in the heart of Philadelphia — a hotspot for the sport, tourism, hospitality and event industries.

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Study Abroad

The world is the best teacher of all. We provide students the opportunity to live and work abroad with exchange programs in locations including Tokyo and Rome.


Student Professional Organizations

We offer dozens of Student Professional Organizations that allow students to hit the ground running in building professional development, networking, and real-life experience.

5. Professional Development Resources & Career Coaching

Our dedicated Center for Professional Development bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world with industry-focused workshops, seminars and presentations.

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