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 armed 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
From Knowledgeable Faculty
STHM helps you transform your passion for into a lucrative and exciting career in the trillion-dollar sport, recreation, hospitality and tourism industries. To ensure the success of our graduates, we offer world-class education and real-world experience to give you the skills to navigate these exciting industries.
STHM is partnered with the Fox School of Business allowing students to easily build an arsenal of skills and knowledge specialized in these industries. Our program is the #1 provider of employees in these industries within the greater Philadelphia area and 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.
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.View Program
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, entertainment venues, destination marketing organizations, convention and visitor bureaus and so much more.View Program
Have a passion for impacting experience? Customize your degree with a minor in sport management or tourism and hospitality management.Learn More
Expand your experience with a certificate in exciting areas such as Event Leadership, Sport Marketing, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.Learn More
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.Watch Video
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 leader in tourism, restaurant and sport industries.Learn More
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.
We offer dozens of Student Professional Organizations that allow students to hit the ground running in building professional development, networking, and real-life experience.
Our dedicated Center for Professional Development bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world with industry-focused workshops, seminars and presentations.
Each year, Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is privileged to host executives and industry leaders in what it calls its Executive in Residence program. Here we offer an overview of the five individuals who took part in the 9th year of the program, sharing insights with STHM students over the course of three events over the fall.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the XFL is back. Is it here to stay? We touched base with Jeremy Jordan, associate dean of the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, to get his take.