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Bachelor of Science in
Tourism & Hospitality Management

A love of hospitality and tourism is a one-way ticket to your dream job. Learn where your career can take you when you combine your passion with the opportunities at STHM.

Transforming the Guest Experience

If you have a love of travel and a passion for a creative career, the trillion-dollar hospitality and tourism industry is where you belong. Organizations in this market look for innovative game-changers who possess the ability to think outside the box and curate unforgettable guest experiences while tackling real-world challenges. Our industry-backed curriculum is paired with hands-on experience to provide you with the skills to hit the ground running upon graduation.

The Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management opens doors to a range of careers in these global industries.

Promising Careers in Tourism & Hospitality

See where your bachelors degree in Tourism and Hospitality can take you.

Exciting Careers in Tourism and Hospitality:

  • Hotel and Resort Management
  • Hotel Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Gaming and Casino Management
  • Venue and Convention Management
  • Event Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Management
  • Restaurant Management
  • Restaurant Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Beverage Management

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Customize your Degree

TAILOR YOUR BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT TO FIT YOUR PASSIONS AND GOALS.

Tourism and Hospitality make up a trillion-dollar market, and STHM is here to help you take advantage of opportunities to stand out. Our industry-focused program allows you to specialize your skillset by customizing your education and channeling your creativity to begin the path to the career of your dreams. We provide a dynamic combination of industry-experienced faculty, high-profile internships with hands-on experience and networking opportunities for you to pursue a number of exciting careers, including entertainment venues, casinos, hotels, destination marketing organizations, convention and visitors bureaus and so much more.

Discover how this program will be an asset to turning your goals into a reality.

3 Ways to Customize Your Degree:

1. Concentrations
To help hone your passion, we offer several concentrations that focus on specific areas of the industry allowing you to better shape your career. Whether you’re looking to create an unforgettable vacation stay or create the ultimate dining experience, we have the tools to help you bring your vision to fruition.
  • Hospitality Operations
  • Destination Management
  • Event Leadership
2. Minors
STHM minors allow you to arm yourself with more marketable skills and stand out from competitors in the workforce.
3. Accelerated 4+1 Program
Take the industry by storm with this unique opportunity. High-achieving students have the ability to complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Curriculum

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Enrollment Information

Ready to turn your passion for hospitality and tourism into an amazing career?
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What's Happening At STHM

Upcoming Events You Won't Want To Miss:
Mar
19
THE Global Higher Education Leadership Summit 2021

Online

The Tourism, Hospitality & Events Global Higher Education Leadership Summit 2021 (THE Summit 2021), co-organized by the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the U.S.-Asia Center for Tourism & Hospitality Research at Temple University, will be held on March 19–20, 2021.

Recent News

Bachelor’s program prepares students to take advantage of rising industries; free launch event is set for Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted a number of businesses, but few harder than the restaurant industry. A new index from STHM faculty member Yang Yang provides a more specific look, outlining how the pandemic has affected restaurants in every U.S. county.