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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 $1.6 trillion 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 pairs hands-on experience with world-class education providing you the skills to hit the ground running in this high-earning industry.

The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is your best asset to entering and succeeding in one of the largest money-making industries in the world today.

Promising Careers in Tourism & Hospitality

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

Top 10 Careers in Tourism and Hospitality, Right Now:

  • 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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An Industry Booming with Opportunity

Tourism and Hospitality Management at a Glance

Hospitality and tourism are some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries — reaching nearly $1.6 trillion in hotel bookings in 2017. Dubbed “America’s unsung hero of job creation” by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this vibrant industry is constantly blooming with growth and earning potential.


In Global Bookings

300 Million

People employed by global travel and tourism industry

Employer in America

1 in 10 Jobs

In the Global Economy are in hospitality & tourism

In Global Bookings

8.6 Million

American Jobs Directly Supported by Travel
Small Business

In The United States

47 States

Travel Employment Increased Faster than Other Industries

Customize your Degree


Tourism and Hospitality make up a $1.6 trillion market and STHM is here to help you take advantage of every opportunity 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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Recent News

Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) has announced leadership changes in a flagship department: As of July 1st, Dr. Xiang (Robert) Li is chair of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Collaboration will provide STHM students with coveted internships and job opportunities; will also launch new scholarship program for Spectra employees