Why should I major in Hospitality Management?
At the University of Arkansas, our students are provided with a strong business-focused curriculum to prepare for careers in all areas of hospitality management including event planning, lodging, and food and beverage management. People skills are essential to success in this major. A degree in Hospitality Management prepares students to lead others and act as managers and directors of hospitality operations throughout the world.
What can I do with a degree in Hospitality Management?
A degree in hospitality management provides the basis for a leadership position in hotels, resorts, airlines, theme parks, restaurants, private clubs, event planning, and tourist attractions around the world. Some of the career opportunities for hospitality management graduates include:
- Hotel or Restaurant Manager
- Food and Beverage Manager
- Corporate Event Planner
- Wedding Planner
- Convention Sales Manager
- Travel Manager
- Club Manager
- Beverage Sales and Management
- More Career Options
What does a Hospitality Management major study?
A Hospitality Management degree from the University of Arkansas will give you a taste of what it is like to pursue a career in the global hospitality industry. One of the program's strengths is the variety of service learning courses available to students.
Course requirements and a semester-by-semester degree plan for Hospitality Management can be found in the UA Course Catalog. There is also a printable 2022-2023 checksheet and an archive of past PDFs of the checksheets and semester-by-semester degree plans.
How can a Hospitality Management student be involved?
Students in the Hospitality Management program don’t just sit in a classroom – they actively plan, execute and assist with a variety of exciting events.
Professional Convention Management Association - For students interested in the profession of event planning and management. Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Dede Hamm. Find the organization on Hogsync and Instagram.