The BS in Hotel and Tourism Management prepares students for management positions in one of the largest and fastest-growing economic sectors worldwide. Combining a thorough liberal arts program of study with industry-specific business classes, students gain in-depth knowledge in the areas of hospitality finance, sales and marketing, revenue management, special event planning, destination development, and food and beverage operations. Frequent site visits, industry events and guest speakers ensure they make use of all the opportunities New York City has to offer, both in and out of the classroom. In addition, they gain hands-on experience through internships, which develop them into successful—and highly employable—industry professionals.
BS in Hotel and Tourism Management
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Academic excellence, experiential and applied
The Tisch Center’s entrepreneurial model of education delivers the scholarship of NYU and experiential learning in New York City for an extraordinary undergraduate education. Through a valuable combination of NYU's world-renowned liberal arts curriculum, a dynamic professional education, and in-depth exposure to real-world business practices in these exciting global industries, the Tisch Center offers an undergraduate experience like no other.
The professional edge for career success
Extraordinary career opportunities are available for students of the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality through internships and industry partnerships, as well as through its location in New York City. Students benefit from personalized career services that emphasize relationships with employers and alumni, corporate engagement, and internship placements with leaders in our sectors.
Liberal Arts Core
NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality students take 60 credits of Liberal Arts Core courses at NYU’s central Washington Square campus, with myriad opportunities to study abroad. The sequence of study is designed to sharpen reading comprehension and writing skills, elevate creative and critical thinking capacities, and enhance social and cultural understanding.
Internships are an integral component of the program, providing students with the opportunity to build professional portfolios, to network, and to gain hand-on skills within a professional environment. Students who register for the internship course receive credit for the hours worked during that semester.
The professional core, consisting of 41 credits, is a thorough business curriculum that consistently applies students’ learning to the hospitality, travel and tourism industries.
The program offers concentrations in Event Management, Hotel Development, Marketing and Revenue Management, Organizations and Operations, and Tourism Development.
The core requirements include courses in the professional and liberal arts core. Students will decide the course sequence with their academic advisor, and are required to take two professional courses each semester.
The BS in Hotel and Tourism Management prepares students for a wide range of careers in hotels, restaurants, catering companies, real estate and management services companies, online travel agencies, marketing and PR firms, destination marketing organizations, event companies and consulting firms. The degree has five concentrations:
This concentration explores career opportunities in festivals, weddings and social events, trade shows and experiential marketing.
Marketing and Revenue Management
In this concentration, students study hospitality and travel sales and marketing, as well as strategies and processes that optimize a business’s revenues.
This concentration prepares students for careers in destination marketing organizations, (online) travel agents, tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, PR firms and visitor attractions.
This concentration provides students with in-depth knowledge of financial management and the hotel development process.
Organizations and Operations
This concentration focuses on the operational aspects of hospitality businesses – a great concentration for budding general managers!
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The Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality is unique in offering an extensive range of exclusive scholarships to its graduate and undergraduate students. Most of these scholarships are funded by contributions from the patron and sponsor organizations of the Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. Students can apply for scholarships each spring semester, and the funds will be disbursed in the following academic year in two installments (fall and spring). In the most recent academic year, Tisch Center students received over half a million dollars in scholarship funding. For more information, please visit our Scholarships page.