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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hotel and Tourism Management

If you are considering a hospitality major as your undergraduate program of study, the BS in Hotel and Tourism Management, offered by the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality prepares students for careers in hospitality, travel and tourism, tourism experience management, hotel and resort management, and hotel real estate development. The curriculum provides you with flexibility to explore career options way beyond what a typical hospitality and tourism degree might offer. As a student enrolled in this program, you’ll benefit immensely from earning your degree at NYU, home to more than 50,000 students from around the globe, while launching your career in New York City—a location defined by its world-class hotels and tourist attractions.

Degree Advantage

  • Curriculum prepares students for hospitality and tourism jobs around the world
  • Provides an NYU liberal arts education
  • Concentrations in Event Management, Hotel Development, Marketing and Revenue Management, Organizations and Operations, and Tourism Development
  • Internships at leading NYC hotels, restaurants, tourism bureaus, online travel agencies, and promotional companies
  • Study abroad opportunities and industry site visits
  • New Hospitality Innovation Hub for students, start ups, and industry partners

Who Should Earn the BS in Hotel and Tourism Management?

If you have a passion for travel, love to interact with people, and have an innate curiosity to learn about different cultures, this degree provides the knowledge and skills needed for a hospitality career. The diversity of the Tisch Center student body and faculty members promotes a worldview that will be critical for your success in a field that is more globally interconnected than ever before.

Degree Overview

Learn From a Faculty of World-Renowned Experts

Faculty members are respected experts in the hospitality, hotel management, and travel and tourism sectors who share their knowledge, insights, experiences, and connections. They work directly with you to ensure that you identify and pursue the professional path that best fits your career goals and objectives. Their support and deep dedication is what makes earning a degree from the Tisch Center an experience unlike all others.

Gain Invaluable Experience Through Study Abroad

Study abroad opportunities abound for BS in Hotel and Tourism Management students through Global Field Intensives (GFIs). These travel experiences provide international business experience while attuning students to the cultural, socio-economic, and political forces that influence the international hospitality, and travel and tourism industries. Recent GFIs include trips to: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Prague, and Berlin.

Benefit from Unsurpassed Networking Opportunities

The BS in Hotel and Tourism Management provides unsurpassed networking opportunities through the annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, chaired by Jonathan M. Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels and Co. (left); the Grossinger-Bergman Distinguished Lecturer Series, which features hospitality leaders such as David Marriott; and fireside chats with the likes of famed chefs and restaurateurs Daniel Boulud and Danny Meyer.

Internships and Job Opportunities

Through the Tisch Center of Hospitality and the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, hotel and tourism management majors have the opportunity to complete a wide range of hospitality, and travel and tourism internships that provide the hands-on experience needed to accelerate their careers. Many of these internships evolve into permanent hospitality and tourism jobs. Our graduates go on to careers at top hotel chains, boutique hotels, travel organizations, tourism bureaus, media companies, restaurants, and food and beverage companies including:

  • Ace Hotels
  • AirBnB
  • Estee Lauder Companies
  • Expedia
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Hilton
  • Loews Hotels
  • JLL
  • Marriott International
  • The Standard Hotels
  • Walt Disney World

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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