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Explore one of the largest, most diverse industries in the world in the hospitality management program at Lynn University. A hospitality management degree opens many doors to your future. And studying in South Florida, a tourism hotspot, will provide you with opportunities to network with professionals and get hands-on training. Earn your hospitality management degree, learn from industry experts and discover hospitality jobs in hotels, restaurants, theme parks, cruise lines, resorts and more.
What you’ll learn in the hospitality management program
- Essential business components, including managing and motivating staff
- Expert insights that can take you to the next level
- Real-world experience through internships
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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
Hospitality management curriculum
Through the hospitality management degree program, you’ll gain a strong background in hospitality and a solid foundation in business. All while taking advantage of hands-on learning opportunities that allow you to explore the many facets of the hospitality industry.
Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories:
- 45 university core curriculum credits
- 36 college core credits
- 15 major credits
- 24 elective credits
HA 100 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Learn about the growth and progress of the hospitality industry and how hospitality and tourism businesses are organized, financed and operated. Discover industry opportunities and future trends.
HA 261 Food Service Operations
Understand dining room service, management, menu planning, design and beverage management systems. Study the different types of food service operations, including selection, procurement, receiving, storage, controlling, preparation and service.
HA 337 Rooms Division Management
Learn rooms division procedures, operations and management, including identification and duties of the rooms division staff, guest relations, front office salesmanship, rooming procedures, housekeeping, security and night audit procedures.
Hospitality jobs and careers
With an hospitality management degree, you can look forward to a variety of hospitality jobs and careers, including:
- Front office manager
- Rooms division manager
- Executive housekeeper
- Restaurant manager
- Sales and marketing manager
- Revenue manager
You may also choose to continue your studies with Lynn’s MBA program in hospitality, which allows you to pursue a career in one of the following:
- Brand manager
- Human resources manager
- Finance manager
- Customer service director
- Director of hospitality