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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Jan. 10, 2022

Next Start Date

40

Courses Required

$376

Cost Per Credit Hour
$406 For Non-Residents

120

Total Credit Hours

Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Work Anywhere in the World

The BSBA with a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will prepare you for careers in hotel and restaurant operations, hospitality, tourism, event planning, and more. If you are a communicator and enjoy leading a team, you can work anywhere in the world with this degree. You will learn general business, as well as leadership and management skills, including revenue management and customer relations management. Our program will get you on the right track for an exciting career in the service industry, leading to a wide variety of career possibilities, including restaurants, theme parks, resorts, cruise lines, casinos, and sports venues.

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Learning Formats

Online Asynchronous


Start Date

January 10, 2022

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Email: Damia.Dobbs@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: (304) 293-5209

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Program Details

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The online BSBA with a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management, offered through the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics, is designed to teach students the skills they need to succeed in the worldwide service industry, including careers in hotel and restaurant operations, event planning, or other management fields.

In addition to course work, students participate in internships and learning labs. The program of study covers all aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry from a management perspective and provides a solid foundation in all core business functions, along with specialized courses in the field. The curriculum balances theory and practice with internship requirements that take students around the world. The major has a placement rate of more than 90 percent, largely due to the requirement of two field experience or internship courses. Students who complete their internships successfully can expect full-time job opportunities after graduation.

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Admission Requirements

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Admissions

Admissions Process

* All prospective students must apply for admission to West Virginia University. For information on how to apply visit apply.wvu.edu.

Application Requirements

All prospective students must apply for admission to West Virginia University. Applicants can apply online. Applicants must send official transcripts to the following address:

WVU Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 6009
Morgantown, WV 26506-6009

For questions and assistance with your application, contact Chris Morlock.

Program Admissions Details

Estimated Tuition and Fees

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management requires 120 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $376 for residents and $406 for non-residents.

Total Degree Cost

$45,120 – Residents
$48,720 – Non-Residents

Cost Breakdown by Credit Hours

Credits Resident Tuition Non-Resident Tuition
1 $376 $406
3 $1,128 $1,218
6 $2,256 $2,436
9 $3,384 $3,654

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.


Career Paths

What can you do with a Hospitality and Management degree?

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the BSBA with a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management have access to the WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics Center for Career Development. The CCD helps students with resume writing, interview prep and finding internships and full-time employment. For more information, visit business.wvu.edu/careers.

Graduates of the online BSBA with a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management may be prepared for the following careers. These are only a few examples of some of the many opportunities that will be open to you with this degree. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for some positions.

Food Service Manager
Projected Growth:11% or higher *Bright Outlook

Meeting, Convention and Event Planner
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook

General and Operations Manager
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook

Property, Real Estate and Community Association Manager
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook


Information about careers on this list comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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