Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Hospitality and Tourism Management

Overview


The online BSBA 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.

Admissions Requirements

Contact Damia Dobbs, damia.dobbs@mail.wvu.edu to discuss eligibility.

Accreditation

West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The John Chambers College of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

 

40

Courses Required

120

Total Credit Hours

 
Course Formats

  • Internships
  • Online Courses

Estimated Tuition and Fees

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Hospitality and Tourism Management requires 120 credit hours to complete.

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.

Next Start Date: August 19, 2020    Apply Now

Careers

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Hospitality and Tourism Management?

What can you do with a Hospitality and Management degree?

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the B.S. 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 B.S. 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.

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).

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER

Projected Growth: 5% to 9%

GENERAL AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

Projected Growth: 5% to 9% *Bright Outlook

MEETING, CONVENTION AND EVENT PLANNER

Projected Growth: 10% to 14% *Bright Outlook

PROPERTY, REAL ESTATE AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MANAGER

Projected Growth: 10% to 14% *Bright Outlook

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