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The hospitality industry is thriving, and NIU students with education and experience in the hospitality field will find unlimited career potential upon graduation.
The Hospitality Management (formerly Hospitality Administration) emphasis provides basic preparation for fulfillment of the B.S. requirements for careers in hospitality management. Students study all aspects of the hospitality industry, such as hotel operation, foodservice management, and meeting and event management. Studies in the emphasis include courses in general education, business knowledge and hospitality management.
The emphasis provides students with extensive management skills and practical work experiences to prepare them for demanding, yet rewarding careers. To gain hands-on experience during the course of study, students:
To promote student career success, all students are required to participate in industry-related internships. We also offer an exciting hospitality mentor program, providing students the opportunity to develop their career path under the guidance of industry leaders.
The Hospitality Management program is an emphasis within the Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management major. Learn more about NIU’s Hospitality Management program requirements and view a sample four year plan.