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The Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management at NIU provides a valuable career track for students interested in the variety of jobs in the hospitality industry. Our hospitality courses cover all aspects of the industry including: hotel operation, food service management, and meeting and event management. As a hospitality management major, you will take courses in general education, business knowledge, and hospitality management.
Our program provides you with extensive management skills and practical work experiences to prepare you for demanding, yet rewarding careers. To gain hands-on experience during the course of study, our students:
Knowing that hands-on experience is vital to a student’s career success, all students are required to participate in industry-related internships. With our proximity to Chicago, we can provide you with a diverse range of internships in the hospitality field. We also offer an exciting hospitality mentor program, giving you the chance to develop your 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.