Hospitality Management

A major in hospitality management prepares students for professional careers in hotel and restaurant management by providing theory-based instruction and practical experience. Graduates need a liberal-general education, an understanding of business administration, specialized technical knowledge of hotel and food service management, and practical experience in the industry. Graduates from the hospitality management programs choose career opportunities ranging from management of elegant resort hotels to specialty restaurants.

Related career titles

Banquet manager
Caterer
Conference coordinator
Convention services director
Event planner
Food and beverage director
General manager
Lodging manager
Marketing/promotions coordinator
Operations manager
Owner/operator
Personnel director
Purchasing manager
Sales director

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Travel and Hospitality
Careers in Focus: Entrepreneurs
Opportunities in Home Economics Careers
Careers in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality
Opportunities in Event Planning Careers
Opportunities in Hotel and Motel Management Careers
Start Your Restaurant Career

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Related hospitality management links

K-State Department of Hospitality Management
http://www.humec.ksu.edu/hrimd/

Hospitality Net
http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html

American Hotel and Lodging Association
http://www.ahla.com/

Hotel Online
http://www.hotel-online.com

International Hotel & Restaurant Association
http://www.ih-ra.com

National Restaurant Association
http://www.restaurant.org

Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
http://www.chrie.org

Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association
http://www.krha.org