Tourism and Hospitality Management Major
Prepare for a career in an ever-evolving global industry with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. This 124-credit undergraduate degree program delves into all facets of the industry, including business management, finance, legal affairs, marketing and sales. You can choose to concentrate in destination management, event leadership or hospitality management to develop your expertise in one area.
You’ll prepare for entry- to mid-level careers at convention and visitors bureaus, destination management organizations, event management organizations, hotels, resorts, theaters, theme parks, and more.
Through the curriculum, you’ll familiarize yourself with some of the tourism and hospitality industry’s key challenges, and you’ll gain the strategic decision-making skills needed to help solve them. Learn the history of the industry, how it has evolved and what major events have impacted it over time.
The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management emphasizes real-world, experiential learning through required internships, allowing students to gain extensive industry experience by the time they graduate. You’ll also have the unique opportunity of studying and working in Philadelphia—a leader in entertainment, hospitality and tourism.