In America—and across the globe—the tourism industry continues to flourish. According to the U.S. Travel Association, direct spending by both domestic and international travelers in the United States in 2017 topped more than $2 billion a day.
Because of the depth of the multifaceted hospitality industry, Johnson & Wales University is dedicated to preparing undergraduate and graduate students for different types of careers, including in tourism. The BS – Tourism & Hospitality Management bachelor’s degree program offered through JWU Online gives students the opportunity to study the basics of hospitality, including food and beverage, hotel management, and marketing, while still focusing on travel-specific issues.
What Courses do Tourism & Hospitality Management Students Take?
Students in this program will identify and analyze industry trends, produce travel and tourism plans, and solve problems faced by those who work in the tourism industry.
While pursuing an online degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management, students will take major courses like:
- Food and Beverage in the Hospitality Industry
- Technology in the Tourism/Hospitality Industry
- Social Media Marketing
- World Geography for Tourism and Hospitality
- Destination Management Organization
- And More
What Career Opportunities are Available to Tourism & Hospitality Management Graduates?
Due to this program’s more generalized curriculum, graduates may be employed in all hospitality industry segments. Travel-specific career opportunities include but are not limited to:
- Tourism office and resort management
- Tour operation
- Travel industry representation (airlines, cruise lines, ground transportation)
Want to learn more about earning your Tourism & Hospitality Management bachelor's degree with Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education? For more information, complete the “Request Info” form on this page or call 855-JWU-1881.