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Top Hospitality Management Education

Top Hospitality Management Education

The meaning of “hospitality” to treat your guests with respect and care for their needs as though they were your friends, professionally this means being the first smiling face a costumer sees. As the restaurant and hotel industries get smaller and smaller, hospitality managers may find themselves responsible for departments and areas they are were not previously experienced in.  However, with previous education and work experience you can enroll in a bachelor's degree program in hospitality management or in a specialized hospitality MBA program to expand your range of experience.

Top Hospitality Management Schools

Hospitality Management

The “Top 25 Hospitality Programs in the Nation” by the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education in 2009.

1.   Cornell University
2.   University of Nevada at Las Vegas
3.   Pennsylvania State University
4.   Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
5.   Purdue University

Hospitality Management Careers

The three primary hospitality management careers are restaurant management, lodging and spa management and event planning. For more, in-depth information on these careers, including salary ranges, employment outlook, possible education requirements and job descriptions, all from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and other industry leaders, please visit our online hospitality management schools’ page.

Learn more about accredited hospitality management programs from online schools and colleges through SchoolsGalore.com:

Because there are so many colleges and universities offering hospitality management courses online, consider accredited schools for your online hospitality management education to ensure the quality of your education. There are several agencies that are approved to accredit online schools such as The Distance Education and Training Council which provides a search tool for locating accredited institutions, and the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration which provides a list of accredited schools.

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