The hospitality industry is requiring new college graduates who can go directly into management and can hit-the-ground-running on their first day of work. To fill that need, the Hospitality Management Degree provides students with skills in management, human resources, hospitality technology, food and beverage operations, service delivery as well as basic business fundamentals in marketing and accounting. The OSU-Cascades Hospitality Management program focuses on providing students with the tools and experience to achieve entrepreneurial dreams. This program will support students with an interest in starting their own restaurant, boutique hotel, tour company or other travel related company.
Degree: BA/BS in Hospitality Management
Hospitality Management Faculty
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Potential career options in Hospitality Management:
Use the career exploration resources to learn about the potential career options below.
(some occupations may require further education/licensure)
Corporate Event Planner
Dietary Services Manager
Food& Beverage Manager
Front Office Manager
Human Resources Manager
Where are OSU Hospitality Management alumni working?
(Data obtained from LinkedIn)
General Manager, Oxford Inns Suites & Hotels
Global Operations Design and Development, Marriot International
Director of Guest Services, Brasada Ranch
Human Resource Manager, Disneyland Resort
Tour & Travel Sales Manager, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Operations Manager, Tetherow Golf Club
Property Marketing Coordinator, Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Where have OSU students participated in experiential learning (internships/research/etc.)?
Pine Ridge Inn
In addition to our general job, internship, and volunteer search resources, below are some industry specific resources to help you search for opportunities in Hospitality Management. Don't forget the important process of researching employers and networking with professionals in companies/organizations that you are interested in.
In addition to our general Graduate/Professional School resources, utilize the following resources for researching advanced degrees in Business and Hospitality Management.
Involvement in professional associations can expand your network, keep you up to date on current trends in the field, and give you access to additional job and internship opportunities.