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: B.A./B.S. in Hospitality Management
Potential career options in Hospitality ManagementUse the career planning 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-Cascades Hospitality Management alumni working?
(Data obtained from LinkedIn)
|Director of Guest Services, Brasada Ranch
Property Marketing Coordinator, Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Tour & Travel Sales Manager, Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Human Resource Manager, Disneyland Resort
Global Operations Design and Development, Marriott International
General Manager, Oxford Inns Suites & Hotels
Operations Manager, Tetherow Golf Club
Where have OSU-Cascades students participated in experiential learning (internships/research/etc.)?
|Best Western Peppertree
Five Pine Lodge
The Haven Coworking
Hilton Garden Inn
Hudak House Vineyards
Oxford Inn Suites & Hotels
Pine Ridge Inn
Treadway Meetings & Adventures
Walt Disney World
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.
- The Best Schools 20 Best Hospitality Management Programs
- U.S. News and World Report Best Business Schools
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.
- American Hotel and Lodging Association
- List of additional professional associations by category - Purdue Univ.
- National Restaurant Association
- Hospitality Industry
- OSU Corvallis Information on Hospitality Management
- What Can I Do With A Major In Hospitality Management? - Univ. of Tennessee
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