About the HSTM Program
Are you a people person and a problem solver? If you find joy in helping others, a career in the hospitality management industry may be the perfect fit for you! A TROY bachelor’s degree in hospitality, sport and tourism management with a concentration in hospitality management can ensure that a world of fun and exciting opportunities is only a step away!
A world of adventure awaits!
A great number of career opportunities fall under the “hospitality” umbrella— the majority of which are found outside of the traditional hotel and restaurant industries. Whether you’re traveling the world on cruise ships, working with incredible chefs, athletes and entertainers or working behind the scenes to help create magical experiences for people of all ages, your hospitality management degree from TROY will help prepare you for excellence. Every day is different in the hospitality industry, and coming to work is often fun, invigorating, and exciting.
Guiding you to success
At TROY, you’ll be taught and mentored by faculty members who are dedicated to seeing you excel in this dynamic, ever-changing industry. TROY’s Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management faculty and staff are dedicated to seeing you excel in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Whether studying in class or online, you’ll have access to professors who take the time to get to know you, your interests and learning styles. Once you’ve fostered these academic connections, you’ll not only have gained valuable knowledge about hospitality management, but you’ll also have developed strong relationships with mentor professors who make themselves available for advice from subject matter to career development.
Preparing you for a career you’ll love
TROY’s hospitality management program provides you with courses designed to give you an overview of the industry as well as hands-on learning opportunities. For example, in TROY’s hotel management course, you’ll shadow different areas of local hotels to experience what happens within different departments, and in your restaurant management course, you’ll work in groups to create a restaurant concept that looks at everything from layout and décor to menu design and menu development.
Your course work will also prepare you to work with diverse groups, strengthen your written and oral communication skills as well as your organizational and leadership skills. You’ll also be given opportunities to obtain certifications such as the Cvent Management Certification, which would improve your resume’s competitiveness.
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