Hospitality and Tourism Management, B.S.
Grand Valley's Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) major is a dynamic program that encompasses a wide variety of career opportunities within the vast hospitality industry including; lodging and resort management, food and beverage management, tourism management, and meeting and event management.
Students majoring in hospitality and tourism management must complete the following:
- HTM core courses
- Choice of concentration courses based on individual interests
- HTM internship requirements
- Business cognates which allow for a minor with only two additional classes
Why Study Hospitality and Tourism Management at Grand Valley?
Hospitality and tourism management students can expect:
- a curriculum that reflects modern industry concepts and best practices;
- classes taught by faculty members with vast hospitality industry experience;
- experiential learning and resume building facilitated through a structured internship program;
- networking opportunities with alumni, professional organizations, and industry stakeholders; and
- distinctive opportunities that no other institution offers through diverse and practical career concentrations at Grand Valley.
This tool shows an overview of potential career opportunities for this major. Actual salaries, employment opportunities, and job titles may change over time.
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Combined Degree Programs
Many GVSU undergraduate programs can be combined with an existing master’s degree program to save on tuition and get you into the workforce sooner. On average, you can save $8,500 by pursuing a combined degree and take up to four fewer courses than if earning the degrees separately.
Talk with an advisor about how you can build your combined degree from existing programs to further personalize your education and create your own niche area of expertise.
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