List of Accredited Online Degrees

The business degree dynamically expands into the hospitality industry as more colleges and university’s offer the niche program of study within the service industry. The service industry is a broad group of career paths that thrive in typical tourist and travel destinations. The wide array of careers in the service industry includes lodging, restaurants, event planning, theme parks, transportation, cruise line, restaurant, health and beauty and travel. The hospitality industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that depends on the availability of leisure time and disposable income. The potential for high income and success is bringing light to the need of well trained and educated individuals to pursue a higher education in Hospitality Management.

The American standard for hospitality and tourism management courses follow the similar core subjects of a business degree, with a focus on the intrinsic hospitality management concepts. Core business courses include accounting, administration, finance, information systems, marketing, human resource management, public relations, strategy and quantitative thinking. The specialized Hospitality and Tourism courses delve into the specific topics of:

Tourism Management, Hospitality Prowess, Hotel Operations and Technology, Culinary Arts, Catering Operations and Event Management, Ethics, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Purchasing, Cost Control and Financial Management, Lodging, Management and Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Sports and Recreation, Hospitality Law, Club and Resort Management.

A formal degree is not always required to work in the hospitality industry; the industry has entry-level positions that require only a high school diploma or the equivalent. However, students and graduates of higher education institutions, earning a degree can be advantageous for students wishing to pursue management, leadership and will also secure the opportunity for advancement in future positions.

The many different types of careers that can be pursued with a hospitality and tourism degree can include: lodging management, food service management or casino management, other options are entrepreneurship in restaurant ownership, an event planner, or pursuing a career as a travel agent.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management prepares students to compete for entry-level positions in the hospitality industry. Core business courses incorporate ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Entertainment Business Master of Science Degree

Students learn the fundamentals of marketing, plus the tools and tactics to connect with audiences through all online media channels.  Course Highlights: Product and Ar...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    41
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Service Management

One of the most rapidly growing areas of the US economy is the service sector. With a Bachelor of Arts in Service Management from Ashford University, students should be able to answer the demand f...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

BA Service Management / Restaurant Enterprise Management Specialization

The Bachelor of Arts in Service Management degree with a specialization in Restaurant Enterprise Management is available to students interested in entering a career in this field. The Service Mana...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration / Hospitality Management

If you would like to pursue entry-level positions in hotel operations and food and beverage management, consider this concentration.*  *Kaplan University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Hotel/Restaurant Management

Penn Foster Career School offers a Hotel/Restaurant Management Diploma. In this program, students study marketing, sales, food preparation, food service sanitation, and cost controls.  The diploma...

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  • Degree Level:
    Diploma
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    6
  • Credit Type:
    units

Travel and Tourism Specialist

Penn Foster Career School’s Travel and Tourism Specialist program trains students for a future as a Travel and Tourism Specialist. During the course of the program, students learn how to use compu...

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  • Degree Level:
    Diploma
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    units

ABC Certified Wedding Planner

Weddings take place every day, all over the world. Many couples look to a wedding planner to assist with critical decisions regarding their upcoming wedding. Penn Foster Career School makes it pos...

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  • Degree Level:
    Diploma
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    5
  • Credit Type:
    units

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Leadership

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of General Studies / Tourism and Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism & Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Leadership

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Marketing

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Hopitality, Sport & Tourism Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Applied Human & Consumer Sciences / Customer Service

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences / Restaurant & Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences / Restaurant, Hotel & Meetings Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Associate of Arts in Hospitality

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  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    61
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    121
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Undergraduate Certificate in Meeting & Event Planning

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Undergraduate Certificate in Restaurant Operations

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Executive Hospitality Supervision

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:

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