Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management


Program Description

Think from a global perspective and learn how to apply strategic knowledge to the many areas within hospitality management.

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Hospitality Management students learn from a comprehensive set of core requirements and practical experiences in the undergraduate curriculum. Students may choose from six majors to obtain a solid foundation in leadership, business, management, finance, marketing, logistics, accounting, operations, and more.

Majors within the Hospitality Management degree:

  • Hospitality Management
  • Beverage Management
  • Restaurant & Culinary Management
  • Event Management
  • Hotel/Lodging Management
  • Spirits Management
  • Entertainment Management
  • Travel & Tourism Management

Degree Overview

The Chaplin School offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management available fully online and on-site.

The School also operates a dual degree program in conjunction with the Tianjin University of Commerce (TUC) in Tianjin, China. The Marriott Tianjin China Program, established in 2004 and currently FIU’s largest program abroad, also offers study abroad opportunities for students on the Miami campuses.

Program at a Glance

  • 120 credits
  • $205 per credit for Florida State Residents
  • $618 per credit for Non-Florida Residents
  • Online and on-site

Application Requirements

To apply for the bachelor’s degree program, prepare and submit:

  • Undergraduate application
  • $30 application fee
  • Official college/university transcripts (must be received in a sealed envelope by the issuing institution)
  • SAT/ACT SCores

Freshman applicants and transfer applicants with less than 60 transferable credits will also be required to submit official high school transcripts and official SAT/ACT scores (sent directly from the testing agency) to complete an application — unless you have completed at least 30 transferable credits with at least a “C” or better in ENC 1101 and MAT 1033 or equivalents.


With a B.S. degree in Hospitality Management, graduates can expect to find rewarding career opportunities in the following areas:

Beverage Management

Culinary/Restaurant Management

Event Management

Hotel/Lodging Management

Brand Manager

Kitchen Manager

Special Event Manager

General Manager

Sales/Marketing Management

Corporate Kitchen Management

Corporate Events Management

Timeshare Management

Hotel/Resort Beverage Manager

Food Supplier Management

Audio Visual Sales Manager


Banquets Beverage Manager

Director of Banquets

Conference Sales Manager

Director of Rooms

Bar Manager

Food and Beverage Director

Meeting Marketing Manager

Marketing/Social Media

Nightclub Manager

Contract Food Service Manager

Tradeshow Manager

Director of Front Office

Beverage Marketing Manager

Food Production Manager

Exhibit Manager

Human Resources

Distribution Management

Menu Developer

Hotel Convention Sales Manager

Shipboard Hotel Operations

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has been distinguished as one of the top hospitality programs in the United States. More than 2,000 undergradu ... Read More

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has been distinguished as one of the top hospitality programs in the United States. More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world choose FIU for its outstanding reputation, advantageous campus locations, expert faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career opportunities in the international hotel, food service, and tourism industries. In August 2006, FIU unveiled the first American hospitality and tourism school in Tianjin, China. The Marriott Tianjin China Program is FIU’s largest international program, with a capacity for up to 1,000 students. Read less