Bachelor Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 149 Bachelor Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

Receiving a bachelor’s degree can be the culmination of three to four years of academic work, and earning this degree can help individuals find enriching employment options, greater responsibilities within the workplace, and better-paying careers.   

What is a Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality? A Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality emphasizes business knowledge as it applies to operations within the tourism industry. This academic program teaches students how to use tourism as a source of positive economic, social, and environmental change in their communities. Students in this program take classes that cover topics such as human resources and facilities management, advertising and marketing, financial planning, hospitality law, and managerial accounting.

Earning a Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality can be beneficial for graduates in that it helps them improve their skills in many areas, specifically leadership, organization, and critical thinking. These skills often enable graduates to have a wider range of employment choices as well as a competitive edge over other job applicants who don’t have degrees.  

The financial responsibility of earning a bachelor’s degree can vary for each student and depend on many factors. Because of this, students are advised to communicate directly with potential schools in order to be fully aware of the financial responsibility associated with their degree.

Individuals who graduate with a Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality are often qualified for a variety of positions within the tourism and travel industry. Graduates can choose to work as travel agents; resort managers; event coordinators for hotels and resorts; human resources managers; marketing directors for resorts, hotels, or cruise lines; tour guides; community planners or cultural tourism directors.

If you are interested in working in the tourism industry, then earning a Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality may be right for you. To get started right away, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospitality Management

Vatel Institute of Hospitality Management at Alliant International University - San Diego
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 USA San Diego

The Bachelor with a Concentration in Hospitality and Management is an intensive and innovative degree which fosters a strong foundation in hotel management, leadership, operations and entrepreneurship. Courses are balanced between academic theory and professional practice. [+]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Hospitality Management

VATEL Institute of Hospitality Management at Alliant International University - Campus in San Diego

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Hospitality Management is an intensive and innovative degree which fosters a strong foundation in hotel management, leadership, operations, and entrepreneurship. Courses are balanced between academic theory and professional practice.

Students acquire a spectrum of hospitality knowledge from understanding food and beverage and guest service operations, to learning how to analyze a profit and loss sheet, roll out a marketing strategy, organize a commercial event, and recruit a talented workforce. With experienced faculty and small class sizes, students receive the individual support and preparation they need to turn their experience into expertise and achieve excellence.... [-]


Bachelor in International Hospitality Management

Triatma Mulya Stenden
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Indonesia Denpasar

Become a citizen of the world by studying 2 years in Bali, 1 year in The Netherlands and expand your horizons with a worldwide paid internship normally leading to immediate employment upon completion. Embark on this exciting journey by signing up for our February 2018 intake and get 30% discount on your 1st-year tuition fee. Full tuition has to be paid by 23rd of December 2017. T&C applies. Don't miss out on the opportunity to study in Bali, one of the most famous paradise islands in the world that encompass both spectacular natural scenes and a unique culture and way of life. Our campus gives you the chance to have the right balance between developing your educational background as well as exploring the archipelago of Indonesia alongside with the South East Asian region. Become a part of the multicultural environment at Triatma Mulya Stenden and mingle with a range of international students and staff. [+]

Do you enjoy an exciting, dynamic and international environment? Can you keep your cool even under great pressure? Do empathy and a service-minded attitude come naturally to you? If this describes you and you also happen to enjoy meeting people from all over the world, you’ll find that the International Hospitality Management Programme is perfect for you!

4 Reasons to study IHM in Bali:

Experience Experience being part of Europe’s largest hotel management school; 5-star property Practical work experience up to management level at the Stenden learning hotel in Bali (a 5-star property); Various specialisations Various specialisations possibilities: Event Management, Cruise Management, Gastronomy, Food & Beverage Management and many more;... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in International Hotel Management

VATEL Bordeaux - International Business School - Hotel, Tourism, Wine & Spirits Management
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 France Bordeaux

In an international environment, mastering managerial, team-leading and management techniques. Developing professional, legal, economic and linguistic abilities with the goal of being an operational manager in a company. [+]

Duration of studies:

3 years

Course Structure:

YEAR 1

Academic Semester (6 months): alternating basic of management and professional practice (5 sessions of 2 weeks) Internship Semester: 4 months (minimum) in France

YEAR 2

Academic Semester (6 months): alternating advance management and professional practice (5 sessions of 2 weeks) Internship Semester: 4 months (minimum) International Marco Polo Student Exchange program: Possibility to join one the 31 other Vatel Schools for a complete 2nd year overseas to gain international exposure

YEAR 3

Academic Semester (6 months): alternating advance management and professional practice Professional practice: Possibility to join the entrepreneurship module replacing the professional practice, possibility to become Assistant Director at Vatel Hotel and Restaurant (Management of the department and management of 1st and 2nd-year students) Admission requirements: In France: Baccalauréat In Belgium: Certificat de fin d’études secondaires In Spain: Bachillerato In Switzerland: Maturité In other countries: High School diploma, A Level or University Entry Exam Language proficiency requirements: Program taught in French: DELF B2 Program taught in English: IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL iBT 80 / Cambridge CPE B2, CAE B2, FCE Grade B Educational goals: ... [-]

Bachelor in Leisure and Tourism

The University College of Tourism and Ecology
Campus Full time 2 years Poland Sucha Beskidzka

Leisure and Tourism bachelor degree courses are aimed at those who wish to pursue careers in tourism, hospitality and catering industries, touristic products, SPA working for companies that operate domestically and internationally. These courses will prepare you to work in the service sector of the economy, which in the modern world is increasingly important and generates a wide range of attractive jobs. [+]

Leisure and Tourism bachelor degree courses are aimed at those who wish to pursue careers in tourism, hospitality and catering industries, touristic products, SPA working for companies that operate domestically and internationally. These courses will prepare you to work in the service sector of the economy, which in the modern world is increasingly important and generates a wide range of attractive jobs.

Throughout the course you will gain not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills that will enable you to design holidays and carry out itineraries for individual travelers and tourist groups, to design and organize tourism events, to develop attractive tourism products and services, etc. You will also cover topics on marketing, principles of advertising, pricing calculations and marketing strategies.... [-]


Bachelor in Tourism Business Management

Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau
Campus Full time 4 years August 2018 China Macau

The IFT's BA Tourism Business Management is a programme designed with the modern hospitality professional in mind. [+]

Bachelor in Tourism Business Management

The IFT's BA Tourism Business Management is a programme designed with the modern hospitality professional in mind. The programme includes 42 courses, an internship (third year) and thesis writing. Following courses are on the list inter alia:

Tourism Destinations

Tourism and hospitality industry will never exist without the wide spectrum of cultural and natural attractions at different destinations around the world.

This course aims at providing students with essential knowledge of world geography as it relates to tourism and hospitality. Students will be acquainted with an understanding of world travel patterns, such as the destinations and origins of tourists, major world wonders, and some special issues about traveling to certain countries. The students will be assigned to do research and presentation about cultures, taboos, and attractions of some selected destinations.... [-]


Bachelor Of Hotel Administration

EAN - Escuela Argentina de Negocios
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years March 2019 Argentina Buenos Aires

EAN offers a curriculum for Technicians and Bachelors in Hotel Management legitimated by an Advisory Board of companies committed to the institutional project. Teachers have extensive training and professional experience and are trained in the management of teaching strategies to promote the acquisition of professional skills. The practical training of the students is carried out through the analysis of real cases of companies associated with EAN, which expose their problems for their treatment within the framework of the subjects. [+]

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University Analyst in Hotel Management (3 years)

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Bachelor of Hotel Administration (4 years)

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The entry to EAN is unrestricted although the applicant must meet the following admission requirements:

Interview with pedagogical advisor.Attendance to talk of professional responsibilities with the Director of the Career.Assistance to institutional presentation by the Rector.Participation of the entrance course: Introduction to the Sciences of the AdministrationIn addition to the documentation requirements stipulated in the internal regulationsGeneral considerations/>... [-]

Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Saimaa University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3.5 years August 2018 Finland Imatra

The hotel and restaurant business is a constantly growing worldwide industry, which needs modern, multicultural, customer-oriented experts with good leadership and project management skills. [+]

Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Degree: Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Degree title in Finnish: Restonomi (AMK)

Duration and extent of studies:

3.5 years, 210 credits, including 30 credits of placement

The hotel and restaurant business is a constantly growing worldwide industry, which needs modern, multicultural, customer-oriented experts with good leadership and project management skills.

The Degree Programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management offers a wide range of studies that prepare students to meet and manage today's clients' high demands for high-class and innovative services. Students will learn how to design hotel, restaurant, and touristic services, how to manage a business and how to be a successful leader. Sales and marketing skills are also needed, as well as intercultural communication and versatile language skills.... [-]


BACHELOR'S DEGREE (HONS) IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Institut Paul Bocuse
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 France Écully

The hospitality industry demands adaptability and an in-depth knowledge of the behavior, lifestyles, and areas of interest of an increasingly demanding international clientele. [+]

Join the next generation of managers, leaders in the hospitality industry, to be the standard bearers of our innovative values

The hospitality industry demands adaptability and an in-depth knowledge of the behavior, lifestyles, and areas of interest of an increasingly demanding international clientele.

You will develop managerial expertise with considerable added value, demanded by the biggest international groups. You are a natural leader and thanks to your very own personality, you have a vision that really stands out and can result in personalized service. You are familiar with the latest technology to enhance the customer experience as well as the codes of your profession and can transpose them to the spirit of your business. ... [-]

Undergraduate Study in Sciences of Tourism

Department of European Studies “Jean Monnet”
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 Switzerland Locarno

The Degree Course aims to train students who, with the title, are able to operate proficiently in companies and administrations active in the tourism sector and are eligible for the management, communication, and promotion of tourism companies. [+]

The Degree Course aims to train students who, with the title, are able to operate proficiently in companies and administrations active in the tourism sector and are eligible for the management, communication and promotion of tourism companies.

Duration: 3 years

ECTS Credits: 180

Posts: 100

Fees: € 15.000 / year

1° Year – 56 Credits

First Half

Geography (10) Private Law (10) Italian Public and Comparative Law (10)

Second Half

Business Economy (8) Statistics (10) English (8) 2° Year – 66 Credits

First Half

Modern and Contemporary History (10) European Touristic Legislation (8) Language II - Choice Between French – Spanish (6) General Sociology (8) Elements of International and European Law (8) ... [-]

BA in International Leisure & Events Management

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 Netherlands Breda

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become a professional in this creative and dynamic industry. [+]

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become a professional in this creative and dynamic industry. In this degree programme you learn how to create memorable and meaningful experiences which contribute to a more beautiful world.

Study programme

The International Leisure & Events Management programme is delivered thematically. This means that subjects such as economics, management, communication and market research are dealt with in content-related projects and assignments, rather than in separate topics. Examples of modules are: Leisure productions, Running Businesses, Imagineering, Design & Marketing and Stakeholder Management.... [-]


Bachelor in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management

Paul Smith's College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Paul Smiths

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management - Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s-degree program. [+]

Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Adventure Education & Leisure Management

Learn to work with diverse groups to design and deliver high-quality recreation experiences that are ecologically and economically sound. Experiential education, leadership, management skills and adventure opportunities are the emphasis of this bachelor’s degree program. Students choose from several minors, including outdoor leadership, environmental communication and environmental studies. No matter which area of focus you select, you’ll graduate with a highly marketable and capable set of skills:

“Leave No Trace” wilderness travel and camping Best practices in recreational program design and delivery Effective management techniques for sustainable nature-based operations Ability to analyze the cultural, historical and environmental impacts of nature-based tourism Communication, leadership and problem-solving Career Options Environmental Educator/Interpreter Nature/Interpretive Center Management Recreation Outfitters Owner/Manager/Guide Health Club or Spa Manager Recreation Program and Operations Supervisor Eco-Tourism Guide/Manager Resort, Cruise Line or College Activities Director Camp Director K-12 Administration* Student Guidance/Counseling* College Student Development/Student Affairs* ... [-]

International Hotel Management

Vatel Madrid International Business School Hotel & Tourism management
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Spain Madrid

The International Hotel Management program is aimed at candidates who have successfully passed the Baccalaureate studies [+]

The International Hotel Management program is aimed at candidates who have successfully passed the Baccalaureate studies and whose ultimate goal is to train future professionals in Operational Management for any hotel department. The duration of the program is of 3 years and it is combined with 12 months of internships in hotels of three to five stars both in Spain and in the world. They acquire, in this way, experiences related to the reality of their future profession, develop skills for teamwork and experience the environment to which they are directed.

Title: VATEL certificate certified by the French State.

Professional outputs: Perform operational management positions in any hotel department.... [-]


Transfer Bachelor in Hospitality and Hotel Management

Cypress College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Cypress

Our Hotel Management Associate of Science Degree and Certificate offers comprehensive coursework in rooms operations, revenue management, food and beverage, event management, human resources, marketing and support operations. Completion of an Associate's Degree is equivalent to the first two years of a Bachelor's degree and can be transferred to any Cypress College partner University. [+]

Our Hotel Management Associate of Science Degree and Certificate offers comprehensive coursework in rooms operations, revenue management, food and beverage, event management, human resources, marketing and support operations. Completion of an Associate's Degree is equivalent to the first two years of a Bachelor's degree and can be transferred to any Cypress College partner University.

Job opportunities abound at our local partner employers including the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim Marriott, Hyatt Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, Disneyland Resort and many more.

Hotel Management coursework emphasizes guest service strategies, effective communication skills, teamwork, leadership, ethics, and critical thinking. Students will be prepared for a career in the dynamic hospitality industry. With the addition of 25 units of general education courses students earn an Associate of Science degree and advance your career. Hotel Management coursework for the 2015 - 2016 school year includes:... [-]


B.A. in Outdoor Leadership and Education

Toccoa Falls College
Campus Full time 126 hours September 2018 USA Toccoa Falls

Outdoor Leadership and Education major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to disciple-making in the context of camping and outdoor settings, from a biblical worldview for kingdom service. A foundation of Christian education accompanies the specialization in outdoor leadership. [+]

Outdoor Leadership and Education major equips future servant leaders with knowledge, skill, and character pertinent to disciple-making in the context of camping and outdoor settings, from a biblical worldview for kingdom service. A foundation of Christian education accompanies the specialization in outdoor leadership. The program trains students through courses such as foundations for outdoor education, wilderness emergency response, environmental education, and advanced spiritual formation. Various courses on camps, rock climbing, and adventure-based education are available, in addition to an outdoor leadership internship with first-hand experience under a professional mentor.

General Education– 69 hours... [-]


B.A. Hotel and Restaurant Management

IUBH Killarney Campus
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Ireland Killarney

Our Hotel and Restaurant Management programme in Killarney, Ireland combines practice-oriented coursework with practical experience on the job. [+]

Combine theory and practice

Our Hotel and Restaurant Management programme in Killarney, Ireland combines practice-oriented coursework with practical experience on the job. In addition to important theoretical knowledge in the areas of Kitchen & Restaurant, Front Office & Rooms Division as well as hotel management, you will gain relevant practical experience during the main tourist season from May to September. After three years, you complete your studies with the Bachelor of Arts degree and are ideally prepared for the challenges of the hotel industry thanks to the optimal combination of practice and theory.

Facts & Figures

Each study year you will have two theoretical terms on campus (October to April) and one practical term at a local hospitality business during the high season between May and September.... [-]