Are you looking for an exciting industry and a satisfying
career? How about one that enables you to see the world and
experience its incredible natural and cultural wonders? Then
perhaps a degree program that offers specializations in international tourism or hospitality management is the perfect one for
Framed by the Atlantic Ocean and Orlando on one side and the
Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay on the other, Saint Leo University is
ideally situated for the study of hospitality and tourism.
Florida’s hospitality and tourism industry is based on
world-class attractions that range from theme parks and beaches to
year-round sunny weather and diverse cultural and natural heritage.
With Central Florida as the world’s most popular destination for
domestic and international tourism, students can explore an
abundance of professional opportunities in all sectors and
components of the industry with access to the world’s leading theme
parks, resorts, and airports.
Steeped in tradition, since 1889, Saint Leo’s beautiful campus
is the perfect learning environment. Our faculty members bring
decades of experience to the classroom. They have traveled to
nearly 100 countries; studied and taught abroad; served as tourism
consultants for United Nations’ agencies; and worked as managers
for notable clubs, hotels, and resorts.
The bachelor’s degree in international tourism and hospitality
management is designed for maximum flexibility and career
potential. All students take the introduction courses, which cover
a broad spectrum of topics and career fields. Students then select
one of two professional specializations in either International Tourism or Hospitality Management.
At Saint Leo University, we expect our graduates to become
managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs within all sectors and
components of the hospitality and tourism industry. And, many of
our graduates are doing just that in various parts of the world. If
you can visualize your dream job, and the company or organization
and the location where you would most like to begin your
professional career, our faculty will help prepare and guide you
toward that goal.
Saint Leo graduates find jobs in many sectors, including
accommodations, food service, attractions, transportation, and
Learn more about IHT internships, potential scholarship
opportunities, and what some of our recent graduates had to say here.
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