Would you like to play an important role in one of the most fascinating and evolving industries in the world? With an international hospitality management degree, you’ll experience all of the great perks of a profession with a global reach and multidisciplinary by nature.
In this episode of the Saint Leo 360 podcast, Dr. Judy Holcomb is our guest. An associate professor in the international hospitality management degree program at Saint Leo University, Dr. Holcomb spoke about:
- Her 25-year career in the hospitality field, how she got into teaching, and when she came to Saint Leo University
- When the Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management degree program was started and why Saint Leo began offering it
- The demographics of the students who have enrolled in the program and their interests
- Where this undergraduate program is offered
- Program specializations and minors
- An overview of the faculty who teach in this international hospitality management degree program and those in the Tapia College of Business in general
- The access students have to their instructors
- General topics covered in the curriculum and examples of specific courses offered
- Connections to professional hospitality companies and organizations for internships, conferences, and future employment opportunities
- The main goals and outcomes of this program
- How common international hospitality management degree programs are in higher education and what separates this degree program from others
- Examples of career opportunities with this degree and careers Saint Leo University alumni have successfully pursued
- The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hospitality field and why Dr. Holcomb envisions a bright future for the industry
Listen to Episode 29 of the Saint Leo 360 podcast on the international hospitality management degree program at Saint Leo University on the podcast episode page.
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Learn More about Saint Leo University’s BA in International Hospitality Management Degree Program
Visit the international hospitality management degree program page to learn more about this exciting undergraduate program offered at Saint Leo University.