Why Earn Your Hospitality Management Degree at Saint Leo University?
Can you see yourself working at a Four Seasons resort overlooking Boston Common; a celebrity hotspot in Turks and Caicos; or aboard a Disney cruise ship? A minor in Hospitality Management prepares you for a dynamic career in the multi-billion dollar hospitality industry. When combined with a Saint Leo marketing, accounting, or other business major, the minor in hospitality management can literally open doors to endless fun and exciting opportunities that exist worldwide.
A minor in Hospitality Management provides students with an opportunity to complement their major in any discipline with essential courses preparing the student to be a manager in various segments within the hospitality industry. This minor also provides students with professional opportunities in a diverse and exciting career field that often utilizes the knowledge and expertise gained within their major.
Undergraduate Hospitality Management Program Details
Earning your hospitality management degree at Saint Leo University gives you the chance to learn the business in one of the most popular travel destinations in the world.
Learn Your Way:
Online, On Campus, or Near You
What are the on-campus facilities like?
Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.
What are the benefits of earning your hospitality management degree online?
Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.
Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.
Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA
Are education centers near you offering hospitality management degree programs?
You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.
No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.
How will you gain real experience?
Intern for credit at a host agency anywhere in the world. Our students have built their resumes at Disney World, Busch Gardens, Tampa Convention Center, InterContinental Hotels Group, Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, and the Tahuayo Lodge in Peru. View current internship information and industry-related scholarship resources here.
Attend hospitality-related shows and conferences, such as the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show, International Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Show; and Industry Liaison Council meetings, to name a few.
Get involved and join our student chapter of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, the International Tourism Club, or Saint Leo's Sport Business Student Association.
College of Business
Saint Leo University’s Donald R. Tapia College of Business provides a values-centered education that develops tomorrow’s business leaders. Our students create a personal legacy of character and integrity, developing into responsible global citizens ready to contribute to society across numerous fields. As the largest Catholic business College in the U.S., students find flexible degree program options at University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.
From associate to doctoral offerings, our accredited degree programs infuse student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial leadership, and professional networking opportunities. Students publish papers in esteemed academic journals, present original research at national conferences, and travel around the world to learn about the complexities of overseas markets. Faculty bring decades of practical experience to the coursework, ensuring students are on the cutting edge of their desired field to achieve career success.