Our partnerships with industry leaders like Four Seasons provide students the chance to work directly with partner staff as a part of their regular coursework, through class visits to partner properties, guest speakers, internship opportunities, and real-world projects. Our faculty even collaborate with our partners to shape our class materials, assignments, and student objectives.
Through intensive study, you’ll engage in creative problem solving and apply research methods to real issues and trends in the industry. You’ll study specialties such as hotel management, restaurant management and meetings and tourism.
As a hospitality student, you can choose from four concentrations:
You can also pair minor in hospitality and tourism management with a business major in another field.
The hospitality industry is a major employer in the Chicago area and throughout the world. Our graduates go on to careers at leading hotels, restaurants, meeting facilities, associations, tourism offices and more.