Management, Hospitality Management Concentration

bachelors Degree

Hospitality Management Program Overview

Want to learn about hospitality management from an insider's perspective? This concentration under Bay State College's B.S. in Management program was designed in collaboration with one of the world's leading hospitality corporations to better prepare you for a fast-tracking career in hospitality: 

  • Gain a comprehensive background in all aspects of business management, with a focus in hospitality management. 
  • Learn from the best: Bay State College professors who have in-depth, real-world, professional experience in the hospitality industry. 
  • Complete three hands-on internships, with access to some of the finest hotels, restaurants and event planning operations in the world, all in the heart of Boston. 
  • Choose to continue your education online with Bay State College's partnership with the New England College of Business, and earn your MBA with only one additional year of study! 

Get in on the ground floor of hospitality management. Request information about our 4-year Management – Hospitality Management program today! 

Available In 

Hospitality Management Day Classes 

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood. 

  • Duration: 8 semesters 
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:   
    • Spring 2019: Monday, January 14, 2019
    • Fall 2019: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Hospitality Management Evening Classes 

If you're busy during the day, Bay State College's Management Degree Evening Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. Take evening college courses at our convenient Boston Back Bay campus, or at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates: 
    • Spring 2019 Term 1: Monday, January 14, 2019
    • Spring 2019 Term 2: Monday, March 18, 2019
    • Summer 2019 Term 1: Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Hospitality Management Online Classes 

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Management Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates: 
    • Spring 2019 Term 1: Monday, January 14, 2019
    • Spring 2019 Term 2: Monday, March 18, 2019
    • Summer 2019 Term 1: Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Start Dates: 

  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Hospitality Management Degree Courses 

  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry  
  • Hotel Operations 
  • Conference, Meeting and Event Planning 
  • Food and Beverage Operations 
  • Hotel Sales and Marketing 
  • Special Events Management 
  • Resort & Casino Management 
  • Strategic Management 
  • Senior Seminar & Project 
  • Hospitality Management Internship I and II

To browse our 2018-19 Course Catalog with course descriptions, click here

Hospitality Management Program Mission 

The mission of the Hospitality Management Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality hospitality education, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical skills for the hotel, food & beverage, event planning, and travel fields, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers. 

Hospitality Management Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Integrate a set of ethical and legal standards into decision-making for the hospitality industry. 
  2. Examine and explore the increasing importance of globalization in hospitality management, including the identification and appropriate response to opportunities and threats in this global environment. 
  3. Analyze and propose solutions to complex real world managerial problems. 
  4. Integrate business analysis and expertise into a framework for business problem-solving and forecasting. 
  5. Utilize technology and demonstrate presentation skills necessary to compete and succeed in the business world. 
  6. Demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to function as a productive team member in defining management problems, determining alternatives, achieving consensus and evaluating results. 

Employers of Our Hospitality Management Graduates 

  • Starwood Hotels 
  • Aramark 
  • Boston Park Plaza 
  • Boston Duck Tours 
  • The Four Seasons 
  • JetBlue 
  • The Lenox Hotel 
  • Delta Airlines 
  • Swissport 
  • Hard Rock Café 
  • Ramsey Events 
  • Ritz-Carlton 
  • Westin Hotels 
  • Virgin America Airlines 
  • Marriott Corporation 
  • The Liberty Hotel 

Recommended Minors 

  • Psychology 
    Learn human behavior theory and data analysis skills with a Psychology Minor, then apply it directly to the technical and social aspects of a hospitality management career. 
  • Sociology 
    The customer base in the hospitality industry is diverse. A Sociology Minor will help you to respond to the needs of personal needs based on race, ethnicity and gender. 

Hospitality Management Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC).

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.