Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Experience, explore and learn about the global hospitality industry, which encompasses 23+ subsectors (e.g., events, hotels, gaming, food service and more) and key disciplines within each segment (e.g., human resources, operations, leadership, sales, marketing, finance). Opportunities are truly limitless and students in our program will have opportunities to pursue experiences locally, nationally and internationally. The Hospitality Management Program at The Ohio State University provides real-world experiences, valuable skills and networking opportunities that will position you for success. You’ll learn through a comprehensive curriculum balanced in business, management, people, service and operations. And with opportunities for multiple internships and substantial support from the Hospitality Management Industry Advisory Board and other key partners of the program, your education will transform you from student to hospitality management leader.
The hospitality industry is a global and diverse industry. Similarly, our program is committed towards Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by offering a variety of opportunities and accessibility to students in our program.
I like how supportive all of the professors are, and it kind of feels just small enough that you get that one-on-one attention that I liked having in high school. They’re very caring and want to see you succeed in the future.
My professors in the hospitality management program truly went above and beyond to educate and mentor me.
Columbus is one of the most innovative hospitality capitals in the United States, and our Hospitality Management Program at The Ohio State University serves as a bridge to connect students with opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. The hospitality industry is growing tremendously and we have a number of diverse partners that can provide boundless opportunities to explore your interests and gain the skills you’ll need to start your career and wherever it might take you.
Organized and hosted by hospitality management students, this annual event celebrates student and program accomplishments.
Learn from experienced professionals, many of which are alumni of our program, about their career journeys, how they have navigated their career in the hospitality industry, and about aspects of this vast and multi-faceted industry.
The student organization for hospitality majors. It connects students and industry professionals for unique opportunities not found in the classroom.
Organized and hosted by Hospitality Management Students; this event provides students an opportunity to learn about individuals on the autism spectrum disorder in efforts to plan and execute a hospitable and inclusive event for individuals on the spectrum and their families.
Multiple internships are built into the curriculum, giving you well-rounded experience and exposure in any of the 23 subsectors of hospitality and beyond. Many experiences are also paid experiences and great resume builders.
Students are paired with an industry professional for the academic year to get more insight into the profession and to network.
Our graduates seek hospitality management careers in hotels, restaurants, event planning agencies, travel, recreation and other people- and service-oriented organizations.