Careers in Hospitality Management

As a graduate, you have a number of different career options. With our Career Center support and our strong recruitment program, we regularly see graduates finding careers with excellent employers.

Many of our graduates find work within the hotel and restaurant industry as well as other hospitality industries, such as gaming, resorts, cruise lines, stadiums and arenas, meeting and event planning, real estate, and more.

Business

With courses in accounting, marketing, and organizational behavior, you can find a career in the business of hospitality. You may work in finance or accounting, human resources, training, or operations. You may make business decisions that affect employees, guests, and your company’s bottom line.

Some of the more popular careers include:

  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Director of Finance
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Director
  • Training Coordinator

Facility Management

You may become a leader in the hospitality industry through facility management. Your work will help your organization develop solid plans and identify key processes that will help it run smoothly and efficiently. Your training in the Hospitality Management program can help you understand the challenges that a facility faces and how to overcome them. Some of the more popular careers include:

  • Casino Manager
  • Front Desk Manager
  • Resort Director
  • Director of Operations
  • Asset Manager

Guest Relations

As a graduate of the Hospitality Management program you may find a career leading how guest relations are handled in your organization. You may oversee the development of programs or menus, work closely with staff on best practices, or manage the services offered by your organization. Some of the more popular careers include:

  • Director of Lodging Development
  • Meeting and Events Manager
  • General Manager
  • Guest Services Director
  • Vice President of Marketing

Foodservice

You may use your training and knowledge in the foodservices industry. You can work in the manufacturing sector of foodservice or on the frontlines overseeing the delivery of great meals. You may be responsible for the development, creation, or the delivery of food to people in restaurants, schools, or health care facilities. Some of the more popular careers include:

  • Director of Restaurant Operations
  • Distribution Center Manager
  • Field Deployment Services Manager
  • Director of Food Sales
  • Director of Dining Services