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Do you enjoy working with people? Love going the extra mile to make customers feel appreciated and satisfied?

Designed for students just like you who have an interest in pursuing a vast spectrum of far-reaching service-oriented careers, the world-class School of Hospitality Management (SHM) undergraduate program at Penn State will help you make your professional mark within the hospitality sector — in a way that reflects your unique career and lifestyle goals.


This multidisciplinary undergraduate program combines a broad educational foundation with “real-world experiences” and other opportunities for students to hone their leadership, business and communication skills. By tailoring the flexible curriculum to meet your specific needs and interests, you may pursue an emphasis in restaurant management, hotel management, or institutional management.

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Penn State’s School of Hospitality Management is one of the most prestigious and well-respected programs of its kind in the nation.
Airui Huang and Shiyu Gan
Student Spotlight
Shiyu Gan and Airui Huang named SHM Student Marshals

Shiyu Gan and Airui Huang will serve as the SHM Student Marshals for spring 2022 commencement. They both served as president of the Elite League of Hospitality in Asia, a student organization that helps members understand and develop skills in the hospitality industry in Asia.