Both domestically and abroad, the hospitality industry is growing at a breakneck pace—accounting for one in every eleven jobs worldwide. Technological advances, new approaches to environmental responsibility, and global expansion are driving demand for graduates who can lead complex customer-centric organizations.
Designed for hospitality professionals and those looking to break into the hospitality field, the Master of Science in Hospitality Administration degree program examines the fundamentals of hospitality administration—from finance and corporate strategy to ethics and project management. Combining theory exploration and case study analyses with real-world applications, the Master of Science in Hospitality Administration offers a high-impact learning experience providing you with the foundation to excel in a dynamic and rewarding industry.
|Banquet Manager||Gaming Manager|
|Bed and Breakfast Innkeeper||Gaming Supervisor|
|Convention Services Manager||Hotel Manager|
|Director of Front Office||Marketing Coordinator|
|Food and Beverage Manager||Meeting Planner|
|Food and Beverage Director||Night Manager|
|Food Service Director||Resort Manager|
|Food Service Manager||Restaurant Manager|
|Food Service Supervisor||Revenue Manager|
|Front Office Manager||Rooms Director|
Positions that may require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by an (*). Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interests as possible, including co-op and internships.
This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
|At Your Services Boston Inc.||ezCater Inc.|
|Best of Boston||Marriot Vacation Club International|
|Eat Well Distribution||Massachusetts Convention Center Authority|
|Exhale Mind Body Spa||The Bozzuto Group|
This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
|Event Planning||National Parks|
|Food and Beverage||Restaurant Industry|
|Healthcare||Travel and Tourism|
These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.
Event Planning Intern
Public Relations Intern
Social Media Marketing Intern
Websites for Career Exploration
- Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook
- MassCIS – Massachusetts Information System
- Vocational Biographies (username: NE Unvi; password: RAZDE)
Career Development Videos
Websites for Job Search
Campus Organizations & Activities
Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professionals in the field you may contact for informational interview requests and networking opportunities.
- American Culinary Federation
- Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association (HSMAIL)
- Meeting Planners International
- National Restaurant Association
- Resort Hotel Association
Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.