Hospitality Administration

Overview

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.

 

Department Website

College of Professional Studies

Job Titles

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.

Employers

This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on HuskyCareerLink; 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

Industries

This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.

Conference Services Hospitality
Event Planning National Parks
Food and Beverage Restaurant Industry
Gaming Sports
Healthcare Travel and Tourism

Internships

These samples titles can be used to research internship opportunities.

Event Planning Intern
Manager-in-training programs
Public Relations Intern
Social Media Marketing Intern

Use HuskyCareerLink, SimplyHired.com, Indeed.com, or other internship sites to search for openings. 

Co-ops

For more information, please visit Cooperative Education.
Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.

Resources

Websites for Career Exploration

Career Development Videos

Websites for Job Search

Campus Organizations & Activities

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Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professionals in the field you may contact for informational interview requests and networking opportunities.

Social Media

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.

LinkedIn Groups