Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management Overview
The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BSHM) is an intensive and innovative degree program that is grounded in hotel management, leadership, operations, and entrepreneurship. Throughout your courses, the Vatel Institute of Hospitality Management at Alliant prepares you to become a hospitality industry leader by providing practical experience in the hospitality industry while building a solid academic foundation in the principles of business.
Vatel USA is the leading group in hospitality management education with over 50 schools worldwide on five continents. It has an extensive network of partner hotels and restaurants, and other hospitality industry companies. As you progress through the program, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through paid internships, facilitated by the Vatel Career and Employability Center. This gives you practical training in five-star hotels such as the Four Seasons Hotels, the Peninsula, the Waldorf Astoria, Sofitel and others.
Faculty and Admissions
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Strong Partnership with Vatel
Our partnership with Vatel, gives you the opportunity to study with peers from around the world and to work as a paid intern in top-flight hotels.
You can take three MBA-level courses during your undergraduate program and be on the fast-track to earning your master’s degree in record time.
Integrated Practical Training
You’ll receive integrated practical training and paid internships in hotel operations, food and beverage operations, supervision, and management.
In this business program, you’ll gain knowledge and skills in hospitality management ranging from understanding food and beverage and guest service operations, to learning how to analyze a profit and loss, roll out a marketing strategy, organize a commercial event, and recruit a talented workforce.
Since many of the faculty actively work in the hospitality field, you’ll benefit from their experience, and be fully prepared to become a professional making a difference in the industry. With small class sizes, you’ll get the individual support and preparation you need to turn your experience into expertise.
Best of all, you’ll be able to take three fast-track courses from the MBA program. If you decide to continue on to the MBA program, either with or without the HM concentration, you can transfer those credits to earning your MBA in record time.
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of job can I expect to get with this degree?
Graduates of the BS in Hospitality Management Degree Program will find work in many areas of the rewarding field of hospitality. This includes not only hotel management, but also revenue management and convention service management—two important careers related to hotel management.
What scholarship and financial aid options are available?
Private and public scholarships can help you meet the cost of your education, and Alliant offers institutional scholarships for many of our students. Learn more about these scholarship opportunities here. Additional Financial aid is available for those who qualify in the form of loans, grants, federal work study, and military aid. Learn more in our Financial Options Guide.
When does the degree program start?
There are two enrollment periods for the Hospitality Management program which begin in August and January.
How long does it take to complete the degree program?
The BS in Hospitality Management degree program is a 120-credit program, and can be completed in three to four years.
Degree Campus Locations
These are the Alliant campuses where this Hospitality Management program is waiting for you to make your impact. Click the image to learn more about campuses, and what specific Californian wonders there are to explore.
At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.
With a focus on hands-on practice, technological innovation, and a global outlook—CSML is where the world meets you in your classroom.