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The Department of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management has an outstanding reputation for hospitality business education on campus and around the world.
Our experience-driven learning, focused on industry business and analytics, prepares you to distinguish yourself as a successful leader and entrepreneur.
Majors and Academic Programs
Our program is ranked in the top 10 hospitality programs in the country, yet our faculty provide the personal attention you need for professional growth and development.
- Major in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management
- Major in Hospitality Industry Management
- Minor in Restaurant Management
- M.S. in Hospitality Business Management
- 4+1 B.S. and MBA program
All of our classes are taught by faculty with industry management experience and academic credentials. Four of our faculty members are ranked in the top 20 hospitality faculty in the world.
Over half of our students study abroad. Spend a semester in Switzerland at the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality or at the SIAF campus in Volterra, Italy. And a variety of courses are taught around the world during Winter and Summer Sessions.
At Vita Nova Restaurant, you and your classmates operate and manage a gourmet service for lunch and dinner.
If you're an HRIM major, you'll take courses in the Marriott Learning Center. You'll gain valuable experience in sales, marketing, revenue management, front office and housekeeping in the 126-room, award-winning Courtyard by Marriott.
An integral part of both the HRIM and HSIM curriculum is the work and vounteer requirement - 700 hours hospitality-related work experience and 100 hours of community service.
Connecting the industry and the student
Hospitality industry executives, including alumni, speak in our classrooms on a regular basis. Through our student clubs, you can attend major industry conferences. And our HRIM "Lerner" to Leader Program visits industry corporate headquarters; you'll meet executives and visit the C-suites.
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