Hospitality Business Management

School of Hospitality Business Management
  • Major, Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business Management
  • Minor in Hospitality Business Management

Going places? Come with us!

Looking for a career in an expanding industry? Opportunities to work around the world? The intellectual challenge of managing a complex business while also helping people? Do you want to learn from the best?

Then consider earning a B.A. degree in Hospitality Business Management at WSU Vancouver. The Southwest Washington–Portland metro area is one of the nation’s fastest-growing tourism destinations. Or earn a minor and combine hospitality business management with another area of expertise.

A world-class education is within your reach.

Your ticket to the future

The hospitality industry is booming, with more than 52,000 lodging properties and 980,000 restaurants nationwide—and counting.

With a degree in Hospitality Business Management, you can expect to qualify for managerial positions at:

  • International hotel and restaurant chains
  • Convention centers
  • Sports facilities
  • Entertainment services
  • Resorts
  • Tourism attractions
  • Destination marketing organizations
  • And more

You might find yourself working in purchasing, marketing, sales, hiring and training employees, organizing catering and forecasting facility profits. Or you might even operate your own restaurant or hotel.

A world of opportunity

You will also have the chance to study abroad. We have an international campus in Switzerland and opportunities to study in Italy, Thailand and other destinations.

Next steps

Contact the academic advisor, Mary Stender, for details about the degree and curricular offerings.


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