Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management degree from Kennesaw State University will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective leader in hospitality - a vibrant and dynamic industry.  You’ll be prepared for a career that can be close to home or internationally if travel is in your career plans.

At Kennesaw State, we are committed to continually improving the quality of your education and preparing you to succeed in your career; that is why AACSB International accredits the Hospitality Management degree at Kennesaw State.

The Hospitality Management degree courses focus on the business aspects and operational and marketing aspects of the hospitality field.  Courses include foundational business courses and core hospitality management courses.  You’ll have the opportunity to further customize your degree while you choose from an array of hospitality and business electives.

Program Outcomes

With the KSU Hospitality Management degree, you will have mastered these skills:

  • You’ll have the ability to formulate and recommend data-driven business decisions.
  • You’ll be able to develop revenue optimization strategies.
  • You will be able to incorporate sustainability and ethical principles into all aspects of hospitality operations and management.
  • You’ll be able to create innovative plans for marketing and business development.
  • You can design and implement strategies that improve service quality and operational performance.



KSU hospitality students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Hospitality Management Degree Pathway
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Hospitality Management Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Accredited – You can be sure that the quality of education you’ll receive meets the rigorous standards of AACSB International.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a hospitality management graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment. – As a marketing graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Hospitality Management degree?

Your career choices are vast with a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, including the following areas:

  • Business Development
  • Business Financial Management
  • Conference / Event Management
  • Consulting
  • Distribution Channel Management
  • Franchise Sales
  • Health Service Management
  • Hospitality Accounting and Financial Management
  • Hospitality Human Resources Management
  • Hospitality Operations Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Tourism Management

Hospitality Management Salary and Career Information

A career in hospitality management offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality

Kennesaw State University
Michael A. Leven School of Management
Burruss Building, Room 333
560 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-6552

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