Your Future in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Recognized as a Best Online Program by U.S. News and World Report, Charleston Southern Online’s Bachelor of Science in hospitality and tourism management degree explores economics, marketing, communication, law, human resources and strategic planning. This program prepares graduates for a career in hotel management, entertainment facilities and tourist destinations. Our experienced faculty will teach you hospitality from the inside.

If you are a full-time working adult who wants a career in the area of hospitality such as hotel management, restaurant management or bed and breakfast, this is the online degree for you. 

CSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and was recently ranked as #11 nationwide for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs (US News & World Report, 2020).

Marc Embler

Marc Embler

Dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies, Associate VPAA for CSU Online


Why Hospitality and Tourism Management at CSU?

This fully online major provides relevant content and practical application to today’s careers. With an accelerated 7-week format, this degree is flexible for full-time working adults. This major has experienced professors who offer a faith component to hospitality and tourism management.

As a Hospitality and Tourism Management major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Principles of Management
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Organizational Behavior for the Hospitality Industry
  • Fundamentals of Planning and Developing Tourism
  • Economics of Tourism

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • Hotel Management
  • Restaurant Management
  • Bed and Breakfast owner
  • Event Planning
  • Tour Agents
  • Tour Guides
  • Technology Services

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Charleston Southern Online

Charleston Southern Online offers degrees within a variety of disciplines fully online or in a blended format. Each degree program is combined with a comprehensive liberal arts foundation, which is designed to develop problem-solving and communication skills.

The Charleston Southern business program helped develop me professionally and personally so that I can glorify God through business operations and relationships.

Jeb Drum / hospitality and tourism management, ’17 Administrative Manager, Daltile

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