Your Future in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Recognized as a Best Online Program by US News and World Report (2023), the Charleston Southern Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management degree path explores economics, marketing, communication, law, human resources, and strategic planning. Each element combines and prepares graduates for a career in hospitality and tourism management where individuals can effectively apply innovative concepts and skills to this industry’s unique challenges.    

Whether your goal is to become a general manager for a major hospitality or tourism brand, or, if you hope to establish your own lucrative bed-and-breakfast, this program successfully sets you on the right path. Working individuals with life commitments can fully take advantage of accelerated, asynchronous online courses designed to successfully support their academic ambitions.

Please access the full BS in Hospitality and Tourism academic catalog for the 2022-2023 academic year to learn more about this opportunity.


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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

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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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