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Hospitality & Tourism Management

Welcome to Hospitality & Tourism Management, located in the Department of Marketing within the College of Business at Florida Atlantic University. The program prepares students for management positions in multiple segments of the world’s largest service industry. Upon completion, graduates enjoy various professional roles in a variety of industries including: resorts, hotels, restaurants, private clubs, meeting and event planning corporations, destination marketing organizations, convention centers, conference centers, cruise lines, casinos, theme parks, auto rental agencies, sports facilities and arenas, spas, entertainment venues and theaters, and vacation ownership or fractional ownership operations.

Potential career areas include operations management, sales and marketing, public relations, revenue management, food and beverage, engineering, housekeeping, human resource management, tourism planning and development, hospitality consulting, hospitality law, and many others. Students who choose to major or minor in Hospitality & Tourism Management receive a broad management-based education following the core business curriculum. This base provides a platform of knowledge with the overall focus on improving one's ability to successfully and profitably manage a hospitality or tourism organization.

The Hospitality & Tourism Management program offers a large number of certificates including Meetings & Events Management, Club Management, and Hospitality Management.

About Hospitality & TourismHospitality & Tourism Management, including: Mission Statement and Director's Welcome!

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Program Information for Hospitality Students

Academic Programs

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Support Hospitality & Tourism Management


The FAU College of Business (COB) is proud to offer a variety of scholarships to enrolled students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Some scholarships are administered within the COB while additional scholarships are available from multiple hospitality and tourism organizations and foundations.

In total, there are hundreds of scholarships available to provide financial assistance to eligible students. Please click the links below which will direct you to different areas of scholarship listings. Remember to explore every area and every scholarship opportunity!


Hospitality & Tourism Management Scholarships Marketing Scholarships


College of Business Scholarships     FAU Scholarships


Careers in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Hospitality Alumni and Industry Spotlight

Contact Us

Contact Dr. Peter Ricci - Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program

Dr. Peter Ricci, Director


(561) 297-3666

office: Fleming Hall (24) 320

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

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