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Hospitality Management, Hotel & Event Mgmt Concentration Online

About the Program

Welcome to the world of Hospitality Management. This academic area is full of opportunities to travel and work with people from all over the world. The industry is fast-paced and high-energy and allows you to work in some of the most beautiful vacation spots on Earth! Southwest Minnesota State University offers the Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management.

The Hotel & Event Management concentration focuses on contemporary issues related to strategic management in the hotel and event industry. Students are prepared for employment in management trainee and supervisory positions at hotels, public institutions and private clubs, entertainment venue manager, wedding sales manager, convention and meeting manager, event manager, etc., with the opportunity for advancement to upper-level management positions.

Cost & Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Online tuition rates are affordable and banded for full time student enrollments.
  • SMSU offers in-state tuition to nearly everyone. No out-state rates. Reciprocity rates may apply.
  • U.S. Citizens & eligible noncitizens can apply for federal aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Minnesota residents completing the FAFSA will also be considered for Minnesota State Grant and Federal Direct loan funds as well.
  • SMSU offers a variety of Scholarships that students can apply for!
  • Return on investment! SMSU graduates have a 99% Employment Rate within 6 months of graduation!

Admission Requirements

Students wishing to be considered for admission to Southwest Minnesota State University must present the following information:

Note: Final high school transcripts, complete with date of graduation, must be submitted to the Office of Admission prior to enrollment.

Transfer students wishing to be considered for admission to Southwest Minnesota State University must present the following information:

  • Completed Application for Admission and non-refundable application fee of $20.
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended outside the MinnState System, transcripts must be sent directly from each institution to the Southwest Minnesota State University Office of Admission.
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Careers In Hospitality Management

SMSU's four-year program prepares students for career opportunities such as:

  • Guest Services Manager
  • Event Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Dining Room Manager

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