Hospitality means business. Turn your passion for food, travel, and recreation planning into a successful career in one of the world’s fastest growing and most dynamic industries.
Why Study Hospitality Business Management?
Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:
- Prepare for limitless career opportunities in hotels and resorts, restaurants, meeting and event management, club management, agritourism, and convention and visitor centers, and other related fields.
- Learn hospitality leadership through both classroom activities and hands-on training with business owners in the community.
- Work alongside highly qualified faculty and mentors who have real-world business experience.
- Partner with industry leaders in various internship opportunities.
- Get hands-on experience by helping to plan and manage several events held annually by the Hospitality Club.
What can I do with a degree in hospitality business management?
- Disney Park
- Hershey Park
- Kalahari Resorts
- State Street Grill
- Willow Event Planning
- Woodloch Pines
- Breweries and Wineries
- Catering Director
- Conferences and Convention
- Event Coordinator
- Wedding Planner
- Students will gain specialized knowledge and the necessary communication skills needed to succeed in a hotel/resort, restaurant, club, theme park, institutional and/or convention centers, etc. through on-campus events.
- Demonstrate the technical, operational, and conceptual skills necessary and transferable to the hospitality industry through internships, workplace environments partnerships.
- Apply the specific understanding of essential cost control and revenue processes, procurement, facilities management, ethics, and legal issues applicable to the industry.
- Participate in experiential learning in various sectors of the industry, such as lodging, conference centers, resorts, club management, and food and beverage management.
Keystone student-to-faculty ratio
increase in jobs over the next 10 years
Median annual salary for hospitality careers
Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond
From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.
10th Annual Cupcake Challenge
Hospitality and event planning students invite bakers from local bakeries, restaurants, and amateur bakers and tasters to participate in an annual Cupcake Challenge to raise money and awareness for pancreatic cancer research.
The Keystone College hospitality program is a member of The American Wine Society, America’s largest community of wine explorers. Students gain hands-on experience by volunteering their time and talent to assist with meetings.
When you become a Giant, you will enjoy campus life in a passionate, close-knit community…a family. Keystone College comes together in many different ways with 18 Division III sports, a variety of student events, 276 acres to explore, and various ways to learn both inside and outside of the classroom.
“Keystone is a really great school and the people here are wonderfully supportive. Professors know you on a first-name basis and they’re willing to help in whatever way they can. I was able to complete an internship at Boka Restaurant Group in Chicago.”
Ryan Evans, Class of 2023
Read about Ryan.
Patricia Davis, PhD
Laura Little, DBA
Elizabeth Schneider, JD
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