Tourism and hospitality services are among today’s fastest
growing fields — with a better-than-average growth rate for all
fields until 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics. Experts predict that more than 100 million people
worldwide will find jobs in hospitality and tourism. The demand
will be especially great for well-educated managers.
You can prepare for these opportunities through the Bachelor of
Science Degree Program in Hospitality Management at St. John’s
University. Offered through the College of Professional
Studies, the 126-credit program provides the knowledge, skills
and experience to succeed in this booming industry.
The program focuses on fundamental competencies that are
vital for future managers. Like all St. John’s students,
Hospitality Management majors benefit from the broad knowledge and
communications skills gained through our core curriculum, a must
for the well-educated professionals sought by today’s employers in
With the program’s extensive professional connections in
the industry, students gain real-world experience through valuable
internships throughout the New York metropolitan area and
With this knowledge and experience, graduates build
rewarding careers as administrators and creative professionals in
hotels; restaurants; resorts and country clubs; conference centers,
retirement communities; banquet and catering facilities; retail and
marketing; airlines; cruise lines; travel agencies; tour companies;
tourist bureaus; travel journals; corporate travel departments;
recreation; cultural heritage sites; and other areas.
We invite you to learn more about the Bachelor of Science Degree
Program in Hospitality Management by exploring our program requirements, objectives, and academic resources.
Berkita Bradford, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Administration and Economics Division