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Hospitality Management Program

Career Services for Hospitality Students

If you thrive in fast-paced and exciting environments and enjoy working with people and experiencing cultures from around the globe, hospitality management could be the perfect career for you. Hospitality professionals have the ability to manage both strategic and operational initiatives with personal finesse and business savvy.

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers,  hospitality has experienced the greatest increase in starting salaries for college graduates of any field in the United States.*

Kendall’s Hospitality Management graduates may pursue careers as:

  • Amusement Park Managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Beverage Managers
  • Catering Directors
  • Concierges
  • Cruise Directors
  • Event Coordinators
  • Hospitality Consultants in Finance or Operations
  • Hotel Managers
  • Meeting Planners
  • Private Club Managers
  • Restaurant Managers
  • Sports Facility Managers

Companies that have recently hired Kendall graduates include:

  • The American Club
  • Chicago Yacht Club
  • Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau
  • Embassy Suites Hotels
  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Global Hyatt Corporation
  • Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.
  • Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group, LLC
  • Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises
  • Levy Restaurants
  • Marriott International
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • The Peninsula Group
  • Princess Cruises
  • Renaissance Hotels & Resorts
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotels and Resorts
  • Sheraton Hotels and Resorts
  • Sodexo, Inc.
  • Sofitel
  • St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
  • Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
  • U.S. Cellular Field
  • Union League Club of Chicago
  • W Hotels Worldwide
  • Walt Disney Resort
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, LLC



Degrees Degrees

Chicago Michelin Guide Restaurants rank Kendall College the No. 1 Chicago program for preparing students for hospitality careers.

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Hospitality Faculty Hospitality Faculty

Our faculty brings deep industry expertise and integrates the latest industry developments into classroom instruction.

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Hospitality Facilities Hospitality Facilities

Our state of the art facilities are “living classrooms” and include a fine dining restaurant, a full Hyatt Suite, a...

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Concentrations Concentrations

You can choose an area of focus, or interest, to customize your degree, expand your horizons, and enhance your value...

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