Start Your Career in Hotel Management

Hotel managers are strong leaders, with a flair for organization, communication and most importantly working well with other people. They need to completely understand every element of an ideal guest experience, from lodging to dining to events. Our Hotel Management concentration delves into these areas and more. In addition, you’ll have countless opportunities to develop the skills you’ll need in this role including leadership, teamwork and communication.


Prepare for a Career in Hotel Management

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Hotel Management includes coursework in sales, marketing and event management, hospitality industry information and property management systems, as well as revenue management, front office and housekeeping operations. The program also focuses on analytical planning, preparation, forecasting, budgeting and quality control tools. We cover all aspects of the hospitality industry so when you graduate, you will be ready for the world.

Gain Real World Experience

During your courses in the Hospitality Management program you will have the chance to put what you learn to work in our interactive facilities. You will learn the intricacies of housekeeping practices in our Hyatt Suite, complete with a living room, master suite and restroom. Then you will get your first glimpse into your future career during your two required internships. Students have interned at a variety of resorts and restaurants, from New Hampshire to Florida to downtown Chicago. After graduation, you will be able to draw on your internship experiences to succeed in hospitality-related careers around the globe.

Why Choose Kendall College?

Hotel managers are strong leaders, with a flair for organization, communication and most importantly working well with other people. They need to completely understand every element of an ideal guest experience, from lodging to dining to events. Our Hotel Management concentration delves into these areas and more. In addition, you’ll have countless opportunities to develop the skills you’ll need in this role including leadership, teamwork and communication.


Prepare for a Career in Hotel Management

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Hotel Management includes coursework in sales, marketing and event management, hospitality industry information and property management systems, as well as revenue management, front office and housekeeping operations. The program also focuses on analytical planning, preparation, forecasting, budgeting and quality control tools. We cover all aspects of the hospitality industry so when you graduate, you will be ready for the world.

Gain Real World Experience

During your courses in the Hospitality Management program you will have the chance to put what you learn to work in our interactive facilities. You will learn the intricacies of housekeeping practices in our Hyatt Suite, complete with a living room, master suite and restroom. Then you will get your first glimpse into your future career during your two required internships. Students have interned at a variety of resorts and restaurants, from New Hampshire to Florida to downtown Chicago. After graduation, you will be able to draw on your internship experiences to succeed in hospitality-related careers around the globe.

  • Top Ranked

    The School of Hospitality Management at Kendall College is rated (#29) in CEOWorld’s rating of the Top 50 Global Hospitality Management Schools.

  • Global Connections

    As part of the Laureate International Universities network, Kendall students have the opportunity to study across 80 institutions in 28 countries.

  • 95% Employment Rate

    95% of Kendall June 2015 graduates reported being employed in their field within six months of graduation.***

  • Chicago - A Hospitality Mecca

    Chicago was named number two on CVENT’s list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States for 2016.**

Testimonials

  • "Kendall College gave me the opportunity to network with event professionals from around the world."

    - Melissa Baca Parra, Hospitality Management, '11

  • “What I gained in my courses has helped me effectively communicate with different levels of management.”

    - Dhruv Khanna, Hospitality Management, '09

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