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Hospitality Management and Tourism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Hospitality Management and Tourism program at the University of Kentucky will help you become a professional focused on technology and consumer needs within the service industry.   

In HMT, you will take courses designed to match industry requirements and expectations.  The curriculum will challenge you to exercise creative thinking in marketing, communication, and facility operation settings.  

Courses are intended to provide you with the knowledge and experience you’ll need to understand current trends and applications in the hospitality and tourism industries. Upon graduation, you will be able to apply your knowledge to business, management, and professional development skills.


There are few industries that don’t intersect with Hospitality Management and Tourism.  Possible careers for HMT graduates include: 

  • Corporate Event Manager
  • Economic Development Director
  • Convention Manager
  • Conference/Event Manager for Hotels
  • Wedding Planner
  • Restaurant or Hotel Manager
  • Museum Director
  • Resort Operator
  • City Parks Recreation Director
  • Ecotourism Development Consultant 
  • Winery/Microbrewery Tour Director

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hotel Rooms Division Management 
  • Principles of Travel and Tourism
  • Principles of Food and Beverage
  • Principles of Food Preparation 
  • Revenue Management 
  • Professional Practice
  • Service Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Retailing and Tourism Management Internship
  • Quantity Food Production
  • Corporation Finance
  • Business Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete UK International Application for Undergraduate Admission or Common Application
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank Statement 
  • Submit Sponsor Guarantee Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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