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Hospitality Management, B.Sc.

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Phoenix, AZ, United States| Online
Hospitality is a thriving industry across the country, particularly in Arizona and across the Southwest. Hospitality management professionals contribute to the overall success of an establishment, typically a hotel or restaurant, by overseeing day-to-day operations and providing excellent customer service. The Hospitality Management program is offered by the Grand Canyon University.
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Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management helps prepare you to compete for entry-level management positions in the hospitality industry that can lead to eventual leadership positions in the field.


The bachelors in hospitality management, offered through GCU’s Colangelo College of Business, features a core of major courses. In the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program, GCU provides you access to its hotel and golf course, so you can gain the skills needed for industry success. 

This allows for hands-on learning experiences, including the opportunity to see firsthand how a hotel is managed. You are required to accumulate a set number of hours of paid or unpaid experience in the hospitality industry during your time in the program to meet graduation requirements.

As a student in the hospitality management degree program, you focus on key functional areas such as management, accounting, finance, marketing and operations. This provides you with the opportunity to gain a foundation in business while also learning the networking and communication skills needed for hospitality management.

In this bachelors in hospitality management degree program, you also receive a broad-based curriculum that features courses specific to hospitality management, including hotel and restaurant management, event planning, revenue generation, facilities management and human resources in the hospitality industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principals of marketing
  • Economics
  • Financial accounting
  • Hospitality
  • Ethical and legal issues in business
  • Business statistics
  • Managerial accounting
  • Hotel and lodging management
  • Organizational behavior and management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. 
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. 
  • If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • National

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester 
  • Online: $470 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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