Southern New Hampshire University

Hospitality Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    30756 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    30756 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
The hospitality and tourism industry is one of the largest employers in the United States. Globally, its even bigger, according to the American Hotel and Lodging Association. In many countries, in fact, hospitality is virtually the only industry and essential to the local economy. Thats why Southern New Hampshire University offers this Hospitality Business program devoted to preparing students.

About

The Hospitality Business major at Southern New Hampshire University prepares you for management careers in the field and equips you with the expertise to become a successful entrepreneur or small business owner. Our unique facilities, diversely experienced faculty and practical curriculum will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a hospitality industry leader.

Elect the BS in Hospitality Business alone or choose a concentration in:

  • Hotel and convention management: The hotel and convention management concentration prepares students to pursue careers as hotel and convention managers, special event managers, and tradeshow or exhibition managers.
  • Restaurant management: The restaurant management concentration within the hospitality business BS program provides a solid background in management practices in restaurants and food service operations.

See Yourself Succeed in Hospitality

The BS in Hospitality Business prepares you for a host of careers in lodging, food service, club management, and the airline and cruise industries. You'll also graduate with meaningful credentials - academic and professional portfolios and 1,000 hours of solid, hands-on field experience. And because SNHU faculty and alumni provide a powerful network of industry connections, 90 percent of hospitality business majors have already lined up jobs when they graduate.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your undergraduate degree in hospitality business at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success
  • Affordability. SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire, and students who qualify could receive up to $18,000 in grants and scholarships. (This scholarship amount is only for students who do not need a visa to study in the U.S.)
  • Innovative programs. Save time and tuition with our three-year degree programs or study abroad at little or no extra cost
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, N.H., named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine

Internships & Outcomes

With a degree in hospitality business from SNHU, you'll be qualified to work in a variety of hospitality industries: airlines, arenas, beverage distribution, casinos/gaming, conference centers, cruise lines, event planning, golf resorts, hotels, restaurants, retail, spas, stadiums and wineries.

Industry experiences provide a bridge between the classroom experience and careers. SNHU hospitality business graduates have interned with or been hired by a range of organizations including:

  • Boston Park Plaza Hotel
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Carlo's Bakery, Hoboken, N.J.
  • Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
  • Global Vision Hotels
  • Hilton Hotels and Resorts
  • Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Princess Cruises
  • Rutherford Ranch Winery
  • Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center
  • The Walt Disney Co.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Geography of Global Cultures
  • Introduction to Commercial Food Production
  • Rooms Division Management
  • Hospitality Sales Management
  • Food and Beverage Operations Management
  • Hospitality Facilities Management
  • Financial Analysis for the Hospitality Industry
  • Experiential Learning
For more information, please check the program website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

Freshman Application Guidelines

As we look at your application, our first consideration is your academic background. We also look for well-rounded students who have a variety of interests and have been involved in school and/or community activities.

Most candidates admitted to SNHU have completed 16 college-prep courses, including:

  • Four years of English
  • Three or more years of mathematics
  • Two or more years of science
  • Two or more years of social science

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

410 - 1,550 USD/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

SNHU offers several types of grant and scholarship programs to full-time undergraduate day students. This year we're increasing our aid so that students with GPAs of 2.5 and higher could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships. Most of our degree-seeking students receive some form of financial assistance.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.