Hospitality Management, B.Sc. | The Ohio State University | Columbus, United States
48 months
39650 USD/year
36722 USD/year
12485 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Hospitality Management program from The Ohio State University prepares students for managerial positions in the hospitality, tourism and service industries. Students learn about service management, hospitality marketing, branding, social media, strategic management, beverage management and event planning. 


Students in the Hospitality Management program from The Ohio State University have numerous opportunities for networking with industry professionals and internships through the Hospitality Management Industry Advisory Board. They develop practical skills and build their resumes through experiences on the executive planning team for events such as the Big Dish, Hospitality Listens and Hospitality Tours.

Possible careers

Graduates of the Ohio State hospitality management program are in high demand by the industry. Graduates enter careers in food service, lodging, travel, tourism and event planning. Within each segment of the hospitality industry, manage­ment positions are available in accounting, sales, house-keeping, catering and guest services. Hotels, restaurants, resorts, cruise lines, airlines, caterers, and conference and convention centers all offer opportunities for graduates of hospitality management. The supply of graduates with a specialized focus on the hospitality industry is very small compared to the huge demand of this fast growing industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Systems Management
  • Food Production and Management
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Casino Operations Management
  • Special Events Planning and Management
  • Business and Financial Controls
  • Principles of Tourism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of university preparatory courses
  • High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA 
  • Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores 
  • Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
  • Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service) 
  • Status as a first-generation university student 
  • High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39650 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36722 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12485 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12485 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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