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Welcome!

The Hospitality Management Department at Kansas State University is an internationally recognized program; committed to preparing the next generation of hospitality leaders for a successful career in industry or academia by delivering a transformational educational experience through experiential learning, professionalism, international experiences, and strong partnerships with hospitality industry.

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97%

of our undergraduate students are employed upon graduation

16.6:1

student-to-teacher ratio

900

hours of work experience through internships

#1

The only accredited four-year Bachelor Science program of its kind in Kansas

4

years in a row, graduate students have received best paper awards at Annual Graduate Students Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism

94%

of our Ph.D. students have a job in higher education upon graduation


Our programs are designed to meet the needs of the vibrant hospitality industry. If you are interested in a dynamic career in lodging; foodservice; or meeting, convention, and event management you have come to the right place. Teaching, research, study abroad, and leadership opportunities are designed to prepare students for professional careers in our service-oriented, information-based society. Come for a campus visit. Stay for an undergraduate or graduate degree and enhance your marketability and skills.

Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science degree option
Hospitality Administration Concurrent BS/MS option
Hospitality Management Minor option
Hospitality Administration Master of Science option
Hospitality Administration Dual Degree with MBA option
Hospitality Administration Doctor of Philosophy option

Upcoming Events

Dec 14Dec 14Jan 3-5, 2020

Commencement Celebration 

Justin Hall, Hodgson Student Collaborative Area

Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies at 2:30 p.m

 

 

25th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference in Las Vegas

HM Updates

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Lacy's Fresh Fare & Catering
Tues-Thur 11:00am to 1:00pm
Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall
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 Catering Inquiry?
E-mail Ericka or call 785-532-5456
Catering Menu

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3rd Annual Hospitality Summit

October 30 at the K-State Alumni Association Center
9:30 a.m - 3:00 p.m.
Register

Student Testimonials

Wille Tao"Joining HM’s doctoral program is one of the best decisions I have made. The research collaboration with excellent faculty, the teaching opportunity for graduate students, and the invaluable mentorship all contribute to who I am as an academician today. The bonus is the life-time friendships with the people in the program."

- Wille Tao, Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University

Derek Gimson"Throughout my 5 years at K-State I have found more than just a love for hospitality, most importantly I have found a family. Our department and program allows you to connect on both a personal and professional level with the faculty, where they push you to reach new heights. Thank you all in the hospitality department, I am a better person because of you!"

- Derek Gimson, Senior, Hospitality Management,
Kansas State University

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