Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management program at Kansas State University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration. The undergraduate program is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of education students receive and the quality of its graduates. Top-notch faculty prepare students for exciting careers in all facets of the hospitality industry.

Bachelor Degree
Accelerated BS/MS

Philosophy of the Hospitality Management Program

The Hospitality Management curriculum combines a general hospitality education with focused tracks in either foodservice and restaurant management; lodging management; or convention, meeting, and event management. Students also complete courses in business administration, communications, quantitative studies, the humanities and the sciences to provide a strong base for professional success.

Graduates of Kansas State University's Hospitality Management program are prepared for professional careers in our service-oriented, information-based society. The importance of quality and service is emphasized because customer needs and expectations must be the central focus of innovative hospitality management.

This program provides the option of a Bachelor of Science, a concurrent Bachelor and Master of Science, or a minor in Hospitality Management. For more information on each of these degree options visit the links below.

For more information about any of the Hospitality Management program options, please e-mail us or call 785-532-5521.

Rankings for the Department of Hospitality Management

The Department of Hospitality Management is pleased to announce that in 2018 we were ranked for the following:

Ranked #1 Best Hospitality Management Schools in Kansas by College Factual in 2018
Ranked #18 Best Hospitality Management Degree Programs by Best Value Schools
Ranked #32 Best Hospitality & Leisure Management programs by the QS World University Rankings
Ranked #22 Best Master's in Hospitality Management Degrees by College Choice in 2018
Ranked #25 The Best Hospitality Programs in the United States by The Best Schools
Ranked #33 Best Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management Degrees by College Choice in 2018
Ranked #35 Affordable Hospitality Management Degrees by College Affordability Guide 2018

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