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180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
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B.A./B.S. in Business Administration – Hospitality Management Option

Hospitality management option

Hospitality is one of the largest industries in the modern business world, and you can position yourself to be a leader in tomorrow’s guest services industry by enrolling in the hospitality management option of Oregon State University’s business administration online degree program.

With a focus on the jobs of the future, this specialized degree option will make you well-positioned to go directly into management and be on the fast track to executive leadership or ownership positions in this rapidly changing field.

Using data to innovate the service industry

Once you’ve earned your Oregon State business degree, you’ll find that many lucrative opportunities exist for professionals who have the knowledge to lead in developing technological innovations to deliver guest services.

The curriculum in the hospitality management option is designed to equip you with skills in service, operations management, hospitality technology, food and beverage operations, as well as solid business fundamentals in marketing and accounting.


Required courses (24 credits)

HM 320 – Service Automation and Technology
HM 420 – Revenue Management and Pricing
HM 430 – Service Management


Select three courses from the following:

HM 325 – Online Marketing and Reputation Management
HM 340 – Vacation Property Management
HM 425 – Advanced Restaurant Management and Ownership
HM 460 – Hospitality Investment and Asset Management

See full course descriptions on Oregon State's academic catalog.

Already a guest services professional?

If you're an industry professional who is interested in these courses, you can enroll as a nondegree-seeking student and build your career with courses that best fit your needs. Check with your employer to see if you are eligible for a tuition assistance program .

Contact Todd Montgomery if you have questions.

   This program is producing quality leaders who can go right into management.   

– Todd Montgomery, program lead and instructor, OSU hospitality management option


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