Credits required
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.*
Cost per credit
$340 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Curriculum: B.A./B.S. Hospitality Management — Online


The coursework in Oregon State’s hospitality management online degree program will set you on a path toward becoming a leader, executive or owner in the hospitality industry.

Specific learning outcomes include understanding the importance of outstanding guest service quality, server-guest relationships and ethics; explaining the application of technology in various hospitality industry settings; and applying strategic management principles to business operations.

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Caiden Marcus-Brist is an undergraduate student advisor who supports people interested in transferring to one of Oregon State's online business programs. See how he and the College of Business can help you transfer to OSU. Read more »

Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate with your hospitality management bachelor’s degree. You must complete the major requirements as well as Oregon State’s Baccalaureate Core requirements.

Major requirements and curriculum details are available on OSU's academic catalog. For details about the baccalaureate core, please visit our bacc core details webpage.

Ecotourism and sustainability option

Once you’re admitted to OSU, you can elect to pursue the program’s specialization option in ecotourism and sustainability, which is the fastest-growing segment of hospitality today. The option’s coursework delves into adventure tourism, sustainable communities and social dimensions of sustainability. Your academic advisor will be able to provide more information after you enroll.

Sample course topics

  • Lodging management
  • Hospitality law and labor relations
  • Hospitality technology laboratory
  • Revenue management and pricing
  • Service management
  • Online marketing and reputation management
  • Vacation property management
  • Advanced restaurant management and ownership

Additional program features


As a hospitality management major, you’ll take part in three required internships in your community. The program advisor and program lead will work with you to select internship experiences that are meaningful, align with the program’s mission and also meet your needs. These internships can take place in your local area or even internationally.

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Find more information about transferring credits using the Office of Admissions’ single-course search tool.

Add a minor

By earning your hospitality management bachelor’s degree, you will automatically earn a business minor. You also have the ability to add another minor to your undergraduate program. Combine your hospitality management studies with a minor in organizational leadership or economics to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.


Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization to operate in your state.

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