The hospitality and tourism industry continues to grow and the employment outlook remains positive. Education, leadership skills, and experience are now sought after requirements for many of the current positions available within this dynamic industry. The Hospitality and Tourism Management concentration prepares students to stand out as job candidates by equipping them with leadership skills, management perspectives, academic training, and real-world experience, all providing an excellent foundation for those interested in pursuing careers within this area. In addition to combining core business courses with hospitality and tourism courses, students also graduate from this program with numerous industry certifications earned within their classes. Students will learn from both academic and industry viewpoints which will best prepare them for employment within the large variety and evolving showcase of positions within this exciting field.