What is a Hospitality and Event Management degree?
Our Hospitality and Event Management Program focuses on helping you develop critical thinking skills through experiential learning. Students take courses in food service, lodging, event planning, nutrition, and business to build skills for a variety of professions. Typical job titles include:
- Tourism Coordinator
- Event Planning Manager
- Restaurant Manager
- Hotel Manager
Internships, field trips, team-based projects, and role-playing provide opportunities for you to demonstrate your understanding of what you’re learning. Our program’s strong ties with industry partners across Colorado and nationally help graduates connect with employment opportunities in the second-largest industry employer in Colorado and the United States.
Meet one of our Hospitality and Event Management students and find out more about what it’s like to be a student in the major.
All of our program faculty came from the hospitality industry and recognize the value of experiential learning. We get you out of the classroom and into real-life environments where you can learn by doing and gain experience in the industry.