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Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

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Program Quick Facts

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Hands-On Experience

Experience a career in the hospitality and tourism industry with paid internship opportunities.

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100% Online

Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Scholarships Available

Get up to 100% of tuition covered with the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship.*

Prepare for Success in Hospitality and Tourism

NMSU Global Campus offers a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management degree program, where you’ll learn from diverse faculty with extensive experience. Our program is tailored to meet industry needs and includes experiential learning for hands-on training in the field, making our graduates highly desirable candidates for employment.

Personalize your degree to your career interests with senior-level, in-depth elective classes, including resort management, events planning, food and beverage operations, hotel sales and revenue management, and advanced levels of core subjects such as hotel operations or restaurant management.

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Career Pathways

Graduates with the NMSU Global Campus bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management are well prepared for a wide range of professional areas, such as:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Culinary Science
  • Facilities Management
  • Food and Beverage Operations Distribution
  • Hospitality Sales, Marketing, and Social Media
  • Hotel Resort Management
  • Meetings, Conventions, and Special Events
  • Restaurant Management
  • Travel and Tourism
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“I was motivated to join NMSU Global Campus because it was online. It allowed for a work-life balance and flexibility.”

Rita D., Class of 2024

The BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program covers a broad range of hospitality topics tailored to help you succeed in the hospitality and tourism industry.

To graduate from this program, you are required to have 400 hours of hospitality work experience and perform a 400-hour paid internship for academic credit. We will assist you in securing an internship and related employment experience through resources like the Marriott Hospitality Futures Center, Annual Career Fair, Student and Alumni Job Board, and professional development support.

In this program, you will:

  • Identify concepts and principles applied in global and sustainable hospitality organizations.
  • Learn to create professional services for guests by applying service management techniques.
  • Perform and apply operational, financial, marketing, and leadership theories to global hospitality organizations.
  • Apply contemporary and relevant technologies to enhance organizational performance in a competitive environment and maintain successful employee and guest relations.
  • Coordinate and demonstrate effective management through teamwork and ethical leadership objectives.
  • Develop proficiency in writing, visual presentations, and interpersonal communication skills.

Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 120 credits
Cost Per Credit Hour: $395.40*
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250*
College: Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences
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The BS in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program consists of 120 credits. To earn this degree, you need to complete all University degree requirements, which include General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits, with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above.

Sample Courses Credits
HRTM 1130: Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
HRTM 1320: Food Production and Service Fundamentals 3
HRTM 2130: Hotel Operations I 3
HRTM 3210: Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Marketing 3
HRTM 3230: Hospitality Leadership Management 3
HRTM 3410: Hospitality Management Accounting 3
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Developmental coursework will not count toward the degree requirements and/or elective credits but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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Phone: 1-888-729-6678


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**For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.