Tourism and Hospitality

Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Art (BA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Full-time tuition

In-state: $8,640;
Out-of-state: $24,300 (per year). New England residents may qualify for tuition breaks. See details and other costs

Financial aid

Average award,
in-state: $7,300;
out-of-state: $14,500.
May include scholarships, grants, & work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


No fee to apply. SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Tailor the major to your interests and career goals: Choose to concentrate on Hospitality Management or Sustainable Tourism Innovation & Development.
  • Gain real-world experience through internships, capstone projects, international travel abroad, and community projects with industry partners.
  • Prepare for a wide range of careers in areas such as travel and tour agencies, event companies, hotels, restaurants, or marketing and travel management organizations.
  • Learn from internationally recognized faculty with extensive experience in hospitality and sustainable tourism management.
  • Build community and grow professionally through engaging opportunities as a member of the Tourism and Hospitality Student Group.
  • Qualify to earn either the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) or become a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA).
A group of USM tourism students stand near the base of a waterfall in Iceland.

Program requirements

Our program is an interdisciplinary degree designed to prepare future leaders within tourism and hospitality. Students choose from either the Sustainable Tourism Innovation and Development concentration or the Hospitality Management concentration.

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