Online Bachelor of Business Administration Hospitality and Tourism Management
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Get involved in the business of making memories
Make the most of your passion for sharing new places and experiences. Our Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), Hospitality and Tourism Management concentration can help you develop the skills to manage hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos and other businesses.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
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Support the business of hospitality
Learn best practices in the field of hospitality and tourism. You’ll study the structure, role and management of domestic and international food, lodging and travel organizations and find ways to maximize guest experiences while maintaining profit margins.
Build your skills
- Explore the impact of tourism on the world economy.
- Study how political and cultural factors influence hospitality and tourism globally.
- Analyze the economic impact of tourism and commercial development within the world economy.
- Implement cost control and financial management strategies within the hospitality industry.
- Examine the procedures related to operations and management of facilities in the hospitality and tourism industries.
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of your bachelor’s degree. Eligibility rules apply.
Learn the tools of the hospitality trade
Explore management theory, security issues, cost control and technology trends across local, regional and global levels. You’ll dive into the important trends and paths to success in the hospitality industry. View all courses.
Receive an overview of the hospitality industry, its career opportunities, an international perspective on the travel and tourism industry, and a comprehensive look at each department in the food service, lodging and travel industries. Explore basic management theories within the context of the industry.
Study product selection, purchase and storage of hospitality supplies. Learn to survey purveyors, write specifications, place orders, evaluate quality vs. cost and maintain purchasing records. Access a wide range of knowledge and specific solutions needed to keep costs low and margins high. Apply technology to cost control and employ manager-developed Excel spreadsheets and web sites. Examine uniform systems of accounting for restaurants; menu analysis; and cost/volume/profit analysis menu pricing and strategy.
Study hospitality and hotel management and front office management systems by detailing the flow of operational procedures for the total hotel organization. Examine the various elements of effective front office management, paying particular attention to the planning and evaluation of front office operations, human resources management, and guest services. Topics include interdepartmental communications, computer applications, managerial reporting and a review of the current and future trends in technology. Interpret statistical analyses in areas of price structure, occupancy patterns, and income to improve decision making and implement policy and procedure.
Review the development and operation of food service facilities of varying operational segments. Focus on concept development, menu management, human resource management, legal issues in the industry, managerial accounting management of internal operations and marketing initiatives. Get exposure to the various food service segments within the industry. Understand food service operations and management.
Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Bachelor’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate.