Hospitality Management
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Hospitality Management

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Program Requirements
Logo: Accreditation by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
The mission of the Business Department at Saint Paul College is to sustain the College mission by providing quality, lifelong business education supported by technology for a diverse, metropolitan student population.


Faculty Info

Event and Meeting Management Certificate
Gainful Employment Certificate Information

Restaurant Management Certificate
Gainful Employment Certificate Information


The Hospitality Management curriculum focuses on the management of today’s exciting hospitality and entertainment industries. Students will receive a solid foundation of business practices related to this growing service industry.

Courses will examine organizations in lodging, tourism, entertainment, food and beverage operations. According to Hospitality Minnesota, a Roseville – based trade association, the industry employs more than 127,000 people and pays $3.7 billion in wages each year, making it the state’s second-largest industry. Nationally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates have noted that the hospitality industry would generate more than 41,000 new jobs between 2004–2014. 

There are a wide variety of employment opportunities including hotel/lodging operations, restaurant and catering management, travel and tourism, sports, recreation and facilities management, gaming and casino operations, meeting, convention and special event management.

What You'll Learn
  • Hospitality and food service concepts
  • Travel and tourism industry
  • Management principles in the lodging industry
  • Customer service skills and practices
  • Hospitality and entertainment marketing and sales
Career Settings
  • Hotel/lodging operation and management
  • Travel and tourism management
  • Food service management
  • Convention, meeting and event management
  • Municipal youth sports and recreation management
  • Entertainment management
Additional Benefits
  • Gain understanding of broad hospitality and food service concepts and key principles in the lodging industry
  • Develop strong customer service skills and practices, including strong communications, problem-solving and human relations skills
  • Learn management and marketing principles that apply to most organizations and industries.