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What will I learn?

The New York City metropolitan area is one of the nation’s most popular tourism destinations, rich with career opportunities. You can earn the educational credentials they need for a satisfying career in the hospitality industry through a special program offered by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management — the region’s premier hospitality management program.

FDU’s B.A. in Individualized Studies (BAIS) program offers a variety of ways to meet University requirements for an undergraduate degree grounded in the liberal arts. It is ideal for the student that brings a variety of traditional course work completed over a period of years at a number of institutions and a history of work and life experiences that can be equated with credit-bearing courses.

For individuals interested in entering or advancing their career in the hospitality industry, the BAIS program offers the opportunity to specialize in Hospitality Management. Studies are offered on both FDU’s Florham and Metropolitan Campuses, in addition to our other locations as

Jersey City Location at Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, New Jersey
Southern and Central New Jersey, Atlantic Cape, Ocean County, and Mercer County Locations

Which department am I in?

International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$32,000.00 (23,75,533) per year
Start date

23 August 2021, 24 January 2022, 23 May 2022


International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management

1000 River Road,


New Jersey,

07666, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Freshmen entering the QUEST Program are required to have a high school GPA of 3.0 or greater and a minimum of 1080 on the SAT (combined verbal and math). Sophomores and juniors requesting admission to the QUEST Program must have a college/university CGPA of 3.0 or greater.

For international students

High school transcripts, or equivalent, are required for admission and will be used to evaluate admission.

English proficiency: TOEFL IBT - 70; IELTS - 6.0; ITEP - 3.7, Pearson’s PTE-A – 53.

Application Deadlines: Fall (August) Semester: July 1, Spring (January) Semester: December 1, Summer semester (limited programs): May 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.