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What will I learn?

The program is designed to prepare students to assume managerial functions in service industries including organizations such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, entertainment complexes, casinos and assisted living facilities. In addition, to a broad liberal arts curriculum, business core and extensive course work in hotel and restaurant subjects, students enrolled in this major are expected to accumulate significant knowledge outside of the classroom. The Professional Development Series involves each student in such activities as: visits to major food markets, tours of ethnic neighborhoods in the metropolitan area, wine seminars, lectures by hospitality industry leaders, visits to diverse hospitality operations, internships and the European Seminar.

Undergraduate students are expected to complete approximately 1,200 hours of diverse work experience. To meet this requirement the student works in a sophisticated laboratory – the New York metropolitan area’s hospitality industry.

Program Outcomes

Orientation: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to develop, implement, coordinate and/or manage a strategic plan through a collaborative process.

Managerial Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to lead and manage organizational change in the workplace by applying leadership techniques including motivating, embracing diversity, and mutual problem solving, teambuilding and communication to ensure that the organization’s vision and mission are achieved.

Global Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate competency in matters of global significance including global economics and the environment as they relate to the hospitality industry.

Cultural Competency: An ISHTM graduate will interact effectively within multicultural organizations and will exhibit an appreciation for the dynamics of cultural identity and differences essential for leading in a diverse workplace.

Quantitative Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to interpret and apply mathematical methods including but not limited to statistical analysis, Managerial accounting and finance to solve business related issues.

Oral and Written Communication: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations and/or write documents that present and evaluate information and opinions in a logical and analytical manner, incorporate research and documentation, and use style, grammar, mechanics and format appropriate to an educated audience.

Information Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to conduct effective information search strategies utilizing the internet and other research engines and Subsequently examine, assess and integrate the information into formulating an analysis for a case study and/or term project.

Technology Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to effectively use technology tools to assess, manage, support, evaluate, justify and communicate information.

Critical Thinking: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to successfully analyze, create and act upon information, arguments, and opinions which demonstrate the structural and rhetorical principles of logic.

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 (23,79,814) 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.