What will I learn?

The White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is among the nation’s premier schools of its kind. The hospitality industry is flourishing, and we offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that builds job-relevant skills to power your future.

You’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities outfitted with a fully functioning and professionally stocked restaurant, technology-rich computer labs and classrooms, and a cutting-edge beverage lab and kitchen space.

This interdisciplinary degree provides a solid business foundation alongside in-depth study of aspects of the hospitality and tourism (HTM) industry, including: food and beverage management, gaming, recreation, private club administration, travel and tourism activities, event and conference planning, convention and visitors bureaus, and more.

Highlights

As part of your experiential learning requirements, you and your fellow HTM classmates run an outstanding restaurant that serves lunch and dinner. Plus, on an Educational Study Cruise, you can learn how the pros do it on cruise lines (the fastest growing component of the travel industry). The experience includes fine dining as well as days and evenings filled with fun activities and entertainment.

Career Paths

This degree prepares you for a number of careers in the field, including:

  • Front desk manager
  • Operations manager
  • Concierge

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$17,945.00 per year
Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Westville Campus

1401 S. U.S. 421,

WESTVILLE,

Indiana,

46391, United States

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$17,945.00 per year
Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond Campus,

2200 169th Street,

HAMMOND,

Indiana,

46323, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed high school or equivalent.

For international students

Applicants must have official high school transcript(s) or GED test score report.

Test scores: Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) - 79 or higher; IELTS with a score of at least 6.5 or higher; British O-Level English Language Exam with a Grade of A or B on Ordinary Level of GCE/GCSE/IGCSE. PNW Undergraduate Admissions accepts a 100-110 Duolingo English Test score band.

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

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