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Why Study Hospitality and Tourism Management at Madonna University?

  • Madonna University’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program is highly recognized as one of the outstanding university programs in southeast Michigan. Our graduates are employed in all areas of the industry.
  • Professors in the program are made up of specialists and professionals in all areas of the industry.
  •  Students gain hands-on experience through internships and industry events in Michigan and around the country.
  • You will build a valuable portfolio of professional experience and an extensive network within the industry — before you graduate and ahead of your peers.
  • This program is part of the well-recognized School of Business – students study business courses and graduate with a minor in Business Administration.
  • Learn from anywhere you have internet connection – you can complete this degree in the classroom or 100% online

As a student and graduate in the Madonna University Hospitality and Management program you will have the opportunity to explore the many opportunities in the industry.

Areas include:

  • Hotel and lodging industry and operations
  • Restaurant operations industry
  • Institutions that offer both shelter and/food to people away from home such as dormitories, retirement/assisted -living facilities
  • Tourism including: travel, theme parks, cruise lines, airlines, business and social travel
  • Events, Convention, Conference planning
  • Chambers of Commerce and Convention Bureaus

The Madonna University Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offered at two centers: the main campus in Livonia and the Macomb University Center. Graduates of two-year community college programs in culinary or hospitality are encouraged to increase their career opportunities by earning a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism through accepted Transfer Agreements. Students graduate with both a B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism and a minor in Business Administration. This combination provides our graduates with a competitive edge in the career and job search arena.

The Madonna University program’s mission is to empower a global and diverse population of students for leadership and professional roles within the hospitality and tourism industry, through academic excellence, community service, and industry work experience.

Careers Grad School Employers of Alumni
Hotel General Manager Michigan State University Detroit Athletic Club
Restaurant Chain Manager University of Michigan Disney World/Disney Land
Event/Conference Planner Wayne State University Grosse Pointe Country Club/Detroit Country Club
Cruise Line Event and Tourism Planner Eastern Michigan University Detroit Convention Bureau
Resort Manager Central Michigan University Suburban Show Place Convention Center
Country and Private Club Management Purdue University Ritz Carleton Hotel
Trade Associations  Madonna University  Marriott Hotel Chain
Theme Parks and Attractions   Hilton Hotel Chain
Meetings, Conventions and Exposition Planning   MGM Grand
    Darden Restaurant Chain (Owners of Olive Garden, Capital Grill, Bahama Breeze, Longhorn Steak House, etc.)
    Bloomin Brands (owners of Flemings Steak House)
    Andiamo Restaurant Chain