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Explore the Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

The NMSU Online bachelor's degree program in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management boasts a diverse faculty with extensive experience in many areas of hospitality and tourism. Our academic and experiential curriculum is tailored to meet industry needs, which makes our graduates highly desirable candidates for employment. We are here to teach our HRTM students to succeed in the world's greatest industry!

Study with the hospitality experts at NMSU Online

NMSU Online's HRTM majors take courses in a broad range of hospitality topics, such as Law, Marketing, Accounting, Cost Control, Leadership, Hotel Operations, Food and Beverage Operations, and Facilities Management.

We also offer senior-level elective classes designed for students to focus on their specific areas of interest. Topics of in-depth instruction include Management for Resorts, Events or Food and Beverage Operations; Hotel Sales and Revenue Management; as well as advanced levels of core subjects such as Hotel Operations or Restaurant Management.

Overview

Degree type: Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

College: College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

Department: School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management

Delivery formats: 100% online

Cost per credit hour:  

  • Graduate online: $395.40*† 
  • Active Military online: $250*† 

Accredited by: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

*For NMSU Online programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Online programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

Students are required to have 400 hours of hospitality work experience and perform a 400-hour paid internship for academic credit as part of the bachelor's degree pathway.

Fortunately, the NMSU Online HRTM program offers a big advantage: We assist our students with internships in workplaces such as the Marriott Hospitality Futures Center, student clubs, travel opportunities, and networking and job placement resources.

Majors in the HRTM program at NMSU Online can expect to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Identify concepts and principles applied in global and sustainable hospitality organizations.
  • Learn to create professional services for guests by applying service management techniques.
  • Perform and apply operational, financial, marketing, and leadership theories to global hospitality organizations.
  • Apply contemporary and relevant technologies to enhance organizational performance in a competitive environment and maintain successful employee and guest relations.
  • Coordinate and demonstrate effective management through teamwork and ethical leadership objectives.
  • Develop proficiency in writing, visual presentations, and interpersonal communication skills.

Career Pathways

Graduates of New Mexico State University Online's HRTM program are well prepared for a wide range of professional areas, including:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Culinary Science
  • Facilities Management
  • Food Beverage Operations Distribution
  • Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Social Media
  • Hotel Resort Management
  • Meetings, Conventions and Special Events
  • Restaurant Management
  • Travel and Tourism

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NMSU helps to keep your tuition costs affordable. But if you need financial help, NMSU is ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education to earn your Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management bachelor’s degree.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU Online students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

Contact Financial Aid

Phone: 1-888-729-6678
Email: onlineFA@nmsu.edu

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