Bachelor of Science

Global Hospitality and Tourism

Embrace leadership in hospitality and tourism roles.

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The program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Learn in small class sizes that allow for one-on-one attention from experienced practitioners to ensure you gain the skills needed for success in these industries.
Graduates are prepared for the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) exam.

Global Hospitality and Tourism, B.S. Overview

Julian and Kim MacQueen Guest Experience Management Program Overview

Gain exceptional skills and work experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. Earn the AACSB-accredited B.S. in Global Hospitality and Tourism degree online at the University of West Florida to create, manage and market exceptional guest experiences.

The program develops students to become innovative hospitality leaders by providing industry-focused education, hands on experiences and career pathways to success. The program is endowed by Julian and Kim MacQueen, founders of Innisfree Hotels and active partners in the program. They impart their knowledge of current industry trends to UWF for the benefit of our global hospitality and tourism students.

Throughout the program, you’ll build and refine the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this competitive field. You’ll receive personalized attention from experienced practitioners and you’ll graduate prepared for Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). Additional electives focus strictly on the global hospitality and tourism industry, ensuring you gain deep knowledge and experience to take on leadership roles after graduation.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Experienced professionals in the hospitality or tourism sector who need their degree to advance their career
  • Individuals who’d like to get their career started in hospitality or tourism management
  • Those who want to take on leadership roles in hospitality or tourism management

Complete the Degree So You Can:

  • Gain a comprehensive education in all aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Develop the technical and analytical skills required to succeed in management roles
  • Build your critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Apply your knowledge and skills to real-world situations
  • Use the communication and leadership skills necessary to succeed in a variety of management-level positions