• Best Hospitality Programs in the United States

    We are one of the best Hospitality Management Programs in the U.S.

    Ranked #26 out of nearly 300 programs Nationally and
    Ranked #2 in New England



    “Amadeus is excited to be the Hospitality Management Program’s technology partner. Industry specific software skills are critical for careers in hospitality, and for graduates to be competitive in today’s marketplace.” -- Gillian Tierney, Vice President of Human Resources
  • Career Readiness

    One on one alumni mentoring.
    Assistance with the right career path.
    Relevant industry certifications.
    Near 100% placement rate.
    Market competitive starting salaries.



    Partnering with Technology for a Dynamic Hospitality Industry

Hospitality Management


Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management


Hospitality Management is more than an area of study; it’s a way of life. At the second-oldest four-year degree program in the country you will study and work using state-of-the art technology and facilities, receiving relevant industry certifications. In a ranking of the nation's nearly 300 four-year hospitality programs by thebestschools.org Paul College ranks #2 in New England and #26 in the U.S.

UNH has an unmatched location, close to the sea, the mountains and Boston. We are small enough to develop long lasting friendships, yet big enough to discover something new every day.


YOU WILL EXPERIENCE a world class education, personal attention and support, career development, and placement; alumni engagement; real-world and international education experience; all setting YOU apart from the competition and well prepared for a successful and meaningful career.

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Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
A student must have a minimum of 800-hours of on-the-job, paid work experience in the hospitality industry; 400 hours must be earned through a structured paid internship. Further information contact Donna Stickney at donna.stickney@unh.eduCourse Descriptions for all Hospitality Management Courses including Hospitality Management electives.


  • Foundation Courses for students entering program prior to Fall 2014 speak to the College advising office.
  • Foundation Courses for students entering Fall 2014 or later as shown below.

Freshman Year
HMGT 401, Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
HMGT 404, Professional Development I
HMGT 405, Introduction to Food and Service Management
ECON 401, Macroeconomics ECON 402, Microeconomics
ADMN 403, Computing Essentials for Business
ADMN 405-6, Freshman Academic Experience I and II
Math 420, Finite Mathematics
ENGL 401, Freshman English
Two general education courses

Sophomore Year
HMGT 504 Professional Development II
HMGT 554, Lodging Operations Management
ADMN 420, Business Statistics
ADMN 502, Introductory Financial Accounting
HMGT 618, Uniform Systems for the Hospitality Industry
Four general education courses

Junior Year 
HMGT 600, Hospitality Marketing Management
HMGT 604 Professional Development III
HMGT 635, Hospitality Human Resource Management
HMGT 625, Hospitality and Employment Law
HMGT 661, Event Design, Planning and Management
ADMN 575, Behavior in Organizations
One hospitality management elective, and two University general education courses

Senior Year 
HMGT 655, Hospitality Finance and Development
HMGT 667, Advanced Food and Beverage Operations Management
HMGT 703, Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry
Two Hospitality management electives and three University free elective courses
Three, 4-credit-hour elective courses in Hospitality Management are required for graduation.



Enhance YOUR Experience and Marketability
Students can use their electives to enhance their marketability through carefully designed specializations.

Students interested in a specialization should notify the faculty coordinator, or Donna Stickney at donna.stickney@unh.edu, by completing a Specialization Registration and Evaluation Form.

Specializations do not appear on diplomas or transcripts, but students who complete a specialization will receive a certificate from the Hospitality Management Program and can enhance their resume. Specialization requirements are below.

  • Food and Beverage Management
    Faculty Coordinator, Professor Daniel Remar at daniel.remar@unh.edu
    The Food and Beverage Management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in restaurants, hotel and resorts, etc.
  • Lodging and Resort Management
    Faculty Coordinator, Professor Anupama Sukhu at anupama.sukhu@unh.edu
    The lodging and resort management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in lodging, casinos, resorts, clubs, cruise lines, etc.
  • Event Management
    Faculty Coordinator, Professor Carl Lindblade at Carl.Lindblade@unh.edu
    The event management specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in Meeting Planning Management, Convention Sale and Service Management, Meetings and Conventions, etc.
  • Marketing and Sales Management
    Faculty Coordinator, Professor Daniel Innis at dan.innis@unh.edu
    The marketing and sales specialization will provide students with the necessary competencies to pursue careers in hospitality market research, sales management, services marketing, etc.
  • Real Estate Finance and Management
    Faculty Coordinator, Professor E. Hachemi Aliouche at Hachemi.Aliouche@unh.edu
    The real estate specialization will provide the foundation skills and necessary competencies to pursue careers in hospitality asset management.