Hospitality Management


What is Hospitality Management?

Hospitality Management blends business principles, biological and social sciences. These studies will prepare you for a career in the hospitality industry. Classes will teach you basic marketing and business skills, and how to analyze employee performance. You'll study how to plan, produce, and serve meals in a safe and efficient manner. You’ll also learn how to manage institutional, commercial, catering and fine dining facilities. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills through real-world experience at our own Bevier Café and Spice Box. You can apply into this concentration.

Career Options

  • Catering
  • Event planning
  • Food service
  • Restaurant management

Post-Graduation Success1

87% employed or continuing education

56% employed after graduation

31% attending graduate school

$44,113 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: The Kraft Heinz Company, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, PepsiCo

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Rush University, Eastern Illinois University

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 30 ACT Score

1200 - 1420 SAT Score

3.26 - 3.83 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $14,622
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $33,976


  • Tuition: $31,764
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $51,458


  • Tuition: $32,638
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $52,332