Hospitality Management studies open the doors to a world of exiting careers that reward creative individuals who want to play leading roles in companies that offer premium services and products.
Graduates from our internationally recognized program work in resorts, game changers like Groupon and online travel companies as well as luxury hotels and restaurants.
Our graduates appreciate our program for its very high quality placement rates, the professionally networked faculty and the type of teaching learning that involves a lot of putting theory into practice.
Key features of the program are opportunities to study and work in Florida for one semester, discover genuine Italian food culture in a summer program and being fully involved in the prestigious “Hotel Schools of Distinction” global network of leading hotel schools.
Dr. John C. Niser, Chair
Hospitality and Tourism Management Department
Total Number of Indiana Purdue University Fort Wayne Students
The B.S. - Hospitality Management (B.S. HM) studies are designed to offer students the opportunity to learn and develop the skills and competencies they will need to become successful leaders and entrepreneurs in one of the world’s fastest growing industr
End of May or December
Students may enroll during Fall, Spring or Summer semesters, upon completion of the Pre-Hospitality Management course requirements.
Supervised and structured industry practical experience. Requires signed learning agreement between student and employer prior to initiating internship; 300 work hours needed to earn one academic credit hour.
Indiana Purdue University Fort Wayne students and graduates include both domestic and international students.
Florida Work/Study Semester
Together with Gasparilla Resort, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) has developed a program that will allow Hospitality Management Majors to experience and learn important aspects of the hospitality industry at a premier destination on Florida's Gulf Coast.
Hotel Schools of Distinction Founding Member
Hotel Schools of Distinction, a global professional development network, bridges the gap between the real world and the classroom by drawing on the insights of its industry partners to prepare students with the skills they’ll need to be leaders in the fut
Culinary Traditions of Italy
Focusing on the intriguing food culture of Italy, travelers will see, feel, taste, and explore the real foods. Our program works with a small local Italian company to offer unique experiences not available to the average traveler to Italy. The IPFW studen
Four specific Hospitality Management Minors are offered to any IPFW student majoring in a non-HTM degree program. These Hospitality Management Minors allow students to concentrate on specific aspects of the industry, with rewarding potential employment
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