Hands-On Opportunities in GCU’s Hospitality Management Program

Posted on November 02, 2016  in  [ Business & Management ]

If you are looking to go into the hospitality management industry, Grand Canyon University is a great place to earn your college degree! GCU’s hospitality management program is one-of-a-kind, as it will provide you with hands-on opportunities to apply the concepts you learn. Continue reading to learn more about hospitality management at GCU:

Hospitality Management Curriculum

Hospitality professionals play an important role in the establishments they serve, whether it be a hotel or restaurant. In GCU’s program, you will have the opportunity to learn about key functional areas such as management, accounting, finance, marketing and operations. The combination of business knowledge, networking and communication skills you learn will prepare you to be successful in the field!

Additionally, you will also receive a broad-based curriculum that features courses specific to hospitality management, including hotel and restaurant management, event planning, revenue generation, facilities management and human resources in the hospitality industry. In your courses, you will explore topics such as financial accounting, ethical and legal issues in business, hotel lodging and management and food and beverage service and operations.

Hands-On Opportunities

GCU’s hospitality management program is truly unique. As a student, you will have access to the university’s hotel and golf course, which will allow you to gain the skills needed to succeed in the field. You will have the opportunity to see firsthand how a hotel is managed, which can greatly benefit you in your career and give you a competitive edge when applying for jobs. You will also be required to accumulate a certain amount of hours of paid or unpaid hospitality experience while you are in the program.

As a graduate from GCU’s hospitality management program, you will have a quality education and valuable real-world experience. This can help you to pursue your passion and find a rewarding career in the hospitality management industry!

The Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University offers leading-edge degrees that address the demands of contemporary business environments. To learn more about business degrees at GCU, visit our website or request more information by using the button at the top of this page.

Written by Lauren Abraham, a senior earning a degree in communications at GCU.

Lauren Abraham

Lauren Abraham is a senior at Grand Canyon University studying communication with a minor in marketing. She was born and raised in Phoenix and enjoys living in the Valley.
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