“Lifestyle Degrees”

Our top-ranked undergraduate and graduate degree programs are designed to prepare you for leadership roles in the hospitality, tourism and service industries.

“Best Hospitality and Hotel Management Schools in the World” (CEOWorld, 2022)
Internship and Career Opportunities Available Each Year
Network of Alumni in Hospitality and Tourism Leadership Positions
"Our goal is to help you realize your dreams and aspirations in a thriving economic industry"
— Dr. Niser
Sneak Peek

Delivering Experiences

Our Hospitality and Tourism Management degree programs are driven by the idea that hotel, resort, restaurant, culinary and tourism are all underpinned by one common purpose which is to deliver great customer experiences that drive business success.

Our hospitality graduates are in some way artists who master their craft’s technicality to achieve seamless experiences for guests. Our hospitality degree programs encompass all the technology, business—including accounting for hospitality, hotel sales and marketing, hospitality financial management–and consumer behavior basis and builds on your own talent to prepare you for success in the world of global tourism .

Degree in hospitality management

You’re in the right place—you’ll feel at home and supported throughout your journey with us. Our professionally engaged and connected staff, will share their strong background in the hospitality industry with you. Our program’s focus on experiential learning will make you stand out when you graduate and confidently enter a career in hospitality. 

You can choose between a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Innovation and Excellence—or a degree in Luxury Hospitality Management—both will prepare you for sensational careers in extraordinary places working with interesting people.

Top Hotel School

Recognized by our peers and independent rankings as a leader in hospitality education, we never stand still and continue to grow by always staying closely connected to the thriving industry we are contributing towards in many ways. The success of our alumni is a testimony to our long-standing leading position.

Hotel Schools of Distinction

As part of the Hotel Schools of Distinction, our graduates earn an industry focused certification, the HSD Visual Transcripttm. This unique credential attests to the skills and talent you will have earned in hospitality innovation and tourism management, setting you firmly on your way to realizing your dreams and aspirations in the global travel and tourism business of hospitality.


The International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University is dedicated to preparing students for exciting careers and leadership positions in the hospitality and tourism industries. The oldest program of its type in the New York metropolitan area and one of the oldest in the country, the School has produced more than 3,000 graduates, many of whom have gone on to management and executive roles at hotels, resorts, restaurants and tourist destinations around the country—and around the world.

National Average Salary Among Hospitality Managers (Indeed.com)
Average Salary for Hotel Managers in New York (Salary.com)
Average Salary Increase for Those with a Master’s Degree (U.S. Bureau of Stats.)
Accreditation & Membership

We are a member of Hotel Schools of Distinction (HSD). HSD is an international non-profit organization based in the United States of America that accredits very high-quality hospitality schools and programs by measuring student learning outcomes against professional standards. Students graduating from HSD schools are awarded the HSD Visual Transcript ™. This provides employers with concrete information about the relevant talent and competencies these graduates bring to their employers.

Contact Information
Dr. John Niser