About the Degrees

Click any of the degree titles to see the program page with full curriculum of required, alternative, and elective courses. Further down this page, see Program Objectives for each degree.

Resort-Based Immersion Degree

BA HTIE Immersion Studies

  • Required Preparation: High School Diploma; optional two year degree or credits from other Universities/Colleges.
  • Delivery Site: Selected partner high quality US resorts
  • Next Start Dates: Spring or Fall 2022
  • Full Time, Part Time: Full Time
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 48
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Not applicable; see details
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 120
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Tuition and Fees

New Jersey-based Degrees

BA Hospitality and Tourism Innovation and Excellence

  • Required Preparation: High School Diploma; optional two year degree or credits from other Universities/Colleges.
  • Delivery Site: Metro, Florham, Community College Partnership sites such as Mercer County Community College, Atlantic Cape Community  and Ocean County College.
  • Next Start Dates: January 24, 2022; August 29, 2022
  • Full Time, Part Time: Either
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 24 to 48; freshman entering would be 4 years; less if students bring in other credits and/or pursue summer credits. Usually a student coming in with an Associate degree finishes in 2 years as a full time student.
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Students have the option of studying abroad for a semester. We offer Work Experience for students to familiarize them with the industry.
  • Course Length in Weeks: 15
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 120
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Tuition and Fees

BS Luxury Hospitality Management

  • Required Preparation: High School Diploma; optional two year degree or credits from other Universities/Colleges.
  • Delivery Site: Florham, Community College Partnership sites such as Mercer County Community College, Atlantic Cape Community  and Ocean County College.
  • Next Start Dates: January 24, 2022; August 29, 2022
  • Full Time, Part Time: Either
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 24 to 48; freshman entering would be 4 years; less if students bring in other credits and/or pursue summer credits. Usually a student coming in with an Associate degree finishes in 2 years as a full time student.
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Students have the option of studying abroad for a semester. We offer Work Experience for students to familiarize them with the industry.
  • Course Length in Weeks: 15
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 120
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Tuition and Fees

MHMS Hospitality Management Studies

  • Required Preparation: 4 year degree; career in the industry is recommended, but not required. Those without the industry experience must take two foundation courses.
  • Delivery Site: Metro, online
  • Next Start Dates: August 23, 2021; January 24, 2022
  • Full Time, Part Time: Either
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 21 (4 semesters)
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Internships available
  • Course Length in Weeks: 15
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 30
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Tuition and Fees

Vancouver-based Degrees

BA Individualized Studies (Hospitality Management specialization, Vancouver)

  • Required Preparation: High School Diploma; optional two year degree or credits from other Universities/Colleges.
  • Delivery Site: Vancouver Campus only
  • Next Start Date: September 7, 2021
  • Full Time, Part Time: Either
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 24
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Internships
  • Course Length in Weeks: 8 to 15
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 120
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Vancouver Tuition and Fees

MS Hospitality Management Studies (Vancouver)

  • Required Preparation: 4 year degree; career in the industry is recommended, but not required. Those without the industry experience must take two foundation courses.
  • Delivery Site: Vancouver Campus only
  • Next Start Date: September 13
  • Full Time, Part Time: Either
  • Estimated Program Length in Months: 21
  • Study Abroad and Internship Options: Internships
  • Course Length in Weeks: 8 to 15
  • Credit Hours Per Typical Course: 3
  • Credit Hours for Program: 30
  • Cost Per Credit: Please see Vancouver Tuition and Fees

Program Outcomes

BS Luxury Hospitality Management

  • Orientation: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to develop, implement, coordinate and/or manage a strategic plan through a collaborative process.
  • Managerial Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to lead and manage organizational change in the workplace by applying leadership techniques including motivating, embracing diversity, and mutual problem solving, teambuilding and communication to ensure that the organization’s vision and mission are achieved.
  • Global Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate competency in matters of global significance including global economics and the environment as they relate to the hospitality industry.
  • Cultural Competency: An ISHTM graduate will interact effectively within multicultural organizations and will exhibit an appreciation for the dynamics of cultural identity and differences essential for leading in a diverse workplace.
  • Quantitative Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to interpret and apply mathematical methods including but not limited to statistical analysis, Managerial accounting and finance to solve business-related issues.
  • Oral and Written Communication: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations and/or write documents that present and evaluate information and opinions in a logical and analytical manner, incorporate research and documentation, and use style, grammar, mechanics, and format appropriate to an educated audience.
  • Information Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to conduct effective information search strategies utilizing the internet and other research engines and Subsequently examine, assess and integrate the information into formulating an analysis for a case study and/or term project.
  • Technology Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to effectively use technology tools to assess, manage, support, evaluate, justify and communicate information.
  • Critical Thinking: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to successfully analyze, create and act upon information, arguments, and opinions which demonstrate the structural and rhetorical principles of logic.

Master of Hospitality Management Studies

  • Global Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate competency in matters of global significance including global economics and the environment as they relate to the hospitality industry.
  • Cultural Competency: An ISHTM graduate will interact effectively within multi-cultural organizations and will exhibit an appreciation for the dynamics of cultural identity and differences essential for leading in a diverse workplace.
  • Managerial Competency: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to lead and manage organizational change in the workplace by applying leadership techniques including motivating, embracing diversity, and mutual problem- solving, team- building and communication to ensure that the organization’s vision and mission are achieved.
  • Quantitative Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to interpret and apply mathematical methods including but not limited to statistical analysis, managerial accounting and finance to solve business related issues.
  • Strategic Orientation: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to develop, implement, coordinate and/or manage a strategic plan through a collaborative process.
  • Oral and Written Communication: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations and/or write documents that present and evaluate information and opinions in a logical and analytical manner, incorporate research and documentation, and use style, grammar, mechanics and format appropriate to an educated audience.
  • Information Literacy: An ISHTM graduate will demonstrate the ability to evaluate and critique scholarly articles, apply qualitative and quantitative research methodology and conduct effective information search strategies utilizing the internet and other research engines and subsequently examine, assess and integrate the information into formulating an analysis for a case study and special project.