The Hospitality Management Program (HOSP) at Auburn University develops tomorrow’s leadership team for the global hospitality and tourism industries. Our unique partnership with Ithaka Hospitality Partners coupled with a strong focus on the premium service segment, strategically positions us to offer today’s student a unique and truly differential learning experience.
We value hard work and real world experience, as well as social and ethical responsibility and diversity in a practically-oriented and intellectually-challenging learning environment. We had a 91% retention rate for the 2020/21 academic year, and 90% of our students were employed within 90 days after graduation. As one of only approximately 70 programs worldwide that are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), the Auburn Hospitality Management program has established a reputation for producing high-quality graduates highly sought-after by industry leaders.
So if you’re ready for a challenge and are eager to work in this truly diverse and rewarding industry, spend some time exploring our website and learn more about how the Auburn Hospitality Management program can help you achieve your career goals!
Since August 2011, the Auburn HOSP program has held professional accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) for its educational quality and for upholding nationally recognized standards in the hospitality profession. In addition to ensuring a high-quality educational experience through a process of continuous improvement, the ACPHA accreditation allows for a greater emphasis on hospitality management and business training while providing core foundational knowledge of the field. Upon graduation, students will earn an ACPHA accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, a distinction held by only 70 hospitality programs worldwide.
The Auburn University Culinary Science program is one of six educational programs in the nation certified by the World Association of Chefs Societies. The Worldchefs Recognition of Quality Culinary Education is the only international certification program that evaluates culinary education. Only 106 institutions in the world have met or exceeded the Worldchefs Education Committee’s global standards for quality culinary education. With this certification, culinary students can be assessed for professional certifications that recognize their individual skills. In addition, this certification provides a platform for culinary students to be internationally visible and connected with potential international employers.
Upon successful completion of the program students will be able to