Hospitality Leadership

The Degree
Bradley’s major in Hospitality Leadership prepares students for Bradley’s Hospitality Leadership program prepares students for diverse careers in the hospitality industry including facilities services, food service, lodging, event planning and tourism.

The Hospitality Leadership major at Bradley prepares students for successful careers through coursework leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. A 640-hour internship experience and a minor in management, marketing or professional sales are required. Majors must also complete either the Bradley Global Scholars program or enroll in at least one study abroad session.

Bradley’s Family & Consumer Sciences Department is a premium member of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Industrial Education (ICHRIE) the professional home for global hospitality and tourism education and research. The program's curriculum is designed to meet accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACHPH).

Job opportunities for new graduates are expected to be especially strong as current estimates show that the industry employs over 10 million people. Employers report they are seeking more graduates with a hospitality degree.

At Bradley, we will develop your talent and prepare you for leadership with real-world experiences that include:

  • Study Abroad
  • Real-world event planning
  • Access to industry internships
  • Network opportunities with hospitality industry professionals
  • Option to minor in management, marketing or professional sales  
  • Real-world experience in an on-campus foodservice operation