Academics

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

Why Choose Hospitality at WIU?

  • Nearly 100% placement rate in an industry that has never had a year of economic decline.
  • Hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art food lab and cafe.
  • Job shadowing and lab work in the local business community (including Peoria, Springfield, Chicago and St. Louis).
  • Opportunities in business simulations and with business partners.
  • Instructors lead students in networking and career building in the academic settings through field tips, practicums and internships.

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • McDonalds Corporate Training
  • George Johnson Development (managing hotels under the flags of Hampton Inn, Wyndham, an Holiday Inn)
  • TOPGOLF
  • Lake Hill Winery
  • Jason's Deli
  • HyVee
  • Sodexo

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