Hotel / Restaurant Management

Our students develop excellent skills and foundational knowledge in all aspects of hospitality, allowing them to pursue a variety of careers in management, marketing, catering, advertising, or sales. Hotel and Restaurant Management

Students choose advanced courses to best suit their needs in management, lodging, and/or restaurant as needed. A required internship for this comprehensive major further develops students for their chosen career.

Possible Careers

  • Front Desk Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Club Manager
  • Food Purchasing Agent
  • School Lunch Program Director
  • Food and Beverage Salesperson
  • Contract Foodservice
  • Corporate Food operations
  • University Food Programs
  • Hotel General Manager or Assistant General Manager
  • Employee Trainer
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Marketing Director for a Hotel

Why Choose Hotel / Restaurant Management at WIU?

Our students enjoy opportunities to participate in domestic and international study tours, advisory council seminars, local, state, and national professional meetings. All students are encouraged to complete an internship program to gain real world experience and have opportunities to develop their professional network and strengthen their vocational reach.

At A Glance

  • Degrees Available:
    • B.S.
  • Major: Yes
  • Minor: Yes
  • Graduate Degree: No
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities:
    • GradTrac
    • Honors

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