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A world of possibilities.

The hospitality industry is the world's number-one employer, and after earning degrees from Hilton College, our students are ready to take that industry by storm. A degree in hotel and restaurant management doesn't just open doors to careers in hotels or restaurants—it also can lead to exciting opportunities in tourism, catering and event management, spa management, private clubs and resorts, gaming and casino management, wine and spirits distribution and sales, hospital and airline foodservice, and much more. Your Hilton College degree, combined with internships and other industry work experience, will make you more than just employable—it will make you highly desirable and sought after.

The hospitality industry is poised to continue growing in future decades—the $1.8 trillion industry currently employs nearly 100 million people worldwide and is expected to generate more than 20 million additional jobs by 2021, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. So there are ample career choices for you to pursue! For guidance on your career path, talk to our Career Development & Placement Office and our faculty. Collectively, they have extensive industry experience in all sectors of hospitality and are great contacts for you.

Here are just a few career paths you can take with a degree in hotel and restaurant management:
  • Accounting/Controller
  • Acquisitions & Development
  • Airline Food Operations
  • Bar Management
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Beverage Management
  • Catering & Event Management
  • Club Management
  • Condos: Residence Manager
  • Conference Services
  • Consulting for Hospitality Industries
  • Convention & Meeting Management
  • Cruise Line Operations
  • Entertainment Venue Management
  • Food Broker
  • Food Sales
  • Gaming & Casino Management
  • Grocery Store Manager
  • Health Department
  • Hospitality Law
  • Hospitality Technology
  • Hospitals: Concierge Services, Dietary, Food Production, Consulting
  • Hotel Development
  • Human Resources
  • Institutional Catering
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Military Officer Club Management
  • Night Club Management
  • Resort Management
  • Restaurant Chef/Owner
  • Restaurants Management & Operations
  • Retirement Industry: Property Management, Foodservice Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Spa Management
  • Theme Park Operations
  • Tourism
  • Transportation Services
  • Wine & Spirits: Production, Wholesale, Retail, Distribution, Sales