Global Hospitality and Tourism

College of Education and Applied Human Sciences
Tourist Taking Selfie in London

Degree Options

Online Degrees & Certificates

Who Would be Interested in Global Hospitality and Tourism?

If any of the following apply to you, you should explore a career in global hospitality and tourism:

  • Adventure and working in the outdoors
  • Planning special events like parties, conferences and festivals
  • Working at a resort or other tourist destination
  • Protecting our natural resources

Why Global Hospitality and Tourism?

Degree Benefits

EKU’s 100% online global hospitality and tourism program provides you with a deep understanding of all aspects of this exciting field. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a culturally competent and technically advanced industry leader with the adaptability and foresight needed to keep the industry moving forward.

  • Gastronomic Tourism

    A vital component of the tourism experience, gastronomic (culinary) tourism explores food and beverage as the motivating factors for travel. The program offers a unique curriculum that provides a strong background in culinary and beverage management and prepares graduates to secure employment at the local, state or national levels or abroad.

  • Sustainable Hospitality

    Managing the environmental, social and economic health of destinations is critical to the long-term success of the hospitality and  tourism industry. Gain essential skills for creating sustainable solutions for destinations and communities while balancing environmental, economic and socio-cultural effects.

Rewarding Career Opportunities

  • Conference event/services manager
  • Culinary food tour director
  • Food service manager
  • Lodging manager
  • Attractions supervisor
  • Cruise director
  • Director of catering
  • Casino Manager
  • Sommelier
  • Brewery Tour Guide

What are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

How Do I Get More Information?

Online Program Information
Contact Lauren Seaman, Online Enrollment Advisor