As chair of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) at Isenberg School of Management it is my great pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of the Department to the one of the best HTM programs in the world with great legacy and reputation. Our faculty with strong industry experience and connections, and research applications are well positioned to educate and train the best future professionals for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. We are committed to producing highly qualified and well-rounded graduates possessing fundamental knowledge of our unique Industry. We believe that a degree in hospitality and tourism management with strong management and business knowledge domains will enable you to have an exciting career in this dynamic and globally expanding business environment.
The HTM industry is thriving, and so are Isenberg graduates. From opportunities overseas to careers in many of the finest hotels, restaurants and, clubs, casinos and in event management.
Every year, elite students choose our program because it is regarded as one of the best in the world. And every year, recruiters return to us because they’re impressed with our graduates. Our students are particularly successful because we offer:
- Hands-on training that emphasizes experiential learning labs, projects and internships
- Cutting-edge, innovative curriculum that offers a fine balance between academic rigor and practical application
- Expert faculty members with professional experience who work closely with students
Our department, is housed in the renowned Isenberg School of Management. Students take business courses that strengthen their knowledge, and can minor in other business disciplines.
Our HTM students enjoy a number of professional clubs which are buzzing with activity. We host numerous events including HTM Career Day. Our students also enjoy various departmental speakers, academics and practitioners in a variety of forums. And our successful alumni constantly return to Isenberg to share their experiences. There is a reason why so many employers come back again and again to recruit our graduates. It is because we are committed to educating leaders for the Hospitality & Tourism Industry.
I’m proud of serving as chair of the program. Whether you are a student, a parent, alumni, an employer, or a colleague, we want to hear from you. Your comments and suggestions will help us move to the next heights and provide us with encouragement and directions to maintain excellence in teaching, experiential learning and our engagement and research in our highly dynamic and challenging industry.