Department Chair: Dr. Ann Fairhurst, Interim Head
Consumer spending accounts for nearly two-thirds of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and industries that provide goods and services to the ultimate consumer are expanding. Retail, restaurant, hotel, and tourism are important, growing industries that serve consumers—all which need talented managerial personnel.
Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management offers both undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare professional leaders for the retail, restaurant, hotel, and tourism fields.
Undergraduate degree options include Retail and Consumer Sciences, Restaurant and Food Service Management, and Hotel and Tourism Management.
Ph.D. degree options in Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management. With concentrations in either Retail and Consumer Sciences or Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management Departmental Page