North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Administration is a 128-semester-hour professional management program. Students receiving the hospitality and tourism degree earn 23 semester hours in the business curriculum. The degree prepares graduates to become hospitality professionals who possess the knowledge, managerial skills and competencies to obtain entry-level management positions and assume leadership roles in various aspects of this global industry. The job placement rate of graduates varies from 97 to 100 percent each academic year. Graduates of the program are employed in lodging, food and beverage service, convention and visitors bureaus, event management, resorts, conference centers, cruise lines and airlines. The program’s mission is to empower a global and diverse population of students for leadership and professional roles within the hospitality and tourism industry, through academic excellence, community service, and industry work experience