B.S. Hospitality and Tourism Management Degree Completion

About the Program

Advance your career in the fast-growing hospitality and tourism industry with our bachelor’s degree completion program. If you already have a hospitality-related associate degree, this flexible degree completion program is designed for you. It allows you to balance your studies with work and family obligations.                                                

Our program features an innovative curriculum delivered by accomplished faculty members. You’ll gain cutting-edge knowledge of hotel operations, food service, and meeting and event management. You’ll also learn about the complex business environment of this global industry. 

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to succeed in a variety of roles, such as:

  • Catering manager
  • Cruise director
  • Event and meeting planner
  • Tour manager and guide

Program Mode of Delivery

This degree completion program is 100% online.


The degree completion program requires 31 credits. You will have the opportunity to take classes in facility management, trade shows, career planning and casino management.

Information about specific coursework required can be found in the NIU course catalog.

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Nicholas Hryhorczuk, Ph.D.
Eunha Myung, Ph.D.
Lan Li, Ph.D.

Why NIU Online?

We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.

Program Type: Online bachelor's completion
College: College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Credits Required: 31 
Tuition per Credit: $348.84 (Learn more about tuition and fees)

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Application Deadlines

Term Deadline
Fall August 1
Summer May 15
Spring  December 1