Hospitality Management

  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Department of Hospitality Management at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is to develop competent, innovative leaders who meet or exceed contemporary hospitality industry needs.

    Our students will be prepared for future career growth and achievement in work and life within an interactive environment of teaching, research, and service; responsive to diverse populations committed to enhancing their communities within a global market. 

    Vision Statement

    The Department of Hospitality Management will be the premier hospitality program in Pennsylvania: nationally known and internationally respected, the program of choice for students and for hospitality industry employers.

    Student Motto

    As a student hospitality management major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, we are genuine in learning about the hospitality industry, enthusiastic about this enriching experience, and passionately customer-service oriented.

    Program Objectives

    After completing the BS in Hospitality Management, students will be able to:

    1. During their first five years after graduation, graduates working as hospitality industry professionals will demonstrate abilities to:

      • Effectively identify, evaluate, and correct defects in hospitality systems, and,
      • increase system profitability through implementing control methods, procedures, and programs to exceed guest expectations, and,
      • innovatively lead team members in hospitality systems, and,
      • champion practical sustainable strategies, and,
      • to give back to communities through volunteer initiatives.
    2. Graduates will continue their professional growth and the integration of new knowledge into their profession.

    3. Graduates will act in a professional and ethical manner.

    Our Story

    The IUP Hospitality Management Program traces its roots back to 1916.

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