Explore Hospitality Leadership at Missouri State

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Hospitality leadership

Make the world your workplace

Manage a hotel. Start your dream restaurant. Make people happy. You can do those things with a degree in hospitality leadership. Our diverse hospitality career opportunities will help you pivot your professional path for when the industry rebounds.

Major in Hospitality Leadership

Learn from top-rated faculty who prepare you for a career in hospitality management. Earn your degree on your time with online and on-campus courses. Your future starts here.

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Hospitality leadership majors

Explore diverse areas of study such as general operations, tourism, food and beverage, lodging and senior living management. Finish your degree that will help you become the industry’s next star.

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Online degree options

Stay where you are and earn your degree completely online. Learn from top-rated faculty who will give you the attention you need with our dynamic online classes.

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A student-focused program

In the hospitality leadership program you'll gain access to industry professionals and build life-long connections. You can grow your network by joining hospitality specific student organizations.



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Transfer students


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Earning potential

$50k - $70k

average starting salary
Get ready for your future
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Missouri State University
Department of Hospitality Leadership
Pummill Hall 300
Springfield, MO 65897