Overview

Robert Morris University boasts the top-ranked hospitality and tourism management program among private schools in the United States and one of the top 12 programs among all schools in the nation.

TheBestSchools.org named Robert Morris' online program in it's ranking of the 10 Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Hospitality and Tourism. 

Graduates of the program hold positions at hotels, restaurants, resorts, attractions, airlines, parks, cruise lines, hospitals, retirement centers and casino and gaming concerns.

Studies lead to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree with a concentration in hospitality and tourism management.

Industry Demand

The World Travel and Tourism Council reports that the hospitality and tourism economy employs 300 million workers and accounts for $4 trillion in revenue worldwide.

Today's dynamic hospitality and tourism industry demands the leadership of professionally educated individuals. Graduates find positions in amusement parks/attractions, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, car rental firms, casinos, commercial campgrounds, cruise lines, dude ranches, forests and recreational lands, hotels and motels, state and national parks, national forests, extended stay and retirement homes, railroads, resorts and spas, retirement centers, riverboats, tour operators and guides, tourist boards, travel agencies, travel trade associations, airlines, country clubs, convention exposition, and meeting planners.

Bachelor-Level Hiring Organizations

ARA, Buffalo Marriott, Chipotle, Duquesne Country Club, Eat'n Park, Eddie Bauer, FedEx Services, Harvey's Hotel and Casino, Hyatt Hotels, Landry's Seafood, Marriott, MGM, Norwegian Cruise Line, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, Sodexho, Spring Hill Suites, US Airways.

Salary Information

Position TitlePosition Salary
By type of employer
Accommodation/Food Services
$38,317
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation
$35,000
Retail/Wholesale Trade
$40,000
By job function
Customer Service
$53,580
Management Trainee
$36,208
Sales
$32,833
The information in this chart is based off of 2010 information from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

RMU Salary Survey

2009 RMU Salary SurveyMeanRange
Hospitality & Tourism Management$30,333 
$21,000 - $42,000

Concentrations