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Do you enjoy working with people? Love going the extra mile to make customers feel appreciated and satisfied?

Designed for students just like you who have an interest in pursuing a vast spectrum of far-reaching service-oriented careers, the world-class School of Hospitality Management (SHM) undergraduate program at Penn State will help you make your professional mark within the hospitality sector — in a way that reflects your unique career and lifestyle goals.

Major

This multidisciplinary undergraduate program combines a broad educational foundation with “real-world experiences” and other opportunities for students to hone their leadership, business and communication skills. By tailoring the flexible curriculum to meet your specific needs and interests, you may pursue an emphasis in restaurant management, hotel management, or institutional management.

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Penn State’s School of Hospitality Management is one of the most prestigious and well-respected programs of its kind in the nation.
Chandler Yu
Research Spotlight
Word choice and media exposure affected anti-Asian restaurant boycotts during the pandemic

In 2020, the use in the media of specific language for the COVID-19 virus may have increased hostility toward Asian restaurants, according to new research from Chandler Yu, Elizabeth M. King Early Career Professor in the School of Hospitality Management.