College of Health and Human Services

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

A Warm Welcome

We offer career focused, industry driven, and student centered studies that prepare you for the world’s largest and fastest growing industry.


Our faculty bring their strong academic credentials and most important their industry experience to each class. Their teaching is current and lively encouraging you to engage and learn in preparation for a great career in a fast pace industry.

Our students are focused and demanding learners working as a team to achieve high standards that are recognized by our industry.

Our department is committed to working with the support of the industry in keeping the program firmly focused on delivering a valuable education that will ensure that our graduates succeed and develop in their future career.

Our department works in close collaboration with a number of specialized fields of studies to allow our students to gain a wealth of knowledge in a broad but relevant range of subjects. Working within IPFW’s Baccalaureate framework we focus on helping our students acquire lifelong skills helping them achieve rewarding personal goals.

Our industry is waiting to see you when you graduate to become a professional in the world’s fastest growing, rewarding and exciting industry.

Dr. John C. Niser, Chair
Hospitality and Tourism Management Department

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