An Industry Epicenter
Our B.B.A. is the oldest, largest and only dual-accredited (AACSB and ACPHA) hospitality program in Georgia.
All our instructors, full-time and part-time, have hospitality industry experience. Collectively, the faculty have more than 400 years of hospitality and tourism industry work and teaching experience.
The school's industry board comprises more than 50 hospitality leaders from all facets of the industry. These leaders support the school through guest lecturing in classes, mentoring and hiring students, and providing support with major school projects.
The following Program Learning Outcomes support the achievement of the School’s mission statement:
- Identify and explain management concepts, principles, and processes in operational areas of business and hospitality organizations.
- Describe and demonstrate the fundamental principles of leadership and model the behavior of effective managers.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Analyze and synthesize hospitality managerial and leadership skills through strategic critical thinking and problem-solving.
Explore Our Academic Offerings
Hospitality Administration, B.B.A.
Event Management, Undergraduate Certificate
Hospitality Operations, Undergraduate Certificate
Global Hospitality Management, Master of
Meet Our Faculty
Our faculty possess industry experience across hospitality sectors, including private clubs, athletics departments, high-end hotels, and consulting for Fortune 500 companies. Their research interests are broad and deep, with topics ranging from the psychological and marketing aspects that impact tourism, illicit substance use in the food and beverage industry, and franchise relationships.