Hospitality is one of the fastest growing industries in Florida. USF Sarasota-Manatee recognized the opportunities for students and developed the College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership.
When you check into a hotel or enjoy a meal at a restaurant, an amazing world of management tools — planning, finance, technology, marketing, branding, pricing, logistics, staffing and more — are working together. The College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership developed a curriculum that combines essential core courses such as finance, accounting and economics with courses that focus on the application of this knowledge to the hospitality field, including internship courses that provide hands-on experience in the field. Our prime location as a tourism hot-spot allows our students to work at the best tourism and hospitality companies while they complete their education. This program seeks to deliver hospitality professionals that add to the financial, intellectual, environmental, ethical and social growth of Florida and the nation.