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The College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership (CHTL) at USFSM provides an intellectual, collaborative, ethical, inclusive learning environment for students pursuing leadership positions in hospitality and technology, and graduating leaders for these industries to serve citizens of Florida, the U.S., and the world.
The Bachelors of Science degree in Hospitality Management has a general business foundation with specialized hotel and restaurant management courses that equip students to approach problem solving in a disciplined and systematic manner. The Information Technology curriculum has been developed utilizing a team-based approach with educators and industry partners, to create an advanced rigorous content program which reflects current and emerging industry needs. Skill and employability standards have been merged with challenging thinking and problem-solving skills. USFSM graduates are highly marketable and competitive at all levels – regional, national, and global. CHTL offers several majors. minors, and certificates.
The Hospitality Management and Information Technology programs utilize separate Advisory Boards which are composed of leaders from major hospitality/technology related corporations and organizations. Periodic reviews of course curriculum and enhancements prepares students for future career challenges.