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381 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
65 Master's Degrees Annually
#54 in Popularity
$115,590 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Other Hospitality Management Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other hospitality administration/management graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 381
Associate’s Degree 216
Undergraduate Certificate 96
Master’s Degree 65
Basic Certificate 22
Doctor’s Degree 4
Graduate Certificate 3

What Other Hospitality Management Majors Need to Know

People with careers related to other hospitality administration/management were asked what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. They weighted these areas on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the highest.

Knowledge Areas for Other Hospitality Administration/Management Majors

According to O*NET survey takers, a major in other hospitality administration/management should prepare you for careers in which you will need to be knowledgeable in the following areas:

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  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Skills for Other Hospitality Administration/Management Majors

A major in other hospitality administration/management prepares you for careers in which the following skill-sets are crucial:

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  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Abilities for Other Hospitality Administration/Management Majors

Other Hospitality Administration/Management majors often go into careers where the following abilities are vital:

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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

What Can You Do With a Other Hospitality Management Major?

People with a other hospitality administration/management degree often go into the following careers:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Compliance Managers 8.0% $107,480
Loss Prevention Managers 8.0% $107,480
Regulatory Affairs Managers 8.0% $107,480
Security Managers 8.0% $107,480
Supply Chain Managers 8.0% $107,480

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Hospitality Management?

381 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
64% Percent Women
28% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 64% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other hospitality administration/management majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Hospitality Administration/Management Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 31
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 51
White 210
International Students 59
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

Geographic Diversity

Other Hospitality Administration/Management appeals to people across the globe. About 15.5% of those with this major are international students.

How Much Do Other Hospitality Management Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Other Hospitality Administration/Management majors often go into careers with median salaries of $115,590. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Some degrees associated with other hospitality administration/management may require an advanced degree, while others may not even require a bachelor’s in the field. In general, the more advanced your degree the more career options will open up to you. However, there is significant time and money that needs to be invested into your education so weigh the pros and cons.

How much schooling do you really need to compete in today’s job market? People currently working in careers related to other hospitality administration/management have obtained the following education levels.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 4.5%
Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in agriculture or natural resources, computer services, personal or culinary services, engineering technologies, healthcare, construction trades, mechanic and repair technologies, or precision production) 4.0%
Some College Courses 2.0%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 7.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 64.7%
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master. 2.6%
Master’s Degree 12.6%
Post-Master’s Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Master’s degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees at the doctoral level. 1.7%
First Professional Degree - awarded for completion of a program that: requires at least 2 years of college work before entrance into the program, includes a total of at least 6 academic years of work to complete, and provides all remaining academic requirements to begin practice in a profession. 0.9%

Online Other Hospitality Management Programs

In 2018-2019, 50 schools offered a other hospitality administration/management program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 11 3
Certificate (1-2 years) 9 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 21 2
Bachelor’s Degree 1 1
Post-Baccalaureate 11 3
Master’s Degree 8 3
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Other Hospitality Management Worth It?

The median salary for a other hospitality administration/management grad is $115,590 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 190% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $1,513,800 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other hospitality administration/management.

Major Number of Grads
General Hospitality Administration/Management 10,831
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 2,948
Tourism and Travel Services Management 1,473
Restaurant/Food Services Management 1,260
Meeting and Event Planning 1,036
Resort Management 355
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management 339
Casino Management 13

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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