The mission of the graduate program in the School of Hospitality Management at Widener University is to prepare graduates for leadership positions in the hospitality and tourism industry through a focus on applied research and strategic management.

Programmatic Learning Objectives

  • To develop students’ intellectual capabilities and enhance the marketability of their professional competencies.
  • To provide academic experiences through appropriate research and course work.
  • To encourage each student to take an active role in developing a plan of study suited to his/her own areas of interest and future career goals.
  • To inspire students to pursue experience in instruction, research and engagement.