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VSU Hospitality Management program

The VSU Hospitality Management Program is one of only 5 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) programs accredited by ACPHA. The objective of the program is to provide students leadership and managerial training with real world hospitality educational experiences. To complement the program’s competitive advantage, is its efforts to augment the hospitality industry’s access to a diverse talent acquisition pipeline. 

Mission of Department

To prepare students to be effective and empowered hospitality leaders who can assume productive roles in an ever-changing global society.

Objectives of Department

The Hospitality Management program will emerge as a Center of Excellence in Hospitality, which embraces global concepts, leadership, team building behavior and concepts, which are current and relevant to the dynamics of the hospitality industry. The curriculum is designed to develop students’ focus on operations management at the property level and prepare them for careers leading to general and executive management.

2015 Summer Bridge Program for High School Juniors and Seniors

High school juniors and seniors with an interest in learning about careers in hospitality, tourism, event planning or the culinary industry are invited to join this fun and educational program, sponsored in part by Hyatt Hotels and the HBCU-HM Consortium. To register, email: or call 804-524-6753. 

Hospitality Management Flyer

Hospitality Management Department Flyer

To view an informational flyer on the Hospitality Management Department, download the PDF

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