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Hospitality & Retail Management

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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Department of Hospitality and Retail Management is to provide quality education, research, and service focused on the knowledge and skills intrinsic in the disciplines of Hospitality Management and Retail Management.

Our degrees give you excellent preparation for the hospitality and retail industry.

Texas Tech's Hospitality and Retail Management department offers three bachelor's degrees, one master's degree, and one doctoral degree.

Undergraduate Programs

B.S. in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management

The Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management (RHIM) program prepares students for management career opportunities in the hospitality industry. The curriculum includes courses in nutritional sciences, arts and sciences, and both core and elective courses in RHIM.

B.A.A.S. in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management

Our hospitality management BAAS program, with a focus in lodging, food and beverage, and hospitality business, will put you on the fast track to earning a bachelor's degree upon completion of your associate of applied sciences degree from an approved institution.

Retail Management

Our Retail Management degree excels in both the creative and commercial aspects of fashion merchandising. You will develop the professionalism, business knowledge, and practical experience you need to work in fashion retail management.

Graduate Programs

Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Hospitality and Retail Management

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Retail Management is designed for students with either a bachelor's degree in hospitality or retail management. Persons with work experience in either area, with a bachelor's degree outside of hospitality or retail management, will also be considered.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Hospitality Administration

The Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Administration degree requires a minimum of 39 hours in hospitality, 21 of which must be completed as a hospitality administration doctoral student at Texas Tech.

Skyviews of Texas Tech University

Skyviews at Texas Tech University

Skyviews is set above the treetops on the sixth floor of the Texas Tech Plaza and is almost entirely student-run. In addition to the view, the restaurant offers a fine dining atmosphere to patrons at dinner, and a venue where RHIM students learn restaurant management from the inside out. Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management majors at Texas Tech spend hours every week running Skyviews Restaurant, where they say they get not only an education, but also a glimpse of the real world.

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Hospitality and Retail Management