Texas Tech University

Hospitality & Retail Management

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Mission Statement

The Department of Hospitality and Retail Management strives to provide the highest quality educational, research, and service experiences for all of the students, faculty, staff, industry partners, and communities it engages. Through that engagement, we seek to advance understanding and skill development that will enhance our disciplines, career trajectories of our students, and advancement of knowledge.

Department Highlights

  • RHIM QS World University rankings as a top 100 program
  • University HQ ranks RHIM #6 online RHIM program carries the prestigious ACPHA accreditation
  • Retail Management ranked for top programs by Study.com
  • Retail Management carries the Category Management Association Accreditation
  • Retail is only of the only programs in the US to offer Blue Yonder planning in virtual reality



Core Values

The Core Values of The Department of Hospitality and Retail Management are:

  • Promote ethical behavior of all faculty, staff, and students
  • Respect for self and others
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Professional and community service
  • Preparing students to compete in a rapidly changing work environment
  • Delivering scholarship which advances our disciplines and the human condition

Explore Exciting Experiences While Earning Your Degree

  • Skyviews Restaurant
  • Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute
  • Student Organizations and Internships
  • GUEST Center
  • Weeks Hall Lab
  • Study Abroad