With more than 150,000 hotel rooms and hundreds of restaurants, conventions and trade shows, and with some of the nation’s finest entertainment venues, retailers from all over the world, and superb recreation facilities, Las Vegas has truly become the world’s greatest laboratory for UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.
Students in the college are exposed to the breadth of the hospitality and leisure services industry while they are also given the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest. Some specialties include:
- food and beverage management
- lodging management
- gaming management
- entertainment management
- private and public club management
- professional golf management
- recreation management
- meeting and convention management
- timeshare management
Strong academics coupled with focused internship and mentor programs prepare students to enter the growing global hospitality and leisure services industry.
Students also have the benefit of learning from faculty members who are some of the country’s leading authorities in their areas of expertise. Our faculty have authored numerous textbooks that are used worldwide by other hospitality programs as well as industry professionals. Practicing industry professionals are invited into the classroom as guest lecturers and each year, more than 100 hospitality companies visit UNLV to recruit our students for full-time and summer employment.
If you are interested in a career in the dynamic and fast-paced hospitality and leisure services industry and want an experience unparalleled to any other program in the world, there is no better place to learn. Join us at UNLV.