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Online - Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

If you can’t come to Vegas, the Harrah College of Hospitality will bring Vegas to you!

The UNLV Harrah College of Hospitality now offers a bachelor’s degree in both an on-campus and an online format. Our online track comes with the same award-winning curriculum and expert faculty as our on-campus track. Plus, each track benefits from the college’s close proximity to the heartbeat of the industry – the Las Vegas Strip. Regardless of your location, you’ll have opportunities to participate in industry projects, and career building activities, like our internship and mentor programs.

An online experience that leads to more than just a degree

Online bachelor’s students at the Harrah College of Hospitality not only get a degree but a great education, with the kind of theory-meets-practice learning that has made the college the number-one ranked Hospitality Management program in the world (CEOWORLD Magazine, 2023). Whether you’re studying on campus or online, you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills to take on leadership roles in the dynamic hospitality and gaming industries.



4 years

Required Credits




Five Reasons to Get an Online Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management at UNLV

  • Top ranked Hospitality Management college in the world.
  • Same great courses, academic rigor, and professors as on-campus track .
  • Same student resources (e.g., Hospitality College Advising, Career Services, tutoring, etc.) as on campus track.
  • Financial aid available to both full-time and part-time students .
  • Students get the right mix of management skills and hands-on training to make an immediate impact in their careers.

Earning your degree in Hospitality Management online has never been easier

Students admitted to the Harrah College of Hospitality’s bachelor’s online track will enjoy one-on-one support from a team of committed faculty and staff. Your introduction to the program will include a live orientation from our admissions teams, and your course planning will be done in coordination with your personal academic advisor. Our easy-to-navigate onboarding module will guide you through the online platform, connect you with campus resources, and outline program requirements.

The program is flexible as well. All Hospitality Management course are asynchronous, meaning you can study on your own schedule. (Note: UNLV general education courses may be asynchronous or synchronous.) Plus, you can choose to be a full-time student (15 credits per semester) or a part-time student (6 credits per semester). It’s a great option for working professionals!

How Do I Apply?

For both on campus and online tracks, all degree-seeking students must meet UNLV and Hospitality College admission requirements. When applying, select Hospitality Track and then choose “on-campus” or “online” track.

Our online Hospitality Management degree gives you the option to specialize

Online Hospitality Management students can take a generalized approach to their degree, or they can choose to focus on one of the following industry concentrations:

Use your imagination and critical thinking skills to design original event experiences. It’s a great choice for students who wish to work in the exciting event industry as well as those considering careers in the entertainment, sports, and tourism industries.

You won’t find this kind of curriculum anywhere else! We’ll give you the knowledge and skills to manage full-scale casino operations as well as pursue a career in casino accounting, gaming regulation/control, or in a supply organization that serves the casino industry.

Be part of this unique and growing sector of hospitality — ideal for students who are interested in beverage operations within the bar industry or for those who are thinking about careers in nightclubs, wineries, breweries, cafes, or beverage distribution.

From recruitment to training — labor management to corporate responsibility, students in this unique program gain a foundation that will make them invaluable to their future employers. Plus, your expertise in human relations can translate to any sector of the hospitality industry!

Hospitality Careers

Hospitality professionals are in high demand. The college’s Careers webpage provides an overview of potential hospitality careers within different industry segments. We encourage all students to take advantage of the college’s Boughner Center for Career and Alumni Services, which is committed to helping Hospitality Management students connect with experiential learning opportunities, like internships, mentorships, student engagement, and jobs.

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If you have questions regarding our degree program, we want to hear from you. Please provide your name and email address below or email your question directly to hospitalityadmissions@unlv.edu.