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SPECIALIZE IN TOURISM & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Do you love the outdoors, travel and enriching peoples' lives? If yes, then earning an Associates degree in Tourism & Hospitality Management at BHSU is exactly what you are looking for.

Graduates from the tourism and hospitality management program enter careers that include: travel guide, concierge, travel coordinator, restaurant manager, event planner, hotel manager, tour guide. With a degree in tourism and hospitality management, you will enter into one of the most exciting and engaging fields.

STUDY IN A PROGRAM THAT UTILIZES THE LOCAL TOURISM & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AS IT'S CLASSROOM!

The Tourism & Hospitality Management program is specifically designed to give students first hand experience, relevant on the job training and the direct connection with local tourism and hospitality employers that will lead to future jobs and careers in the region.  

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Find Your Career

Employment opportunities include:
» Restaurant Manager
» Tour Guide
» Hotel General Manager
» Event Planner
» Attractions Director
» Dept. of Tourism Coordinator
» Casino Group Sales Manager
» Sales & Marketing Manager
» Small Business Owner
» Travel Agent

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MICHELLE THOMSON

Class of '97

» M.A. in Tourism  
» Began her career in 1995, with positions at area hotels, the South Dakota Department of Tourism, and Rapid City Convention & Visitors Bureau 
» President/CEO at Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Industry since May 2014
» Earned Certified Travel Industry Specialist, Certified Tour Professional, and Certified Student Travel Industry Specialist designations
» Participated in Leadership Rapid City
» Currently serves on Rapid City Regional Airport Board of Directors and United Way of the Black Hills, Rapid City Cabinet
 

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