You want to be a hospitality and entertainment management pro, so learn from accomplished professionals in the perfect location: Nashville. Music City’s interwoven hospitality and entertainment industry is dynamic and growing. Your opportunities are vast — launch a career in a major hospitality and entertainment company like Disney or Gaylord, dreaming up the next exciting experience for their loyal customers. Or prepare to lead as a cruise line’s guest relations manager, event manager, or publicist.
Nashville’s tourism and hospitality industry generates close to $6 billion annually in Middle Tennessee with more than seven years of record-breaking growth. As the second largest industry in Nashville, it employs 103,400 people and attracts 14.8 million visitors a year. The business itself counts for 1 in 10 jobs in the world.
Let our experts train you to join the creative class of hospitality and entertainment managers at home or abroad. Imagine managing artists like Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett or Kelsea Ballerini or leading the launch of the coolest new restaurant on Broadway.
With experiential, paid learning opportunities as you go through your rotations on campus, you’ll have the confidence and competence you need to grow in what interests you most and succeed in your chosen career. Our program will prepare you to create, collaborate and lead with a servant heart and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Classes will include event planning, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, entertainment business, career creativity, principles in data science, hospitality and tourism and more.