The hospitality and tourism degree provides an in-depth understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry and prepares students to enter nearly any industry segment, including lodging, hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise line operations, resorts and spas, event management, or airline catering. Among the biggest evolutions in the hospitality field is the impact of technology on the guest experience, food service and delivery, and more. Technology, along with data analytics, drives how hospitality professionals interact with guests and manage their expectations.
The RIT campus is about six miles from downtown Rochester—just minutes away if you want to explore and enjoy the city’s entertainment, culture, and employment opportunities. Rochester is large enough to provide the dining and nightlife opportunities you might expect in a bigger city, yet small and friendly enough to be inviting and accessible.