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Academic Overview

Center for Food & Hospitality Management

Drexel University's Center for Food & Hospitality Management offers undergraduate, graduate and minor programs as well as BS/MBA accelerated programs. The Center is comprised of two departments, the Department of Culinary Arts & Food Science and the Department of Hospitality Management.

The Department of Culinary Arts & Food Science houses a BS in Culinary Arts & Science, a BS in Culinary Arts & Science/MBA accelerated program, an MS in Culinary Arts & Science, an MS in Food Science, and a collection of undergraduate minors and specializations in the area of food. Coursework is offered in culinary arts, baking, food science, beverage, gastronomy, food policy, sustainability, food business and more. The programs are designed to address the critical scientific and business issues surrounding the food industry.

The Department of Hospitality Management offers a BS in Hospitality Management and a BS in Hospitality Management/MBA accelerated program. Students learn the fundamentals of hospitality, customer experience and business and explore all facets of the hospitality industry to find the area that best suits their interests and goals. The program offers coursework in event planning, lodging, tourism, food and beverage, gaming and more. The programs are designed to make valuable connections with the hospitality industry before graduating. 

One of the most distinct qualities of all of our programming is the way we uniquely and individually work to connect each student to their ideal career. Through supportive and connected faculty, co-op opportunities, the most relevant guest lecturers, and partnerships with key regional and national employers, our programs build an industry-relevant resume and a strong network before graduation.

With the support and guidance of diverse and practiced faculty, expert academic advisors, and a committed co-op support team students will learn by doing, by networking, by building their resume before even graduating.