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Ward Edwards 1200
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4985
Fax: 660.543.4668

Hotel and Restaurant Administration

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Hotel and Restaurant Administration?"

Why Major in Hotel and Restaurant Administration?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration will understand the hospitality industry and its demands through:

  • A customer service focus.
  • Leading in diverse environments.
  • Use critical thinking, problem solving, communicating and investigativing skills specific to hospitality management.
  • Analyzing and making decisions based on financial information.
  • Career and professional development gained through work experience and internships.

Related Career Titles

Assistant Manager General Manager
Baker Head Baggage Porter
Banquet Manager Host/Hostess
Bartender Housekeeper
Bell Captain Kitchen Supervisor
Bellhop Marketing and Promotions Manager
Butler/Housekeeper Menu Planner
Caterer Night Manager
Certified Master Chef Operations Manager
Chef Owner/Operator
Chef-Steward Pastry Chef
Concierge Personnel Director
Conference Coordinator Personnel Manager
Convention Service Director Porter
Cook Purchasing Agent
Dining Room Attendant Purchasing Manager
District Manager Recipe Development Director
Door Attendant Regional Manager
Executive Chef Resident Manager
Executive Vice President Sales Director
Finance Manager Sales Manager
Flight Attendant Sales Representative
Food and Beverage Director Superintendent of Service
Food Production Supervisor Waiter/Waitress
Front Office Manager Wine Steward

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Casino Careers Online

Affiliated Organizations

American Bed and Breakfast Association
American Culinary Federation
Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City
Missouri Restaurant Association
Culinary Institute of America
International council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Education
Hospitality Management Association (UCM)
National Restaurant Association
The American Hotel and Lodging Association

Four-Year Academic Plan

Hotel and Restaurant Administration Major, B.S. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator

Clarinda Dir
Career Development Coordinator