The Bachelor of Hospitality Management Degree provides graduates with the practical knowledge and advanced skills required to develop, operate and manage hospitality businesses.

The program offers a broad-based advanced curriculum, with a focus on all aspects of managing resorts, hotels or food service operations in international,  urban or rural settings.

The 2 + 2 Degree Advantage

Take advantage of your existing diploma. VIU welcomes Hospitality diplomas from all recognized colleges. Diploma graduates will be admitted directly into year three of this four year program.

The Bachelor of Hospitality Management is a member of the Faculty of Management (FoM) at Vancouver Island University. FoM delivers a wide range of business diploma, degree and post degree programs, including an MBA, BBA with specialities and a Bachelor of Tourism Management degree.


Potential candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Official transcripts with a minimum C+ average
  • A résumé
  • A letter of reference demonstrating leadership skills and the potential for employment success

Prior Learning Assessment

Academic knowledge and achievement in other areas of study may count as credits toward your degree. Student Affairs will help to determine if earned credits are transferable.

Co-operative Education and Internship

Industry experience is a crucial part of the learning at VIU. This program requires the student to complete a paid co-operative education or internship placement in the summer between third and fourth year, prior to graduation.

VIU maintains close connections with industry leaders to provide students with enriched experiential learning opportunities. For students seeking Internship placement, faculty mentor students in the development of their internships academic goals to ensure a match with career objectives.

Earn Your Hospitality Degree at VIU

Small Class Sizes

Individual Student-professor attention

Academic Partnerships

Integration with Culinary Arts Programs, Bachelor of Tourism Management and Faculty of Management

Industry Partnerships

VIU maintains close relationships with industry professionals


Over 25 years of offering Hospitality Management programs

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