First-Year Students

A rigorous and innovative curriculum

To prepare you for a career in the in-demand hospitality field, you’ll gain a solid understanding of finance, human resources, law, marketing, and emerging technology. You’ll learn from top industry professionals while fulfilling requirements in classrooms and work opportunities both on campus and abroad.

A University without limits

At BU, you’ll be part of a renowned research university ranked among the top 50 in the world. That means you’ll have access to a range of academic and pre-professional opportunities few universities can match. Through the BU Hub program, you can take advantage of all that our 10 undergraduate schools and colleges have to offer, and develop the cross-functional capabilities—like historical interpretation, social inquiry, research literacy, and civic engagement—that today’s global workplaces demand.

A campus in the heart of a hospitality hotspot

Upon your enrollment at SHA, you become a student of Boston, one of the world’s great urban centers of technology, communication, finance, and education. An amazingly historic city, cultural center, and the gateway to beautiful New England, Boston is also a bustling hub for hospitality.