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.
SHA does not accept first year applicants. Students admitted to Boston University will be eligible to transfer into SHA upon completion of the pre-requisite SHA HF100 or HF150 courses. Please contact email@example.com upon being admitted to begin this process.
#WhyIChoseSHA: I’ve grown up in the industry. My grandfather immigrated here to the US from India and saved money from his hourly jobs to purchase his own independent motel, which is still up and running today. I’m beyond thankful for all the hard work he’s put in, and I hope to be able to build upon the foundation he’s laid down for my family.
– Marut Raval, SHA’20
#WhyIChoseSHA: To get the opportunity to intern at one of the best hotels in the world, The Taj in Mumbai!
–Emma Jacobson, SHA’22
#WhyIChoseSHA: I chose SHA because of the teacher and students that I met during my initial tours and those individuals care for making me feel welcome. Hospitality is about people and SHA makes it evident that everything the school does is to further benefit people… I also always loved to cook!
–Parker Doyle, SHA ’19
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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.
A warm message from Kenneth Elmore, Dean of Students
Learn about BU’s residential community, the student groups on campus, and hear directly from a current student about their treasured time at BU.
We couldn’t be happier to help you get orientated the best way possible at Boston University School of Hospitality Administration. Learn about BU’s orientation process to help you have a successful transition to BU SHA.
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