Resort & Hospitality Management, B.S.

In the Vermont State B.S. in Resort and Hospitality Management program, you’ll gain the management and decision making skills you need to excel and make an impact in an exciting and fun field. And you’ll do it in a place of unforgettable natural beauty — Vermont. There’s no better place to dream big than Killington, the largest winter resort in the eastern U.S., and that’s where you’ll get valuable on-mountain experience.

A variety of hands-on opportunities will help prepare you to be a leader in resort management and hospitality management careers and to adapt to industry changes. Whether you choose to work on a mountain, in a valley, or somewhere else, you’ll start your career with a great network of connections to support you.

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Amanda Ley

Assistant Director of Admissions


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Frank Pauzé

Coordinator, Resort & Hospitality Management


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Why Study Resort & Hospitality Management at Vermont State?

  • Accelerated Program: In our program, you’ll be on a fast track to graduate with a top-notch degree in three years, with a combination of classroom learning and real-world experiences, all at Killington resort. See the Resort & Hospitality Management academic calendar.
  • Hands-on Opportunities: You’ll build diverse management skills through at least three paid work experiences at Killington. Students who show potential in the classroom and in working at the resort could become supervisors at Killington while still in the management degree program.      
  • Faculty Experts: You’ll learn from the best in the business: Vermont State faculty with experience in the industry and instructors in top management positions at Killington.   
  • Free Ski Pass: As a Killington employee, you’ll get to practice what we teach, with ski and mountain bike passes and discounts on resort services. 

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Sample Courses

  • ​​​​Resort & Hospitality Leadership​
  • Resort Co-op
  • Entrepreneurship in the Resort & Hospitality Industry
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Resort & Hospitality Marketing
  • Events Management
  • Retail Management
  • Resort Strategy & Policy

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Coordinator, Resort & Hospitality Management

  • Killington Campus

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