July 11, 2018 – Newbury’s Online Hotel & Restaurant Management Program has been recognized by BestColleges.com as one of the best in the nation for 2018. BestColleges.com is a leading provider of higher education research and college planning resources.
The ranking highlights accredited, not-for-profit institutions who have developed exceptional academic online programs for students looking to advance their knowledge, skills, and career in hotel and restaurant management.
Newbury offers a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management where students take classes as part of the common business core and select a concentration in either meeting, convention & event planning; or hotel & restaurant management. Newbury’s proximity to Boston gives students easy access to a wide variety of internships and employment opportunities in hospitality, culinary, travel and tourism.
The hotel & restaurant management concentration provides students with classroom instruction and experiential education to best prepare them for the dynamic environment of these institutions.
“Taught by industry leaders as well as seasoned academics, our program provides a robust foundation for a successful career in this rapidly growing industry,” said Rebecca Fil, Associate Director of Enrollment, School of Professional Studies. “Understanding that those working in the profession often work non-standard hours, our degree can be completed 100% online. This allows the student to complete coursework at the time that is most convenient for them and their unique situations.”
Newbury is honored to have received this recognition from BestColleges.com. Dr. Anthony Agbeh, Associate Professor of Hospitality Management said, “To be ranked alongside these other institutions around the country is an incredible honor. At Newbury, we work hard to make our online hospitality management program unique and engaging for our students so they can have the same level of discussion-based learning that students on campus experience face-to-face."
Newbury’s program ranks alongside Florida International University, The University of Alabama, Johnson & Wales University, and Northern Arizona University, according to the full rankings.
“Our online Bachelor’s in Hotel and Restaurant Management ranking highlights higher education institutions that have established quality academic curriculums while remaining affordable and flexible for today’s undergraduate students,” says Stephanie Snider, Director of BestColleges.com. “Earning a top position on our ranking demonstrates that Newbury College is committed to providing an online program that focuses on successful student outcomes.”
About Newbury: Newbury College is a private, independent college located just minutes from Boston in the Fisher Hill neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. Founded in 1962, Newbury College offers bachelor and associate degree programs in over 20 career-focused majors. Committed to personalized and experience-based teaching, Newbury inspires students to become independent thinkers, valuable collaborators, and global-minded citizens.
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