The collection of materials related to Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management HRIM has grown in support of the HRIM curriculum. The undergraduate curriculum provides a balance among general education requirement, courses in business management and technical courses relating to the fundamentals of management within the hospitality industry. Graduates of the undergraduate HRIM program at Iowa State may find employment as a hotel manager or club manager, food and beverage manager, production supervisor, catering manager, or on site food representative.
Experience will increase access to such positions as restaurant manager, personnel manager, hotel manager, school or hospital food service manager or marketing supervisor for a hotel or restaurant chain.Graduate programs in Hospitality Management are available at the Masters and Doctoral level. Graduate courses are built around a nucleus of courses in hospitality management within the department and supported by courses in management, human resources, finance, and marketing. MS/MFCS graduates find employment in the foodservice or lodging industries in a variety of managerial roles or in education at the community college level. PhD graduates assume faculty positions at universities or upper level administrative positions in foodservice and/or lodging management.