The Collins College Of Hospitality Management

Shaping Future Hospitality Leaders

The Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona is one of the leading programs in the world, and is consistently ranked among the best in the country. Future industry leaders earn a world-class education in state-of-the-art facilities featuring industry standard equipment and the latest in learning technology. Our degree programs connect theory, practice, and research, and are focused on creativity, discovery and innovation so students are ready to lead all major sectors of the global hospitality industry upon graduation. 

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Program Information

VISION

Our vision is to be a world-class college for shaping future hospitality leaders.

MISSION

We educate a diverse student body for leadership in the global hospitality industry through experiential and lifelong learning, and we advance the field of hospitality management through innovation, excellence in teaching, applied research, and service to our communities.

CORE VALUES

‣ We Pursue Academic Excellence

We pursue academic excellence through student centered experiential and life-long learning, relevant applied scholarship, and service to our communities.

 We Inspire Student Success

We inspire student success by providing intensive industry engagement, quality academic experiences and advising support, and a vibrant hospitality culture.

 We Embrace Diversity

Our student, faculty, and staff diversity across multiple dimensions is deeply valued and respected.

 We Partner with the Hospitality Industry

We partner with industry and alumni through mutually beneficial and meaningful relationships to provide well-prepared future hospitality leaders.

 We Practice Collegiality and Ethics

We ensure a collegial and ethical environment in which faculty, staff, and students can thrive.

Program Learning Outcomes

Our graduates will demonstrate leadership principles as they create favorable stakeholder experiences through the use of inquiry, analytical thinking, collaboration, and hospitality industry skills. 

Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes

Through participating in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities, including professional work experience and networking with our industry partners, Bachelor of Science Graduates of The Collins College of Hospitality Management will have the competencies necessary to successfully manage in a hospitality environment.  These competencies include:

 Characteristics of Hospitable Service

Create favorable guest experiences by using professional service management techniques in a hospitality business environment

 Information Literacy

Locate, assess, and use a wide variety of sources methods, and tools available in a hospitality environment to communicate quantitative, qualitative and/or scientific information in the decision-making process

 Analytical Thinking

Make clear and logical decisions by organizing, analyzing, and interpreting information and formulating rational solutions in a hospitality business environment

 Teamwork

Contribute to positive team performance in a hospitality business environment by appraising and managing one’s own team-related competencies, in particular, the knowledge, skills and attitudes considered transportable from one team to another

 Leadership

Model the behaviors of effective, ethical leaders by demonstrating the fundamental principles of leadership in a hospitality business environment

Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

Through participating in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities, Master of Science Graduates of The Collins College will be able to manage professionally in various hospitality organizations.  Specifically, Collins College Graduates will be able to:

 Characteristics of Hospitable Service

Create favorable guest experiences by designing effective service delivery systems in a hospitality business environment

 Information Literacy

Locate, assess, and use a wide variety of sources methods, and tools available in a hospitality environment to communicate quantitative, qualitative and/or scientific information in the decision-making process

 Analytical Thinking

Use appropriate statistical analyses and methodological techniques and interpret the results to formulate rational solutions in a hospitality business environment

 Teamwork

Contribute to positive team performance in a hospitality business environment by appraising and managing one’s team- related competencies, in particular, the knowledge, skills, and attitudes considered transportable from one team to another  

 Leadership

Demonstrate advanced principles of strategy and leadership while working with others in a hospitality business environment

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Program Student Profile

For the past three academic years (Source: Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, with data provided by The Collins College)

 Undergraduate Enrollment
2017-18
2018-19
2019-20

% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after graduation

92.2%

92.4%

70%

% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation

1.8%

1.7%

2.6%

Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore

88%

89.6%

91.3%

 

Our program is one of only 70 hospitality management and tourism programs worldwide accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). Accreditation is a status granted to an educational program that has been found to meet or exceed stated standards of educational quality.

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THE COLLINS COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
collins@cpp.edu
(909) 869-2275