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We Are Miami's Hospitality Industry

Florida International University is a diverse and dynamic top 50 public university that drives talent and innovation in Miami and beyond. An FIU education uplifts and accelerates your success through focused coursework grounded in the realities of today. 

FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management—a top 10 U.S. public hospitality management program—equips students with the essential tools and introduces them to emerging innovations necessary to lead our industry. Students learn in ultramodern classrooms, test kitchens, and learning labs at our waterfront campus on Biscayne Bay. 

When you transfer here, you join a diverse and inclusive community representing more than 70 countries. We are proud to graduate more Latino, Black, and international undergrads than any other hospitality school in the country. Are you ready to join us in shaping the future of hospitality and tourism management? 

Generate Real Opportunities

Gain real industry insight to push your career forward with immersive internships, unmatched work authorization policy for international students (CPT/OPT), and study abroad opportunities. Play a critical role in planning, organizing, and running the world's premier wine and culinary event—the South Beach Wine & Food Festival®. Meet with hiring partners like the Walt Disney Company, Marriott International, and Bacardi USA.

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Rely On Real Faculty & Staff Support

Discuss career goals over lunch with your professor, then develop a custom roadmap to reach them with your career advisor. Tap into an expansive professional network of industry executives, celebrity chefs, acclaimed faculty, and international alumni who frequent the campus. Balance school, work, and family obligations with flexible course options.

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Connect With Real Miami

We are Miami’s hospitality industry. Transferring to FIU means fast-tracking your career with unprecedented access to local hiring partners like Fontainebleau Miami Beach, the Four Seasons, and Carnival Cruise Lines. Meet the general managers of hotels and famed restaurants, the nightlife hospitality king of Miami, and maybe even snap a selfie with your favorite celebrity chef on campus. You'll sip cafecito between classes with the people who keep this international hub for travel, tourism, and entertainment alive. This is our city. Welcome.

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“My favorite things about the Chaplin School are the amazing campus and the career development department which does their best to provide internship, job, and volunteer opportunities for their students.”

 – Vi Phan '22

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I want to learn more.

Choose a major that speaks to your interests and future goals:

  • Hospitality Management 
  • Beverage Management 
  • Entertainment Management 
  • Event Management 
  • Food Innovations & Entrepreneurship 
  • Hotel/Lodging Management 
  • Restaurant & Culinary Management 
  • Spirits Management 
  • Travel & Tourism Management 
  • Global Sustainable Tourism