Why Study Hospitality & Tourism?

Hospitality & Tourism is a varied degree program that encompasses several popular and in-demand careers.

Response to COVID-19

The safety and well-being of our ACPHA member schools along with the safety for our site team members is our top priority. Learn more about our latest policies regarding virtual site visits.

Latest Accreditation Updates

Read the latest updates to policies, timelines, meetings, and more from the ACPHA.
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Students & Parents

Accredited hospitality degree programs are available for 2 year and 4 year degree programs all over the US and internationally.

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Seeking Accreditation

Achieving and maintaining accreditation from ACPHA makes your program more attractive to parents and students.

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Currently Accredited

Find all of the documents you will need for the review and re-accreditation process for your program.

About the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration

In the mid-1980s a group of hospitality educators began to believe in the value of accreditation to assure academic quality and better serve the needs of their students. They built growing support within the academic community and moved forward with making hospitality accreditation a reality.

ACPHA Public Announcement of Pending CHEA Recognition Review and Call for Third-Party Comment.

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News & Events

The Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration™ (ACPHA) holds several site reviews throughout the year. Stay up to date with the latest accreditation updates and materials.