What is the BBA degree and BHM degree?
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is a four-year undergraduate program that offers knowledge on managing and supervising various business operations within organizations. Business operations can vary from financial to administrative fields and others. Acsenda’s BBA degree offers five concentrations: International Business, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resources and General Management.
Courses in the BBA program are designed to address business problems at a domestic and international level, integrating real-world issues and case studies into a professional work environment. The courses offer relevant skills for many industries, such as critical thinking, time management, decision making, problem-solving, and research skills.
The Bachelor of Hospitality Management (BHM) degree is a four-year undergraduate program that offers insight into the organization and operations of any type of hospitality industry business such as hotels, restaurants, entertainment, tourism, sports, etc.
Students can gain practical and technical skills with the courses in the BHM degree, besides developing solid industry connections. Also, the courses offer pertinent management skills, such as leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving.
What are the differences between BBA and BHM?
|Business Administration||Hospitality Management|
|General management skills needed in many industries||Particular skill set needed in many industries|
|Can be combined with other fields/minors (HR, Marketing, Accounting, International Business, General Management)||Can be customized through electives or internships|
|Good basis for specializations, graduate programs or MBA (business administration)||Good basis for specializations, graduate programs or MBA (hospitality management)|
|Flexibility for students to choose a work environment depending on their preferences and economical conditions||Flexibility to work in diverse places around the world in a fast-paced environment|
Why is beneficial to study a BBA and a BHM degree?
A BBA degree can provide me with the skills necessary for a professional career and life as well. This type of degree gives the option of many career paths that you can choose and there is a high demand for the expertise of a business administrator.
Students can get advancement opportunities due to the broad applications in the business world. They can choose to start their own company as entrepreneurs, pursue managerial, banking, investment, human resources, supply chain, consultancy, marketing roles, etc. Business is a very wide industry and for that, there is more flexibility and employment opportunities.
Depending on the industry and company, a business administrator can make from around $40,000 to $95,000 dollars annually.
A BHM degree can provide a wide range of options for different industries such as hotels, resorts, conferences, restaurants, catering, events, airlines, cruises etc. Hospitality might be a great starting point to continue with different training or specialized education after finishing this type of degree.
It can provide a huge amount of global exposure because of the widespread presence that it has. It gives the possibility to travel and work from many other countries and different types of companies. Besides understanding and learning a variety of cultures and customs, which gives even more experience and growth to add as a professional in this industry.
Depending on the industry and company, a hospitality manager can make from around $50,000 to $117,000 dollars annually.
For more information regarding the careers either for the BBA or BHM degree respectively please go to the articles ‘What kinds of jobs can you get with a business management degree?‘ or ‘What are some careers that require a BHM degree?‘ on the campus news section.