University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada, USA. The main campus is located just two miles east of the famous Las Vegas strip and spans 332-acres surrounded by the stunning mountains and desert of Nevada.
The University has grown from a small branch college into a thriving urban research institution of 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff and is home to more than 220 undergraduate, masters and doctoral degree programs, all accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Within the campus is the UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration. The college is consistently one of the highest ranked hotel and hospitality colleges in the US. The school is named after William F. Harrah, the founder of Harrah’s Entertainment.
In 2006, UNLV opened its first international campus in Singapore. The UNLV Singapore campus is housed on the 10th and 11th floors of the National Library of Singapore, a prestigious building comparable to the United States Library of Congress.
The campus offers bachelor’s degree programs in Hotel Administration and Hospitality Management. UNLV Singapore is offering the college’s upper division courses, which include Hotel Administration, Hospitality Marketing, Food & Beverage Management and Hotel Law. Students may also earn an executive master’s degree in hospitality. More than 200 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate programs. http://hotel.unlv.edu.sg/
As a premier global leader for hospitality, tourism and leisure sciences, the mission of the college is to “ignite students’ passion for learning, discovery and change in an ethical, supportive, collaborative and inclusive environment that results in quality research, educational innovation and meaningful service locally and globally”.
Quite a statement but UNLV certainly has the expertise to back it up. The Harrah Hotel College offers bachelor’s degrees in beverage management, culinary arts, food service, hospitality administration, hotel administration, lodging and resort management, meetings and events management and recreation. Also available is: a Master of Science degree in hotel administration; a Masters of Science in sport and leisure studies; a dual MBA and Master of Science degree in hotel administration; a master of hospitality administration degree and a doctor of philosophy in hotel administration degree.