School of Hospitality Leadership

UW-Stout’s School of Hospitality Leadership provides an educational experience to develop the leadership and management skills needed by industry leaders of tomorrow.
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World Class Education 

The School of Hospitality Leadership (SHL) has consistently been at the forefront of hospitality education excellence. By combining a rigorous curriculum with an award-winning student-focused culture to deliver a quality education, learners are exposed to traditional building blocks and contemporary insights that will be instrumental throughout their careers. With an uncompromising focus on the future needs of industry with an unwavering student dedication, the School of Hospitality Leadership is uniquely positioned to educate future leaders on what it takes to manage organizations in the hospitality, golf and property management industries.

Hospitality Leadership school up to No. 8 in world ranking

The School of Hospitality Leadership at University of Wisconsin-Stout has again been named one of the very best in the world.
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Engaging Educational Experience

Our faculty use proven educational methods to provide a multifaceted, stimulating and challenging educational experience to help propel students to the forefront of their respective industries. Our unique programs have been designed to help students build management skills and develop the necessary abilities needed for industry leaders. By leveraging course activities that focus on real-life examples and challenges within industry that come from the world’s top organizations, our courses provide a foundation for achieving success in the hospitality businesses of tomorrow.

Mediaplanet’s ‘Careers in Hospitality’

We recently participated in a campaign with likeminded industry leaders to highlight hospitality programs.

A Connected Community

Our passion for creating a learning environment that empowers inspires and challenges starts with community. We have created a culture that focuses on the unique connections that 50 years of experience brings. From your fellow students to alumni around the world and nationally recognized faculty, our curriculum focuses on leveraging connections to build your professional network during the learning process. Whether it be applied cases delivered by industry partners or School of Hospitality Leadership alumni who actively contribute to your growth and development, your educational experience is driven by a culture of a connected professional community.


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Alum’s hospitality career has taken him on ride with the stars

Whether it's the people or restaurants — Debbie Reynolds, Jimmy Buffett, Planet Hollywood — David Crabtree has had a star-studded hospitality career.

Hospitality grad’s career off to grand start in Washington, D.C.

Several months into the start of his career, Ben Bumgarner still finds himself wondering at times “how it all happened.”

Study lounge at the Weidner Center open for students

UW-Stout senior Haley McLean worked on her laptop on assignments as she studied recently in the study lounge of the Weidner Center.