The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Hospitality Administration program is a comprehensive education in the hospitality industry, including the culinary arts. The program offers students a strong foundation in both the business and culinary aspects of the industry. The curriculum includes coursework in food science, kitchen management, menu development, and culinary techniques. Students also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through internships and on-campus dining experiences. Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in hotels, restaurants, catering companies, and other hospitality-related businesses.