Established in 1998, the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) at Temple University has a distinguished tradition preparing leaders in the sport, recreation, tourism and hospitality industries. It is the largest provider of talent for these industries in the greater Philadelphia region.
The school’s innovative approach to learning combined with our location in the heart of Philadelphia fosters transformational education experiences. Thoroughly committed to providing student-centered education and professional development relevant to today’s thriving sport, tourism and hospitality industry — STHM integrates applicable, real-world experience into the curriculum and classroom through its global network of industry partners and well-connected alumni network.
Our goal through education is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and educational resources to innovate the sport, recreation, tourism, and hospitality industries globally and move them forward. In addition to the educational program, the school’s two cutting-edge research centers support the school’s mission of advancing the industry through high-quality research.