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The Mystique of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

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The Mystique of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

By Mei Wong
The Daily Magi
October 31, 2046


The William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at UNLV is consistently one of the highest ranked hotel and hospitality colleges in the nation. The school is named after William F. Harrah, the founder of Harrah's Entertainment.

The College helped found and organizes UNLVino, a world known wine tasting event which acts as a fundraiser for the College of Hotel Administration. UNLVino has run annually since 1974.

The College of Hotel Administration takes advantage of its location 1.5 miles from the Las Vegas strip. With more than 125,000 hotel rooms and hundreds of restaurants, conventions and trade shows, Las Vegas serves as a laboratory for the college's program.

The William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration has one international campus in Singapore. Opened in 2006, 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 offers the college’s upper division courses, including Hotel Administration, Hospitality Marketing, Food and Beverage Management and Hotel Law. Students may also earn an executive master’s degree in hospitality.

Publications 

UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal
UNLV Journal of Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Science HTL, Science Library of Congress, ISSN Number: 1546-3273

Degree programs

B.S. in Hotel Administration
M.H.A. or Master of Hospitality Administration
M.S. in Hotel Administration
Dual MBA/MS in Hotel Administration/Business Administration
Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration

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