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Program at a Glance

Online Bachelor's
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Credit Hours
Tied for #1 Online Bachelor Psychology Program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Build a career and a community

The Bachelor of Science degree in Lifestyle Community Management is an innovative interdisciplinary program designed to prepare graduates to become skilled professionals, effective managers, and inspiring leaders in the rapidly growing field of lifestyle communities. These communities encompass a wide range of settings, including country clubs, wellness resorts, and active adult living communities. Each of these communities is characterized by an abundance of wellness programs, engaging lifestyle activities, and top-tier hospitality amenities.

The program offers three specializations, each tailored to meet the unique demands and opportunities of different industries. Students can choose to specialize in club and resort management, senior living management or hospitality wellbeing management.

Whether you aspire to work in community management, hospitality, or wellness, Whether you are interested in managing a luxury resort, running a senior living community, or creating a wellness-focused hospitality experience, our program provides the foundation for a successful and rewarding career in lifestyle community management.

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Extensive network of local and national opportunities for full engagement in the industry
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70+ world-renowned faculty members from 17 countries
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Resources available from orientation to graduation to help students reach their full potential

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
March 1
July 1
November 1
March 1

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Course Overview

Resort Management

Explore a comprehensive analysis of applied theories, principles, and techniques in the management of hotels and shared ownership/timeshare properties.

Engage in an overview of the legal and ethical issues faced by health care consumers, practitioners, administrators and health care facilities.

Examine the decision making process from the guest's point of view in the hospitality industry.

Disney Signature Experiences is excited to see the Rosen College of Hospitality Management launch its new Lifestyle Community Management degree program. As an innovator in the lifestyle communities space through our Storyliving by Disney Communities, we see the industry's tremendous growth potential and recognize the value of this degree.

Thomas Mazloum, President, Disney Signature Experiences

Skills You'll Learn

  • Attract and manage a spectrum of lifestyle communities across different demographics.
  • Understand the different business needs of communities ranging from marketing to human resources.
  • Create and curate quality programming based for residents.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2021 - 2031

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Activities Director
  • Community Manager
  • Event Organizer
  • Food Services Director
  • Executive Director