The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management(STHM) at Temple University is proud to partner with DECA to motivate and inspire future leaders within the sport, tourism, and hospitality industries.

Our commitment to experience-driven education goes beyond the classroom into the thriving city of Philadelphia, giving students the real-world knowledge and skills that employers demand. Personalized career support and student services, industry networking opportunities and internships prepare students for success. At STHM, students not only experience individualized attention and opportunity in a personalized setting, but they are also part of Temple University, a top-ranked research university and the powerhouse that charges Philadelphia. 

Through our partnership with DECA, STHM works to expose and educate students to the thriving sport, tourism, and hospitality industries with the goal in developing innovative leaders of tomorrow. Actively engaging with DECA members at the International Career Development Conference, we are eager to connect creative and driven students from across the globe with our distinguished programs in tourism, hospitality, sport, and recreation management.




Explore exciting careers in the trillion-dollar sport and hospitality industries. See where your passion will take you with a degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management or Sport and Recreation Management. Visit our website to learn more about these programs, and the opportunities that are available.


Experience the energetic and exciting learning environment of Temple University‚Äôs School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management by visiting us on campus. Discover the city of Philadelphia, a city thriving in sport and hospitality and your learning laboratory. Schedule a visit to tour Temple University, and meet with an admissions representative from STHM.


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How Employees Can Engage with DECA

DECA has many opportunities for organizations and their employees to engage with DECA. From volunteering as a classroom speaker, mentor or judge, to representing your company by exhibiting to advertising in publications, there are countless opportunities to engage with DECA and its membership.