HospitalityMaine has partnered with Husson University for

BANGOR, MAINE, July 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HospitalityMaine members and their employees can now take courses and work toward certificates and degrees at Husson University at a discounted rate thanks to a recent agreement between Maine’s state hospitality organization, restaurant and the hospitality industry and the university.

The partnership offers a tuition discount on undergraduate, master’s and certificate courses in non-delimited programs. Customized education, training and practice are also options for members to work on with Husson.

“Husson University is proud to support higher education among HospitalityMaine members throughout Maine, who provide vital services to both Mainers and those who travel to Maine as a popular tourist destination,” said Dr. Marie Hansen, dean of the College of Business. “We provide students with the knowledge they need to advance their careers and help businesses thrive.”

HospitalityMaine joins other notable Maine organizations including LLBean, The Jackson Laboratory, MMG Insurance and Bangor Savings Bank in selecting Husson as a training partner.

“We are excited to offer this opportunity to our member organizations and their staff,” said Becky Jacobson, executive director of HospitalityMaine. “HospitalityMaine encourages membership to take advantage of this opportunity to gain additional skills and knowledge at a reduced cost. We are excited to continue to develop our partnership with Husson University and their educators.”

Those who benefit from the partnership can apply for a certificate, an uncapped undergraduate degree and – for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited institution – a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Of particular interest may be the MBA-Hospitality Management concentration.

“A highly educated workforce is critical to business productivity and success. At Husson, we are proud to partner with HospitalityMaine and to strengthen Maine’s lodging, restaurant and hospitality workforce through continuing education,” said Husson President Lynne Coy-Ogan.

The College of Business at Husson University offers a range of undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and certificates that can be taken on campus or online, and is dedicated to providing students with an education that leads to career success. For more information about Husson University’s College of Business visit

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