We prepare students to succeed
Learn to think critically and move confidently from the classroom to the boardroom.
Student success is our first priority, and we designed our programs and facilities to achieve that goal. Learning and professional development happen inside and outside the classroom, so internships are an integral part of a Lutgert education. Learning to apply classroom theory to real-world challenges gives you a significant advantage in the job market. That's the Lutgert difference.
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Recruiters from Fortune 100 firms network at the LCOB every Fall & Spring
Our programs prepare graduates to thrive professionally and become the leaders of tomorrow
"The college does a great job of preparing students for graduate studies and the working world."
"My relationships with faculty were — and still are — impeccable."
‘14, Resort & Hospitality Mgmt.
"The strengths of the FGCU program lie in its dual focus on business and technology."
Assoc. Prof., Info Sys. & Ops. Mgmt.
"The internship was the most impactful and helpful resource in starting my career."
’11, Resort & Hospitality Mgmt.
"When you talk about life-changing, good experiences, FGCU was mine."
’01, Executive MBA
"Here, you get to play golf all year. You can’t do that in any other PGA program.
‘19, Professional Golf Mgmt. & RHM
"The Lutgert faculty really goes above and beyond to help students reach their goals."
‘18, Computer Information Systems
"We have so many classes that are extremely educational in a fun way."
’18, Resort & Hospitality Mgmt.
"In an internship we apply what we have learned (in classrooms) in the real world."
’19, Computer Information Systems
"I fell in love with Southwest Florida, but it was the working environment at FGCU that attracted me."
Asst. Prof., Resort & Hospitality Mgmt.
"I was looking for a good school in a good community, and I wanted a non-tenured position."
Asst. Prof., Accounting
Student & Professional Organizations
Join like-minded colleagues to make a difference in the world.
Your first resort for the hospitality field
Ideally located in the tourism and golfing haven of Southwest Florida, our School of Resort & Hospitality Management prepares graduates to lead and manage complex operations and multi-million-dollar properties.
And did we mention we play golf year round, too?
State-of-the-art labs offer hands-on learning so you gain real-world experience
Gartner Sales LabSales is an art and a science. Learn how to push towards the close and convert your pipeline into sales. Hone your talents in this new lab sponsored by our partners at Gartner.
Bloomberg Financial Markets LabKeep an eye on Wall Street all day long. With live stock tickers sponsored by Bloomberg, you will always be aware of the latest movers and shakers in the market.
Cyber Security and Analytics LabInformation security means more today than ever. Get all the training and experience you need to become a cyber security expert.
Our focus is your professional development
Get help to succeed in class, your first internship and opportunities to study abroad.
Institutes & Initiatives
We conduct research, collaborate with regional business partners and offer expertise and resources to benefit to the community.
External News Articles
Published articles about the LCOB
- FGCU listed among best regional institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report
9/15/18 | news-press.com
- FGCU awarded grant to help veteran entrepreneurs
9/7/18 | winknews.com
- FGCU Center for Agribusiness will support key economic sector
8/29/18 | fortmyers.floridaweekly.com
- Florida SBDC at FGCU entrepreneur awards announced
5/9/18 | fortmyers.floridaweekly.com
- Entrepreneurs abound at FGCU
4/12/18 | naples.floridaweekly.com