Master of Science in Hospitality Management

Preparing Strategic Leaders for the Hospitality Industry

The Master of Science in Hospitality Management (MSHM) degree program is designed to develop informed, competent and innovative leaders in the international hospitality industry.

The 36-credit program features a practitioner-focused curriculum that enables student to earn the knowledge, competencies and skills necessary lead and work effectively in the core business sectors of the hospitality industry.  Students will acquire knowledge, critical awareness and experience in key hospitality-centric domains, including human capital management, technology, finance and entrepreneurship. Course work focuses on globally-framed, cultural-specific models of hospitality management, including historical overview, trends and issues in the hospitality industry, gaming and resort markets and relevant business, management and operations topics. Courses are offered completely online and structured in an 8-week format.

What You Will Learn in the MSHM Program
Students will receive a solid grounding in relevant theory, applied practice and policy-making in hospitality management. Learn more about the MSHM Program Outcomes.

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Meet the Dean

“Organizational leadership is a strong focus of our curriculum and is a relevant and desired competency in today’s fast-changing, global marketplace.”

 

» Michael Williams, Ph.D.

Term Application Deadline Term Start Date
Sept. 2017 Aug. 14, 2017 Aug. 28, 2017
Jan. 2018 Nov. 27, 2017 Jan. 2, 2018
May 2018 April 9, 2018 April 30, 2018

 

Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Course Credits
I. Core Courses 27
MSH-501: Hospitality Management in the 21st Century Global Workplace (3)
FAM-540: Finance & Accounting for Managers (3)
MSH-502: Hospitality Industry Law & Labor Relationships (3)
HRM-530: Human Resource Management (3)
MKM-560: Marketing Management (3)
ETH-590: Ethics for Managers (3)
MSH-503: Strategic Planning & Operations in the Hospitality Industry (3)
MSH-504: Technology Systems & Applications in the Hospitality Industry (3)
MSH-505: Hospitality Management Seminar (must be taken prior to Capstone) (3)
   
II. Graduate Electives 6
Students can select any School of Business and Management graduate course. (6)
III. Capstone 3
MSH-506: Capstone in Hospitality Management (3)
Total 36

Note: Hospitality Management Seminar (MSH 505) must be taken prior to the Capstone in Hospitality Management (MSH 506).You cannot take them in the same term. Contact your academic advisor to register for both courses.