MBA - Hospitality Concentration
Johnson & Wales University is the largest educator of hospitality professionals in North America. Economists recognize the global hospitality industry as the largest industry in the world and one of the fastest growing fields for future employment. Through the Master of Business Administration degree program with concentration in Hospitality, students acquire the skills and experiences needed to provide exemplary leadership for hospitality-related organizations throughout the world, including Marriott and Compass Group.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
- Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
- Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
- Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
Examine and analyze social, multicultural and environmental issues and their impacts upon managerial practices in the global hospitality industry.
Graduates learn executive business competencies, professional leadership, and strategic and creative thinking skills that help them ethically solve problems occurring in the global business environment in culturally sensitive ways.
Graduates in the MBA with a concentration in Hospitality may seek higher-level positions within global organizations that require MBA core curricular skills, as well as strategic planning and management expertise. In the highly competitive hospitality and tourism industry, professionals within the industry are needed to conduct high-level research, develop effective strategies, enhance revenues from strategic channels, and evaluate marketing outcomes. The MBA with a concentration in Hospitality provides the advanced training and knowledge needed to secure employment positions in these growing areas.
Foundation courses should be completed prior to registering for core and concentration courses.
Providence and North Miami students admitted to graduate programs in the College of Business who meet the English Proficiency Requirements but whose undergraduate degree was not earned at a American university or at a university located in a country in which the official language is English will be required to take a communications skills assessment. A list of those countries may be found online. Graduate students exiting the English as a Second Language Program at Johnson & Wales University are also required to take the assessment. Students who do not pass the assessment will be required to enroll in ENG5000 Management Communication Skills.
Master of Business Administration - Hospitality Concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
|ECON5000||Economics in the Global Economy||3|
|FISV5000||Corporate Financial Accounting||3|
|FISV5526||Financial Reporting and Control||3|
|MGMT5900||Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law||3|
|RSCH5700||Research and Inquiry||3|
|HOSP6509||Hospitality and Tourism Global Issues||3|
|Choose three of the following:||9|
|Franchising and Licensing|
|Experience, Adventure and Education Tourism|
|Information Technology in Hospitality and Tourism|
|Event Leadership and Planning|
|Career Capstone Course|
|MGMT6800||Business Policy and Strategy||3|