Hospitality Management - MS

The Hospitality Management Master of Science degree program will provide students the skills and experiences needed to advance their careers in hospitality leadership positions. The field of hospitality is evolving. In order to meet the paradigm shifts in the service industry, professionals will need contemporary training to maintain a competitive advantage.  Further, there is an opportunity for students to focus their field of study on becoming a hospitality educator or by advancing their career as a hospitality leader. Through the university’s relationship with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), students will be able to apply the program knowledge to a wide array of industry relevant professional certifications upon completion of their MS degree.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Demonstrate advanced communication and presentation skills.
  • Differentiate cultural norms in global and domestic business interactions to effectively lead teams.
  • Critically analyze and critique research, financial performance, and strategic plans.
  • Formulate ethical strategies to mitigate operational challenges within the hospitality industry.

Hospitality Management

Master of Science (MS)

Foundation Course
FISV5000Corporate Financial Accounting4.5
Core Courses
FISV5600Financial Management4.5
HOSP5010Research Methodology & Data Analysis in the Hospitality Industry4.5
HOSP5020Strategic Marketing in Service Dominant Logic4.5
HOSP6120Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry4.5
HOSP6130Competitive Strategies in Hospitality4.5
HOSP6509Hospitality and Tourism Global Issues4.5
HOSP6900Hospitality Capstone4.5
Elective Courses
Choose three of the following:13.5
Franchising and Licensing
Benchmarking and Operations Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
Corporate Social Responsibility
Experience, Adventure and Education Tourism
Information Technology in Hospitality and Tourism
Event Leadership and Planning
Event Operations and Risk Management
Total Credits45.0-49.5