Executive Master of Science

Admission Requirements

Industry Experience

A minimum of five years of hospitality-related management experience or hospitality-related educator (instructor) experience is required for acceptance into this track. Additionally, applicants are required to currently hold a management position in the hospitality or tourism industry, or an instructional position in the field of hospitality or tourism education.

Education Experience

A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required.

Required Courses

Core Requirements – 30 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
HMG 6225 Multicultural Human Resources Management
HMG 6246 Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry
Only offered on site
HMG 6257 Contemporary Global Issues in Hospitality and Tourism 3
HMG 6280 Globalization and Competitive Methods of Multinational Hospitality Companies 3
HMG 6296 Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism
Pre-requisite: HMG 6477, Must be taken during final semester
HMG 6446 Hospitality Enterprise Technologies 3
HMG 6476 Feasibility Studies for the Hospitality Industry
HMG 6478 Restaurant Development
Pre-requisite: HMG 6477
HMG 6477 Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry 3
HMG 6596 Marketing Management 3
HMG 6697 Hospitality Law Seminar 3
HMG 5/6XXX Elective 3
Program at a Glance
  • 30 credits
  • $455.64 per credit*
  • 5 years of industry experience required
  • On site (online option available)

*For domestic students with in-state enrollment during the 2015-2016 academic year. Visit the Cost Calculator for detailed fee information.

  • Online Study Available

    Fully online study is available for qualified students interested in the Executive Master of Science in Hospitality Management. The online program can be completed in 10 months.

    Hospitality Real Estate Development Specialization

    Students working at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

    Currently enrolled and prospective graduate students at the Chaplin School can add a specialization in the growing field of hospitality real estate to their M.S. degree program.

    Three additional courses are required to obtain the specialization.

    Interested in Research?

    Students interested in working with a professor to conduct research and produce a thesis as part of their graduate studies can apply for the Master of Science in Hospitality Management with thesis.