CHAPLIN GRADUATE SCHOOL

Move up in your career with an advanced degree in Hospitality and Tourism management. Areas of study include specializations in real estate, mega-events, revenue management and a thesis option for those interested in research.

The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management’s vision is to transform hospitality and tourism… one learner at a time, for a lifetime.

Real World Curriculum: Provides you with the leadership & analytical skills needed to advance your career

Hospitality Means Business: Top faculty, dedicated career services & experiential learning in the epicenter for Hospitality & Tourism

Flexible Scheduling: On-Campus & Fully Online options available

Traditional & Online Programs Available

For career-oriented individuals who want to earn a master’s degree without a thesis.

  • 12-month program
  • Online option available
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

Larger events are inherently more complicated, requiring additional security and facility concerns, as well as presenting greater budgetary and marketing pressures. Candidates would receive a rare opportunity to enhance their event management skills in producing programs for over 10,000 attendees. Courses focus on festivals, trade shows, major conventions, sports events, and concerts.

  • 12-month program
  • Flexible schedule

For candidates who want to jump start their careers with an advanced degree designed to give students an in-depth knowledge about the business of real estate and development in the hospitality industry. Students will learn to bridge the gap between development and real estate to accomplish a company’s expansion goals. They will be prepared to become an integral part of teams focused on research, analysis, site selection and development.

  • 12-month program
  • Online Option Available
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

Graduate students interested in conducting research in hospitality and tourism management research during graduate and post-graduate studies can choose the thesis track of the Master of Science in Hospitality Management. This 33-credit program includes a three-credit thesis course and a three-credit elective.

  • 12-month program
  • Online Option Available
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

M.S. in Hospitality Management

For career-oriented individuals who want to earn a master’s degree without a thesis.

  • 12-month program
  • Online option available
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

For candidates who want to jump start their careers with an advanced degree designed to give students an in-depth knowledge about the business of real estate and development in the hospitality industry. Students will learn to bridge the gap between development and real estate to accomplish a company’s expansion goals. They will be prepared to become an integral part of teams focused on research, analysis, site selection and development.

  • 12-month program
  • Fully online
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

For candidates who want to jump start their careers with an advanced degree in hospitality management specializing in revenue management, one of the fastest growing sectors in the industry. As critical thinkers and strategists with the goal of maximizing revenue, students in this specialization will sharpen their data gathering, analytical and decision-making skills. Using advanced techniques and modern tools, they will be prepared to devise comprehensive, company-wide revenue management strategies.

  • 12-month program
  • Fully online
  • Flexible schedule
  • No industry experience required

Larger events are inherently more complicated, requiring additional security and facility concerns, as well as presenting greater budgetary and marketing pressures. Candidates would receive a rare opportunity to enhance their event management skills in producing programs for over 10,000 attendees. Courses focus on festivals, trade shows, major conventions, sports events, and concerts.

  • 12-month program
  • Flexible schedule

For individuals who have at least five years of documented professional experience in hospitality management.

  • 10-month program
  • Fully online
  • Accelerated program
  • Experience required

In conjunction with the Hollo School of Real Estate and the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business, the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management offers the joint degree program in International Real Estate and Hospitality Management.

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For individuals who want to pursue an academic career and conduct research in the area of hospitality and tourism.

Admissions standards for the Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management:

  • An earned four-year bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
  • An applicant with an undergraduate upper division grade point average (GPA) of less than 3.0 should submit scores of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
    • Students who have earned a minimum 3.0 (as evaluated by the University Graduate Admission’s office) are waived from the GRE or GMAT requirement

International Students

  • International graduate student applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
    • 550 on the paper based TOEFL (with no sub-score below 52)
    • 80 on the internet- based TOEFL (iBT) (with no sub-score below 17)
    • 6.5 overall on the IELTS (with no sub-score below 5.5)
  • Translations of your transcripts to English are necessary
  • For a list of TOEFL exempt countries, see information for English Proficiency Exempt Countries

Application Deadlines

Semester On-Site Online International
Fall Jun. 1st Aug. 3rd Jun. 1st
Spring Oct. 1st Dec. 8th Oct. 1st
Summer Mar. 1st Apr. 6th Feb. 1st

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