Master of Science in Hospitality Management (thesis)

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.

Required Courses

Core Requirements – 33 Credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
HMG 6280 Globalization and Competitive Methods of Multinational Hospitality Companies 3
HMG 6225 Multicultural Human Resources Management for the Hospitality Industry
HMG 6246 Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry
HMG 6296 Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism
Pre-requisite: HMG 6477, Must be taken during the final semester
HMG 6257 Contemporary Global Issues in the Hospitality and Tourism 3
HMG 6596 Marketing Management 3
HMG 6477 Financial Management for the Hospitality Industry 3
HMG 6697 Hospitality Law Seminar 3
HMG 6586 Research and Statistical Methods 3
HMG 6916 Industry Research Project 3
HMG 6972 Thesis
Pre-requisite: HMG 6297
HMG 5/6XXX Elective
Course must be 5000/6000 level


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Program at a Glance
  • 33 credits
  • $455 per credit for in-state
  • $1001 per credit for out-of-state
  • $750 per credit for online program
  • On site & Online available

Non-Thesis Option

Earn an advanced degree without a required thesis in the Master of Science in Hospitality Management program. This non-thesis option also has an accelerated track, which can be completed online in 12 months.

Thesis Track Guidelines

Students in the thesis track are expected to familiarize themselves with procedures and expectations as outlined in the Hospitality Management Thesis Track Guidelines.