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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 program is ideal for those who hope to pursue a Ph.D. in the future.

This 33-credit program includes a three-credit thesis course and a three-credit elective.

Program at a glance

    • 33 credits
    • Can be completed in 12 months
    • Total program cost:
      • Florida in-state student, on-campus: $15,015
      • International and out-of-state students, on-campus: $33,033
      • Fully online program: $24,750
    • Thesis component required for this specialization
    • Paying for school

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Core requirements – 33 credits

  • Accounting & Financial Management: 3
  • Global Issues in Hospitality & Tourism: 3
  • Research and Statistical Methods: 3
  • Hospitality and Tourism Industry Research Analysis: 3
  • Marketing & Sales in Hospitality & Tourism: 3
  • Hospitality Law Seminar: 3
  • Revenue Management OR Feasibility Studies OR Restaurant Development: 3
  • Organizational Behavior in the Hospitality Industry: 3
  • Hospitality Elective: 3
  • Thesis I: 3
  • Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism: 3

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.

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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.