Accelerated Combined Bachelor’s & Master’s (4+1 program)

Get your master's, for less

This program is designed for outstanding undergraduate students and allows students to pursue a master of science (MS) degree in Hospitality Management while completing their bachelor of science (BS) degree in Hospitality Management.

Students may take advantage of the 12 credit (4 courses) overlap in the BS and MS degree programs.

Complete BOTH your bachelor's and master's degrees in as little as 5 years!

Fully online degree option

Whether enrolled in online classes or attending on-campus, Hospitality Management students learn from the same curriculum and must meet the same requirements for graduation. 

Program at a glance

  • Ranked the #8 program in the US by QS World University Rankings
  • We have the most graduates earning the highest starting salaries compared to any other Florida State University hospitality program
  • State of the Art Facilities  
  • Opportunity to take part in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival SOBEWFF®
    • A national, star-studded, five-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs, and culinary personalities.
  • In-state: $6,566 per year ($205.58 per credit)
  • Out-of-state: $18,964 per year ($617.87 per credit)
  • In-person and  online options
  • Paying for school


Program details

For information on the 4+1 program, please visit the Accelerated Pathways page in FIU Admissions.

Specializations available:

  • Mega Events (online and on-site)
  • Hospitality Real Estate (online and on-site)
  • Revenue Management (fully online)
  • Cruise Line Operations (fully online)

Admission into this program requires current enrollment in the bachelor of science in Hospitality Management at FIU.

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Required courses - 33 credits

Students enrolled in the 4+1 program may count up to 12 credit hours of graduate courses as credits for both the BS and MS degrees. The courses must be 5000- or 6000-level hospitality and tourism management graduate courses. For each of the graduate courses counted as credits for both BS and MS degrees, a minimum grade of B is required.


  • 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
  • Graduate Practicum: 3
  • Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism: 3

Up to 4 courses (12 credits) may be used to satisfy both the bachelor’s and master’s degree requirements. Courses must be 5000- or 6000- level School of Hospitality & Tourism Management graduate courses and students must earn a grade of a B or higher.

Degrees awarded

The combined BS/MS program has been designed to be a continuous program. However, upon completion of all the requirements of the undergraduate program, students will receive their BS degree.


For more information about the accelerated program, please contact an advisor in HM 106 or schedule an appointment by clicking the link below. This program is available at the Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC) and fully online.