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MBA in Hospitality Management Courses & Tuition
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Master of Business Administration

Hospitality Management Concentration

MBA in Hospitality Management Coursework

Required program courses (30 credit hours)

We've designed the core program courses in our Hospitality Management MBA to provide you with the fundamentals to make an impact in the business world. See MBA Required Program Courses for a list of required coursework.

Hospitality Management concentration courses (12 credit hours)

The concentration coursework is designed to further focus your Hospitality Management MBA curriculum to better prepare you for success in a specific field or industry. To add a concentration to your MBA degree program, you may choose courses totaling 12 credit hours from the following list:

Click on a course name below for its full description.

Survey of Hospitality Management

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Event Planning and Management

Tourism Management

Survey of Hospitality Management
HOSP582 – 3 credit hours
Survey of Hospitality Management explores major fields within the hospitality industry - lodging, meetings/events, restaurants, casinos and tourism - and the role each field plays in relation to both the business and private sectors. Operations and management are covered in the context of history, society and leadership.
Hotel and Restaurant Management
HOSP585 – 3 credit hours
This course examines the lodging and restaurant industries - from their traditional roots to contemporary structures. Topics address management, economics and measurement of hotel and restaurant operations, providing students with insight into effective and efficient operations and ways in which to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Reservation systems, staffing, housekeeping, security, marketing and menu strategy are addressed and related to management responsibilities.
Event Planning and Management
HOSP590 – 3 credit hours
This course addresses - from a managerial perspective - the event, meeting and convention management segments of the hospitality industry. Coursework focuses on the diverse demands of multiple stakeholders who plan, organize, lead and control organized functions. Various event model structures are examined, enabling students to explore issues related to sponsorship, venues, staffing, finance, exhibit coordination, contracted services, legal implications, marketing and convention bureaus. Topics are presented within a project management framework as they apply to meeting and event management.
Tourism Management
HOSP594 – 3 credit hours
Tourism Management introduces the many interdisciplinary aspects of the growing tourism industry, with emphasis on managerial challenges and responsibilities for both domestic and international tourism. The structure and function of major tourism delivery systems are covered, as are social and behavioral aspects of tourism. Additionally, factors affecting supply of - and demand for - products and services are analyzed, and forecasting demand, revenue and yield management approaches are explored. Case studies are used where appropriate.

Elective courses (6 credit hours)

You can take your electives in a variety of programs. Students may choose any electives for which they meet the prerequisites. Download the Academic Catalog and view "Course Offerings" for a complete list of courses that could satisfy your elective requirements.


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