College Degrees

Master of Business Administration Hospitality Management

An MBA in hospitality management offers working professionals a graduate degree track that may allow them to become specialists in the industry of hospitality and lodging. These fields often cross into other industries as well, like recreation, travel and tourism. Traditionally, this MBA program is a two-year study track designed to for working professionals pursuing college on a part-time schedule. This graduate degree program may integrate business concepts and methodologies with the hospitality industry. Sometimes, professionals in corporate executive positions will use this kind of degree to enhance their working knowledge of the hospitality industry, most commonly when the company they work for sells to, buys from, or works with other businesses in the industry.

Other professionals that might utilize this MBA include consultants that might work advising hospitality institutions on best management practices and staffing recommendations. In addition to outside industries, this degree could also be used by management professionals that work in hospitality including careers like lodging managers, international liaisons, banquet managers and more. Whether you work in a position that requires regular interaction hospitality vendors or clients, or you’re simply looking to be qualified for managerial opportunities within the hospitality industry itself, an MBA in hospitality management may be a great option.

Example Courses

  • Staff Management and Leadership Skills
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Introduction to Business Law

Potential Industries

  • Corporate Business
  • Consulting
  • Hospitality

Colleges Offering Degree

  • Sullivan University
  • DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management
  • Southern New Hampshire University

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