Graduate Programs

Rosen College hospitality management graduate programs

Master of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The global hospitality and tourism industry challenges professionals to maintain a competitive skillset. Build upon your strengths and interests, broaden industry knowledge and sharpen your management strategies. We will incorporate your professional experiences in our interactive learning environment.

The typical Master’s candidate holds an undergraduate degree in hospitality, business management or a related discipline, and works for a leading hospitality organization.

The Master’s program accepts applications every semester. Enjoy the convenience of enrolling full- or part-time with a thesis or non-thesis option, with select online course components. For both options, 18 credit hours of core coursework is required. You must be enrolled in nine credit hours per semester to be considered a full-time student.

  • Thesis Option – 33 credit hours
    Full-time students can complete the program within four semesters.
  • Non-Thesis Option – 33 credit hours
    Full-time students can complete the program within five semesters.

Ph.D. in Hospitality Management

Our doctoral program in Hospitality Management prepares individuals for teaching and research-based careers in academia, as well as practitioner researchers and field consultants in hospitality and tourism enterprises.

Through our Ph.D. program, students will have the opportunity to generate significant industry-specific knowledge through exposure to and participation in the highest levels of academic research. The 58-hour post-master’s degree curriculum includes 18 credit hours of core courses, 27 credit hours of specialization courses and 15 credit hours of dissertation.

For more information about Rosen College’s graduate programs, please contact Dr. Paul Rompf at 407.903.8027 or