Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

MS in Hospitality &
Tourism Management

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  • Available fully online, face-to-face or mix of both
  • 33-credit program
  • Complete in 12 to 24 months
  • Flexible schedule
  • Applications accepted every semester
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents
  • Thesis and non-thesis options

The global hospitality and tourism industry challenges professionals to maintain a competitive skill set. Build upon your strengths and interests, broaden industry knowledge and sharpen your management strategies at Rosen College. 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.

MS, MD in Hospitality & Tourism Management Track

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  • Available fully online, face-to-face or mix of both
  • Specialized 33-credit program for medical doctors
  • Complete in 15 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

This is a specialized program for medical doctors who have an interest in enhancing their management skill set. Students enrolled in the MD track will witness and experience adoptable elements to effect a cultural change in the practice of medicine vis-a-vis the concept of hospitality and service-oriented business models.

Ph.D. in
Hospitality Management

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  • Florida’s first stand-alone Ph.D. in Hospitality Management
  • Full Scholarships available
  • 58-credit, post-master’s degree curriculum
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantship opportunities

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.

Learn more about admission to the UCF Rosen College Graduate Degree Programs.

 

Ph.D. Student News

 

Congratulations to Karima Lanfranco (pictured left) who won a $2,500 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF) Scholarship to continue for her graduate studies. Karima has completed her second year of her Ph.D. program, with a research focus in lodging management, service quality, and organizational behavior. She is planning to take her candidacy exams in fall 2019, with an expected graduation date of Summer 2020.

 

 

Ph.D. Student Trishna Gajjar recently received the Emerging Scholar Award at the Seventeenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations. Read more.

Graduate Certificate in Destination Marketing & Management

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  • Available fully online
  • 9-credit program
  • Complete in 12 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Destination Marketing & Management provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective marketing and management of tourist destinations.

Graduate Certificate in
Event Management

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  • Available fully online
  • 9-credit program
  • Complete in 12 months
  • In-state tuition applies for Florida residents

The Graduate Certificate in Event Management provides knowledge and information that facilitates the effective organization and management of events in the public, private and third sector contexts.

 

Graduate Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies

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The Graduate Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies provides knowledge and information that facilitate the effective use of existing and emerging technologies in the marketing and management of hospitality and tourism products, services, experiences and electronic channels of distribution.

Please note: The graduate certificate in Hospitality & Tourism Technologies program may be completed online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF Online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Study Abroad

The program offers a unique opportunity to study aboard at IULM University in Milan, Italy. Learn more about IULM at iulm.com and the Study Abroad Programs.

The Study Abroad Dual-Degree Masters students from IULM in Milan, Italy, express their thoughts on what it means  to attend Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando, Florida. Check out their video.

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Contact

For more information about Rosen College’s graduate programs, please contact Dr. Alan Fyall at 407.903.8808 or Alan.Fyall@ucf.edu or Kathy Henry at 407.903.8024 or Kathy.Henry@ucf.edu .