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The Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management is designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed by successful professionals in the hospitality industry for high-level operations and management. The program combines foundational managerial and business background in accounting, decision-making, human resources, project management, and business strategy with courses in hospitality theory, management, and sustainable operations.
MASTER’S DEGREE IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management offers courses that should prepare graduates for employment in managerial positions in hospitality. The degree will prepare students with skills in project management, leadership and critical thinking and decision-making. Opportunities for these graduates will range from hotels and restaurants to travel, resorts and tourism, to event planning and customer service.
The Master’s degree in Hospitality Management seeks to provide students with the business and management knowledge and skills required to operate at a high level of achievement as managers in the hospitality industry. Students will demonstrate a high level of learning in various aspects of management, including accounting, leadership, human resources, project management, and team development. Students will apply management and business decision-making skills to various areas of operations in the hospitality industry, including tourism, lodging, and food service.
To receive a Master’s Degree in Hospitality Management, students must complete 36 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is approximately 12 months or 48 weeks (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).
|ACG 5075 Accounting For Decision Makers||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 5147 Leadership Skills For Managers||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 5305 Human Resource Management||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 6581 Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|GEB 5895 Business Policy And Decision Making||3.0 credit hours|
|MAN 6351 Training And Development||3.0 credit hours|
|GEB 5898 Applied Managerial Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|GEB 6896 Business Strategy For Competitive Advantage||3.0 credit hours|
|HFT 550 Concepts Of Hospitality And Tourism||3.0 credit hours|
|HFT 575 Sustainability In Hospitality And Tourism||3.0 credit hours|
|HFT 580 Management Of Lodging Operations||3.0 credit hours|
|HFT 699 Graduate Hospitality Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|
HFT 550 CONCEPTS OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM (3.0 credit hours)
This course provides students with a high-level view of the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism field. Students will examine theories and practice applicable to various aspects of the hotel, restaurant, and travel sectors. The course will also examine real-world examples in application to current trends in the industry.
HFT 575 SUSTAINABILITY IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM (3.0 credit hours)
This course allows student to explore the principles of sustainability in the modern hospitality industry. Students will examine the benefits, ramifications, and practices of sustainability pertaining to opportunities in hospitality and tourism organizations.
HFT 580 MANAGEMENT OF LODGING OPERATIONS (3.0 credit hours)
This course includes presentation and analysis of the unique management techniques required in lodging operations. Hospitality concepts and practical application will be explored across the diverse sectors of the lodging industry, with special emphasis on food services and lodging management.
HFT 699 GRADUATE HOSPITALITY CAPSTONE COURSE (3.0 credit hours)
In this final course, students will integrate the knowledge, skills, and competencies from the degree’s management and hospitality courses, and demonstrate a high level of learning in the program’s intended learning outcomes through successful completion of an original hospitality management capstone project. (Course must be completed in the student’s final semester of the program.)
Everglades University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
100% Online Option
Option Flexible learning schedules fit for adult learning.
Multiple Campus Locations for In-Person Learning
5 campus options to choose from: Boca Raton, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa.