Oct 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Hospitality Management, MS/MBA


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C.T. Bauer College of Business  > Dual Degree Programs  > Hospitality Management, MS/MBA

This three-year degree is offered through a partnership between Hilton College and the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business. Through this program, students earn both an MS and MBA in less time than it would take to earn each degree independently. This opportunity enables students to prepare for careers in which business and hospitality overlap.

For more information, please visit the Hospitality Management, MS/MBA program page.

The Dual Masters MS/MBA Degrees


Program Description

The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and the C.T. Bauer College of Business Administration offer a joint degree program that enables students to prepare for careers in which business and hospitality overlap. By pursuing both the Master of Science (MS) in Hospitality Management and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees concurrently, students can complete both degrees in a shorter time period than if they were to pursue the two independently. The joint MS/MBA program requires a minimum of 63 semester hours.

Application Process

Participation in the joint MS/MBS program requires separate applications to and acceptance by each of the participating schools within a calendar year. Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the two colleges before being admitted by petition to the joint MS/MBA  program. Admission to one college has no official bearing on admission to the other.

 Visit each program’s website for more information about each degree

Admission Requirements


Participation in the joint MS/MBS program requires separate applications to and acceptance by each of the participating schools within a calendar year. Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the two colleges before being admitted by petition to the joint MS/MBA program. Admission to one college has no official bearing on admission to the other.

Degree Requirements


Credit hours required for this degree: 36.0

All MS degree candidates must complete a minimum of 36 semester credit hours of graduate coursework, at least 27 of which must be earned at the Hilton College.

The curriculum for this program requires students to complete courses in five areas, including hospitality management core courses; support and focus courses; electives; and a thesis, a professional paper and practicum, or an additional elective and practicum. Up to nine hours of elective credits can include non-HRMA courses with prior advisor approval. 

Students can choose either the professional or research track to complete this degree.

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