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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Global Hospitality Business, MS

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Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management  > Global Hospitality Business, MS

Hilton College offers an exclusive Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business degree, thanks to a first-of-its-kind partnership with the top hospitality programs in Europe and Asia-Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

This truly global program provides select students with an extensive understanding of world markets and firsthand experience of local cultures across three continents. Students spend their first term at EHL in Switzerland, their second at PolyU in Hong Kong, and their third stateside at Hilton College.

Designed in close collaboration with top players in the hotel, tourism and service industries, the Global Hospitality Master’s program offers unparalleled professional immersion through a unique and personalized capstone project, professional certifications and business field trips to global tourism hubs like New York, Paris and Macau.

With access to three global alumni networks and ties to industry across the globe, this program paves the way to an international career.

Admission Requirements

Students who have successfully completed the US equivalent of a BS degree, in Hotel and Restaurant Management or a related field, with a minimum of 3.0/4.0 GPA, all official college transcripts for all institutions attended (including English translations if needed), a minimum of one year hospitality-related work experience, completed statement of intent, and two letters of recommendation will be considered after successful completion of the application. Satisfactory TOEFL and IELTS scores are required for international students who have not completed a degree from the US or another English-speaking country. Visit www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/ for more information.  All applications require payment of an application fee ($50 domestic applicants/$125 international applicants).

A Skype or other distance-conducted interview will be required for students who have met all  admission criteria and after approval by the MS GHB applicant selection committee. The interview will be administered by the Director of International Programs after a date and time is established that accommodates both the applicant and the interviewer.  

For more application information please view http://uh.edu/hilton-college/students/future-students/graduate-admissions/ms-global-hospitality-business/admission-requirements/global-masters-admissions.pdf.

Degree Requirements

Credit hours required for this degree: 39.0

All MS degree candidates must complete 39 semester credit hours of graduate coursework over the course of three (3) terms in each the three (3) designated partner locations to receive their graduate degree from either UH or one of the other two partnering institutions.

The credit hours necessary for graduation from this program are as follows:

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