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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

The Executive Master of Hospitality Management, MHM

The Executive Master in Hospitality Management (MHM) is a unique online program that will refine the professional and academic skills of its graduates, giving them a competitive edge to lead and excel in the demanding arena of hospitality management. The program also provides students at the executive level with a wealth of advanced industry knowledge and expands their management skills and professional leadership abilities. An integral component of the curriculum is immediate workplace application. Students are required to complete an industry-based research project that relates to current issues in a hospitality environment. The program is designed for anyone responsible for leading and managing in the hospitality industry, regardless of academic or professional background.

For more information, please visit the Executive Master of Hospitality Management website.

Admission Requirements

Students who have successfully completed the US equivalent of a BS degree, preferably in Hotel and Restaurant Management or a related field, with a minimum of 3.0/4.0 GPA, five-plus years of work experience at the management level, completed statement of intent, and three letters of recommendation will be considered after successful completion of the application. Satisfactory TOEFL and IELS scores are required for international students who have not completed a degree from the US or another English-speaking country. For more information, visit http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/. Application fees submission is required ($50 domestic applicants/$125 international applicants).

A Skype or other distance-conducted interview may be required for students who have met all other admission criteria and after approval by the MHM applicant selection committee. The interview will be administered by the graduate programs office after a date and time is established that accommodates both the applicant and the interviewer.

Degree Requirements

Credit hours required for this degree: 30.0

The curriculum requires a total of 30 credit hours of coursework, including 9 credits of prescribed electives. During the program, students will also build an e-portfolio and work on an industry-based research project. The following courses are required of all students pursuing the program.

Academic Policies

University of Houston Academic Policies  

About the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management 

Core curriculum hours cannot be waived under any circumstances.