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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Hospitality Leadership and Hospitality Management, B.S./M.S.

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Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership  > Global Hospitality Leadership and Hospitality Management, B.S./M.S.

Program Description

For students who want to pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Global Hospitality Leadership and earn a Master of Science (M.S.) in Hospitality Management, the dual B.S./M.S. program offers an accelerated degree program to earn both in five years. The dual B.S./M.S. provides a clear and concise path toward accelerated academic goals and enables students to begin concentrated work on a professional focus in the hospitality industry during the final year of their B.S. degree plan. Students who are accepted into this program can complete 12 hours toward their M.S. degree as an undergraduate student, and the remaining credits for the M.S. can be completed in one additional calendar year as a graduate student.

Application Process

Applicants gain conditional admission to this joint program during their final undergraduate year. Unconditional admission to the M.S. program requires successful completion of the B.S. in Global Hospitality Leadership a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and completion of the graduate program application process, which includes the following:

  • Completion of GRE or GMAT test (institution code for GRE is 6870 and GMAT is XT1-1C-69)
  • Online graduate admission application completion at https://www.applyweb.com/uhouston/
  • Completion of a Skype interview if invited to do so after review of application

Additional requirements for international applicants include the following:

  • letter of financial backing form (supported by a current bank)
  • passport-sized photo
  • copy of passport

Course replacement/acceptance

Admitted students can earn 12 credit hours of Master-level courses in their final year of the B.S. program. These 12 credit hours will be applied to both the B.S. and the M.S. degree. Upon completion of the B.S. degree and unconditional acceptance into the M.S. program, an additional 24 Master level credit hours will culminate in an M.S. in Hospitality Management.

Final year of B.S.

9 credit hours from the following that support the focus area of the B.S. and the elective/support requirements in the M.S.:

  • GHL 6153 - Hotel Marketing NY Style
  • GHL 6342 - Alcoholic Beverage Production
  • GHL 6343 - Beverage Management
  • GHL 6344 - California Wine Experience
  • GHL 6345 - Wine Appreciation
  • GHL 6349 - Hospitality Purchasing
  • GHL 6351 - Lodging Operations Management
  • GHL 6355 - Event Administration
  • GHL 6356 - Hotel Development
  • GHL 6364 - Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • GHL 6383 - Country Club Operations Management
  • GHL 6384 - Gourmet Night Management
  • GHL 6385 - Hall of Honor Management
  • GHL 6397 (new course number pending) - Beer Appreciation
  • GHL 6397 (new course number pending) - Food Safety: Current Perspectives & Applications
  • GHL 6397 (new course number pending) - Restaurant Development

3 credit hours from the following:

  • GHL 6361 - Hospitality Marketing Analysis

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