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Graduate Student Advising

Students at the graduate level are advised by faculty members who provide a number of services including comprehensive advice on our graduate degree programs, assistance in developing a personal academic plan, and information on the wide range of services available at UNLV.

Please contact the appropriate advisor listed below with questions or to make an appointment.

Graduate Studies Office
William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkways, Box 456017
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Office: BEH 342
Phone: 702-895-3321

Master of Science in Hotel Administration

Sarah Tanford, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director, Associate Professor
Office: BEH 466
Phone: 702-895-3321
Fax: 702-895-2713
hotelgrad@unlv.edu


Master of Hospitality Administration (online executive program)

Gael Hancock
Admissions Advisor and Graduate Program Manager
Office: BEH 343
Phone: 702-895-5430
Fax: 702-895-2713
gael.hancock@unlv.edu


Master of Hospitality Administration (online executive program)
Dual MBA/MS in Hotel Administration and
Dual MS in Hotel Administration/MS in Management Information Systems

Dan McLean, Ph.D
Professor and Graduate Program Director
Office: BEH 542B
Phone: 702-895-3321
Fax: 702-895-2713
daniel.mclean@unlv.edu


Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Administration

James Busser, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Graduate Program Director, Professor
Office: BEH 458
Phone: 702-895-0942
Fax: 702-895-4872
james.busser@unlv.edu