William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

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Master of Science in Hotel Administration

The 36-hour Master's of Science in Hotel Administration degree program will prepare you for a successful career as an upper-level executive in the hospitality industry or as an instructor/researcher in a hospitality education program. You can choose from several tracks of study including food service management, hotel administration, hospitality education, convention and meeting management or casino and gaming management.

In addition to these traditional areas, a curriculum with an emphasis in hospitality accounting, human resource management, or marketing may be arranged. You will have the opportunity to thoroughly research a subject that is of special interest to you by writing a thesis or professional paper. The decision as to topic and format for your final project will be based on your career goals and made through consultation with your advisor.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall – Aug. 1 (international students - May 1)
  • Spring – Nov. 15 (international students - Oct. 1)