Master of Science in Hotel Administration
Set Yourself Apart by Earning a Master’s in Hospitality
As a master’s student at the Harrah College of Hospitality, you’ll gain unparalleled face-to-face access to experts who are leading the industry as well as the researchers who are tackling the industry’s most pressing questions. You’ll examine the latest industry trends, engage in dynamic group projects, and gain specialized management skills that will prepare you to take on high-level executive positions in the global hospitality and tourism arenas. Don’t wait to take your career to the next level. Apply today.
The Master of Science in Hotel Administration is a 31-credit, on-campus program that culminates in either a thesis or professional paper (students choose). The typical completion time for full-time students is 1 year; part-time students usually take 2 years to complete the program.
February 15 – to be considered for funding
May 1 – for international applicants
July 15 – for domestic or permanent residence applicants
October 1 – for international applicants
November 15 – for domestic or permanent resident applicants
Dual Degree Options
If you are interested in gaining additional knowledge in the fields of business administration or information systems, consider applying to one of our two dual degree programs. Please note that to be admitted you must apply to both the MS in Hotel Administration program and the MIS or MBA program.
A 48-credit, on-campus program designed for those seeking to lead the technology sector of the hospitality industry.
A 51-credit, on-campus program well-suited for those seeking high-level positions in the fields of hospitality, tourism, and business administration.
A Game Changer for your Career
More and more companies are seeking candidates with advanced degrees to serve on their management teams. Courses in financial analysis, research methodologies, marketing systems, and other business fundamentals will help you increase your marketability among employers in the hotel, casino, restaurant, travel, entertainment and event sectors.
- General manager – hotel/lodge/country club
- Hotel developer/franchiser
- Casino manager
- Revenue manager – casino/resort
- Convention sales director
- Trade show operations manager
- Restaurant/catering manager
- Food and beverage director
- Employee relations manager
- Human resources director
- Financial analyst – casino/resort
- Purchasing manager
- Director of eSports