Become A Thought-Leader in Hospitality & Tourism by Earning Your Ph.D.
This multi-conceptual, research-based doctoral degree program cultivates top quality educators and researchers in the burgeoning field of hospitality. While studying on the vibrant UNLV campus, you’ll collaborate with renowned researchers, top professionals, and fellow doctoral students who are exploring a wide array of pressing industry topics: from customer loyalty to sustainability … tech innovation to brand management.
The Hospitality College doctoral degree is a 60-hour program in which students engage in coursework/exams, teaching, and research under the leadership of a seasoned faculty member that culminates in a dissertation. Full-time students typically receive their degree within 3 to 3.5 years, while part-time students average between 4.5 and 5.5 years.
Doctoral students receive financial support through a graduate assistantship that provides a tuition waiver for up to nine credits, partial fee waiver, and a monthly stipend. Doctoral students may receive funds for conference travel, dissertation research, and a summer research experience.
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