Dual MBA/MS in Hotel Administration

Learn the skills, knowledge, and tools to become a visionary and creative business leader in the hospitality industry.

The dual MBA/MS in Hotel Administration (MBA/MS HOA) program of study is designed for those who seek business leadership opportunities in hotel administration. The 51-credit degree is offered through a partnership between the UNLV College of Business and the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.

The program provides students with the needed skills, knowledge, and tools to become visionary and creative business leaders in the hospitality industry. The 30-credit core MBA program is designed to advance the knowledge and practice of general business administration. The 21-credit MS in Hotel Administration portion of the dual degree provides a concentration in the hospitality field. The program takes advantage of the natural learning environment of the Las Vegas economy —the gaming and entertainment capital of the world. Students will receive dual degrees: an MBA and a MS in Hotel Administration. Students should expect the dual degree program to take approximately three years (six semesters) to complete.

MBA/MS HOA in Hotel Administration Admission Process

The dual MBA/MS HOA program is open to graduates from all undergraduate disciplines. You are required to have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States, or proof of equivalent training at an international college or university. Although applications are reviewed by both the Lee Business College and Harrah Hotel College admissions committees, you need only submit one application and pay only one application fee.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall – May 1
  • Spring – October 1