Master of Science in Hospitality Management
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Hospitality Management (MSHM) degree program is designed to develop informed, competent and innovative leaders in the international hospitality industry.

The 36-credit program features a practitioner-focused curriculum that enables student to earn the knowledge, competencies and skills necessary lead and work effectively in the core business sectors of the hospitality industry.  Students will acquire knowledge, critical awareness and experience in key hospitality-centric domains, including human capital management, technology, finance and entrepreneurship. Course work focuses on globally-framed, cultural-specific models of hospitality management, including historical overview, trends and issues in the hospitality industry, gaming and resort markets and relevant business, management and operations topics. Courses are offered completely online and structured in an 8-week format.


  • Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A qualitative evaluation of the applicant's undergraduate educational work from a regionally accredited college or university. An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 is recommended to be successful in the program.
  • Relevance of work experience and career objectives to the program objectives.
  • Two years of professional, managerial or related experience is required for all graduate degree programs.
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School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education