MBA/Master of Science in Hospitality Business Management Dual Degree Program Hero Image

Hospitality Managers With an MBA Are in Demand

Earn your MBA and M.S. in hospitality business management in one 59-credit program. Lerner’s Office of Graduate and MBA Programs and the Department of Hotel Business Management jointly administer this dual degree program.

Program Requirements

Complete 59 credits of graduate coursework at UD (regardless of course waivers) and maintain continuous enrollment in every regular semester (fall and spring).

Suggested course sequence.

Required Courses (50 credits)

ACCT800 Financial Reporting and Analysis
ECON503 Economic Analysis for Business Policy
BUAD870 Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD880 Marketing Management
BUAD840 Ethical Issues in Domestic and International Business Environments
FINC850 Financial Management
BUAD831 Operations Management and Management Science
HOSP601 Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Product Management
HOSP602 Customer Service Management
HOSP604 Issues in Hospitality Financial Management
HOSP687 Management Systems in the Hospitality Industry
HOSP603 Strategic Hospitality Management
HOSP642 Project Management Applications in Hospitality
HOSP648 Data Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
HOSP875 Hospitality Management Research
HOSP764 Advanced Lodging Practicum

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC601 Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC603 Communicating, Branding and Career Networking

Electives (9 credits)

Choose 3 courses:
One course must be a graduate/MBA course with an international focus
One non-HOSP Lerner College course
One BUAD/ECON/MISY/FINC/ACCT course

Admissions Information

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