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 60-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 60 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 (51 credits)

ACCT800 Financial Reporting & Analysis
ACCT801 Management Accounting and Control
ECON503 Economic Analysis for Business Policy
BUAD870 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
BUAD880 Marketing Management
BUAD840 Ethical Issues in Domestic and International Business Environments
FINC850 Financial Management
BUAD831 Operations Management and Management Science
HRIM601 Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Product Management
HRIM602 Customer Service Management
HRIM604 Issues in Hospitality Financial Management
HRIM687 Management Systems in the Hospitality Industry
HRIM603 Strategic Hospitality Management
HRIM642 Project Management Applications in Hospitality
HRIM648 Data Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
HRIM875 Hospitality Management Research
HRIM764 Advanced Lodging Practicum

Electives: choose 3 courses (9 credits)


One course must be a graduate/MBA course with an international focus
One non-HRIM Lerner College course
One BUAD/ECON/MISY/FINC/ACCT course

Admissions Information

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