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)
ACCT 800 – Financial Reporting and Analysis
ECON 503 – Economic Analysis for Business Policy
BUAD 870 – Managing People, Teams and Organizations
BUAD 880 – Marketing Management
BUAD 840 – Ethical Issues in Domestic and International Business Environments
FINC 850 – Financial Management
BUAD 831 – Operations Management and Management Science
HOSP 601 – Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Product Management
HOSP 602 – Customer Service Management
HOSP 604 – Issues in Hospitality Financial Management
HOSP 687 – Management Systems in the Hospitality Industry
HOSP 603 – Strategic Hospitality Management
HOSP 642 – Project Management Applications in Hospitality
HOSP 648 – Data Analysis in the Hospitality Industry
HOSP 875 – Hospitality Management Research
HOSP 764 – Advanced Lodging Practicum

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC 601 – Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC 603 – 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

Admissions Information

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