MBA + M.S. in Hospitality Business Management

Hospitality Business Management professor Srikanth Beldona speaking to a class.
Hospitality managers with an MBA are in demand.

Earn your MBA and M.S. in hospitality business management in one 50-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 50 credits of graduate coursework at UD (regardless of course waivers) and maintain continuous enrollment in every regular semester (fall and spring).

Suggested course sequence.

MBA Courses (20 credits)
Core Content (3 credits each):
ACCT 600 – Financial Reporting and Analysis
BUAD 631 – Operations Management and Management Science
BUAD 640 – Ethical Issues in Domestic & International Business Environments
BUAD 680 – Marketing Management
ECON 603 – Economic Analysis for Business Policy
FINC 650 – Financial Management

Professional Development Seminars (1 credit each):
BUEC 601 – Building Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking
BUEC 603 – Communicating, Branding and Career Networking
M.S. Hospitality Business Management Courses (30 credits)
BUAD 620 – Fundamentals of Analytics
BUAD 670 – Managing People, Teams, & Organizations
HOSP 601 – Hospitality Industry Foundations
HOSP 602 – Customer Experience Management
HOSP 603 – Strategic Hospitality Management
HOSP 604 – Hospitality Financial Management
HOSP 635 – Strategic Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry
HOSP 644 – Advanced Lodging Practicum
HOSP 645 – Advanced Restaurant Management
HOSP 687 – Revenue Management in Hospitality


Admissions Information

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