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.

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 801 – Hospitality Industry Foundations
HOSP 802 – Customer Experience Management
HOSP 804 – Hospitality Financial Management
HOSP 887 – Revenue Management in Hospitality
HOSP 803 – Strategic Hospitality Management
HOSP 842 – Project and Valuations in Hospitality
HOSP 848 – Research Methods in Hospitality
HOSP 875 – Hospitality Management Research
HOSP 864 – 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
One BUAD/ECON/MISY/FINC/ACCT course

Admissions Information

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