Top Hotel Management Masters and MBA Programs: List of Schools
A master's degree program in hotel management trains students how to operate a hotel, manage finances and provide creative marketing for the hospitality industry. Depending on a desired career path, graduate school applicants may find a master's program with extensive hands-on instruction or didactic preparation for a career in academia.
Best Master's Programs for Hotel Management
1. Cornell University in Ithaca, New York
Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration was founded in 1922 and is the oldest hotel school in the United States. Students in the Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program take classes in operations, communication, strategy and human resources. Students may choose to complete the entire program at the New York campus or include a 6-month study-abroad option at the Cornell-Nanyang campus in Singapore. The program also offers concentrations in marketing, operations, real estate and a customized course of study.
The school also offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Hotel Administration, designed for those planning to teach at the college level. Cornell's MMH program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the business school was ranked 18th by U.S. News & World Report in 2010.
- Address: Ithaca, NY 14853
- Phone Number: (607) 255-2000
2. New York University in New York, NY
The New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies is nestled in the heart of New York City, the nation's hub of hospitality and tourism. The city's luxury and resort hotels serve as the backdrop for a practical education with the M.S. in Hospitality Industry Studies. The program prepares students to be leaders in the hotel industry with coursework in finance, law and strategic planning. Concentrations in hotel finance or branding strategy are also available, as well as internships at New York City hotels, such as the Waldorf-Astoria and the Metropolitan Hotel.
- Address: 70 Washington Sq. South, New York, NY 10012
- Phone Number: (212) 998-1212
Good Master's Programs for Hotel and Hospitality Management
|College/University Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Ohio State University||55,014||190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210||(614) 292-6446|
|Michigan State University||47,071||East Lansing, MI 48824||(517) 355-1855|
|Pennsylvania State University||45,185||201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802||(814) 865-4700|
|New York University||43,404||70 Washington Sq. South, New York, NY 10012||(212) 998-1212|
|Purdue University||41,052||Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907||(765) 494-4600|
|Florida International University||39,610||11200 S.W. 8 St., Miami, FL 33199||(305) 348-2000|
|University of Houston||37,000||212 E. Cullen Bldg., Houston, TX 77204||(713) 743-1000|
|Temple University||36,507||1801 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122||(215) 204-7000|
|University of North Texas||35,003||Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203||(940) 565-2000|
|Texas Tech University||30,049||Broadway and University Ave., Lubbock, TX 79409||(806) 742-2011|
|University of Nevada - Las Vegas||29,080||4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154||(702) 895-3011|
|University of South Carolina - Columbia||28,482||Columbia, SC 29208||(803) 777-7000|
|Iowa State University||27,945||Ames, IA 50011||(515) 294-5836|
|University of Massachusetts Amherst||27,016||Amherst, MA 01003||(413) 545-0111|
|Oklahoma State University||23,033||107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078||(405) 744-5000|
|University of Delaware||21,138||Newark, DE 19716||(302) 831-2000|
|Cornell University||20,633||Ithaca, NY 14853||(607) 255-2000|
|Saint Louis University||16,317||221 N. Grand Blvd., Saint Louis, MO 63103||(314) 977-2222|
|University of New Orleans||11,724||2000 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans, LA 70148||(504) 280-6000|
|Johnson & Wales University||10,709||8 Abbott Park Pl., Providence, RI 02903||(401) 598-1000|
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