Learn more about our M.S. in Hospitality Leadership
Deepen your industry knowledge and strengthen your business acumen with an online Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership online at Lamar University. This accelerated master’s in hospitality leadership prepares you for a variety of potential careers in this dynamic industry.
You will learn to combine critical business theories and expertise with innovative hospitality leadership practices. Curriculum is designed to help you develop vital skills in various business specializations, such as strategic branding and marketing, human resource management, and basic business functionality.
Coursework includes an understanding of how to conduct data analysis in hospitality and tourism, financial analysis and financial statements, and the planning and control functions of budgets. You will study ethics and diversity to enrich diversity leadership competency through practical application. You will examine the development and current interpretations of common law, tort law and administrative law, as well as legal implications for the hospitality industry.
Additionally, you will study organizational processes using social methodologies, such as motivation, to better understand group behavior and improve operational dynamics in the service industry with an emphasis on the Systems Model, TQM and Transactional Leadership to direct all managerial functions. There is a capstone project included with this hospitality leadership program, in which you complete one of three masters' experiences: conduct and report study results from a proposal; create, conduct and report outcomes of a hospitality field project; or participate in a hospitality management internship.
Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go
The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.
Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.
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MS In Hospitality Leadership
Our course schedule is designed for flexibility
Our Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.
Upcoming Start Dates:
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Follow our streamlined admission requirements
The Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required.
Minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA required.
*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require college community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.
Send all required documents to:
Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710
Submit electronically to [email protected].
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Here's what you'll learn in our online hospitality master's program
The M.S. in Hospitality Leadership online program consists of 10 courses (30 credit hours).
- 30-hour track
- 33-hour track: One course waived
- 36-hour track: Two courses waived
*Price includes all fees (distance learning fee and university fee).
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