The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Hospitality Management is a four year program with a strong business component. The curriculum emphasizes managerial leadership and is designed to equip students with theoretical and applied hospitality management knowledge, skills and values. Graduates from the program will be well positioned to obtain entry-level management positions within the industry and demonstrate outstanding performance that will enhance opportunities for middle and top-level management positions. The recommended course sequence is:
MTGMT 420 - Labor Management Relations
BUAD 486 - Hospitality Internship (500 hrs of supervised hands-on industry experience)
MKTG 338 - Professional Selling
BUAD 361 - Risk Management
BUAD 327 - International Business
ENTR 351 - Entrepreneurship
HOMG 300 - Casino Hotel Management
MKTG 345 - Services Marketing
HOMG 321 - Restaurant Management FR Concept to Oper
Foreign Language 6 Credit hours
Graduation requirements: The award of the Bachelor of Science degree requires students to take a minimum of 121 credits. Of these, 97 credits are in general education, business courses, restricted electives and 24 credits in hospitality management core courses.
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Hospitality Management is a two-year course of study designed for individuals who seek business leadership opportunities in the hospitality industry or a career in academia. The program will provide participants innovative ideas and advanced management skills to lead the industry. Specifically, the program will enable them to broaden their knowledge of the industry building on their strengths and interests to promote professional growth and help prepare those who wish to pursue doctoral programs thereafter.
Graduation Requirements: To be eligible for a Master of Science degree, the program participant must
- Satisfy all university requirements for a master’s degree.
- Complete a minimum of 30 semester credit hours of graduate level course work in the Hospitality Management curriculum and an industry-based case research paper.
- Take the core courses as a cohort and earn a minimum grade point average of B (3.0) in all approved courses in the program.
No courses, in which a grade below “C” is earned, may be counted toward the MS degree. However, all approved work taken as a participant, will be counted in computing the GPA. Should exceptional circumstances require that a student takes a course outside of the M.S. in Hospitality Program at Morgan State University, prior approval from the Director of the Hospitality Program, Chair of the Department of Business Administration and Dean of the School of Business and Management, will be required. The recommended course sequence is:
ACCT 500 - General Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUAD 521 - Organizational Behaviors and the Environment of Business
INSS 540 - Quantitative and Statistical Skills for Managers
Core Courses - 24 Credits
ACCT 603 - Financial Statement Analysis
BUAD 625 - Organizational Leadership and Ethics
BUAD 664 - Entrepreneurship
BUAD 699 - Strategic Management
HOMG 600 - Principles and Practices of Food Service Management
HOMG 610 - Revenue Management for Hospitality & Tourism
HOMG 625 - Management of Lodging and Resort Operations
HOMG 650 - Advanced Hospitality Marketing Management
Electives – 6 Credits
BUAD 647 - International Business Management
BUAD 650 - Business Research Methods
BUAD 656 - Essentials of Negotiation
INSS 587 - Fundamentals of Information Technology for Managers
INSS 630 - Supply Chain Management and Strategic Sourcing
PROJ 600 - Project, Program, and Portfolio Management
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The curriculum emphasizes managerial leadership and is designed to develop/prepare students with theoretical and applied business and hospitality knowledge, skills, values and attributes. The program provides students with opportunities to learn and understand the theory and concepts related to the management of Hospitality Industry Operations.