Professional Studies: Hospitality Administration Option

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Master of Professional Studies: Hospitality Administration Option

The Department of Hospitality Leadership participates in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree. The MPS is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with an area of emphasis. The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations.

A required core of 24 hours is taken in addition to the option requirements listed below. See MPS Program for more information.

Required courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours

HSP 710

Risk Management and Legal Compliance in the Hospitality Industry

3 hrs

HSP 720

Hospitality Change Management and Leadership

3 hrs

HSP 730

Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism

3 hrs

HSP 798

Field Experience in Hospitality Administration

3 hrs


Total (Minimum)

12 hrs