Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Requirements as represented in Degree Navigator are not available for this program.
The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management The School of Hospitality Business Graduate Study Specialization in Hospitality Business
The Graduate Specialization in Hospitality Business is designed to provide the growing field of hospitality business education and research with individuals who possess the theoretical knowledge, research skills, and hospitality business course work necessary to advance hospitality education.
The Graduate Specialization in Hospitality Business is administered by The School of Hospitality Business within The Eli Broad College of Business and Graduate School of Management and is available as an elective for students who are enrolled in master’s or doctoral degree programs outside of The Eli Broad College of Business and Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University. Students who are interested in the specialization should contact the Graduate Programs Coordinator in The School of Hospitality Business and provide a statement regarding the relevance and usefulness of the specialization for them and their major program of study.
With the approval of the department or school and college that administers the student’s degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the specialization may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the master’s or doctoral degree. The student’s program of study must be approved by the Graduate Programs Coordinator and the Director of The School of Hospitality Business.
Requirements for the Graduate Specialization in Hospitality Business
The student must:
Complete four of the following courses (12 credits):
Seminar in Hospitality Business
Workforce Management in the Hospitality Industry
Hospitality Computer Information Systems
Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
Financial Management in the Hospitality Industry
Hospitality Business Research
Complete the following course (3 credits):
Complete a research paper that reflects the integration of the student’s discipline and hospitality business.