Welcome to the School of Hospitality Administration

Can you picture yourself interning at a posh hotel in Paris? Planning large fundraising events for a nonprofit organization? Helping a multinational company like Marriott or Hyatt finance, market, or choose locations for new resort properties? An education from Boston University's School of Hospitality Administration (SHA) can put these dreams within your reach sooner than you might think. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the skills and training to step into a hospitality management position in the world’s fastest-growing industry.

At SHA, you’ll be part of a vibrant, global community that's pushing the boundaries of hospitality and service. You’ll push your own boundaries here, too, with rigorous academics, extensive real-world work requirements, and enriching international experiences. Our distinguished faculty will challenge and inspire you in state-of-the-art classrooms, immersing you in the hospitality management industry from day one. At the same time, courses from BU’s top-ranked liberal arts curriculum will give you the well-rounded knowledge and communication skills so important in the uniquely people-oriented, multicultural field of hospitality management. See why our students dare to dream big—and why their starting salaries are higher than many of their peers'. We’d love to help you find your future here.

Undergraduate Program

Whether you choose Hospitality Administration or Hospitality & Communication, you'll learn from the best in the industry and gain hands-on experience.

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Graduate Program

Advance your career in just one year with a Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree.

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Featured News

December 21, 2018
SHA Leadership Summit

Friday March 22nd & Saturday March 23rd BUY TICKETS NOW ABOUT THE SUMMIT The School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University presents the SHA Leadership …

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March 11, 2019
Master’s Program Receptions in Beijing & Shanghai

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (SHA) will be visiting Beijing on March 28th, 2019 and Shanghai on March 31st, 2019 and will hold a …

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December 21, 2018
MMH Information Session Webinar

Interested in the Master of Management in Hospitality program? Want to learn more? Attend a virtual information session, hosted by Micah Sieber, Director of Graduate …

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December 19, 2018
[BU Today] SHA Students Design Senior Living Community for …

“Students who signed up for the School of Hospitality Administration course Hospitality Design last spring thought they would be introduced to ‘basic principles of facility planning, layout, …

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October 17, 2018
[WalletHub] Dr. Markham-Bagnera on Winter Travel Trends

You can learn a lot about people from their travel habits generally and their attitudes toward winter travel in particular. After all, winter travel can …

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October 2, 2018
New Paris Study Abroad Program

The School of Hospitality Administration is excited to announce a new study abroad program in Paris, France! The Paris Study Abroad Summer Program introduces students to …

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