Welcome to Boston University's 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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BU SHA Graduate Program

Graduate Program

One year. Three concentrations. Advance your career with a Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree.

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Featured News

Boston University's School of Hospitality Administrations's Support Towards Social Justice June 1, 2020
Dean’s Message: SHA’s Support Towards Social Justice

Monday, June 1, 2020 Dear SHA Family, I write to you today to address the events surrounding the horrible, unjust killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and countless others that …

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May 19, 2020
Dean’s Message: 2019-2020 Recap

Dear SHA Community, I write to you from my home, a message to close the academic 2019/2020 year. To say that this academic year has been …

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Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Class of 2020 SHAwesome Celebration May 16, 2020
VIDEO: SHAwesome Class of 2020 Celebration

Update: May 16, 2020 Miss the celebration? Check out the recording! Don't expect a typical Zoom call! Join us as we toast to class of 2020's …

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Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Graduate Class of 2020 Celebration May 18, 2020
VIDEO: MMH Class of 2020 Celebration

On May 16th, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration held a Celebration for the Master in Management in Hospitality's graduating Class of 2020. SHA friends and …

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May 13, 2020
Update: View the New England Lodging Conference

Update: View the recording of the conference May 13, 2020  On Monday, May 11, 2020, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration  (BU SHA) in conjunction …

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a collage of SHA faculty that says Dear SHA community May 5, 2020
Dear SHA Community

A warm message from BU SHA faculty and staff to SHA students.

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