Graduate Programs for Future Hospitality Leaders

BU School of Hospitality Administration’s graduate programs are designed to take your career to the next level, empowering you to shape the future of the fast-changing hospitality industry. From entrepreneurship to the latest hospitality technology and research methods, SHA’s graduate programs provide a world of possibilities.

Boston University has three hospitality graduate programs for you to choose from:

Whether your goal is to start your own business, climb the corporate ladder, or go into research and academia, you will gain the tools and resources you need at BU School of Hospitality Administration (SHA).

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Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH)

The Master of Management in Hospitality is an accelerated graduate-level program that prepares students for hospitality industry success anywhere in the world. Ideal for working adults interested in switching careers, hospitality professionals hoping to gain a competitive edge, or recent college graduates seeking to expand their credentials.

  • One-year, full-time plus work experience
  • Focused on experience-based hospitality leadership
  • Six optional concentrations:
    • Real Estate & Finance
    • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    • Revenue Management & Analytics
    • Digital Marketing
    • Restaurant Management & Experiences

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Master of Science in Hospitality Real Estate (MSHRE)

The STEM-designated Master of Science in Hospitality Real Estate is designed to inspire and develop the next generation of real estate leaders to excel in the international world of hospitality real estate. Prepare for innovative career opportunities at:

  • Feasibility & Valuation Consulting Firms
  • Investment Banks
  • Hotel Ownership Groups
  • Hotel Brands
  • Transaction Advisory Firms
  • Hotel Management Companies
  • Asset Management Companies

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Master of Science in Hospitality Management (MSHM)

The STEM-designated Master of Science in Hospitality Management formally prepares students for Ph.D. programs in Hospitality and Tourism Management and/or those pursuing positions in service industries that involve market research, data analysis, and strategic decision-making.

  • Two-year, full-time plus Master’s Thesis
  • Research and analytics-based
  • Ideal for PhD prep in hospitality and tourism management
  • Work one-on-one with research faculty

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