Restaurant Management & Experiences Concentration—Master of Management in Hospitality
Boston University’s MMH degree in Restaurant Management & Experiences is designed to develop students’ knowledge and skills to ignite creativity and innovation in the restaurant industry. As restaurants are greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no doubt that the next generation of restaurateurs needs to be well-equipped to forge ahead and thrive in the future. With a comprehensive understanding of food and beverage trends, MMH graduates are prepared to create viable solutions to deliver a successful business in the changing landscape of restaurant and hospitality.
About the Restaurant Management & Experiences Concentration
Aiming to produce resourceful and forward-thinking business leaders in the hospitality and restaurant industry, the MMH Restaurant Management & Experiences concentration takes an innovative approach to explore different possibilities in restaurant management. It not only provides students with a solid knowledge base of hospitality operations and food and beverage management but also empowers them with entrepreneurial skills.
This leading-edge concentration puts an emphasis on hands-on experience and business innovation. Studying under esteemed faculty members who have years of experience in hospitality and restaurant management, you can learn to develop novel solutions, design transformative business models, leverage new technologies, and apply feasible strategies to establish a thriving future for the restaurant industry.
By completing the Master of Management of Hospitality degree with a concentration in Restaurant Management and Experiences, you gain the expertise for high-level managerial roles in the restaurant industry with effective decision-making, creative problem-solving, and excellent communication skills.
MMH – Restaurant Management & Experiences Degree Structure
The transformative MMH Restaurant Management & Experiences curriculum includes 16 credit hours of required courses and 12 credit hours of restaurant management concentration courses. Students typically start in the fall with the required courses to obtain the fundamental hospitality management knowledge and delve into advanced restaurant management with concentration electives in the spring.
Encouraging our students to gain first-hand experience in the restaurant industry, the Restaurant Management & Experiences concentration also includes a 300-hour internship requirement for students to complete in the summer. With that said, full-time MMH students can finish their degree in as little as one three-semester year.
Required MMH Courses—4 Courses (16 Credit Hours)
Restaurant Management Concentration Courses (12 Credit Hours)
After completing the required courses, MMH students in the Restaurant Management & Experiences concentration take three additional elective courses, 12 credit hours, to obtain advanced knowledge and skills in restaurant management.
SHA HF 781(New): Future of the Restaurant Business (4 CR)
SHA HF 621: Advanced Food & Beverage Operations & Experiences (4 CR)
Students will take their 3rd elective among the following options:
MET ML 565: Food Marketing (4 CR)
QUESTROM SI 839: Design Thinking (3 CR) with HF 792 (1 CR) Independent Study
SHA HF 707: Entrepreneurship (4 CR)
Earn Your MMH Degree Part-time
Internship: 300 Hours
Restaurant Management Career Resources
Apply to the MMH – Restaurant Management & Experiences Program
Interested applicants need to submit the following materials:
- An official copy of your undergraduate transcript
- 2-3 letters of recommendation
- Resume or CV
- A one- to three-minute video
- 500-700 word written personal statement
Standard test scores such as GRE and GMAT are not required in the application. However, international applicants must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to demonstrate their English proficiency. They must meet the minimum requirements of 84 on the TOEFL or 6.5 on the IELTS.
Learn More about the MMH Degree—Restaurant Management & Experiences
Ready to redefine the future of the restaurant industry with business innovation? Earn your Master of Management in Hospitality degree with a concentration in Restaurant Management & Experiences from BU. Nearly 100% of our graduates are able to find employment in hospitality within 3 months of graduation!