Graduate Work Requirement

In addition to academic coursework, SHA graduate students complete one 300-hour non-credit work experience (HF740). This work experience is designed to give students practical field experience, exposing them firsthand to the hospitality industry in the United States and worldwide. Students typically complete HF740 during the summer. Please see the HF740 approval form.

HF740 Graduate Work Experience in Hospitality (0 cr.)

The zero-credit work experience involves 300 hours of relevant hospitality work experience and is required for all graduate students. Practical learning opportunities are available through our various hospitality partnerships, including hotels, restaurants, and other employers.