MS in Hospitality Management Overview Travel and hospitality have become prominent national industries across the globe, requiring an increasing number of professionals at all skill levels. As hospitality expands, professionals holding graduate-level degrees will be required to fill the needs of the bourgeoning tourism industry. Total travel and tourism demand in 2014 is estimated at $9.55 trillion in economic activity, and 269.5 million people around the globe will have a job created by tourism, accounting for 1 in every 11 jobs.Drexel's accredited online Master’s in Hospitality Management provides you with the skills needed to advance in the hospitality industry, meeting real world challenges and becoming key decision-makers. This two year program is offered conveniently online to meet the needs of today’s busy professionals. ConcentrationsGaming and Casino ManagementGlobal TourismCareer PathsBusiness ownershipConvention servicesReal estate development projectsSenior management of hotels and resortsStrategic development for online distribution of travel servicesNon-Matriculated OptionInterested in applying as a non-matriculated student? Select “Graduate Non-Matriculated - Center for Hospitality and Sport Management” as your program of interest on the online application. Official transcripts and a resume are required. Non-matriculated students are not eligible for financial aid. State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Hospitality Management Required Courses HRM 501Foundations of the Hospitality Industry3.0HRM 505Customer Service for Professionals3.0HRM 515Destination and Resort Management3.0HRM 555Hospitality Human Resource Management3.0HRM 610The Global Tourism System3.0HRM 612Tourism and Sustainability3.0HRM 650Strategic Management & Leadership in Hospitality3.0HRM 680Research Methods for Hospitality and Tourism3.0Business Core BUSN 501Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance3.0HRM 595Economics of Tourism3.0ORGB 625Leadership and Professional Development3.0ORGB 631Leading Effective Organizations3.0Electives12.0HRM 572Gaming Information Systems HRM 575Current Issues in Gaming HRM 614Tourism Development HRM 616Tourism Marketing and Branding HRM 670Casino Financial Analysis HRM 672Security and Risk Management HRM 674Tribal Gaming Management HRM 676Casino Marketing HRM 997Research Project in Hospitality Management Total Credits48.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last two years of undergraduate work. Graduate work should have a minimum GPA of 3.0.Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationEssayResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $894 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1192 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 Apply today for the MS in Hospitality Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.