Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Hospitality and Tourism Management Concentration

Suggested Curriculum

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Core Curriculum

The core curriculum in the Husson University Master of Business Administration Program (MBA), with a concentration in Hospitality Management, consists of seven required courses. Five additional courses selected from a range of electives make up the thirty-six credits required for completion of the program. Students with a strong background in one or more of the required course areas may, with approval, substitute an elective for the course(s) in question. Please note: Each student is limited to a maximum of nine (9) total credit hours from GR 790, GR 792, GR 794 and GR 796.

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The core curriculum is as follows

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 600
Research Methods in Business and Education
3 CR.HR.
BA 601
Managerial Economics
3 CR.HR.
BA 602
Managerial Accounting
3 CR.HR.
BA 605
Management Communications
3 CR.HR.
BA 625
Global Strategic Management
3 CR.HR.

And one of the following must be completed during the program:

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 643

BA 644

BA 642
Strategic Change Management
OR
Business Law
OR
Leadership in Business and Professions
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

Hospitality Management

Students who wish to focus their course work in hospitality management are expected to complete the Master of Business Administration (MBA) core curriculum, and take the five courses listed below to satisfy the thirty-six credit hour requirement.

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Six of the following must be completed:

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 720
Advanced Sales and Marketing in Hospitality
3 CR.HR.
BA 721
Convention and Events Planning
3 CR.HR.
BA 722
Advanced Front Office Operations
3 CR.HR.
BA 723
Legal Issues in Hospitality Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 724
Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations
3 CR.HR.
BA 729
Hospitality Graduate Directed Practicum
3 CR.HR.