Flexible MBA - Hospitality & Tourism Management

 


The tourism and hospitality industry is the #1 private employer in Florida as well as 35 other U.S. States! Further, visitor arrivals to Florida continue to grow decade after decade, with over 112 million visitors in 2016 alone. According to VISIT FLORIDA, for every 85-120 visitors that come to the state, one new full-time hospitality job is created. Additionally, the hospitality industry employs more minority managers than any other field and creates more millionaire entrepreneurs than any other business sector*.

The AACSB accredited MBA in Hospitality & Tourism Management at FAU prepares future leaders for the world’s largest service industry. It is a true MBA with the complement of hospitality-specific courses in addition to the core MBA traditional curriculum. By combining required competencies in finance, accounting, and marketing with managerial competencies and practices specific to the hospitality industry, graduates are well-prepared to succeed in any number of employment settings.

The MBA in Hospitality & Tourism Management degree program begins spring, summer, and fall semester.

Graduates are employed in every hospitality industry sector including:

  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Meeting & Convention Management
  • Casinos
  • Private Country Clubs
  • Theme Parks
  • Cruise Lines
  • Restaurants and Catering
  • Destination Management Companies
  • Travel Agencies
  • Destination Marketing Organizations
  • Revenue Management
  • Retail Operations

The focus of our MBA in Hospitality & Tourism Management program is to provide an environment where a concentrated effort between professor and student results in the mastery of all of the components of a graduate-level, business administration curriculum.

The program allows participants to continue their professional responsibilities while earning a regionally-accredited MBA degree as full-time graduate or part-time graduate students.

Upon completion of the MBA program, you will have earned the Master of Business Administration degree together with a Hospitality & Tourism Management specialization.

MBA Facts:

  • The program allows participants to continue their professional responsibilities while earning a regionally-accredited MBA degree as full-time or part time graduate students.
  • The goal of the MBA is to prepare participating professionals to assume leadership roles so that they and their organizations can maximize their investments in education.
  • Upon graduation, you will have achieved and conferred upon you the degree, Master of Business Administration.

*Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association CEO & Executive Director, Carol Dover

Contact Us

Contact Dr. Peter Ricci - Director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program

Hospitality & Tourism Management Programs
Dr. Peter Ricci, Director
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: peter.ricci@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-3666
office: Fleming Hall (24) 320

Graduate Advising

Graduate Advising

It is recommended that you contact your academic advisor directly to make an appointment.
cobgradadvising@fau.edu p: (561) 297-2545
office: (FW) 101

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

The FAU College of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB
(The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

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