Flexible MBA - Hospitality AND 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 and 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 and Tourism Management degree program begins spring, summer, and fall semester.

Graduates are employed in every hospitality industry sector including:

  • Hotels and Resorts
  • Meeting and 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 and 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 and 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 and Lodging Association CEO and 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 & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

FAU 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.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

FAU College of Business’ executive education professional development programs ranked #15 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida in the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

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Best Online MBA Programs

FAU Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

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Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

#19 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA).

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans MBA Programs

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU Business among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

The MBA in Sport Management program is among the top 20 postgraduate sports business programs in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness.

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Best Hospitality Program

FAU Business ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.

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FAU Business was named one of the top business schools in South Florida for veterans by Military Times. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

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