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 students 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 services Curriculum Goodwin College of Professional Studies Core Courses CRTV 501Foundations in Creativity3.0PROJ 501Introduction to Project Management3.0PRST 503Ethics for Professionals3.0PRST 504Research Methods & Statistics3.0Hospitality Management Required Courses HRM 501Foundations of the Hospitality Industry3.0HRM 505Customer Service for Professionals3.0HRM 520Hospitality Management Information Systems3.0HRM 555Hospitality Human Resource Management3.0HRM 650Strategic Management & Leadership in Hospitality3.0HRM 997Research Project in Hospitality Management3.0Elective Students select one free elective in either the Hospitality Management department or outside the program in consultation with advisor. 3.0Concentrations12.0Students select a concentration in either Global Tourism or Gaming and Casino Management Global Tourism Select four of the following: HRM 515Destination and Resort Management HRM 595Economics of Tourism HRM 610The Global Tourism System HRM 612Tourism and Sustainability HRM 614Tourism Development HRM 616Tourism Marketing and Branding Gaming and Casino Management Select four of the following: HRM 515Destination and Resort Management HRM 572Gaming Information Systems HRM 575Current Issues in Gaming HRM 670Casino Financial Analysis HRM 672Security and Risk Management HRM 674Tribal Gaming Management HRM 676Casino Marketing Total Credits45.0View 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.Academic background should closely match the program's pre-requisites. These courses can also be taken online at Drexel: Financial Accounting FoundationsIntroduction to Analysis I, II, and IIIIntroduction to Marketing ManagementOrganizational BehaviorIntroduction to Casino Management (Gaming Concentration)Required DocumentsA 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 StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $843 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1123 per credit) This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a MS in Hospitality Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.