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Business Administration & Hotel Administration Dual M.B.A./M.S.


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The dual MBA and MS in Hotel Administration program of study is designed for those who seek career and business leadership opportunities in hotel administration. The programs will provide students with the needed skills, knowledge, and tools to become visionary and creative business leaders in hotel administration. The core MBA program is designed to advance the knowledge and practice of business and administration. The MS in Hotel Administration portion of the dual degree is designed to provide the industry-specific teaching and learning program. The program takes advantage of the natural learning environment that is created by the Las Vegas economy, the entertainment capital of the world. Students will receive a dual degree, an MBA and a MS in Hotel Administration.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for the dual degree program are the same as those stated under the MBA and MS in Hotel Administration programs. Administration requires that applicants submit evidence of at least one year of full-time experience in management in the hospitality industry or three years of consecutive full time entry-level experience in hospitality.

Application Process

See the Application Process Section under the MBA and MS in Hotel Administration programs. Applicants must be admitted to both the MBA and MS in Hotel Administration programs to qualify for either dual degree program.

Degree Requirements


Students must be admitted to both the MBA and MS in Hotel Administration programs with graduate standing. A student must successfully complete the 30 credit hours of the MBA required core courses and the 21 credits hours of required Hotel Administration courses, consisting of eighteen credits of required courses and one three credit elective course (500/700 level).

A. MBA Core Required Courses - Total Credits: 30

B. Hotel Administration MS Courses (dual MBA degree) - Total Credits: 21

HOA 703 - Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry 

 
 
HOA Elective (500- or 700-level)

Select one (1) from the following:
HOA 716 - Principles and Practices in Hotel Management 
HOA 717 - Principles and Practices in Convention and Meetings Management 
HOA 718 - Principles of Casino and Gaming Management 
HOA 720 - Principles and Practices in Food Service Management 

Select one (1) from the following:

 
 
 
HOA 720 - Principles and Practices in Food Service Management 

  (Professional paper must be completed at the end of the dual program and examine a topic relating to Information Technology in Hospitality)

Culminating Experience and Graduation Requirement:

Successful completion of the capstone cource,

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