Dec 06, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Hotel and Restaurant Management and Hospitality Management, BS/MS

Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management  > Hotel and Restaurant Management and Hospitality Management, BS/MS

For students who want to pursue a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hotel and Restaurant Management and earn a Master of Science (MS) in Hospitality Management, the dual BS/MS program offers an accelerated degree program to earn both in five years. The dual BS/MS provides a clear and concise path toward accelerated academic goals and enables students to begin concentrated work on a professional focus in the hospitality industry during the final year of their BS degree plan. High-achieving undergraduate students who are accepted into this program can complete 12.0 Credit Hours toward their MS degree as an undergraduate student, and the remaining credits for the MS can be completed in one additional calendar year as a graduate student.

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Admission Requirements

Applicants gain conditional admission to this dual plan during their final undergraduate year. Gaining permission to take graduate courses during the final undergraduate year does not guarantee admission to the MS program.

Unconditional admission to the MS program requires

  • a successful completion of the BS in Hotel and Restaurant Management,
  • a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better,
  • satisfactory GRE or GMAT scores, and
  • successful completion of the graduate program application process.

Degree Requirements

Conditionally admitted students can earn up to 12.0 Credit Hours of graduate-level credits in the final year of their BS program that will be applied to both the BS and MS degrees. Upon completion of the BS degree and unconditional acceptance into the MS program, students will complete an additional 24.0 Credit Hours of graduate-level credits that will culminate in a MS in Hospitality Management. 

Courses will be selected from those that apply to the focus area of the student’s BS degree <and> the Elective Category or Support Category requirements of the MS degree.

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