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Hospitality Business Management MS

RIT’s hospitality management master’s degree develops business management leaders who successfully create and deliver world class experiences and services in hospitality and across all industries.

Program skills

The program may be taken on a full- or part-time basis. The length of time required to earn a degree varies according to the student’s undergraduate preparation and the number of graduate courses taken per semester. To earn the MS degree, students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours. The curriculum is a combination of required core courses in hospitality and tourism management and elective courses chosen by the student to meet career interests and objectives. Course offerings generally are scheduled for evenings or via online learning to facilitate part-time students.

Program facilities equipment

The program prepares students for hospitality management through learning experiences at Henry’s, the school’s 75 seat full-service, liquor-licensed restaurant and at the RIT Inn and Conference Center which is a premier full-service hotel and conference facility. RIT is also a strategic partner in the New York State Wine & Culinary Center and focuses on NY agriculture, the culinary arts, and hospitality and food management. State-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, up to date cooking equipment and access to RITs technology labs. 

Program job titles

Business Development; Customer Experience Director; Director of Operations; Events Manager; Executive Conference Manager; Food and Beverage Manager; General Manager; Group Sales Manager; Guest Services Supervisor; Guest Relations Manager; Hospitality Specialist/Consultant; Hotel Asset Manager; Hotel/Travel/Food Columnist/Journalist/Blogger; Sales and Event Manager; Vacation Planner; Wine/Spirits Business Manager;

Select program hiring partners

DelMonte Hotel Group, Int. Biban Co. for Urban Construction Development, Jazan University, JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, The Walt Disney Company, Umm Al-Qura University, Woodcliff Hotel and Spa

Experiential Learning

Hospitality Business Management Careers

Graduates of RIT's master of science in hospitality business management are prepared for outstanding career opportunities in a range of positions within hospitality and across all industries. Our alumni are employed at diverse firms such as Amazon, D3, Hello!, Hyatt Regency, Marriott, and more. Our Hospitality Advisory Board helps students prepare for their careers by ensuring the curriculum is continuously updated to meet employers needs while providing networking and mentorship opportunities.