Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH)


Program Description

Are you interested in switching careers to something more exciting? Or are you a hospitality professional hoping to gain a competitive edge? Or a recent college graduate looking to prepare for a career in the industry?

The Boston University School of Hospitality Administration’s Master of Management in Hospitality is a graduate-level program that prepares you for success anywhere in the world in the hospitality industry. And, you can do it in just one, three-semester year.

Build skills for success.

For students with a strong business or liberal arts background, the program will enhance your management skills and prepare you to begin careers in hospitality leadership, whether here in the United States or around the world. Professionals currently working in the hospitality industry will gain the necessary education to advance your careers and be competitive and knowledgeable in the changing industry.

Study hospitality where the industry thrives.

Boston is a unique location where hospitality professionals intersect with medicine, education, technology, tourism, and sports. Our hundreds of restaurants, hotels, entertainment venues, and other hospitality businesses, as well as international connections, offer training and career opportunities unlike any other city.

The curriculum

The MMH curriculum consists of 32 credits and one experiential-based hospitality internship. The pathways is Full-time, residential—one summer semester and two full semesters.

Is it right for you?

If you thrive on human interaction, and want to experience both the world of business and the world-at-large simultaneously, we invite you to learn more about the program and application process.

Application Requirements

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of $95. The application fee is an application processing fee, not an application consideration fee.


We require a copy of your undergraduate transcript to be uploaded within our online application. In addition, we require all transcripts from colleges and/or universities attended that count toward any degree (beyond high school). A college senior should submit an official report of work completed in the first semester of the senior year as soon as it is available. All transcripts must be in English or an official translation. If you are admitted and decide to enroll, we will ask for an official copy at that time.

Letters of Recommendation (Evaluations)

We require two letters of recommendation (evaluations) written by people who know you well, and who can speak to your academic and/or professional backgrounds. These letters of recommendation must be sent online via our application service. We do not accept e-mailed, faxed, or mailed letters of recommendation.

International Applicants

Students who received their undergraduate degree from a non-English speaking institution must also take the TOEFL (in addition to the GRE). We require a minimum score of 84 for your application to be reviewed. We must receive an official TOEFL score by our deadline; we recommend taking your TOEFL at least 20 days prior to our deadline to assure that we receive the score.

Our TOEFL code is 3087.


We require the most up to date resume or CV for all applicants.

Required Standardized Tests

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) Our GRE and GMAT code is 3087. You may take the internet-based GRE up until 10 days before our deadline.

Please note – the standardized test requirement can be waived for students who meet certain application requirements.

Personal Statement

Write a 500-750 word personal statement of objectives for undertaking graduate study with an indication of desired career focus.

Transfer Credits:

Up to 8 credits of graduate transfer credits may be granted on a case-by-case basis.

Total Cost Tuition and Fees Only: $50,794

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Hospitality isn’t just any career. It’s the world’s fastest-growing industry, encompassing travel, hotels, food service, and entertainment. Above all, it’s about people. And it offers you dozens of wo ... Read More

Hospitality isn’t just any career. It’s the world’s fastest-growing industry, encompassing travel, hotels, food service, and entertainment. Above all, it’s about people. And it offers you dozens of worldwide career paths to success. Read less