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Executive Master of Hospitality Management

Developing Hospitality Leaders

The Executive Master in Hospitality Management (MHM) is a unique online program that will refine the professional and academic skills of its graduates, giving them a competitive edge to lead and excel in the demanding arena of hospitality management. The program also provides students at the executive level with a wealth of advanced industry knowledge, and expands their management skills and professional leadership abilities. An integral component of the curriculum is immediate workplace application. Students are required to complete an industry-based research project that relates to current issues in a hospitality environment.

Get Ahead

The Executive MHM program is designed for anyone responsible for leading and managing in the hospitality industry, regardless of academic or professional background. The program also partners with companies to customize programs for mid- and senior- level leaders.

1 Year. 30 Credits.

Students begin the program in the spring and are enrolled for three semesters, one of which is a summer term. The curriculum requires a total of 30 credit hours of coursework, including 9 credits of prescribed electives. During the program, students will also build an e-portfolio and work on an industry-based research project.


Courses are delivered completely online and use e-learning media. Developed by our faculty, the Executive MHM program is housed at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College, which is located at:

4450 University Drive,
Houston, TX 77204-3028

Next Steps

Students are admitted on a rolling basis. Each cohort starts in January. To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit the following requirements:

  1. Online application.
  2. Resume. Five-plus years of work experience at the management level is required. Anyone with extensive experience in leadership positions (i.e., general manager, CEO) in the hospitality industry is highly encouraged to apply.
  3. Statement of intent.
  4. Official college transcripts. The recommended undergraduate cumulative GPA is 3.0 or higher for the last 60 hours of coursework. A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  5. Three letters of recommendation.