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Program Overview


The Executive Master’s in Hospitality Management (MHM) is a unique online program that gives its graduates a competitive edge to lead and excel in today’s customer-centric marketplace.  With a focus on the consumer experience, customer engagement, and the co-creation of value, this degree allows students to refine their professional and academic skills through personal application and development. 

The program also provides students with a wealth of advanced industry knowledge across areas like innovative technology, industry analytics, big data, negotiation tactics, marketing strategies, human resources, financial asset planning, and more.  Students will have the opportunity to work with leading academic talent to develop industry-based projects catered to individual advancement as well as organizational enrichment.

The following courses are required of all students pursuing the Executive Master of Hospitality Management (MHM) program. For a complete description of these courses, visit the University of Houston Graduate Catalog.

Core Course Requirements

21 advanced hours of graduate coursework

  • HRMA 7353 - Services Management Hospitality
  • HRMA 7369 - Hospitality Financial Assets and Planning Management
  • HRMA 6381 - Strategic Decisions Making in the Hospitality Industry
  • HRMA 7337 - Human Resources in Hospitality
  • HRMA 7361 - Hospitality Marketing Analysis
  • HRMA 6360 – Graduate Directed Practicum
  • HRMA 6191 - Project Development
  • HRMA 6291 - Project Implementation


9 advanced hours of graduate coursework

  • HRMA 6329 - Negotiations for Services Industry
  • HRMA 6334 – Pricing and Revenue Management
  • HRMA 6317 - Innovative Hospitality Technologies

Sample Degree Plan

The degree plan is void if attendance is interrupted for more than one calendar year. Course work shown on this degree plan may not be applied toward a doctoral degree. The degree plans cannot be signed if there are blanks remaining on this form. Once the degree plan has been signed, changes must be made by filing a general petition.

Executive Master of Hospitality Management Sample Degree Plan 2018-2019