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Department of Hospitality Management

Master of Science in Hospitality Administration

Graduates of the Master of Science in Hospitality Administration program will be able to:

  • demonstrate efficient management of human, material, technological and financial resources
  • recognize emerging trends and implement strategies to accommodate change
  • apply analytical decision‐making skills
  • apply leadership skills in managing foodservice and hospitality operations
  • use ethical business practices
  • assume the responsibilities for self-direction, self‐evaluation and professional development
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • plan and conduct a research study
  • apply research findings

For information about program and admission requirements for the masters program in hospitality administration, visit the Kansas State University catalog.

Major Professor and Supervisory Committee

The supervisory committee for master's students is comprised of a minimum of three graduate faculty members, including the major professor. Students are encouraged, but not required, to have one member of the committee be a faculty member from outside of the department. The supervisory committee advises the student in developing a program of study, supervises the student's progress and conducts the final examination(s).