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Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management

The M.P.S. in Hospitality Management program is a unique program of study designed to accelerate careers in hospitality management and related fields.

Careers in the global hospitality industry are rapidly changing, and firms are looking for professionals who have acquired the necessary new skills needed and executive credentials. The curriculum blends immersive residential experiences in the School of Hospitality Management’s first-class facilities with web-based courses taken from Smeal College of Business. The M.P.S. in Hospitality Management includes an industry internship component enabling students to gain first-hand enterprise experience in the field.

Providing advancement in hospitality leadership

The professional master's degree program is designed to provide students with the necessary content and skills to advance their hospitality leadership practices, and thus, offer a unique opportunity for students looking to accelerate their careers in both the U.S. and internationally.

Begin your journey toward an M.P.S. in Hospitality Management at Penn State:

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FALL 2024 Application Deadlines


International Student Deadline* APRIL 1, 2024
Fall 2024 Deadline** JUNE 1, 2024
*International applicants must submit materials at least four months before the beginning of the semester for which they are applying.
**Applications submitted after the Final Deadline will be considered on a case-by-case basis based on program availability, application materials, and video assessment. Deadlines are subject to change without notice.