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Master's in Global Hospitality Management

The field of global hospitality management is growing and evolving, and is expected to recover and thrive post-pandemic. To prepare students for emerging trends in the hospitality industry, including increased travel demand, new technological advances, and more entrepreneurial options than ever before, beginning in Fall 2021, the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality will offer the NEW MS in Global Hospitality Management. This redesigned degree readies students for careers in today's international hospitality industry and provides the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in hotel management, the food and beverage industry, and other hospitality sectors. It affords students the benefits and resources of studying at NYU, and the competitive advantage of earning a degree in New York City—home to the top hotels in the world.

Degree Advantage

Who Can Benefit From Earning the MS in Global Hospitality Management?

Because the hospitality industry encompasses so many business functions, a wide variety of individuals can benefit from earning the MS in Global Hospitality Management. Recent college graduates, career changers, as well as those who have some experience in the hospitality industry, have all enrolled in this program, adding to its incredible diversity. The degree provides students tremendous flexibility in creating a customized program of study that meets their career goals and objectives, while preparing them for leadership opportunities in emerging areas of specialty.

ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

Steen Petri ‘03

Steen Petri is a seasoned hospitality industry professional with over $3 billion in hotel real estate capital transaction experience. He currently serves as senior vice president, Investments, HEI Hotels & Resorts and has been with HEI since 2008. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s business development team and oversees all aspects of transactional underwriting, financing, contract negotiations, due diligence, and deal execution. Before joining HEI, Petri was the director of Acquisitions & Development at the Waterford Hotel Group. Prior to that, he spent over 10 years in hospitality operations, leading management teams at assets including W Hotel Union Square NYC, The Lotos Club in NYC, and the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado.

Learn From Experienced Hospitality Professionals

Tisch Center faculty members are highly sought-after experts in the fields of hospitality and hotel management who share their insights and invaluable industry connections with students. From working at large hotel chains to managing boutique properties, their experience is broad and their expertise is essential in providing an insider's view into the latest trends. Their support and deep dedication is what truly makes earning a degree at the Tisch Center transformational.

See the World Through Study Abroad

Nothing could be more valueable to a budding hospitality professional than traveling the world to gain a deeper understanding of the industry. Study abroad opportunities are part of the comprehensive learning experience offered to MS in Global Hospitality students through Global Field Intensives (GFIs). They provide international business perspective while increasing cultural sensitivity and also highlighting the socio-economic and political forces that influence the hospitality industry. Recent GFIs include trips to: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Prague, and Berlin.

Meet the Movers and Shakers of Industry

The MS in Global Hospitality Management provides incredible networking opportunities that take your learning experience to a whole different level. Through the annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference; the Grossinger-Bergman Distinguished Lecturer Series; fireside chats with the likes of Ian Schrager, entrepreneur, hotelier, and real estate developer (left); and industry site visits, you will make connections that will serve you for a lifetime.  

Internships and Job Opportunities

When it comes to acquiring an education that opens the doors to professional success, internships are a critical part of the learning experience. Through the Tisch Center of Hospitality and the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS global hospitality management students are able to benefit from internships that provide the hands-on experience needed to accelerate their careers. Many of these internships evolve into permanent jobs. Tisch Center graduates go on to a wide range of careers at hotels and resorts, media companies, and consulting firms including:

  • Airbnb
  • BMF Media
  • Google
  • HEBS Digital
  • Hersha Hotels
  • Hilton Hotels and Resorts
  • LW Hospitality Advisors
  • Marriott International
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Tripadvisor

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is hospitality management and how does it differ from hotel management?

How does this degree differ from an MBA in hospitality management?

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Why study hospitality management in New York City?