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The future of hospitality management education and research lies with its graduate programs, especially those offering research-based M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. In response to a need for additional hospitality faculty because of a growing number of programs, the number of graduate programs in the United States has increased substantially in recent years as well. This article presents an overview of graduate hospitality programs in the United States based on the following aspects: (1) program enrollments, admissions and graduation rates, (2) student profiles, (3) program duration and residency requirements, (4) financial support to graduate students, and (5) students’ career opportunities after graduation. Suggestions for future research are provided.
Van Hoof, Hubert B.; Wu, Luorong (Laurie); Zhang, Lu; and Mattila, Anna S.
"Characteristics of US Graduate Hospitality Programs,"
Hospitality Review: Vol. 31
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/hospitalityreview/vol31/iss2/4