The Hospitality Management (HM) research-based graduate program at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) provides education leading to degrees of a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Food and Hospitality System.
The HM graduate program offers flexible and highly individualized programs, with emphases available in consumer behavior and marketing, human resource management, organizational behavior, financial control and revenue management, sport venue management, service management, destination marketing and management, information technology and communications, innovation and entrepreneurship, and economics of sport.
The Hospitality Management graduate program allows the major professor and advisory committee to tailor a degree program of courses and research to fit the needs and goals of each student.
The HM graduate program builds on the foundation of the undergraduate program, as well as the MU campus strengths. The University of Missouri offers many programs that support hospitality management including management, finance, marketing, journalism, education, agricultural education, communication, psychology, statistics, food science, nutrition, and tourism management.
MU is one of only 34 public U.S. universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities and designated “Doctoral/Research Extensive” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. AAU members are the nation's most prestigious research institutions.