Cornell offers the opportunity to earn an Executive Master of Management in Hospitality (EMMH) primarily online so you can master the essential aspects of the hospitality business without putting your career on pause.
The EMMH program consists of engaging asynchronous online courses with weekly live virtual sessions, and two opportunities for week-long on-campus residencies. All courses are taught by Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration faculty and feature active engagement and sharing of ideas and best practices. Whether you’re in a leadership role or aspire to one, this degree will help you advance your skills in hospitality leadership, operations, finance, human resources (HR), marketing, and real estate, all while developing your ability to think strategically, lead with an analytical mindset, and drive change.
The Nolan School has long represented the gold standard in hospitality education, where professionals from across the globe come together to strategize, problem-solve, and forge the future.
16 Online EMMH Courses
Two Residency Weeks
Part-Time While You Work
Benefits of Earning an Executive Master of Management in Hospitality
The Executive Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University will prepare you to:
- Communicate powerfully and manage effectively across a wide set of hospitality stakeholders
- Combine a deep understanding of the business of hospitality and hospitality administration with powerful data and analysis tools to improve your decision making
- Drive change to help your organization respond to developments and disruption in the hospitality industry
- Lead a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization
- Strategically assess the competitive landscape and prepare your organization for new opportunities
- January 15, 2024 Application Deadline
- Late August 2024* Program Start Date
- Late August 2025* Residency Week
- Late August 2026* Residency Weeks
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2024-2025 cohort will be announced in late March 2024. Additionally, an application fee of $105 is due when you submit your application.
If you receive an offer of admission and want to accept it, you must officially do so through the online application system by the date indicated in your admission letter. When you accept your offer, you must also pay a nonrefundable admission deposit of $1,500, which secures your place in the incoming class and will be credited toward your first-semester tuition bill.
For more information, please visit the Office of the Bursar’s website.
The costs of transportation, accommodations, and most meals during the residency sessions are not included in the program tuition.
There are no fellowships or grants available for this program, but US students are eligible to apply for federal Stafford loans. The Cornell University Financial Aid Office handles federal loan information. Some merit scholarships are available. All applicants will be considered for merit scholarships at the time of EMMH program admission. There is no separate application required for merit scholarships.