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.
This 20-month EMMH program consists of engaging online courses combined with residential sessions in Ithaca and New York City taught by Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration faculty. Whether you’re in a leadership role or aspire to one, this degree will help you advance your skills in hospitality 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 Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration 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.
15 Online EMMH Courses
Two Residency Weeks
Part-Time While You Work
Benefits of Earning an Executive Master of Management in Hospitality
The Executive Master’s 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
November 15, 2022
Next Application Deadline
August 28, 2023
Program Start Date
New York City Residency Week
Late August 2024*
Ithaca Residency Week
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2022-2023 cohort is $93,685, billed in five installments at the start of each program term. Additionally, an application fee of $105 is due when you submit your application. Tuition for the 2023-2024 cohort will be announced in February 2023, and may increase marginally from the 2022-2023 tuition.
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 accommodations and most meals during your Ithaca and New York City residency sessions are included in the program tuition. Other meals and transportation are at your own expense.
There are no fellowships or grants available for this program, but US students are eligible to apply for federal Stafford loans. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business 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.
Contact an EMMH Admissions Counselor
Feel free to reach out to our admissions counselors if you need additional information or have questions about the application process.