No, the MMH is an intensive residential program intended to facilitate interaction between students, faculty and industry leaders. However, we do offer online certificates and non-degree programs through the Office of Executive Education.
A: The MMH is a three-semester program. This accelerated schedule is designed to address the needs of both the industry and students, who are industry professionals seeking to fast-track their hospitality careers.
The MMH program offers the rigorous business management curriculum you’d expect to find in a top MBA program, but with an exclusive focus on the hospitality and services industries. Class discussions, projects, and case studies are intended to hone the specific skills students need to lead our dynamic global industry into the future. The MMH degree is accredited by AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—which certifies the world’s foremost schools and colleges of business.
No. Your undergraduate degree can be in any field, provided you excelled in your studies. In fact, only a small number of MMH students studied hospitality as an undergraduate; most come into the program with social science or traditional business degrees.
No. There is no minimum GPA required for admission to the MMH program, however we expect applicants to demonstrate their potential to excel in a rigorous academic environment. The average undergraduate GPA for admitted MMH students is typically about 3.3.
Over the past three years, the average score of successful applicants on the GMAT was over 630.
We look for candidates with strong managerial skills and leadership potential. Students admitted in the past few years have typically had some work experience, but all applicants will be evaluated. Experience adds value to one’s contributions in class, it provides a stronger context for learning, and most importantly, it will put you in a better position toward achieving your post-MMH career goals.
No. All students are required to complete the MMH curriculum through Cornell University.
The deadlines for the next MMH class can be found on our admission timetable. You must complete your application and a personal interview before the application deadline in order to receive an admission decision.