Master of Management in Hospitality

Explore business through a hospitality context. The School of Hotel Administration, as part of the Cornell College of Business, offers an incomparable management education grounded in the world's largest industry. The MMH program, the only one of its kind in the Ivy League, readies you for a global, people-driven industry where creative thinkers find themselves on the career fast-track. Our community of Hotelies has an insatiable drive to pursue excellence and make every day an adventure. Why settle for anything less?


Through this AACSB-accredited program, you'll study business management with a focus on hospitality and related industries. And, as an MMH student, you'll gain access to the school's exclusive global network of alumni and professional connections.

Our accelerated three-semester program minimizes your opportunity cost and maximizes your return on investment. Learn more about the program.

Degree Requirements

Core courses, electives, an industry externship, and the Leadership Development Program provide a comprehensive academic experience to advance your career and position you for long-term success. For added flexibility, complete an internship or customize your degree with a concentration or a minor in real estate.

Core Curriculum

The MMH core curriculum emphasizes leadership, entrepreneurship, and teamwork, providing the foundation for a career in any sector of the hospitality industry.

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Concentrations & Minors

Pursue a specialization in marketing management, operations and revenue management, or real estate. Students also take courses to advance their entrepreneurial goals.

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Leadership Development Program

From the very start, you'll engage with industry leaders to assess your strengths and development areas and expand your professional network.

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MMH faculty


SHA faculty are subject experts who bring real-time industry expertise and insight into the classroom.

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Extended Education Opportunities

Optional programs, such as the MMH Master Class and dual-degree programs with the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), add value to your experience.

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Tuition & Financing

The MMH, like all graduate professional degrees, is an investment in your future. Explore funding opportunities to finance your investment.

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MMH Info Sessions

Learn about the program and application requirements from our admissions team.

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Tour SHA

Let our SHA Ambassadors show you what it means to be a Hotelie. Tours are offered Sept. 1 through Nov. 13 when classes are in session.

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How to Apply

If you see yourself in this picture—at home in a top-caliber graduate business program designed to propel you toward success in your chosen career—we encourage you to apply. Staggered deadlines are offered throughout the admission cycle.


We seek candidates with a strong commitment to a career in the hospitality industry, but our students come from a wide range of majors.

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Admissions Timetable

We know that you are busy hospitality professionals. To provide the greatest flexibility, we offer three application rounds.

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Admissions Programs

Explore our direct-admissions option, early-admissions program, and dual-degree offering to see what path is right for you.

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Planning a Visit?

Are you visiting Cornell and the School of Hotel Administration? Plan ahead to make the most of your trip, and contact our admissions office if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to campus.