Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master in Global Hospitality Leadership


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Facing an ever-evolving set of challenges, from expanding customer segments to emerging trends and brand saturation, hospitality has a growing need for innovative leaders who can guide the industry forward. Georgetown’s Master of Professional Studies in Hospitality Management primes students to become these future leaders, offering a creative and hands-on curriculum immersed in a global perspective. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of hospitality while taking part in cutting-edge projects, gaining experience through unique internship opportunities, and exploring the diverse sectors at the heart of this evolving industry. Concentrations students have the opportunity to hone their skills in the following in-demand specialties:

  • Brand Management & Guest Experience
  • Development & Asset Management
  • Global & Regional Standards Program Features
  • Collaborative Hub for Hospitality

Located in the heart of Washington, D.C.— a global epicenter for the industry—Georgetown’s events, panels, and seminars serve as a gathering place for the industry’s diverse players to collaborate and shape the future of hospitality.

A Global and Local Approach. Capitalizing on resources in D.C. and around the world, students explore American hospitality standards as well as those of international and emerging markets.

Valuable Resources. Offering access to a broad global network, the program facilitates career opportunities, mentoring, and partner resources to help budding hospitality professionals build their networks and pursue rewarding careers.

Distinguished Faculty. Industry leaders, experts, and innovators bring their experience and expertise directly into the classroom, incorporating cutting-edge tools, emerging trends, and of-the-moment skills.

Unmatched Flexibility. With options for full- or part-time participation and classes held on weekday evenings and weekends, the program allows students to earn their degree at a pace that suits their needs without interrupting their careers.

Who Should Apply?

  • Hospitality employees seeking to gain expertise and advance their careers
  • Hospitality managers who want to learn about new technologies and global opportunities in the field
  • Entrepreneurs looking for the keys to success in the hospitality business
  • College graduates interested in entering the hospitality industry


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

International Student Requirements:

International candidates who hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree are welcome to apply. An official course­ by­ course evaluation from World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators will be required to confirm the equivalency of education completed outside of the United States. International applicants for whom English is not their native language must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Complete admissions requirements are available on our website.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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