M.Sc. On Campus

Hospitality Leadership and Operational Performance

DePaul University

24 months
1102 USD/credit 26448 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 26448 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earn your master’s in Hospitality Leadership and Operational Performance from DePaul University and combine critical business theories and skills with innovative hospitality leadership practices.


You’ll learn the ins and outs of:

  • Hospitality management strategies
  • Cutting-edge hospitality technologies
  • Data analysis and financial metrics
  • Customer relationship management

Study hospitality leadership in the heart of Chicago

  • The Hospitality Leadership and Operational Performance program from DePaul University is located in downtown Chicago, near hundreds of the world’s top hotels and restaurants. You’ll have access to a world-class metropolitan environment, allowing you to supplement knowledge from the classroom with practical skills gained from learning and working in a vibrant hospitality scene.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing the guest/employee experience
  • Advanced hospitality leadership and performance
  • Service technology & innovation in the hospitality environment
  • Hospitality strategy & operational performance
  • Revenue management
  • Hospitality distribution channels
  • Hospitality data analysis & financial metrics
  • Managing for effective and ethical organizational behavior
  • Decisions in marketing management  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit a resume that summarizes your work experience and educational background. 
  • Submit your official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended. 
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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