M.B.A. Online


Johnson & Wales University

24 months
786 USD/credit 14148 USD/year
786 USD/credit 14148 USD/year
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The Hospitality program of Johnson & Wales University is recognized as a trusted and respected program across the globe. We’ve spent years making a name for ourselves in the industry and have earned a reputation of excellence among hospitality employers such as Marriott, Compass Group, Darden and more.


Compared to other MBA programs offered online, our MBA – Hospitality is industry-specific, which means that as a graduate of this program, you’ll be positioned to advance your career because your education, curriculum and experience are tailored to what employers are looking for in hospitality-management positions. 

This 100% online Hospitality program of Johnson & Wales University is designed for busy hospitality professionals like you.

You want to advance your career, but you can’t put it on hold to go back to school. That’s why our flexible online MBA – Hospitality allows you to study anytime, anywhere with no campus attendance required. 

What you'll learn

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Examine and analyze social, multicultural and environmental issues and their impacts upon managerial practices in the global hospitality industry.

Why earn your degree online with JWU?

Economists recognize hospitality as the world's largest industry, so there’s great potential for those who are passionate about this career path. In our program, you can:

  • Benefit from our convenient online format, designed to fit your schedule
  • Apply your skills to real-world scenarios and challenging coursework
  • Gain knowledge through an MBA program tailored specifically to the hospitality industry
  • Learn from instructors who bring years of industry experience
  • Prepare to move ahead in a variety of different industries
  • Note that if you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law
  • Event Leadership and Planning
  • Hospitality and Tourism Global Issues
  • Franchising and Licensing
  • Financial Reporting and Control
  • Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Free Application
    • Upon application, your dedicated online admissions associate will send you an electronic Transcript Request Form(s) via Docusign to sign, which will allow JWU to request your transcript(s) on your behalf. (If your school requires additional information to process the request, you will be notified by the admissions team.) JWU must receive transcripts, diplomas, and/or certifications from all postsecondary schools, so you may receive more than one Docusign request to complete.
    • Applicants must submit two recommendations
    • You can complete your statement of purpose completely online

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14148 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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