Welcome to Boston University's School of Hospitality Administration

It’s your turn to play an instrumental part in the changing landscape of hospitality. 2020 has brought sudden and dramatic changes to the industry globally. If you have a passion for the business of serving others and creating positive and memorable human experiences—via lodging, restaurants, hotel and real estate development, food service and franchises, meetings, events and festivals—your creativity and fresh, innovative and entrepreneurial thinking are now in high demand. Today, you have the opportunity to contribute meaningfully as you learn the traditional tried and true, current best practices and evolving trends all while strategically navigating steps ahead for the future of travel and hospitality.

At SHA you’re part of a dynamic and collaborative community, elevating you to new heights. Our distinguished faculty, comprised of contemporary researchers and leading global industry practitioners, will challenge and inspire you to think outside your comfort zone to stretch the limits of your imagination. SHA’s foundational business courses, including finance, analytics, asset management, revenue management, managerial accounting, leadership, operations—complemented by thought-provoking electives such as entrepreneurship, (innovation and disruption at the Master’s level), hospitality design, advanced food and beverage, and advanced strategic and digital marketing, will catapult you to grow your network and develop into active professionals in the business. Learn from the best in the business—the incubator to form the new panorama of hospitality. Welcome to SHA.

Undergraduate Program

Whether you choose Hospitality Administration or Hospitality & Communication, you'll learn from the best in the industry and gain hands-on experience.

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BU SHA Graduate Program

Graduate Program

One year. Three concentrations. Advance your career with a Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 9, 2020) Boston, MA – ?Arun Upneja, Dean of Boston University’s School of Hospitality recently hosted a dynamic presentation of thought …

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