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Entrance Requirements

Applications are reviewed holistically. Therefore, there is no specific minimum or “cut-off” scores used during the SHM evaluation process. GMAT / GRE scores are required and open students for consideration for additional School, College, and University-wide funding.

The Ph.D. program has the following entrance requirements:

Graduate School Requirements (University-Wide for ALL Graduate Applicants):

  • A completed online Graduate School application
  • Undergraduate Degree(s) as required per country of admission by the Graduate School confirmed with submission of copies of official transcripts / documentation (for institutions outside the U.S. documents may include marksheets, record of courses, degree/study certificate, original diploma, etc.) from all post-secondary institutions attended (and official English translations if the language of instruction is not English) 
  • English proficiency (if required per country of admission by the Graduate School)
  • Payment of a non-refundable application fee (decided by the Graduate School)

School of Hospitality Management Requirements (After Graduate School Processes Application):

  • The equivalent of a master's degree with an undergraduate or graduate degree in hospitality management
  • A minimum of one year of work experience in the hospitality industry
  • GMAT / GRE score(s)
  • A resume or CV
  • Three professional references with letters of recommendation
  • A statement of career and educational goals in essay format (2-3 pages in length)
  • Ability to partake in a live video interview