Master's Degree

Fully Accredited Program

Develop a holistic perspective of hospitality across local, regional, and global levels while engaging with industry experts and innovators.

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Master's in Global Hospitality Leadership

Georgetown University will continue with remote learning for all on-campus programs through May 2021.

Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Global Hospitality Leadership prepares you to excel within and address the challenges facing the modern-day hospitality industry. You’ll not only learn how to comprehensively assess the diverse sectors of hospitality and design solutions for its future, but also build your skills through hands-on experience in Washington, D.C.—the international epicenter of the hospitality business.

Rooted in a global perspective, our curriculum examines hospitality standards and best practices across U.S., international, and emerging markets. You’ll master the technical foundations of the field while developing essential leadership and management skills in areas such as marketing, branding, finance, and development.

  • Number of Credits

    33 credits

  • Format


  • Total Tuition


  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Time to Complete

    ~2 years (part-time)

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

Our program is uniquely tied to the industry. Capitalizing on Georgetown’s broad partner network and location, we provide access to valuable resources—including direct exposure to the leaders of the hospitality business—to support your ongoing professional development.

In the classroom, you’ll learn from industry experts and innovators, who bring specialized knowledge and experience across various sectors of the field—from hotels to food and beverage, meetings, airlines, and beyond. Outside of class, you’ll have opportunities to expand your network through real-world client engagements, case studies, and events with some of the world’s largest hospitality organizations.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

  • Headshot of Robert Lannan, Faculty

    There is no better place in the world to pursue professional studies in global hospitality leadership than Washington, D.C. This city’s metropolitan area has become a capital of the international hotel and lodging industry. Georgetown’s program offers students a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders (who serve on our faculty and guest lecture), visit their places of business, pursue internships and other job opportunities and network within the industry.”

    Robert Lannan, Faculty Master's in Global Hospitality Leadership
  • Headshot of Louise Diallo Barry

    Here at Georgetown, the program has helped me bridge the gap and elevated my performance in an industry that I'm already a part of and love. I've been able to apply skills learned in class with my daily operation on work projects.”

    Louise Diallo Barry Master's in Global Hospitality Leadership

Ideal for working professionals, our program is designed to fit your schedule. We offer options for full- or part-time participation and classes held on weekday evenings, so you can earn your degree at a pace that suits your needs—without interrupting your career. You’ll leave the program primed to lead with confidence and achieve success in this dynamic and global industry.

*Tuition for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.