Master's in Global Hospitality Leadership

Mission & Learning Goals

Mission Statement

The Georgetown University Master of Professional Studies in Global Hospitality Leadership program sets a new standard for hospitality education through a differentiated, interdisciplinary curriculum that prepares graduates to be leaders who can shape the future of the hospitality industry. Situated in Washington, D.C., a hub of the global hospitality business, the hospitality program has a faculty of industry professionals that trains students to be adaptable critical thinkers whose practical expertise is combined with a passion for service.

Learning Goals

Upon successfully completing the MPS in Global Hospitality Leadership, you will:

  • Creative and Critical Thinking: Apply creative and analytical skills to recommend and implement strategic thinking design solutions for various sectors of the hospitality industry.
  • Global Competence: Collaborate with diverse actors to assess and analyze global hospitality competencies using sustainable development goals, cultural intelligence, and diversity, inclusion, access and equity frameworks.
  • Ethical Reasoning and Values: Integrate Jesuit values and ethical industry practices to design hospitality solutions for US, and global markets.
  • Applied Problem Solving: Integrate hospitality theory, practice, and problem-solving techniques to address organizational challenges.
  • Information Literacy: Synthesize credible, valid, and reliable information from multiple sources to apply data driven decision-making to hospitality assets and operations.
  • Technological Competency: Apply industry relevant technology and tools to analyze business problems, formulate strategies, develop business plans, and inform policies for hospitality organizations.
  • Communication: Design communication initiatives and persuasive messaging to support the needs of the hospitality industry’s stakeholders, leaders and workforce.