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The MS degree in Hospitality Leadership and Operational Performance is a unique program that integrates critical business theory and skills with cutting-edge hospitality leadership practices.  Designed for career-changers interested in the hospitality industry as well as for current industry professionals who want to enhance their skills, the program focuses on developing leadership skills and operational capabilities in a broad array of hospitality service enterprises. 

The program exposes students to 

  • Business concepts that incorporate hospitality operational constructs and key industry financial performance imperatives.
  • Innovative hospitality technology and practices regarding service experiences and guest interaction.
  • Methods to assess hospitality firm human capital needs and maximize human capital performance.

Located in the heart of Chicago, students in DePaul's Hospitality leadership and operational performance program benefit from a world-class metropolitan environment with a host of opportunities to apply their leadership knowledge and gain real-world experience that will further distinguish their skills. 

Degree Requirements 48 hours
   Total hours required    48 hours