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Glion Graduate Degrees MBA





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Master degrees in hospitality management


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Master of Business Administration International Hospitality & Services Industries Management with Leadership or Marketing

Glion Institute of Higher Education offers an MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management with Leadership or Marketing. This program is also available online with different specializations. The MBA is designed for undergraduate degree holders and management professionals who wish to enhance their career options within the hospitality, tourism and service industries.
The MBA program covers advanced business concepts for strategic management in diverse service organizations. Throughout the program, students use applied theory to develop strategies for improving hospitality, tourism, and service industry business performance.

  • Designed for:  Applicants should be 24 years old with a bachelor degree in hospitality, tourism or event management or business or an equivalent first degree. One year of previous work experience is advised.
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Language: English only.

For more details on the admissions requirements see Admissions for Graduate Degrees.


MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management - Online

The Glion Online MBA in International Hospitality & Service Industries Management is the same degree program as offered on campus, with NEASC accreditation and specializations. The flexibility and convenience of the online learning environment is perfect for working professionals. 

  • Designed for: Applicants with significant, relevant management experience and a bachelor degree, preferably in hospitality, tourism or event management, or a business degree or equivalent.
  • Duration: The program’s flexibility allows for a personalized pace, but it can be completed in 2.5 years plus the time for the Applied Business Project (16-30 weeks).
  • Language: English only.

For more details and admissions requirements, see the Online MBA program website.


Master of Science in International Hospitality Finance

The MSc in International Hospitality Finance is a highly concentrated program that covers the principles and practices of financial management and practical applications to the hospitality industry. Through the MSc program, you will develop skills and analytical tools for financial decision making and personal strategies for producing innovative solutions to complex financial challenges.

Learn more about the MSc


What if you don’t fit those profiles?

If you want to obtain a higher-degree in hospitality, but you don’t have a degree or experience in hospitality, then the Postgraduate programs might be the best option for you. Postgraduate studies are tailor-made for the career-changers and mature students who wants to start a career in hospitality without having previous experience or a degree in this field.

For more details, please see the Postgraduate Programs section.


Glion Graduate School Mission

Spearheading the institutional mission, the Graduate School provides an exciting and innovative synergy between academic rigor and global service practice. The Masters’ programs whether campus based or on-line aim to develop reflective individuals, empowered to meet the challenges of ambitious and wide ranging career aspirations. Our internationally experienced faculty provides a rich spectrum of courses tailored to the needs of leaders or future leaders in the rapidly evolving global, technological, business and education environment.

We achieve this by reinforcing both subject competence and transferable skills, enabling our participants to make flexible, thoughtful contributions to their chosen field. Our student-centered approach to teaching and learning is inspired by the Swiss work ethos; striving for perfection and diligence, as well as service-mindedness and customer focus.

We encourage participants to explore topics in depth, developing their intellectual skills and a habit of life-long learning. We serve those who have an undergraduate degree, may be in midcareer, or seeking an important career change. They will leave us to continue as leaders or educators within the world of services.