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Boost your career with a recognized graduate degree,
master's or MBA in hospitality management


In today’s competitive job market, you need the right skills and qualifications to access senior management positions. For people who are working, or would like to work, in the global hospitality industry, Glion Institute of Higher Education offers a diverse range of flexible post graduate degrees. Our hospitality graduate programs are designed to meet you wherever you are in your career and help you access new opportunities with the right skills. You can choose to study full time or part time, on campus or online, and with or without internships, to enhance your qualifications on your own terms.



Glion offers graduate degrees in hospitality for students with different educational backgrounds and career objectives. The hospitality MBA program offers a remarkable level of flexibility; you can choose to study in Switzerland or London with a range of full-time, hybrid and online program options. The MSc of Finance in Hospitality is a hybrid program that will get you back into the market fast with upgraded finance and entrepreneurship skills. Our postgraduate diplomas in hospitality will help you start a new career or new business in the hospitality industry. We even offer a range of online courses for experienced professionals and corporations seeking executive education. 


Learn more about our graduate and postgraduate programs


Gregory Ling ’12

Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
Before: teaching and office experience
Currently: Hotel Operations Manager, Princess Cruises

Karoliina Kanerva ‘15

Master’s in Hospitality Finance
Before: experience in Event and Music Industry Management
Currently: Head of Production, Amber Lounge Hospitality Ltd.

Natalya Malysheva ‘15

MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries
Before: Director of Operations
Currently: Corporate Leadership Development Executive in Group Strategy and Performance, The Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Marc Reissinger ’14

MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries (Online)
Before: Area Manager ACCOR French Polynesia
Currently:  Area General Manager Port Ghalib, InterContinental Hotels Group


Most graduate students come to Glion for two things: a recognized higher degree from a reputed institution and advanced strategic management skills. But they end up getting much more.  In their testimonials, our recent alumni invariably speak of gaining applicable research skills, business expertise, cultural insights and a professional network, which have enhanced their career prospects. Whether they joined us in Switzerland or London, or completed their degree online, their testimonies show the transformative impact that a Glion graduate program can have on your career. Watch the videos. 

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Glion Institute of Higher Education offers graduate programs in two of the world’s top locations to study MBA: Switzerland and London, UK;  plus, our online MBA makes it possible to study from anywhere in the world. These international and online campuses add strength to your learning experience through inter-connectivity. Our faculty uses live video streaming between campuses for special events, they collaborate and share industry trends across locations, and the graduate students have the opportunity to participate in residencies at Glion London. 

  • Switzerland

    Switzerland is a global leader in education and business innovation, and it consistently ranks among the top countries in the world for quality of life. Our graduate campus in Bulle offers a comfortable residential setting and an ideal springboard for trips around Europe.

    Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration
    Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management
    Master’s of Science in Hospitality Finance
    MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management

  • London

    London offers an inspiring learning environment for graduate students where you can develop a global perspective on business and tourism amidst exceptional diversity. Glion London students have access to the facilities and services of the University of Roehampton.

    Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality Administration
    MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management
    Professional MBA in Hospitality
    MBA in Hospitality for Executives

  • Online

    Study wherever and whenever it’s convenient for you and exchange ideas with peers from around the world. Laureate Online Education, which provides the e-learning environment, is renowned for quality, innovation and a commitment to quality online teaching and learning.

    Online MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management
    Online Executive Certificate in Leadership, Finance or Marketing
    Online Postgraduate Certificate in International Hospitality and Service Industries Administration

  • Hybrid Campus & Online

    Our hybrid programs alternate semesters delivered on campus with online courses. This option gives you an interactive learning experience in a multicultural setting in Switzerland or London, and you have the freedom to study online while you start your career. 

    MBA in Hospitality and Service Industries Management
    Professional MBA in Hospitality
    MBA in Hospitality for Executives
    Executive Certificate in Leadership, Finance or Marketing



When choosing a graduate program, you want to invest in a degree that offers good value in terms of academic quality, recognition in the industry, and career development resources. Based on these criteria, we believe that Glion Institution of Higher Education offers an excellent return on investment for our graduate degrees in hospitality. 


On average, 96% of our MBA students and 97% of our postgraduate students have a contract or multiple offers on graduation day (2015 graduation statistics). 

And 50% of Glion alumni reach the stage of “middle management” within 5 years of graduation; this includes positions such as directors and department managers or owners, and entrepreneurs. 


Glion is accredited at university level by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) of the USA.

NEASC is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the US Secretary of Education, the same that accredits ivy-league universities in the US and abroad.


Hiring managers of luxury hotels ranked Glion among the top 3 hospitality management schools in the world for an international career, according to the 2013 Worldwide Industry Ranking Survey conducted by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS). Additionally, more than half (56%) of those respondents from luxury hotels indicated that they would prefer graduates with international experience. 





Learn from the best in the hospitality industry. Our faculty is composed of international experts, university professors and experienced managers from different backgrounds who will share with you their insights and experience-based knowledge. Your professors will teach you how to solve problems using research and data so that you can analyze situations and find innovative solutions on your own. Make your graduate degree into a life-changing experience with the international faculty and global industry connections of Glion’s graduate school.


A personalized evaluation can help you to determine which of these programs best suits your professional and educational objectives. To speak with a faculty member at Glion’s graduate school, simply fill in the Speak with Faculty request form and they will get in touch with you shortly.  Or you can attend an Insight Day on campus to learn more about the graduate programs, student life, facilities, faculty and admissions.