Master in Hospitality Management
The hospitality industry is changing at pace. Businesses in the sector are implementing new operating structures to adjust to global challenges and are preparing hospitality for a new future. The need for skilled managers to bring innovation to the industry is paramount. Our program primes you to succeed in this environment through an in-depth study of current hospitality management trends and best practice.
Our Master in Hospitality Management is an internationally recognized MSc qualification. You will have a choice of two academic routes: F&B management, or hospitality finance, real estate and consulting. These routes enable you to specialize through your studies.
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Gain experience that employers value most. As part of the capstone thesis of your MSc in Hospitality Management, you will take part in a work placement that will expose you to the realities of a management role and provide unique networking opportunities.
Building on your previous studies and experience, this program takes you through advanced leadership and strategy principles. Develop transferable management skills that you will set you on the path for success in a range of hospitality roles.
Develop an understanding of hospitality and its complexities. Grow your awareness of stakeholder values and devise management models that lead service-centric businesses to success. You will also contribute research to the growing scientific field of hospitality management to help develop the sector.
Master of Science HES-SO in Hospitality Management
18 months (three semesters)
On site at our Lausanne Campus
90 ECTS Credits & 60 US Credits
September of each year
Face-to-face, full time
Be Part of the EHL Experience
Experience Swiss Hospitality
Study in a Small Group
Industry Guest Speakers
Faculty Master in Hospitality Management
Dr Bertrand Audrin
Mr Cédric Bourassin
Lecturer - Practical Arts
Dr Meng-Mei Maggie Chen
Dr Stefan Güldenberg
Mr Stéphane Haddad
Dr Cindy Heo
Dr Sowon Kim Crettex
Mr Damien Kobel
Dr Philippe Masset
Mr Ian Millar
Dr Masaki Mori
Mr Patrick Ogheard
Associate Dean - Practical Arts
Dr Cédric Poretti
Mr Rémy Rein
Dr Marc Stierand
Dr René-Ojas Woltering
Dr Laura Zizka
Admissions, Applications and Course Fees
Our program is geared towards bachelor graduates with an interest in hospitality. As well as selecting course participants with this background, we look for the following personal qualities that we know are vital for hotel management careers.
- Aptitude for critical thinking & analysis
- Cultural awareness & language skills
- Customer-oriented service approach
- Self-management & personal motivation
You can apply and submit documents online. If you would like any guidance in preparing a successful application, our admissions team will be happy to help.
If you already have an EHL account, please login with your existing credentials to proceed with your application.