MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (MSHTM) program is designed to develop professionals who can assume managerial responsibilities in the lodging, food service and travel industry. This will equip the students with the skills needed to design and execute management strategies through well-grounded leadership training in business management with a focus on tourism and hospitality businesses. This program will help the students develop graduate-level research skills and prepare them for continued study at the doctorate level or pursue a career in the academe and industry research.
|2018-2019||Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management|
1. The minimum grade requirement is 1.75 for doctoral degree program and 2.00 in the master’s degree program. The same applies to Written Comprehensive Examinations.
2. A student’s candidacy for a degree is automatically terminated based on the following conditions:
3. If a student failed in the Written Comprehensive Examination, he/she is allowed to retake the WCE of the failed subjects on the next scheduled examination. If a student failed at a second try in the Written Comprehensive Examination, he/she is required to reenroll the subjects failed and reapply for WCE.
4. A student in the master’s degree program is given five years to finish the academic courses plus one more year to pass their Oral Defense or Thesis. Students who exceed the five-year limit on the academic courses and one-year limit on the Oral Defense will be required to take refresher courses equivalent to eighteen (18) units. While a student in the doctoral degree program is given five years to finish their academic courses and five years to finish their dissertation. Students who exceed the five-year limit on the academic courses are allowed an extension of two consecutive trimesters, but will be required to take additional six (6) units as refresher courses per trimester. Students who exceed the five-year limit on the dissertation writing will be required to take refresher courses equivalent to twelve (12) units to be enrolled in two consecutive trimesters. The five-year limit on the dissertation writing starts after passing the Written Comprehensive Examination.