Hospitality Administration Graduate Certificate

MSU's Title IV Federal Financial Aid, for this certificate, is pending final approval of application to Department of Education. Check with the MSU Office of Financial Aid if you have questions.

The Hospitality Administration Graduate Certificate program is a 12-hour program that includes one three-hour field experience course in addition to nine hours of online study. It is designed to prepare graduates for mid to upper-level management positions in the hospitality industry.

Admission criteria

Admission to the Graduate College at Missouri State University.

Required courses

Course CodeCourse Title Credit Hours

HRA 710

Risk Management & Legal Compliance in the Hospitality Industry

3 hrs

HRA 720

Hospitality Change Management and Leadership

3 hrs

HRA 730

Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism

3 hrs

HRA 798

Field Experience in Hospitality Administration

3 hrs


Total (Minimum) 

12 hrs

GPA requirements

Successful completion of the 12 hours of required courses with a combined grade point average of at least 3.00.