Hospitality and Tourism Management

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • 6 months to 1 year work experience

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience, instructor/trainer roles preferred

Application Deadlines


  • Residential

  • Fall Spring Summer
    January 15 No Entry No Entry Doctorate
    March 5 September 20 No Entry Masters

  • Online

  • Fall Spring Summer
    Rolling Rolling Rolling Masters*

  • *US Residents Only

Program Contact Information


  • Residential
    Name Ayrielle Espinosa Dr. Jonathon Day, Director
    Phone 765-494-9811 765-496-2084
    Email aespinosa@purdue.edu gjday@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
    Purdue University
    900 W. State Street
    MRRT/206D
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2115
    USA

    Online
    Toll-Free 877-497-5851
    Phone 765-743-0709
    Fax 877-497-5852
    Email GradOnline@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Purdue University Online Programs
    Admissions Processing Center
    851 Trafalgar Court, Suite 420 West
    Maitland, FL 32751

Additional Information


  • PhD Applications: While it’s not required to secure admissions, you should make contact with appropriate faculty members well in advance of submitting an application. This enables you to better understand the emphasis of our programs, expectations of particular faculty, and what you would be spending your time doing if admitted. This also enables you to specify your preferred faculty advisor(s) and write an appropriately targeted personal statement in your application. Please click here for a listing of the graduate faculty advisors in each of our Research Areas.
  • English Proficiency is the Grad School's minimums, but applicants looking for assistantships are encourage to take one of the proficiency tests and score higher than the minimum.
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