MBA in Hospitality Management

Geneva Business School (GBS)

Program Description

MBA in Hospitality Management

Geneva Business School (GBS)

MBA in Hospitality Management

This MBA course will provide you with specialized knowledge of financial management and the management essentials vital to the success of hospitality enterprises. You will learn to be a highly skilled manager while simultaneously gaining the ability to apply effective strategic management techniques to your business.


  • Duration: 18 months
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Master of Business Administration Major in International Hospitality Management.
  • Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program.
  • Internships: GBS work with the bests and for the bests. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition.
  • Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus


The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major:

  • Hotel Operations Management
  • Financial Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Strategic Management in Hospitality Industry
  • Resort Management
  • Case Studies

Career Options

The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in:

  • Hospitality Administration Management
  • Hotel & Lodging Manager
  • Food and Service Manager
  • Front Line Supervisor

Application and Admissions

Selection Criteria

GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience
  • Completed application form with passport photo included
  • Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates
  • Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination.
  • Photocopy of your passport
  • Receipt for the payment of the application fee
  • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Recommendation letter
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 18, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
18 - 30 months
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30,840 CHF
Start date Sept. 2017
Switzerland Geneva
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Spain Barcelona
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Duration 18 - 30 months
Price 30,840 CHF
10 280chf(GVA):7 460€(ESP)/semstr +admin