Melissa L. Lightell, Assistant Director of Recruiting and Operations  

Melissa L. Lightell
Assistant Director of Recruiting and Operations

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Online Master of Management - Entrepreneurial Hospitality Admissions

The online Master of Management with a specialization in Entrepreneurial Hospitality is designed for students who want to complement their undergraduate degrees with the business knowledge to innovate and break through barriers in new or evolving companies. The Master of Management will leverage your skills while building your knowledge of business practices that inspire loyalty from your customers. 

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Application Deadlines & Dates

We encourage applicants to submit their application as early as possible.

This program has a spring (January) start. 


Application Requirements

Our application process is designed to be completed entirely online. We will review applications for admission with unofficial transcripts and score reports. Official copies of transcripts and test scores are required at the time enrollment is confirmed.

Application Requirements
•    Online Application Form (no application fee)
•    Resume (uploaded online)
•    One Essay (uploaded online)
•    One Letter of Recommendation (submitted online)
•     Undergraduate Transcript/s from Accredited University (uploaded online)
•    GMAT Score Report or GRE Score Report (uploaded online)


In addition, international students are required to submit
•    TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Score Report
•    Affidavit of Support and financial documentation certifying funds
•    A course by course transcript evaluation if educated outside of the United States.

Our preferred evaluators are:



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What factors does the Admissions Committee consider when evaluating my application?
The Admissions Committee reviews applications holistically, which includes all required application materials (application form, essay, resume, academic background, recommendation, and test scores), to assess an applicant's motivation, maturity and ability to successfully complete a graduate business degree.

Q: What is Freeman's policy on interviews?
After a preliminary review of a complete application, the Admissions Committee may request an interview of select applicants.

Q: What can I expect during the admissions interview?
Applicants can expect to talk about themselves, their experiences and career goals, their undergraduate record, their leadership and group activities, and their motivation for pursuing a graduate degree at the Freeman School. Due to the geographic diversity of the Freeman applicant pool, the majority of interviews are conducted via Skype or phone.

Q: Do you offer conditional admission to the programs?
The Freeman School does not offer conditional admissions under any circumstances. Applicants must submit all required application materials in order to be reviewed for an admission decision.

Q: May I defer my admission to the following year?
The Freeman School allows all applicants to defer admission decisions for one year.  We keep all application materials on file for one year. If you have previously applied to the program, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for information on reactivating your application.

Q: Does the Freeman School accept transfer credits?
We do not accept transfer credits from any other institution. We want to ensure that all Freeman graduate business students have acquired certain fundamentals and skill sets.


Cost of Attendance

Online MMG-EH Cost of Attendance 2021-2022

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an estimate for educational related expenses for a single person for the twelve-month academic period established by the University. The COA is based on federal guidelines and is utilized to determine a student’s eligibility for financial aid. Listed below is the estimated COA for the 2021-2022 academic year which will be used for budgeting purposes. Please note that the COA is updated annually (March) each year.

Freeman School Tuition

The one-year Master of Management (MMG) program has a total cost of $46,575 for tuition for the program. Tuition is updated in annually in March of each year.


Additional Allowable Expenses (may be included in student loans)


Computer Allowance

Students may request that the cost of a new computer (along with other specific allowable expenses) up to $2,500 added to their budget as outlined in the "Financial Aid Policy for Includsion of Computer Cost in the Student's Cost of Attendance."  Please refer to the Financial Aid website to see the specific documents required to all this one-time expense. 



Estimated cost for first year of program for books and supplies.



Estimated amount for other expenses during the twelve-month period of enrollment.