Academics
Hotel and Restaurant Management

Program Information

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore's (UMES) Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) program at the Universities at Shady Grove is an upper division program providing full-time and part-time curriculum plans of study in hospitality management.

The program prepares students to enter middle management positions in lodging, restaurant, travel, attractions, meeting and convention and food service industries. The basic track offers a traditional two-year course of study with internship opportunities in hospitality management.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the HRM program, a student must have attended an accredited institution of higher education and earned 54 or more credit hours, or earned a degree from a community college with a
cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all previous work.

Courses for lower division credits should include studies in the areas of hospitality management or business, social and behavioral sciences, natural or physical sciences, and arts and humanities for transfer into the baccalaureate program.

All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. Academic transcript evaluations by a recognized international credit evaluation service are required for all course work completed outside the United States.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition rates for programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) are those of the degree-granting institution. Financial aid is awarded by the institution offering the degree program, but facilitated by the USG Student Services Office.

Contact Information

For more information concerning admission or financial aid, please contact the USG Office of Student Services at 301-738-6023 or shadygrove@umd.edu.

For information about the Hotel and Restaurant Management program, please contact Ruth Lee O'Rourke, program director, at 301-738-6327 or rklee@umes.edu.

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