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Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Administration


Program Description

The mission of the RHIM program is to prepare professionally competent individuals who will make a contribution to the industry and to the society as a whole. The admission process to the Hospitality Administration Doctoral Program can be done concurrently with the admission process to the Graduate School but cannot be finalized until formal admission to the Texas Tech University Graduate School is completed.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 72
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/hrm/rhim/academics_doctoral.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Barry McCool
E-mail: barent.mccool@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-2199

Department Contact Information

Department AddressCollege of Human Sciences
HRM
Texas Tech University
P.O. Box 41240
Lubbock
TX 79409-1240
Phone Number 806-742-3068
Fax Number 806-742-3042
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/nhr/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/HS_NHR.php#Graduate



Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: Three letters of recommendation addressing professional-related background (preferably from both academic and industry sources.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: Yes

Writing Sample Instructions: Written statement of professional interest and intent.

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Go to: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/nhr/rhim/academics_doctoral.php and complete an application under the "Admission Procedures and Application Form" link

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: Yes

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Admission Deadlines


The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.


US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.


International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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How To Apply


1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements


If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.


GRE GMAT
Yes Yes

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Additional Requirements for International Students


These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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