Texas Tech University

Hospitality and Retail Management

Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality, Tourism, and Retail Management

The Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality, Tourism, and Retail Management degree requires a minimum of 36 hours in core and required courses. These courses include; theory, research, literature, statistics, and curriculum. Additional requirements include 21 credit hours of electives (12 credit may be transferred from your master's degree work), 3 credit hours of seminar, and 12 dissertation credit hours. A GRE or GMAT score is required. Leveling coursework may also be required.

Doctoral Program Faculty Contacts

Mailing Address:
Texas Tech University
HRM Dept. Box 41240 Lubbock, TX 79409-1240, USA

Admission to the Graduate Program

The Texas Tech Graduate School admission deadlines for international students:

Fall Admission (Priority deadline for funding): January 15 
Spring Admission: June 15

The admission deadlines for domestic students:

Fall Admission (Priority deadline for funding): January 15
Spring Admission: October 15

GRE and GMAT requirements have been WAIVED for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Apply

The Graduate School online application system is designed to help you easily navigate through the application process and ensure you complete your application in a timely manner.

ALL documents must be submitted through the online portal and directly to the department.

How to Apply