The application fee is $90 and is paid at the time of application submission.
In some instances, the application fee may be waived. To determine if you may be eligible for a fee waiver, please click here.
Yes, students can elect to take this program on campus or entirely online.
The diploma, regardless of whether a student completed the program on campus or online, will read: Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality.
As an added program benefit, all successful graduates will also have the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Hospitality from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in addition to their Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality. Contact an advisor to learn more.
The program takes approximately 1.5 to 2 years to complete at a full-time pace and 2 to 4 years to complete at a part-time pace.
Students in the advanced standing program can complete the program in 1 year at a full-time pace.
The GRE may be waived for students with a GPA above 3.0 on the 4.0 scale. If the GRE is required, we will notify the student.
A student who leaves the university without obtaining a formal leave of absence from their graduate studies will not be automatically readmitted. A student wishing to apply for readmission to a graduate degree program must first get the recommendation of the department chair or program director and submit an Application for Readmission to the dean of the degree program.
Undergraduate units will not be considered for transfer into the program. Graduate-level units may be considered for transfer through a petition process once a student is admitted.
Alternatively, students who completed their BBA or MBA may qualify for the advanced standing option, which would allow them to bypass 11 units of the Master of Arts in Senior Living Hospitality program. For more information about the advanced standing option, please visit the admissions page.
Students must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher to graduate.