by Jenifer Shockley
ATLANTA — A global survey of luxury hotel executives and hospitality industry recruiters conducted by CEOWORLD Magazine places the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business among the world’s top 50 hospitality and hotel management schools.
Robinson’s School of Hospitality is No. 19 in the United States and No. 28 worldwide in the CEOWORLD Magazine rankings. It is the only hospitality program in Georgia on the list.
“Being ranked among the world’s elite hospitality and hotel management schools is an affirmation of the quality of our programs, students, faculty and alumni,” said School of Hospitality Director Debra Cannon.
The Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration is the oldest and largest hospitality program in Georgia. It offers a B.B.A in hospitality management as well as the Regynald G. Washington Master of Global Hospitality Management.
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 75,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world’s premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia’s top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.