Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity

About

Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity is a two-year program made possible by a collaboration of the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University and the School of Hotel Administration, SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. This program offers an educational curriculum in management and hospitality for nurturing highly advanced global professionals. Our faculty members are distinguished researchers from diverse fields such as leadership, hospitality, marketing, AI and IT management, together with experts who are active on the front lines of business and industry.

Upon completion of the program, students will be conferred an MBA from Kyoto University, and an MMH from Cornell University. By obtaining both degrees, graduates will earn credentials as highly skilled professionals who have hospitality mind to lead various industries.

You can take advantage of this unique international collaborative program. We seek ambitious talents from diverse backgrounds. If you are looking for the place to learn both theories of business administration and their applications in hospitality and service management, this is the program for you.

Please refer to the special website for more detailed information:
Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity

Features

  • Earn two degrees in two years (four semesters)
  • Utilize the career management resources of two leading business schools
  • Become a member of two great alumni networks
  • Study at two leading universities in two great cities: Kyoto, Japan, and Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

Degrees to be Conferred

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) from the Graduate School of Management in Kyoto University
  • MMH (Master of Management in Hospitality) from the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Degree Completion Requirements (for Kyoto University’s MBA)

  • The program length is two years.
  • 42 credits listed below are required to obtain an MBA from Kyoto University as a KC-CDO student.

Basic Subjects

12 credits specified by the program

Specialized Subjects

18 credits or more
(14 or more credits must be obtained from program-specified subjects)

Business Practice Subjects

10 credits or more
(8 o or more credits must be obtained from program-specified subjects)

Advanced Subjects

2 credits from Workshop

  • One subject is worth two credits.
  • The maximum number of credits that can be taken per semester at Kyoto University is 16.
  • Up to 20 credits can be transferred from Cornell University.
  • A Master's thesis is not required for degree completion.
  • Cornell MMH’s degree completion requirements are separately specified by Cornell University.

Sample Course Schedule