In addition to the Graduate and Post Baccalaureate Application and Official Transcripts(must be sent to the office of Admissions), the following documents must be submitted to the department (email to firstname.lastname@example.org):
• A 2 to 5-page personal statement explaining the reasons for pursuing the M.S.
in Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism degree, professional goals, knowledge of the profession (changes
needed in the profession, leadership, strategic planning and equity), and how previous study and experience
will contribute to success in this graduate program. (Note: This is a different statement than used for Cal State
Apply and should be focused on each the areas provided above).
• An up-to-date resume detailing professional and academic achievements that includes dates of employment.
• Three current letters of recommendation on the form provided, completed by supervisors or teachers who know you well professionally and can provide detailed information about academic potential and skills (leadership, research, analysis and communication). For more information, please contact:
California State University, East Bay
Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, PE 130
Hayward, CA 94542