25 Masters of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality

After earning a bachelor’s degree, many individuals decide to purse a master (MA), which can take about two to three years to complete. Earning a master may lead to greater career opportunities, as well as the chance to pursue professional goals that need the academic experience you can only receive through a degree program. What is an MA in Tourism and Hospitality? Students in this academic… Read more

After earning a bachelor’s degree, many individuals decide to purse a master (MA), which can take about two to three years to complete. Earning a master may lead to greater career opportunities, as well as the chance to pursue professional goals that need the academic experience you can only receive through a degree program.

What is an MA in Tourism and Hospitality? Students in this academic program learn the strategic leadership and managerial skills needed to oversee and maintain a facility within the tourism and hospitality field. Course topics in this degree program include managing hospitality and guest services, data analysis in hospitality and tourism, strategic issues in tourism, marketing and advertising, and financial analysis of hospitality enterprises. Students may also be able to choose elective courses within their field that can increase their specialized knowledge and skills.

There are several reasons why an individual may want to pursue a degree in tourism and hospitality. Not only can graduates increase their knowledge and expertise, they can also improve their management and communication skills, which can be essential assets to their workplace.

The cost of earning an MA in Tourism and Hospitality will vary depending on the location of the school, as well as the amount of time it takes for a student to earn this degree. Students should make sure to research each potential school properly to ensure that the academic costs align with their future goals.

The administrative and managerial skills that individuals develop within this degree program can open up many employment opportunities for graduates. Careers in tourism and hospitality include gaming and casino management, event design and production, hotel and resort directors, marketing directors for an entertainment venue, restaurant management, or as a CEO for a tourism or hospitality organization.

Many schools offer online options for classes, which means that you can earn your degree at a time and place that works with your busy life. To get started on your MA in Tourism and Hospitality, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Berlin, Germany

Enroll in the MA in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management program to develop the skills you need to successfully navigate this fast-growing and exciting sect ... +

Enroll in the MA in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management program to develop the skills you need to successfully navigate this fast-growing and exciting sector. Our postgraduate program is taught on our campus in central Berlin and will ensure you graduate with a clear vision of how to achieve your goals. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
May 2020
Campus
 
IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Bad Honnef, Germany +1 More

Hospitality Management covers a very wide field with countless, often cross-industry opportunities. In addition to the classic hotel sector, it includes the hospitality indust ... +

Hospitality Management covers a very wide field with countless, often cross-industry opportunities. In addition to the classic hotel sector, it includes the hospitality industry as well as adjacent industries, such as amusement parks, casinos or airlines, and service providers such as hospitality consulting or IT service providers. This Master’s degree program will give you an insight into one of the fastest-growing global industries. You will develop operational and strategic management skills with us, which you can later apply to the hospitality sector. -
MA
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Fachhochschule Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
Salzburg, Austria

The experience economy is continuously growing – also in the field of tourism. The expectations of guests have increased and the industry needs to meet these new demands.

The experience economy is continuously growing – also in the field of tourism. The expectations of guests have increased and the industry needs to meet these new demands. -
MA
Part-time
Campus
 
Kinneret Academic College
Degania Bet, Israel

The program is designed to focus on strategies of tourism and hotel management that are suitable for the competitive and uncertain environment of an era of globalization and t ... +

The program is designed to focus on strategies of tourism and hotel management that are suitable for the competitive and uncertain environment of an era of globalization and transnationalism. The program is designed to provide students with the tools and skills to manage global systems with a strategic view of tourism and hotel management such as international hotel chains, airlines, international tour operators, and planners or decision-makers in regional and national authorities. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master in International Tourism seeks to respond to this challenge and offers a program that goes beyond the limited focus of professional masters courses, proposing inste ... +

The Master in International Tourism seeks to respond to this challenge and offers a program that goes beyond the limited focus of professional masters courses, proposing instead a transversal and multidisciplinary approach at a university level. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland
Sörenberg, Switzerland

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to: combine an understanding of practical, theoretical and personal skills required for professional management roles in ... +

At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to: combine an understanding of practical, theoretical and personal skills required for professional management roles in events leadership; cultivate a professional management attitude and nurture team working and project planning skills... -
MA
Full-time
330 hours
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Fresenius University of Applied Sciences
Cologne, Germany +2 More

As a graduate of the English-language Master’s program in International Tourism & Event Management (M.A.), you’ll enjoy excellent job prospects and development opportuniti ... +

As a graduate of the English-language Master’s program in International Tourism & Event Management (M.A.), you’ll enjoy excellent job prospects and development opportunities in companies both at home and abroad. This is the ideal foundation for a career in the booming global tourism and events sector and for adopting strategic roles that go beyond day-to-day business operations. -
MA
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This is a trans-disciplinary Masters that builds expertise in understanding the role played by the cultural sector (arts, theatres, heritage etc) in developing and managing to ... +

This is a trans-disciplinary Masters that builds expertise in understanding the role played by the cultural sector (arts, theatres, heritage etc) in developing and managing tourism and hospitality as major engines of growth, regeneration and job creation in the 21st century. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Stenden University Of Applied Sciences - Qatar
Doha, Qatar

The Master of Arts in International Leisure, Tourism, and Event Management program ‎prepares graduates to become responsible future leaders in the leisure and tourism sector, ... +

The Master of Arts in International Leisure, Tourism, and Event Management program ‎prepares graduates to become responsible future leaders in the leisure and tourism sector, a ‎segment of the labor market that is still expanding and is now established as one of the most ‎important sectors of the global economy. -
MA
Full-time
40 weeks
English
Campus
 
Lithuanian Sports University
Kaunas, Lithuania

The aim of the program is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative a ... +

The aim of the program is to provide students with a solid knowledge in management and business administration, to develop an ethically responsible personality with creative and entrepreneurial skills that enable the graduate to evaluate and predict national and international business environment, develop innovative activities in sports and leisure organizations, carry out applied research projects in tourism and sports sectors, and apply research findings in daily organizational activities and strategic decision making. -
MA
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Deggendorf Institute of Technology
Pfarrkirchen, Germany

International tourism generates billions of euros annually and is still one of the fastest-growing industries. Depending on whether it is business or pleasure, the hospitality ... +

International tourism generates billions of euros annually and is still one of the fastest-growing industries. Depending on whether it is business or pleasure, the hospitality and event management sectors also benefit from – and add to the experience of – international tourism, and are inextricably linked to it. Taking into account these associated areas only makes the overall sector more lucrative and appealing. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English
16 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Tourism has developed into one of the prime industries in the global economy. The MA in Tourism and Culture will train you as an academic expert and an innovative professional ... +

Tourism has developed into one of the prime industries in the global economy. The MA in Tourism and Culture will train you as an academic expert and an innovative professional in the field of cultural tourism. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
01 Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of Tartu
Tartu, Estonia

The program combines management and design of spa products, medical and leisure treatments and well-being.

The program combines management and design of spa products, medical and leisure treatments and well-being. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Budapest Metropolitan University
Budapest, Hungary

The new MSc in Tourism Management program combines universal disciplines such as tourism management and business development with some core strengths of METU's home city.

The new MSc in Tourism Management program combines universal disciplines such as tourism management and business development with some core strengths of METU's home city. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

During the Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MATM) program, you’ll learn firsthand from industry experts how to address the challenges facing today’s tourism and hospitali ... +

During the Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MATM) program, you’ll learn firsthand from industry experts how to address the challenges facing today’s tourism and hospitality organizations. You’ll explore innovative approaches to sustainable tourism and develop effective strategies for destination marketing and development, corporate leadership, policy planning and more. -
MA
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
12 May 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online