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Master of Art Programs in Tourism

Compare 17 Masters of Arts in Tourism

Earning a Master in Tourism is a great option for people who enjoy traveling and experiencing other cultures and who are interested in working in the hospitality industry. Holding an advanced degree in this field of study provides an edge when competing for jobs.

Prospective students frequently ask, what is an MA in Tourism? It involves studying the management, finances and marketing of businesses in the hospitality industry at the local, national and global level. Other topics addressed include operations, crisis management and sustainability for these types of companies. Students also examine investment patterns to uncover new prospective markets for tourism.

These programs teach students practical skills including critical thinking and problem solving. They are beneficial for people who want to broader their career options and become better qualified to run the types of business associated with the hospitality industry.

The cost of obtaining a Master of Tourism varies by school and country. It is essential that prospective students research any institutions they are considering thoroughly to confirm the programs meet their needs. Anyone interested in earning a degree in tourism should speak to an admissions officer to confirm all program costs.

The tourism industry is one of the largest in the world and growing globally all the time as more and more people travel. There is a big demand for tourism professionals, and after a person earns their degree there are a wide range of career alternatives. Some employment opportunities include managing hotels, restaurants or resorts. Working for a travel agency or cruise line are other potential career paths.

Prospective students can begin their journey by further exploring their options. Online classes can be a great choice for those who have limited flexibility and don’t live near places that offer tourism degrees. Our extensive database is a great tool for exploring the academic and geographic alternatives. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

17 Results in Tourism

MA in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Campus Full-time 18 months October 2019 Germany Berlin

Interested in managing tourism on a global scale? This master’s degree will broaden your understanding of the competitive nature of the tourism, hospitality, and events sectors and will give you the skills and tools to operate in an increasingly globalized business world.


Master of Arts in Business - Innovation & Management in Tourism

Fachhochschule Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part-time September 2019 Austria Salzburg

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.


MSc in Tourism Management

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full-time 4 semesters September 2019 Hungary Budapest

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 in International Tourism

USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Campus Full-time 4 semesters September 2019 Switzerland Lugano

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.


M.A. Geography: Culture, Environment and Tourism

University of Passau
Campus Full-time 4 - 6 semesters October 2019 Germany Passau

This accredited master's programme in Geography allows you to combine regional science and tourism research and specialise in one of five cultural world regions while learning the corresponding foreign language. This subject combination is unique in Germany.


MA in International Tourism and Aviation Management

UWL University of West London
Campus Online Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 2 more

The Master's course in International Tourism and Aviation Management seeks to bring together the theories, concepts and practices to develop critical understandings of a managerial career within either the tourism or aviation industry.


Master in International Tourism and Leisure Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Denmark Esbjerg

As an MA in Business, Language and Culture, you will be able to independently address projects and analytical tasks within international tourism and leisure...


Master of Arts in Tourism Management

Royal Roads University
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full-time Part-time 18 - 24 months April 2019 Canada Victoria + 2 more

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 in Tourism Management

University of Westminster
Campus Full-time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

Tourism is an increasingly important part of our lives, and the tourism industry is one of the few global industries forecast to grow in the long term. Managing this rapidly growing industry to meet visitors' demands in a sustainable way is exciting and challenging. This long-established course will give you the knowledge, analytical abilities and skills you need to make a career as a tourism professional.


Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management (MA)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Tourism and hospitality management is a fast-paced and competitive market. This course will develop the knowledge and management skills required for your future hospitality or tourism career whilst providing the context and the socio-political analysis that is increasingly needed in a continually changing and complex environment.


MA in Tourism Management

Yasar University
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2019 Turkey Izmir

With the rapid growing potential of tourism as a leading industry in Turkish Economy and all over the world, the need for well-trained and well educated managerial human power with professional knowledge, business sense, human relations skills and technical knowledge have increased. Due to these necessities, Yaşar University has established a tourism management graduate program.


MA – Master of Arts in Tourism and Hospitality Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Online Online & Campus Combined Full-time Part-time 9 - 36 months September 2019 Belgium Antwerp Spain Barcelona Brussels Madrid Japan Tokyo Switzerland Zürich Lausanne Netherlands Amsterdam Italy Milan Geneva + 17 more

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August.


MA in International Tourism Development

Deggendorf Institute of Technology
Campus Full-time 3 semesters March 2019 Germany Pfarrkirchen

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.


M.A. Tourism Development Strategies

Hochschule Stralsund – University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full-time 2 - 4 semesters September 2019 Germany Schwerin

Our tourism program is a master's program in business administration with a specialization for the tourism industry. We combine the components strategy and development in a unique manner.


MA in International Tourism Management

Heilbronn University
Campus Full-time 3 semesters September 2019 Germany Heilbronn

The MA International Tourism Management is a multidisciplinary Master Programme that has been created by the university's business faculties in close consultation with business, industry and the professionals in response to a challenging and rapidly developing organisational environment. The programme is dedicated to qualifying first-degree holders for management positions in globally- operating tourism organisations.