MScs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 58 Master of Science Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

A Master of Science, or MSc, is one of the two most sought-after master’s degree designations, with the other being the Master of Arts. Most Master of Science programs can be finished within about two years, if one is enrolled fulltime.

Just what is an MSc in Tourism and Hospitality? Intended for those looking to establish rewarding and profitable careers relating to tourism and hospitality, this program gives participants a broad overview of the skills necessary to do so. Common topics of study in these programs typically include sustainable tourism, leadership immersion, food and beverage science, systems-problem resolution and theoretical foundations of management and leadership. Additional emphasis is sometimes placed on tourism and hospitality marketing and general tourism and hospitality management principles.

Many graduates of tourism and hospitality master’s programs find that they are more easily employed and able to make a higher salary than they were able with only a bachelor’s degree. Many also report better job satisfaction after securing the MSc in Tourism and Hospitality.

The program costs vary broadly due to considerations such as where in the globe a program is offered and how strong the interest in it proves to be. Check with the enrollment office of each school with a program of interest for accurate enrollment rates.

Many who achieve the master’s degree in tourism and hospitality go on to work as hotel or resort managers, as food and beverage managers or as casino, lodging or culinary program managers. Others work in marketing or public relations on behalf of travel and tourism organizations and destinations, while some choose to use their skills in an administrative or human resources capacity. Others return to school to pursue a related doctorate degree.

Many respected schools across the globe offer online courses relating to tourism and hospitality, and many of these offerings are described in broad detail in our database. 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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Master of Science in Hospitality-Tourism Management

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

Graduates of the master of science in hospitality-tourism management program are well prepared to step into numerous mid-level service management and training director positions. [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. MSc in Hospitality-Tourism Management Graduates of the master of science in hospitality-tourism management program are well prepared to step into numerous mid-level service management and training director positions. The program is focused on service innovation and leadership, and leadership functions within many services and corporate settings and at postsecondary academic institutions. The hospitality-tourism management program may be taken on a full-or part-time basis. The length of time required to earn a degree varies according to the student's undergraduate preparation and the number of graduate courses taken per quarter. All students must earn a minimum of 48 quarter hours of graduate credit (36 of which must be registered through RIT) to earn the master of science degree. For full-time students, the program will require a minimum of four quarters of study at the graduate level. Part-time students generally will require seven or eight quarters of study at the graduate level. Admission requirements ... [-]

Master of Science in Luxury Hospitality and Event Management

International University of Monaco
Campus Full time September 2017 Monaco Monte-Carlo France Paris + 1 more

The Master of Science in Luxury Hospitality and Event Management program offers a multidisciplinary approach: a solid business, strategic, marketing and communication knowledge combined with the exposure to the practical side, thanks to the contribution of active professionnals and to field-visits. [+]

The legendary French Riviera, Monaco in particular, represents one of the most sought out luxury destinations in the world. Its attractiveness and charm have contributed to the development of the hospitality and event industry in the last decades.

 

Being in the heart of this region gives IUM the legitimacy to develop a new specialized Master in Luxury Hospitality and Event Management. This is a chance for international students to discover and explore Monaco as an indulgent destination but also as a place where they can understand and experience the key aspects of the service oriented business.

The luxury hospitality industry is a multi billion industry mostly depending on the availability of leisure time and disposable income. The industry encompasses a broad range of fields within the service industry:  accommodation, food and beverage, spa, meeting and events, cruise line, gaming and gambling, entertainment and recreation, and additional fields within the tourism industry.... [-]


Master of Science Tourism and Hospitality (Awarded by the University of Sunderland, UK)

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18 months August 2017 Singapore

The MSc Tourism and Hospitality programme has been designed to facilitate a combination of real-world experience and critical reflection through fieldwork and classroom-based activities. The programme applies a social scientific approach to both tourism and hospitality studies through a focus on the contexts of globalisation,commercialisation and consumption... [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. The MSc Tourism and Hospitality programme has been designed to facilitate a combination of real-world experience and critical reflection through fieldwork and classroom-based activities. The programme applies a social scientific approach to both tourism and hospitality studies through a focus on the contexts of globalisation,commercialisation and consumption. A particular strength of the programme is the consideration of the linkages between the travel, tourism and hospitality industries in relation to organisation and management, as well as in providing satisfactory experiences to consumers. Career Opportunities Past students from University of Sunderland tourism programmes have gone on to a range of management careers including attractions, museums and destination marketing. Students may also choose to set up a tourist or hospitality business or go to research and lecturing. Modules International Tourism Development Hospitality Management Studies Critical Tourism Theory and Methods Current Practices in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Tourism and Hospitality Major Project Admission Requirements Applicants must be of age 18 and above and a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. English Language Requirements Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If the applicant does not meet the English requirement, the applicant is required to achieve a minimum band of 6.0 in the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) [-]

Master in Hospitality Leadership

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

This one-year leadership incubator course will enhance your career potential by providing you with leadership skills and insight from the following organizational perspectives: personal, team, business. [+]

Master of Science in Hospitality Leadership This master's degree in the field of hospitality management prepares professionals to accelerate their managerial or entrepreneurial career in hospitality, through building practical and strategic leadership expertise. Students discover their own leadership style through academic study and continual assessment in practical and real-world assignments. They develop leadership insight and skills in: strategic management and organizational change communication problem solving conflict resolution innovation, creativity and critical thinking By the end of the course, students are able to understand, develop and lead successful teams, and drive business forward in a complex and globalized economy. Courses Overview The following outline is an overview of the courses offered in the MS in Hospitality Leadership program. For precise details and course descriptions, refer to the Academic Catalog. PROGRAM STRUCTURE 2 semesters, each comprising: 14 weeks of study 1 reading week 2 exam weeks Students are required to complete and submit their dissertation at the end of the second semester. SEMESTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP This course addresses the concept of leadership from a number of organizational perspectives. Students will focus on the complex relationships between employers, employees, owners, customers and other stakeholders, through increased insight in managerial and leadership functions. Emphasis is placed on the importance of learning in the workplace as a means of enhancing managerial and leadership effectiveness. STRATEGIC OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT "Designing the strategy represents about 10% of its success, whilst implementing the strategy accounts for 90%". In the Strategic management, the students learn how to... [-]

MSc Hospitality Management

Ferrieres Paris
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

Ferrières’ MSc 2 programme focuses on the Differentiation and Expertise, with 5 Specializations, including MSc Hospitality Management. [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. Ferrières School’s MSc, entirely delivered in English, meets the current and future needs of Hospitality, Gastronomy and Luxury industries. MSc Ferrières aims to prepare current or future professionals for management positions in the area of International Hospitality Management. MSc Ferrières is a full-time cours​e taught over a 2-year period divided between taught courses, dissertation and internships. Duration: 2 years 
 Credits: 120 ECTS 
Language: English 
Intakes: September 
Starting Date: Late September 2017 
 Certificate Awarded after 2 years: Master of Science in International Hospitality Management 
 Internships: We guide our students to get internships in the best Hospitality Institutions. 
 Location: Ferrières-en-Brie, Paris area Once graduated you will be able to: Master the sectors and the role of hospitality in their systems Anticipate consumer’s behaviours and their impact on the business evolution Focus on service attitude, service delivery, quality and innovation Apply managerial, financial and marketing knowledge to projects in these fields Focus on data analytics, electronic distribution and revenue management strategies Apply sustainable and quality management techniques (continuous improvement) Anticipate the upcoming challenges that these sectors might face Manage Complex Projects At Ferrières we encourage both project-based and experiential learning. You will acquire the necessary skills and applicable knowledge focusing on Managing Projects, Managing People, Managing Figures and Managing Self allowing you to leverage your expertise in the chosen area. WHEN APPLYING: MSc1, make sure you already have acquired a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (180 ECTS) and that you can meet 6.0 IELTS English language level or... [-]

MSc in Service Management, Tourism

Lund University
Campus Full time September 2017 Sweden Lund

The Master's Programme in Service Management, Tourism, is a unique programme for those seeking to study industry relevant service management and leadership at an advanced level. [+]

Programme overview

The Master´s programme in Service Management is a unique programme for students seeking industry relevant knowledge about management and leadership in the service sector. The advanced level programme combines in-depth subject knowledge of the services sectors, a cutting edge research environment, and up to date professional applications. When applying to the Master´s programme in Service Management you choose one of three different specialisations: Retail, Supply Chain Management or Tourism. Teaching is in English and we have students from all around the world.

Features of the specialisation in Tourism

The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries where committed individuals who can develop and lead service operations are in high demand. With a Master’s in Service Management, Tourism, you will get in-depth knowledge about the international tourism industry from a multi-disciplinary perspective that combine elements of management, marketing, social sciences and humanities. You will also gain deeper knowledge of strategic management, planning, project management, and entrepreneurship.... [-]


Master International Hospitality Management

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years Open Enrollment Netherlands Apeldoorn + 1 more

This Master of Science in International Hospitality Management looks at current international developments in the hotel management industry, giving its graduates the tools, knowledge and understanding to manage in the world’s top hotels and resorts. [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. This Master of Science in International Hospitality Management looks at current international developments in the hotel management industry, giving its graduates the tools, knowledge and understanding to manage in the world’s top hotels and resorts. The programme combines academic research with the practical applied science; looking at the hospitality industry from both a direct industry related viewpoint as well as a society and economics perspective. This course focuses on management development in the global hospitality industry - not only addressing core business and management subjects, but also hospitality as a global phenomenon and how it is consumed by cultures and societies. University of Brighton programmes offered with Wittenborg University in the Netherlands. The course is ideally suited for graduates wishing to increase their knowledge in a specialist sector, people in the early stages of their careers looking to develop them further, or for people seeking a change in career direction. Wittenborg University and the University of Brighton have a strong vocational background and we are have developed a very high-profile industry network, including many blue chip organisations. Course structure Full-time students attend workshops on three days per week from October to May. The modules are delivered intensively over consecutive days in the so-called 'block format', which means that each module has 6 days of teaching split into two blocks of 3 days. Teaching methods include group work, case studies, presentations, and live projects. The course is delivered through a variety of approaches including lectures,... [-]

Master of Science: Recreation and Park Administration

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Richmond

Students that earn a degree in Recreation and Park Administration are positioned for a variety of career opportunities in Recreation Management, Special Events Programming, Natural Resource Management, Outdoor and Adventure Recreation... [+]

Degree Options: Therapeutic Recreation Recreation Management Who Would be Interested in This Program? Students that earn a degree in Recreation and Park Administration are positioned for a variety of career opportunities in Recreation Management, Special Events Programming, Natural Resource Management, Outdoor and Adventure Recreation, Tourism and Resort Management, Therapeutic Recreation, Facility Management, Church Recreation, Campus Recreation, Military Recreation, Camps, Non-Profit Organizations like the YMCA, Girl Scouts, 4-H Club and Boys and Girl's Club. What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? REC 280 or 480 & REC 350 may be required for students entering the program without a recreation degree. Where Are Recent Graduates Employed? Kentucky State Parks Georgetown Parks & Recreation Department EKU Campus Recreation 4H Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District Lexington Parks and Recreation FT Knox [-]

MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

With 34 years of experience in hospitality management, ESSEC offers a leading MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI program that is completed in two years. Originally named Institut de Management Hôtelier International (IMHI), the program was initially created in 1981 as a joint venture between Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and Essec Business School, a partnership which lasted for 25 years. [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. Become a leader in the Hospitality industry With 34 years of experience in hospitality management, ESSEC offers a leading MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI program that is completed in two years. Originally named Institut de Management Hôtelier International (IMHI), the program was initially created in 1981 as a joint venture between Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and Essec Business School, a partnership which lasted for 25 years. The IMHI is recognized worldwide as Europe’s leading hospitality management program and prepares future managers for high-level operational responsibilities in all tourism and hospitality sectors. Demanding and thorough, this intensive and specialized MSc experience will add a whole new dimension to your career. What makes the program unique? ESSEC’s World Class International FacultyYou will have the privilege of being taught by ESSEC’s world renowned faculty which is comprised of more than 135 individuals, representing 35 nationalities and the world’s most prestigious institutions. You will also have the opportunity to regularly participate in classes and seminars led by experts internationally recognized in different fields of hospitality for their research interests and teaching specializations as well as senior executives from partner companies. Four Specializations With your career objectives in mind, you can choose between four specializations: luxury services management e-commerce real estate and development entrepreneurship Networking Opportunities You will meet and talk with senior executives and industry leaders from international hospitality companies. Throughout the year, the ESSEC Center of Excellence in Smart Life organizes events such as the... [-]

MSc in Tourism Marketing and Management

University of Eastern Finland Business School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Joensuu

Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management is not only about making money; we aim to make tourism better. Better for tourism businesses, better for tourists, better for environment and better for local communities. [+]

MSc in Tourism Marketing and Management Make tourism better Application period December 2017-January2018. Follow www.uef.fi/tmm to keep up to date. Master's Degree Programme in Tourism Marketing and Management is not only about making money; we aim to make tourism better. Better for tourism businesses, better for tourists, better for environment and better for local communities. Thsi is what we teach our students and this is what the students can do when they have finished our degree programme. Our students are problem solvers who enjoy challenges and want to see the effects of their work. They are critical thinkers who can identify and tackle complex problems in the field of tourism. They are creative, service oriented, quality conscious and hard working. We provide students comprehensive knowledge on how to manage and market tourism businesses and destinations in modern, global tourism field. Our program is not the easiest there is, but there are not many like it in the world. We focus on understanding the customer, on creating value for all people and organizations involved in tourism, on small and medium-sized enterprises, and on wellbeing of tourists, nature, businesses and local people. We do this with the latest academic knowledge combined with real life business challenges. WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY WITH US? Travel and tourism is an ever growing, global and international business. We will put you right in the middle of this and teach you the skill needed to operate in todays and tomorrows market place.... [-]

MSc Tourism Marketing Management

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc Tourism Marketing Management Programme offers a complete introduction to marketing management within the international tourism industry and prepares you with the knowledge and skills demanded by leading organisations worldwide. [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. Why this course? The MSc Tourism Marketing Management Programme offers a complete introduction to marketing management within the international tourism industry and prepares you with the knowledge and skills demanded by leading organisations worldwide. It reflects the dynamic and technologically innovative nature of contemporary marketing and you’ll gain insights into the technical and personal skills necessary to pursue a future career in tourism. Students in this programme come from a variety of academic backgrounds, with first degrees as diverse as physics and philosophy, and they always contribute a spectrum of perspectives, as befits a world leading masters programme. Undergraduate studies in Tourism or Hospitality are not a prerequisite of this programme. What you’ll study You’ll study seven compulsory and four optional choice classes. The course features a wide choice of elective subjects; many include international dimensions, reflecting the current diversity in global marketing practice. The course has many value added features including but not limited to: real-life learning through our live industry project, ‘International Marketing Works’ high-calibre industry collaboration research excellence skills-based teaching Our students are truly international with representations from all parts of the globe which further enhances the learning experience. Leadership & team building This is organised early in the first semester to enhance the development of leadership, teamwork and cross cultural skills. For many students, our dynamic programme provides many memorable experiences. The programme is organised in conjunction with independent specialists and provides the ideal chance to network with your colleagues... [-]

Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

ESH Paris Hotelschool
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 France Paris

This Master degree encourages an entrepreneurial approach to examining growth opportunities in tourism and hospitality businesses and destinations. The degree emphasises the management of strategic issues that arise in the sector, including marketing, business development and management, leadership, ethical and sustainability issues. It will be relevant to those wanting to develop their management careers or own businesses in the Tourism and Hospitality fields. [+]

ESH offers this postgraduate Master of Science in Paris, in partnership with London South Bank University. This Master degree encourages an entrepreneurial approach to examining growth opportunities in tourism and hospitality businesses and destinations. The degree emphasises the management of strategic issues that arise in the sector, including marketing, business development and management, leadership, ethical and sustainability issues. It will be relevant to those wanting to develop their management careers or own businesses in the Tourism and Hospitality fields. It addresses the needs of both the commercial and non-commercial elements of the sector, the latter often requiring public/private partnership forms of governance. The course develops the appropriate skills, tools and knowledge to operate innovatively in the global tourism and hospitality environments. The nature of the teaching and assessment allows you to apply the theories and processes learnt in class to your preferred setting (eg public or private sector; tourism or hospitality industries; UK, European or international). A Residential Field Trip in semester 2 is a compulsory element of the degree and is validated as part of the City Marketing unit. The trip will be to Bordeaux, exploring the future marketing and product development options open to the city authorities. The one-week field trip is included is the programs fees. The program ends with 6 months internship. Internships are selected by ESH after an individual interview with each student, positions include assistant manager and positions in the support services of international hotel chains and luxury hotels. Please find the book of... [-]

MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Varna University of Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Bulgaria Varna

The International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc offered by VUM has been designed to meet the needs of industry managers, executives and other professionals in the tourist industry. By joining this master programme you will be able to develop your management, research and analytical skills to the highest standards required for working as top level management member within this dynamic industry... [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality. The International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc offered by VUM has been designed to meet the needs of industry managers, executives and other professionals in the tourist industry. By joining this master programme you will be able to develop your management, research and analytical skills to the highest standards required for working as top level management member within this dynamic industry. You will have the opportunity not only to take in depth theoretical knowledge but also strong practical direction through numerous projects and case studies. Our intensive but generalist approach prepares our graduates for a wide range of possible careers in travel and tourism. Some of the core modules of the program are Exploring of Hospitality and Tourism Landscape, Industry Project Management as well as Managing People and Marketing Across Cultures. The International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc allows you to take up employment opportunities in official tourist organisations, transport, hotels, tour operating and travel agency companies, government and other organisations where knowledge of tourism management is important. Another key advantage of the International Hospitality and Management MSc programs is option for worldwide study trips with our global partners Furthermore we at VUM are proud to be part of the European Journal of Tourism Research with our numerous publications and researched in the field of tourism research and social sciences. The Journal provides a platform for discussion of theoretical and empirical problems in tourism and is included in the SCOPUS, ProQuest and EBSCO databases.... [-]

MSc - International Hotel Management

Glion Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Switzerland Montreux

The Master of Science (MSc) in International Hotel Management focuses on developing skills for managing people, operations and business in hotels and hospitality companies. [+]

Rise to the top of the hospitality industry The Master of Science (MSc) in International Hotel Management focuses on developing skills for managing people, operations and business in hotels and hospitality companies. To create a foundation of hotel management skills, the first semester covers hotel operations management. From there, students take higher-level courses in hospitality management including finance, marketing, human resources, and revenue management. The program ends with an internship for hands-on experience that gives students a chance to practice their new skills in a real-world work environment. This program is designed for recent graduates, who hold a bachelor degree, including those not related to the hospitality industry. Key Facts Duration: 1.5 Years (including internship) Academic Semesters: Two semesters (4 study blocks) on campus Internship: 1 (6 months) Program Start Dates: January, April, July or October Location: Switzerland (Bulle campus), or Glion London, UK [-]

Master of Science (Tourism) (Research)

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Subang Jaya + 1 more

The Master of Science (Tourism) is a research-based programme. It prepares students nationally and internationally to advance their careers in teaching and research in higher education institutions, secure employment in specialist areas in the private and public sectors, and pursue their PhD degrees. Graduates of this programmes will be fully equipped to conduct independent research on tourism-related issues. [+]

Master of Science in Tourism

The Master of Science (Tourism) is a research-based programme. It prepares students nationally and internationally to advance their careers in teaching and research in higher education institutions, secure employment in specialist areas in the private and public sectors, and pursue their PhD degrees. Students will have an opportunity to work with highly qualified academics and share research ideas with fellow students from diverse backgrounds in an environment that encourages intellectual stimulation and research innovation.

Graduates of this programme will be fully equipped to conduct independent research on tourism-related issues.

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