Master of Science Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 57 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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MSc in International Hospitality Management

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 France Lyon China Shanghai Paris United Kingdom Lancaster Germany Munich + 7 more

The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 16-month full-time double degree program, delivered by emlyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse, taught fully in English. The students study the specifics of the global hospitality industry in both France and China. [+]

Join the next generation of global hospitality leadersThe MSc in International Hospitality Management, a 16-month full-time double degree program, was created to help meet the recruitment needs of this evolving industry. You will benefit from the combined expertise of the world-renowned Institut Paul Bocuse school of hospitality management and gastronomy with the unique entrepreneurial approach of the leading European Business School emlyon business school. Delivered exclusively in English, the program provides you with a solid foundation in general management as well as specialist knowledge in new venture creation, lifestyle hospitality management, brand design and innovation management.... [-]


MSc in Hospitality Management IMHI

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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. [+]

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. ... [-]


M.Sc. International Marketing with Tourism and Events - France/UK

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh France Nice Paris + 3 more

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Marketing with Tourism and Events, offered jointly by Ipag Business School and Edinburgh Napier University, is ideal for students who aim to enrich their background and career in global marketing strategies. [+]

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The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Marketing with Tourism and Events, offered jointly by Ipag Business School and Edinburgh Napier University, is ideal for students who aim to enrich their background and career in global marketing strategies.

Each of these programmes, taught completely in English, consists of three complementary components:

1st semester of studies in Edinburgh, 2nd semester of studies in Nice, Masters Dissertation (and optional internship).

International Marketing with Tourism and Events

Tourism, recreation and entertainment have added a new dimension to the mobility of people and unexploited business perspectives. This is clearly illustrated by the considerable growth in the number of international events taking place around the world, in the areas of culture, sports, entertainment and exhibitions.... [-]


MSc International Hospitality Management

Mediterranean College, Athens
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki Athens + 2 more

This course is ideal for you if you’re a professional looking for career progression in hospitality management or a professional from another discipline looking for a career change. It has been designed for students who are interested in developing their leadership and management potential. You will develop your understanding of the management of cultural diversity, the internationalisation of the industry, marketing, finance and strategy in a wide variety of contexts, including hotels, exhibitions, festivals, product launches, trade shows and sporting events. [+]

A powerful post-graduate course in a highly developing industry. Internationally recognised Master’s degree awarded by the University of Derby, the TOP-6 UK University for Tourism and Hospitality studies (Guardian University Guide 2017). Accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. Excellent employment prospects in major Greek and multinational enterprises and skills for pursuing an international career. Teaching staff are among the most respected professionals in the hospitality industry.

This highly respected MSc International Hospitality Management master’s degree is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. It will enhance your leadership and management potential in the hospitality industry.... [-]


Master of Science in Hospitality-Tourism Management

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 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 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.... [-]


MSc in Management of Real Estate and Hospitality Assets

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, CUHK Business School
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Hong Kong

The CUHK MSc in Management of Real Estate and Hospitality Assets Program delivers world class and state of the art knowledge in global real estate and hospitality assets. The program of study is based in Hong Kong leveraging upon the locational advantage of Hong Kong as a leader of the real estate and hospitality industries in Asia. [+]

The CUHK MSc in Management of Real Estate and Hospitality Assets Program delivers world class and state of the art knowledge in global real estate and hospitality assets. The program of study is based in Hong Kong leveraging upon the locational advantage of Hong Kong as a leader of the real estate and hospitality industries in Asia.

The real estate industry is an important pillar of the economies in Asia and the hospitality industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in China and Asia. As the economies in Asia grow, the real estate industries in these economies also grow in prominence. The hospitality industry, in turn, is associated with real estate development, including hotels, serviced apartments, resorts, spas, theme parks, timeshares, shopping centers, airports, gaming, casinos and other entertainment venues.... [-]


Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management helps students develop and enhance professional leadership abilities, technical and research skills and career opportunities. [+]

Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSHTM

Offered in: CHICAGO

The Manfred Steinfeld School of Hospitality and Tourism Management:

World-Class Education in a World-Class City

No better place exists to learn this industry than the Chicago metropolitan area with its wealth of world-class hotels and restaurants and its rich blend of ethnic cultures and cuisines, arts and entertainment, sports and recreation. With offices overlooking several of Chicago’s major tourism destinations the School offers the only graduate program in Illinois preparing students for management and leadership careers in the hospitality and tourism industry.

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management helps students develop and enhance professional leadership abilities, technical and research skills, and career opportunities through a blend of theory and practice. Theoretical areas of study include management theory and practice, operations analysis, organizational and leadership development, cultural diversity, and research methods. Professional areas of study include lodging management; food and beverage management; meeting, convention, and exhibition management; and other elective courses in hospitality and tourism, business, or training and development. Through intensive study, students engage in creative problem solving and apply research methods to issues and trends in the 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 2018 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... [+]

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.... [-]


MSc Tourism Marketing Management

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


MSc Sports, Leisure & Tourism Management

Rennes School of Business
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 France Rennes

The Master of Science in Sports, Leisure and Tourism Management (MSc SLT) is an international high-level specialised study programme. This is a 16-months programme including 8 months taught courses + 4 months internship (minimum)+ graduating project. [+]

Master of Science in Sports, Leisure & Tourism Management

The Master of Science in Sports, Leisure and Tourism Management (MSc SLT) is an international high-level specialised study programme. It provides managers, administrators or decision-makers with the tools they need to be operational in the sports, leisure and tourism areas. A sound knowledge of international business is required to deal with the globalisation of all economic sectors and the speed at which changes are occurring.

Language of instruction: English

Courses:

Application Project I &II Corporate Design Developing Team Leadership Events Management in SLT Global Organisational Behaviour International Sport Policies and Sport Organization Management International Strategic Management Legal Environment of SLT Leisure and Tourism Marketing Media Studies For Sports And Leisure Industry Merchandising in SLT Sector Sales And Purchase In Sport And Tourism Industry Sports, Leisure & Tourism Management and Sustainable Development CRM in SLT sector Preparation for Graduating Project French language for International Students ... [-]

MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Part time 2 - 2 years November 2018 Greece Thessaloniki

The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme provides expertise in tourism with a practical orientation related to management and strategic issues in the fast-evolving tourism sector at the national and international [+]

The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme provides expertise in tourism with a practical orientation related to management and strategic issues in the fast-evolving tourism sector at the national and international level. Greece provides the ideal place to study Hospitality and Tourism and more specifically, Thessaloniki, which has been at the crossroads of many different cultures and a student metropolis.

The Programme

The IHU MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to:

Enable students to acquire the expertise and develop the skills for the acquisition and application of integrated solutions for the effective management of tourist enterprises in a highly competitive international environment with an emphasis on the management and economic activity of the tourist industry as well as environmental issues related to the tourism sector.... [-]


MSc Hospitality Management

Ferrieres Paris
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Paris

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

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 ... [-]

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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International Hospitality and Tourism Management - MSc

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

​This programme replaces our popular Masters programmes in MSc Hospitality Management and MSc in Tourism Management. [+]

​This programme replaces our popular Masters programmes in MSc Hospitality Management and MSc in Tourism Management.

Distinguishing features of the programme include:

The Exploring Hospitality and Tourism Landscapes module where the students and staff will undertake the module overseas. This module will be hosted by one of our partner institutions e.g. in Greece or Bulgaria, and, in time, students and staff from that institution will join Cardiff Metropolitan students on the module. This is included in the programme fees but requires students to be available for a week to travel. The Industry Project Management module, which involves students undertaking a live consultancy project as a group. An optional Internship module which will enhance students’ employability. An option for the final project is an Individual Consultancy Project, which give students an opportunity to engage with an industry practitioner. Students also have the opportunity to pursue a language module as an elective, potentially enhancing their employability. Students can also engage with the opportunity to achieve additional professional certificates, e.g. Wine and Spirit Educational Trust, First Aid and Royal Society for Public Health Food Hygiene Awards, as these professional certificates provide added value and can enhance student CVs. [-]

Access MSc

Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle
Campus 5 years January 2018 France La Rochelle

The MSc Access Year is open to students who have already studied in higher education for a minimum of 3 years since graduating from High School (or international equivalent). [+]

MSc Degrees in Tourism and Hospitality.

The MSc Access Year is open to students who have already studied in higher education for a minimum of 3 years since graduating from High School (or international equivalent). Although this career-focused programme does not lead to a formal qualification, it has been designed as a springboard for the MSc in Destination Management and Destination Attractiveness.

Programme

This programme, as a springboard for the MSc in Destination Management and Destination Attractiveness, encompasses the following:

Studying the major evolutions in the tourism industry: the omnipresence of digital technology, the correlation between local and national tourism promotion etc. The use of fundamental operational tools: social media networks in marketing a product or service, defining the customer experiential path for tourism offers etc. Pre-specialisation modules linked to careers in tourism destination management: travel agents, tour operators, tourist information centres etc. ... [-]