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 Business Management

B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Switzerland Lucerne

The MSc in International Hospitality Business Management consists of an intensive, taught semester of 6 months at the BHMS campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and a second semester during which time students will undertake their research project/dissertation. During this second semester, students may choose to complete an internship in Switzerland or abroad and add invaluable experience to their profile. [+]

Program:

MSc in International Hospitality Business Management

Duration:

One year

Availability:

This offer is available to all potential students meeting the entry criteria.

Overview

The MSc in International Hospitality Business Management consists of an intensive, taught semester of 6 months at the BHMS campus in Lucerne, Switzerland, and a second semester during which time students will undertake their research project/dissertation. During this second semester, students may choose to complete an internship in Switzerland or abroad and add invaluable experience to their profile. The award is validated by the Robert Gordon University, UK. Students will thus learn within a Swiss environment, which maintains its world-class reputation in the hospitality industry and receive a final award from one of the UK’s top-rated Universities with whom BHMS has a long-standing relationship.... [-]


UK - MSc in International Hospitality Business

Glion Institute of Higher Education London
Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 United Kingdom London

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

Become a master at the centre of the hospitality industry

This Master of Science (MSc) in International Hospitality Business will prepare you to lead a high-flying career in the world's most prestigious international hospitality chains.

Offered in Switzerland and London, this program will give you the skills for managing people, operations and business in hotels and hospitality companies. The higher-level management courses in hospitality include finance, marketing, human resources, and revenue management; these are taught by our industry-experienced faculty members who bring their expertise and best-practice examples to the classroom. The program ends with an internship for hands-on experience that will give you a chance to practice your new skills in a real-world hospitality work environment.... [-]


Dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business

Glion Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 Switzerland Montreux

Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) is proud to partner with the Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) to offer this dual degree program. [+]

A fast-track to new opportunities

Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) is proud to partner with the Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) to offer this dual degree program that allows students to obtain an MBA and Master's of Science in International Hospitality Business, in only one year.

This unique dual-degree master's program combines an intensive practical curriculum with a focus on contemporary management challenges and key operational concepts. It prepares students to be holistic managers with a global view of business and strategies to stimulate managerial and entrepreneurial initiative.

Designed to enhance career progression, this program prepares graduates to think critically and strategically to adapt to the changing global environment.... [-]


MSc in Tourism Management

Dongbei University of Finance & Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 China Dalian

The Global Institute of Management & Economic (GIME) at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) offers an MSc in TM (Tourism Management) based on teaching and research, complemented with a practical application of learning during an internship. This problem-based and project-oriented program seeks to develop students as much as professionals by conveying an comprehensive understanding of theoretical, methodological and practical approaches necessary in order to understand and tackle core, contemporary and emerging issues related to complex global phenomena and their implications for local sustainability, policy-making, and decision-making processes related to tourism as well as tourism destination development, planning and airline management. [+]

Program Overview

The Global Institute of Management & Economic (GIME) at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (DUFE) offers an MSc in TM (Tourism Management) based on teaching and research, complemented with a practical application of learning during an internship. This problem-based and project-oriented program seeks to develop students as much as professionals by conveying an comprehensive understanding of theoretical, methodological and practical approaches necessary in order to understand and tackle core, contemporary and emerging issues related to complex global phenomena and their implications for local sustainability, policy-making, and decision-making processes related to tourism as well as tourism destination development, planning and airline management. Here our students take part in an interesting combination of English taught courses, independent research and study visits, allowing students to utilize the advantages of our tight connection with many international companies and, by that, to integrate real-world application and academic theory.... [-]


MSc International Hospitality, Events and Tourism Management

Oxford School of Hospitality Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

This course will prepare you for a successful management career in the international hospitality, events and tourism industry. You will be introduced to key concepts, including the psychology of tourism behaviour, how to create a marketing plan, hospitality operations and strategic financial management. [+]

Available start dates

January 2018 September 2018 January 2019 September 2019

Teaching location

Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane

Course length

Full time: Full-time: MSc: 12 months or 24 months in sandwich mode Part-time: Part-time: MSc: 24 months for UK and EU students (teaching normally structured to provide one day or two half days each week in the semester)

This course will prepare you for a successful management career in the international hospitality, events and tourism industry. You will be introduced to key concepts, including the psychology of tourism behaviour, how to create a marketing plan, hospitality operations and strategic financial management. You don’t need to have previously studied hospitality, events or tourism management and prior work experience is not required. After completing the second semester you will have the option to undertake a one-year paid work placement as part of the course. You will be fully supported in finding a placement and supervised throughout. The School holds a range of events that provide you with opportunities to interact with professionals, employers, academics, students and alumni. This helps you to develop your networking skills and gain useful, global contacts for the future.... [-]


MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management (with work experience route)

Sheffield Hallam University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Sheffield + 1 more

This course is designed to prepare graduates for management and senior management positions in a complex and dynamic industry. You build a strong theoretical and practical foundation by studying both business management modules, and tourism and hospitality modules. [+]

MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management

(with work experience route)

This course is designed to prepare graduates for management and senior management positions in a complex and dynamic industry.

You build a strong theoretical and practical foundation by studying both business management modules, and tourism and hospitality modules.

You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding of the industries in practical contexts, particularly in the work-related learning module and during your industry placement. You also critically examine the sustainability of the international hospitality and tourism industries. Throughout the course enhance your employability skills, such as communications and team-working, which are vital for rapid career development.... [-]


Master of Science in Hospitality Management

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus
Campus Full time Part time 33 hours September 2018 Canada Vancouver + 1 more

The Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management studies, which consists of 33 credits, is structured to meet the educational needs of adult learners working as managers, entrepreneurs, educators or other professionals in business and industry. It is designed to provide a hospitality management education with an academically rigorous, yet flexible, program of study that meets the requirements for a professional master's degree. For working adults seeking to upgrade their professional skills to enhance their careers, the degree program increases analytical, managerial and leadership competencies and will provide graduates with the requisite preparation for career advancement in various hospitality-related professional areas. [+]

The Master of Science degree in Hospitality Management studies, which consists of 33 credits, is structured to meet the educational needs of adult learners working as managers, entrepreneurs, educators or other professionals in business and industry. It is designed to provide a hospitality management education with an academically rigorous, yet flexible, program of study that meets the requirements for a professional master's degree. For working adults seeking to upgrade their professional skills to enhance their careers, the degree program increases analytical, managerial and leadership competencies and will provide graduates with the requisite preparation for career advancement in various hospitality-related professional areas.... [-]


MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Coventry University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The course will develop the strategic skills you need for a management or leadership career in hospitality and tourism, enabling you to successfully develop and run a wide range of business operations. The tourism and hospitality industries continue to grow significantly, which means that highly skilled, agile, problem-solving leaders are always in demand. This master’s degree course in international tourism and hospitality management offers in-depth understanding of the opportunities and challenges in these sectors, and provides the strategic skills you’ll need to begin an exciting leadership career. You may have just completed your undergraduate studies (which need not be related to hospitality or tourism) and may be looking for a move into tourism and hospitality. Perhaps you’ve already been working for a while, and now’s the time to change or accelerate your career. This programme welcomes all highly motivated students regardless of prior study or career experience. [+]

Overview

This course is aimed at students who would like to develop a successful career within the international tourism and hospitality industries at a senior level. You will have the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and industry-relevant analytical tools for leadership and management positions. You will develop both a strategic understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries and a managerial perspective of how to run such operations.

Why Choose this Course?

We have excellent links with top employers, including the world-renowned The Ritz London (where students have enjoyed work-experience opportunities), and you’ll have many opportunities for exposure to the workplace and employers in the UK and overseas.... [-]


MSc Sports, Leisure & Tourism Management

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

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 Tourism and Hospitality

American College of Thessaloniki
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

ACT is now the first to offer a fully integrated solution in hospitality and tourism studies that will help both high school graduates enter the field and expand their knowledge, but also post-graduate students and business professionals to develop their skills and advance their career. [+]

For Greece, tourism is part of our culture and the greatest industry in the country. Hospitality is in our DNA. Businesses revolve around it and professionals strive to become a part of it and gain from its winning trajectory.

ACT is now the first to offer a fully integrated solution in hospitality and tourism studies that will help both high school graduates enter the field and expand their knowledge, but also post-graduate students and business professionals to develop their skills and advance their career.

Are you ready to learn from the best professionals and academics? The newest degrees in Hospitality and Tourism Management at ACT are the perfect opportunity to hone those skills and expand your knowledge of tourism and business. Be part of the future!... [-]


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 course 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 ... [-]

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. [+]

25% Tuition fee discount if paid by the end of April 2018 + 5% Extra for 2 instalments

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.... [-]


MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Tourism and hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations. [+]

Overview

Tourism and hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations.

The MA International Tourism and Hospitality Management will equip you with the tools necessary to analyse the major influences affecting the international hospitality business environment, as well as a deep-rooted understanding of the issues currently shaping the management of international hospitality corporations.

The real-world assessments within this course will give you hands-on experience of planning and manage your own live projects, professional work within the industry and live client consultancy. The course has been designed through close consultation with industry partners, to ensure you gain the latest practical and professional skills necessary to succeed in this sector.... [-]


Master of Hospitality Management

International Accelerator
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management enables students to build on their strengths and interests, broadens their knowledge of the industry; sharpens their management skills; and incorporates their professional and extracurricular experiences. [+]

Hospitality and Tourism Management MS

Program description

The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management enables students to build on their strengths and interests, broadens their knowledge of the industry; sharpens their management skills; and incorporates their professional and extracurricular experiences. The College of Hospitality Management candidates are especially attractive hires for hospitality and tourism organizations around the globe.

The typical Hospitality and Tourism Management MS candidate:

Is a professional working in a position related to hospitality, tourism or events. Holds an undergraduate degree in hospitality, business management, or a related discipline. Understands that advanced educational training is required to be competitive in a thriving hospitality, tourism and event industry.... [-]


MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

HTMi - Hotel And Tourism Management Institute
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Switzerland Lucerne

HTMi Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland prepares students for a management career in the global hospitality industry. The institute has five centres for excellence, they are The School of International Hotel and Tourism Management, The International Hospitality Research Centre, The International Centre for Events Management Training, The Centre for Career Management and The Centre for Culinary Management. The mission for all students is “Come as Student, Become a Manager.” [+]

Objectives and Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the programme, students will be able to:

Interpret practical, theoretical and personal skills required for senior management roles within a variety of international hotel and tourism organisations. Synthesise strategic, organisational and marketing processes of a commercial hospitality enterprise within the context of the global nature of the business. Cultivate a professional management attitude by nurturing the creative development of innovative ideas and solutions. Confidently debate, research and synthesise theories while evaluating organisational learning. Critically analyse different multilateral institutions and transnational organisations including an evaluation of their impacts involved in international tourism and heritage tourism management. ... [-]