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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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54 Results in Tourism and Hospitality

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus

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 man ... [+]

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.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
33 hours
Campus
American European Education

A professionally-oriented study program, as are all the programs offered by the American Hotel Academy, the course is an opportunity to complete a Master’s degree in one ... [+]

American Hotel Academy is part of American European Education (AEE), an organization dedicated to educating students with applicable and up-to-date knowledge. Its mission is to spur the imagination of students through education. AEE encompasses 3 schools in 2 different locations (Brasov, Romania and New York, USA) independent of one another, each in a different industry or niche: American Hotel Academy – Hospitality Industry, TASTE Culinary Business Academy – Culinary Industry and Manhattan Studies Institute – Digital Marketing Industry (?).

Master of Science in International Hospitality & Tourism Business Management is offered by American Hotel Academy in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University.... [-]

Romania Brașov
September 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

Do you want to play a vital role in addressing the changes and challenges in the hospitality industry? Would you like to hone your strategic and conceptual skills, techno ... [+]

Is the Hospitality Management Program Right for You?

Do you want to play a vital role in addressing the changes and challenges in the hospitality industry? Would you like to hone your strategic and conceptual skills, technological abilities and become an even more effective communicator? If so, the MS in Hospitality Management degree offers you a variety of learning experiences through case studies, experiential learning, research projects and public, private and institutional partnerships to help you reach your career goals.

Take your passion for the tourism industry to the next level with hands-on experience to become a leader at a top hotel, restaurant, resort or hospitality organization in Florida (and beyond!). Beginning in fall 2017, you can attend classes on campus or hybrid live online which is a mix of traditional online lessons and real-time discussions through distance learning. Distance students must link to the live class being taught on the USFSM campus to engage in face-to-face discussions with the professor and fellow students in real time.... [-]

USA Sarasota
September 2019
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
ALBA Graduate Business School

The program emphasizes the cross-cultural, moral, ethical, institutional and environmental issues in the management of tourism organizations while covering all specialize ... [+]

Pursue a career in the world’s largest industry

The tourism sector fuels growth and job creation around the world, at a sustained pace, according to the World Tourism Organization:

Represents approximately 9% of the global economy. Has created approximately 69 million new jobs in the past 10 years.

The Greek tourism industry is one of the most dynamic fields of employment in the country, according to SETE, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises:

Represents 16.4% of the country’s GDP. Supports 18.3% of total domestic employment, directly employing nearly 700.000 people across all skill levels.

The ALBA MSc in Tourism Management is designed to

Develop professionals with the knowledge, skills, and values required for a successful career in the national and international tourism industry.... [-]

Greece Athens
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School

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 se ... [+]

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.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Glion Institute of Higher Education London

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

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Glion Institute of Higher Education

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 ... [+]

START A HIGH-FLYING GLOBAL CAREER WITH THE MASTER'S IN HOSPITALITY

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 programme 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 programme 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.... [-]

Switzerland Montreux
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

As a working professional in the hospitality industry, you recognize the need to sharpen your analytical skills and gain a wider strategic view so that you’re ready for a ... [+]

Become a bold leader in the hospitality industry.

As a working professional in the hospitality industry, you recognize the need to sharpen your analytical skills and gain a wider strategic view so that you’re ready for a larger managerial role.

Established brands in the hospitality industry are seeking more market share while emerging brands are trying to identify and claim niche markets. Our intensive program will help you predict future change and lead with confidence.

The M.S. in hospitality business management is available as a thesis or non-thesis program. The 1-year non-thesis option is ideal for you if you’re already working in hospitality – the operational management skills you’ll gain are immediately applicable to your career. The 2-year thesis option prepares you for an academic career – its focus on research makes it the perfect step into a Ph.D. program.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
IMI International Management Institute Switzerland

An MSc programme focusing on the hospitality and events industries and offering professional placements for those lacking work experience. ... [+]

This MSc programme, offered by IMI, is suitable for those with a Bachelor’s degree qualification but limited work experience. Focusing on key strategic management skills in the hospitality and events industries, the programme offers a broad insight into operational management, planning and strategy within the international arena.

Requirements for Admission:

Bachelor's degree in any discipline English proficiency: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent

Entry Dates:

There are two intakes per year - February and August.

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Switzerland Lucerne
February 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Montpellier Business School

Our MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 10-month program preparing students for an international management career in the industry of Tourism and Hospitality. ... [+]

Montpellier is the most seductive, elegant and cultured town in the South of France. It attracts more than 5 million tourists each year. Quite naturally, Montpellier has developed a complex and diverse ecosystem in the industry of tourism and hospitality.

Our MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a 10-month program preparing students for an international management career in the industry of Tourism and Hospitality. It offers students a true multi-cultural and international experience on our campus-based in Montpellier, South of France.

Students will develop their general management skills and explore the different way to transpose this knowledge and expertise to the tourism and hospitality industry. They will discover the inner functioning and specificities of tourism and hospitality markets, the new trends, the design and organization of the main actors. The curriculum put a special focus on the digital transformation of the industry and on the importance of a multi-cultural approach. Business projects, fields trips and visits throughout the year will pace the academic experience and give students the opportunity to gain valuable work and real-life experience.... [-]

France Montpellier
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences

This Master of Science in International Hospitality Management looks at current international developments in the hotel management industry, giving its graduates the tool ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Apeldoorn
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Campus
Toulouse Business School

Due to the intricacies of the industry, students must take a sectorial marketing approach when operating in this field. The Master of Science in Tourism Marketing and Man ... [+]

Program overview

In 2017, the travel and tourism industry contributed roughly 8.27 trillion USD to the global economy. This industry includes a wide range of sectors such as hospitality and hotels, in the broad sense, entertainment, attractions, operators of all kinds, distributors and in particular new digital players, transportation services such as cruise lines, casinos, amusement parks, official bodies that support the tourism development, and consultants.

Due to the intricacies of the industry, students must take a sectorial marketing approach when operating in this field. The Master of Science in Tourism Marketing and Management (T2M) will train competent executives who understand the challenges behind internationalization of a brand and digitalization both in the marketing approach and distribution.... [-]

France Paris
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Full-time
15 months
Campus
Alfred Nobel Open Business School

This is a programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self-study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. ... [+]

This is a programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self-study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification.

Assessments are developed to encourage skills that will provide students with a very strong foundation for further advancement in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

The Students receive two diploma, one from Alfred Nobel Open Business School Switzerland and the second from CTH, which is an Ofqual regulated awarding organization in England providing QCF qualifications.

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations, and assessments in England.

Students ... [-]
Switzerland Effretikon
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Dongbei University of Finance & Economics

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

China Dalian
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Eastern Finland

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 tou ... [+]

Make tourism better

Application period December 2nd, 2019 - 22nd January 2020. 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 the environment and better for local communities. This 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 the 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 the wellbeing of tourists, nature, businesses and local people. We do this with the latest academic knowledge combined with real-life business challenges.... [-]

Finland Joensuu
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus