Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Compare 19 Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Students pursuing a master’s degree are seeking advanced knowledge and training in a specific field. An undergraduate degree is generally required for entry into a master’s program. Course work, research projects and internships may be part of the curriculum.

What is a Master in Tourism and Hospitality? Students who enjoy working with people, providing recreational opportunities and planning destination travel will find tourism and hospitality an exciting and rewarding field. Courses center on management and marketing with specific application to the hospitality and tourism industry. Skills are developed in service quality as well as strategic management and leadership. Studies include forecasting and budgeting, geopolitics and emerging trends, international marketing and client database. Students learn to make projections of future aspects and plan successful programs and events.

Benefits of the program can be seen on a personal and professional level. Students’ lives are enriched through a greater knowledge and understanding of other cultures. Discussion of interrelated issues on a global scale helps to pave the way for better world relations. Increased skills in problem solving can be applied to everyday challenges as well as work-related projects.

Programs in tourism and hospitality are available all around the world, differing in duration and academic schedules. Cost varies according to the school, location and curriculum. Students should investigate their options and determine which opportunity best meets their needs and goals.

Careers in the field are plentiful, broad in scale and global in scope. Jobs are available in tourism operations, lectures and consultation, travel agencies, event management and bus tours. Graduates are hired as managers of hotels, resorts and spas or as specialists in experience design and international hospitality. Cruise lines, caterers, restaurants, travel services and resort clubs seek experts to interpret current trends and plan future possibilities.

To advance your career in the exciting field of tourism and hospitality, 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 (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 1.5 years September 2018 Hong Kong Kowloon

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business. [+]

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business.

At the forefront of the industry, the SHTM has anticipated this demand and formed a unique alliance with two world-class centres of educational excellence: Lausanne Hotel School and Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, to establish the tripartite MSc in Global Hospitality Business programme. This is the first time that these three institutions, representing the best of the East and the best of the West, have joined hands to help define the future of global hospitality development. ... [-]


Master in Professional in Hotel & Tourism Management

AIM Hotel & Tourism Management Academy
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 France Paris

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc. [+]

MBA Professional degree in Hotel and Tourism Management

Prerequisite: 3-year program (Associate's Degree, Bachelor, Masters in any discipline). Language of instruction: English Duration of program: 2 years.

Graduates who have completed a 3-year degree, regardless of the discipline, may apply for the Master of Business Administration specializing in Hotel and Tourism Management (MBA Professional).

This intensive and demanding higher education program taught through English provides students with a wide choice of far-reaching career prospects. Over the two-year period, students acquire the necessary knowledge and expertise to equip them for management roles in the hospitality and tourism sector. The managerial skills acquired are also relevant to any other industry necessitating staff supervision, team coaching, accounting skills, etc.... [-]


Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid

GBSB Global Business School
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months Open Enrollment Spain Madrid

Learning by doing methodology – get the skills as you participate in real tourism and hospitality management projects. Our graduates' work and intern in some of the best tourism and hospitality companies worldwide. Get to know the real tourism and hospitality management world – top companies open their doors for GBSB Global students as part of the Master program. [+]

Why Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management in Madrid Learning by doing methodology – get the skills as you participate in real tourism and hospitality management projects. Our graduates' work and intern in some of the best tourism and hospitality companies worldwide. Get to know the real tourism and hospitality management world – top companies open their doors for GBSB Global students as part of the Master program. Program Description

The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Madrid program offers advanced insights into the tourism industry and provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and interests within the field of hospitality management in one of the most exciting and popular touristic destinations in Europe – Madrid. This master applies broad perspectives on tourism by combing various approaches to global tourism companies, sustainable tourism, marketing of destinations, and emerging issues in international tourism and hospitality.... [-]


International Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management

EADA Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The International Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management aims to boost your professional opportunities in the hospitality industry, whether you aim to take your first steps in the profession or to accelerate your career progression. Graduates find work in the top companies in the sector across all areas, including hotels, consulting, food and beverage, travel distribution and the M.I.C.E. industry. The program is designed to ensure that you will be able to apply your new skills in the workplace quickly after graduation and advance rapidly in your chosen area. [+]

No. 1 in Spain and 6th in the world Latest Professional Practice Attend events in the international trade fair hub of Barcelona to learn about innovation, sustainability, and productivity in hospitality. Study a term at the top-ranked Conrad N. Hilton College in Houston. Classes taught by expert visiting professors from all over the world. Corporate Connections Faculty with extensive professional experience. Hospitality Training Practicum to explore and experience real-world challenges. Company visits with top companies in the hospitality hub of Barcelona. On and off-campus recruiting events and corporate presentations. International Exposure International business trip with practical transversal tutorials in a resort. Faculty from all over the world. +50 nationalities in our student body. Exchange program with +30 top-ranked partner schools. ... [-]

Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM)

International University of Languages and Media
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 Italy Milan

The Master’s Degree in Tourism Management continues to update and evolve. For its 13th edition, MTM has become the Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), an English language pathway to make the most of your talent and start a brilliant career in Tourism. [+]

Why HTM

The Master’s Degree in Tourism Management continues to update and evolve. For its 13th edition, MTM has become the Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), an English language pathway to make the most of your talent and start a brilliant career in Tourism.

The Master’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), with limited numbers and compulsory attendance, features

course content entirely in English, international student mix, teachers from top international research centres, unique field experience to implement innovative projects, hands-on approach with managers from foremost tourism companies, 6-month tailored internship in Italy or abroad, 87% of graduates working as tourism professionals within 3 months thanks to HTM placement support, 50% of graduates hired by their internship host company. ... [-]

Master in Hospitality and Tourism Management

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Full time 2 years Open Enrollment Portugal Lisbon USA Orlando + 2 more

Master in Hospitality and Tourism Business Management is a innovate full-time two year programme providing management and hospitality expertise with an international vision. [+]

Among the Top 50 World's Best Masters Programmes in Tourism 2016/2017. Why choose the MHTM at ISCTE Business School Enter one of the fastest growing industries across the globe Benefit from a programme in the USA with tuition fees substantially lower than in USA Access one of the five best hospitality and tourism management schools in the world Gain intensive international exposure and expertise Benefit from the network of both Schools and their links with the hospitality and tourism industry Develop the necessary skills to become a successful professional Take managerial related jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry worldwide after graduation Tuition 2017/2018

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Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 16 months November 2018 Singapore

The Master of International Tourism & Hospitality Management (MITHM) provides an opportunity for existing graduates in the tourism industry or graduates in other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. [+]

The tourism and hospitality industries are undergoing strong growth in Asia.

With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries.

The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an opportunity for existing graduates in tourism and other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. This program is an innovative masters' level degree that combines tourism, hospitality and business management to give executives and managers the skills required to succeed.

Awards, Rankings & Benefits

James Cook University was awarded the Queensland Tourism Award 2007 for Tourist Education and Training category. The journal Tourism Management ranks James Cook University in the third place worldwide in the tourism-related research (Nov 2007) The university was awarded the Premier of Queensland's Export Award for Education two years running. The university has several research centres including The Tropical Tourism and Hospitality Centre which demonstrates our research strength and reputation within the industries. ... [-]

Masters in Hospitality and Tourism

Sevanan Business School
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear workrelated emphasis. [+]

Masters in Hospitality and Tourism

Qualification’s objective

Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear workrelated emphasis. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. On successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area.... [-]


Master of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus Full time February 2018 Fiji Suva

Also accredited by THE-ICE, Australia, the Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) allows students who have complete undergraduate and graduate level to further their knowledge and develop advanced research skills in the management of the tourism and hospitality industry. [+]

Also accredited by THE-ICE, Australia, the Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) allows students who have complete undergraduate and graduate level to further their knowledge and develop advanced research skills in the management of the tourism and hospitality industry.

Applicants to the master's programme must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Studies or Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) or equivalent qualification with a cumulative of GPA of 3.0.

The Master’s programme consists of a thesis (TS700F or TS700P) or, following the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) or (Tourism Studies), two 400-level Postgraduate courses plus a Supervised Research Project (TS600F or TS600P).... [-]


Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management

ESEI International Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Spain Barcelona

ESEI’s Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a practical degree, ideal for people passionate about consumer relations, innovation, strategy and hotel management. [+]

Advance your career and leadership skills in the booming tourism and hospitality industry

ESEI’s Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a practical degree, ideal for people passionate about consumer relations, innovation, strategy and hotel management.

Tourism is a growing and competitive sector with a wealth of international job opportunities. The industry’s recession-proof character, fast-paced innovation, and varied nature is a great fit for ambitious graduates looking for a challenge.

Join the programme to study in Barcelona, a city boasting a thriving tourism industry - with more than 9 million visitors in 2016. You will grow your network and make lifelong connections with your tutors and like-minded classmates. We also offer internship and paid work opportunities in the local hospitality industry, using our wide network of contacts.... [-]


MSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 Spain Madrid Italy Turin France Paris + 4 more

This life-changing programme will give you the training and tools you need to have a successful and international career in the hospitality & tourism sector. [+]

Studies at Madrid and Turin campuses.

Scientific Director: Prof. Lola Herrero

Objectives of the programme

This life-changing programme will give you the training and tools you need to have a successful and international career in the hospitality & tourism sector. Our “learning by doing” curriculum combined with the International Consultancy Project and the Professional Development Programme at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration will most definitely enhance your profile, providing you an added value to develop a successful career in the sector.

Career opportunities

At the national or international level: Revenue management, Product Manager, Project Manager, Category Manager, Consultant, eco-tourism, luxury tourism, F&B…... [-]


Master’s in Tourism and Hospitality Management (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry-specific sectors. [+]

The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry-specific sectors. This purpose is achieved through the delivery of a research-based dissertation at the Master’s Level where the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect in the context of tourism and hospitality management.

The programme, therefore, assists in the continuing professional development of managers and leaders in tourism and hospitality management.

Admission requirements

The minimum admission requirement is a BTech (Tourism Management) or a BTech (Hospitality Management) or an equivalent qualification at the same level in the field of tourism and hospitality. The selection of Master’s students will be done in accordance with rules and regulations of the Higher Degrees Committee of the University of Johannesburg as stipulated for inter-disciplinary programs. The STH Research Committee may prescribe a module or modules, at NQF Level 8 or 9 as a supportive measure to successfully complete the qualification. This applies when the STH Research Committee concludes that the student’s knowledge of research needs to be updated or when the research topic extends to issues insufficiently covered at the graduate level.... [-]


Master in Business Studies - Tourism and Hospitality Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Belgium Antwerp Brussels Spain Barcelona Madrid Switzerland Zurich Lausanne Geneva + 9 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Tourism and Hospitality Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 ... [+]

SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

Level 500

GSCTHM501 Tourism Management (2) GSCTHM502 Hospitality Management (2) GSCTHM503 Leisure Management (2) GSCTHM504 Eco-tourism (2) Comprehensive Cases in Tourism and Hospitality Management (2) Research Project in Tourism and Hospitality Management (2)

Level 600

Thesis in Tourism and Hospitality Management (8) Capstone Project in Tourism and Hospitality Management (4) (for Dual Master students only)

Admission requirements

Proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details)

Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. ... [-]

Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

INSEEC Paris
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders. [+]

Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders.Graduates are recruited as product managers within a travel agency or a tour operator, event managers, operations managers in the hospitality industry, project managers, business tourism advisors, area managers, etc.

Many companies are partners of this program: Hilton, Club Med, Accor, Havas, Sodexo, MSC Cruises, Intercontinental, McDonalds, Amex, Trafalgar, Palais des Congrès, Office de Tourisme de Paris, etc.... [-]


Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2018 France Bordeaux

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders. [+]

Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

The objective of this program is to provide students with skills in management, marketing, and management specific to hospitality and tourism industries.It decrypts the key factors in this sector by addressing its various stakeholders.

Graduates are recruited as a product manager within a travel agency or a tour operator, event manager, operations manager in the hospitality industry, project manager, business tourism advisor, area manager, etc.

Many companies are partners of this program: Hilton, Club Med, Accor, Havas, Sodexo, MSC Cruises, Intercontinental, McDonalds, Amex, Trafalgar, Palais des Congrès, Office de Tourisme de Paris, etc.... [-]