Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 126 Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

A master’s degree is a way for students to achieve a higher level of learning than an undergraduate degree alone. Students will study for one to two years and, upon graduation, will be considered experts in their field of study. A master’s degree is required before beginning a doctoral program.

What is a Master in Tourism and Hospitality? This course can take up to two years as a full-time student and generally starts in the fall. Course study may include the economic aspects of tourism, region approaches to tourism and hospitality. Students also learn how tourism and hospitality affect the local and global economy.

The benefits of taking a Master in Tourism and Hospitality course include many career options, as hotels make up one of the world’s largest employment industries. An advanced degree generally correlates with higher salaries than those with no higher education or an undergraduate degree alone.

Costs of a Master in Tourism and Hospitality vary from program to program. Each institution sets its own fees, and they can be different depending on country of origin and length of study.

A Master in Tourism and Hospitality can lead to a wide array of career options for graduates. Those who study in this program may seek a position at a large corporate hotel chain, in a tourism bureau, or managing a major museum or other tourist attraction. This career can open doors to positions not just in a student’s home country, but also around the world. Tourism is a vital part of the global economy, and as such, there are a plethora of career options for those who study it.

There are many online programs for students wishing to study tourism and hospitality. Finding the right course and institution is key to a student’s success. 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 in International Tourism Management

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona

The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. Master in International Tourism Management The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. Reasons to take the Master: The spanish version of this master is ranked among the best 100 masters in the world in the Tourism & Hospitality category, according to the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2015-2016. The spanish version of this master is the third best Master in Spain. Ostelea is an affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (WTO). Membership of the WTO guarantees the academic quality of the program. Ostelea is a member of the Asociación Española de Profesionales del Tourism (AEPT – Spanish Association of Tourism Professionals). Professional internships in companies and institutions related to the sector. Participation in sector trade fair: Students from the October session attend the Fitur trade fair (Madrid), considered to be the second most important tourism fair in the world. International faculty: Some of the contents on certain courses will be taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner universities and business schools. Objectives The Master in International Tourism Management will give you the following benefits: INSIGHT INTO THE TOURISM INDUSTRY Building a firm knowledge base in the tourism industry from an international perspective and always with an executive approach. GLOBAL VISION Training directors equipped to manage tourism companies and who are able to achieve the expected results at a global level. DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIC... [-]

Master's Degree In International Tourism Management

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in International Tourism Destination Management aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the tourism sector. [+]

Master in International Tourism Management The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in International Tourism Destination Management aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the tourism sector. Why study the Master: Upon completion of the Master students will receive the Official Degree University of the University of Lleida. Recognized as one of the 100 best master in the world in the category of Tourism & Hospitality, according to the Ranking "Best Masters Ranking Eduniversal Worldwide 2015-2016" The third best Master of Spain and the second in Barcelona. Ostelea is affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (OMT). Join WTO guarantees the academic quality of the program. Ostelea is a member of the Spanish Association of Tourism Professionals (HETP). Residential four days in Madrid: Specific training with representatives of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Tourism of Spain, and the embassy of a guest country each year. Internships in companies and institutions related to the sector. Attendance at trade fairs: Students of the October call, attend Fitur (Madrid), considered the second most important trade fair in the world tourism; and the B-Travel (Barcelona), concerning tourism fair. International faculty: Part of the contents of certain subjects are taught by professors from universities and business schools Ostelea partner. GOALS The Master in International Tourism Management will allow you to: KNOW THE TOURISM INDUSTRY Build on the student, a strong base of knowledge of the hospitality industry from an international perspective and always from the management approach. GLOBAL VISION Train... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

The aim of the Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone aspiring to obtain a senior management position or an international business career in the tourism sector or become a specialist in protected areas management. This Master Program is designed to improve managerial and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the Master’s Programs: Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. 1-year program costs: 35,950 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. Career Opportunities This program will prepare... [-]

Master's Degree In Hotel And Restaurant Management - Full Time

OSTELEA | Distancia
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, but from the business perspective necessary to be efficient in decision making within this sector So globalized and dynamic, and do not obviate the impact of new technologies. [+]

The Master in Hotel Management and Catering, Which aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, but from the necessary business perspective to be efficient in decision-making within this globalized and dynamic sector, not obviate the impact of new technologies. Why study the Master: Management Skills Cycle of meetings with managers of hotels and catering companies, and international tourism consultants. Management Experience: The student will develop the basic skills to manage projects effectively, the "Soft Skills". Case method : The case method allows the student to systematically improve his decision making process through the discussion of cases of real tourism companies. In addition, this methodology allows to develop other skills such as creativity, analytical thinking, oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. Some of the cases worked on previous calls for this program have been El Bulli and Ryanair. Special emphasis on revenue management , which is taught through a business game. This particular field of hotel marketing is widely developed in this field through an applied through a business game vision. Monthly conferences with executives of the different departments or CEOs of companies representing the sector. Program for the development of managerial competences : Tourism Skills Development Program (TSDP). Residential The student will have the possibility of realizing an International Tourism Residential in Saxion (Holland), or of Cross-Cultural Marketing in Kean University (NJ, USA) (additional cost). Campus to Campus : Possibility of doing part of the program in the... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. 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. This innovative educational strategy allows students from Europe, Asia and North America to spend one semester in each of the three continents, capitalising on three outstanding faculties and campuses. It provides students with exposure to three distinct markets and three diverse cultures as well as access to three alumni networks. Awarded with three professional certificates, students will be groomed to become the next generation of business leaders who can truly “think global, act local”. [-]

Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality (MBA)

Hotelschool The Hague
Campus Full time 13 months September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam The Hague + 1 more

The Master Programme of Hotelschool The Hague educates the next generation of hospitality leaders and focuses on hospitality concept innovation, business development and change. [+]

The Master Programme of Hotelschool The Hague educates the next generation of hospitality leaders and focuses on hospitality concept innovation, business development and change. The programme, based in Amsterdam, starts in September 2015 and runs for 13 months. In this time you will enhance your knowledge and leadership competencies, providing you with the tools and perspectives necessary to forge your own strategy and implementation scenarios for your future career. On completion of the programme, Hotelschool The Hague will award you the diploma and degree title ‘Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality’. This highly international hospitality management programme is open to graduates with a hospitality related or economics/business management Bachelor’s degree. Programme Structure Small classes with a maximum of 25 students guarantee personal contact with the faculty and interactive, stimulating discussions. The Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality creates and sustains an action oriented learning environment of creative, analytical and conceptual thinking where men and women from different origins learn together. The international hospitality management programme is divided into 5 blocks, each of 10 weeks. Each block addresses a number of courses which are based on inspirational, professional assignments and are supported by guest lectures, field trips and workshops. A study trip abroad also forms part of the programme. A Master’s thesis is the final project of this programme. Your Hospitality Career A Hotelschool The Hague’s Master’s degree opens doors to strategic and corporate positions in fields like business development, consultancy, hospitality management, facility management, marketing-/ brand management and... [-]

Master Programme in Economics of Tourism and Events

Dalarna University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 Sweden Borlänge

The specific objective of the programme is for students to acquire the tools for economic analysis and apply them to public and private policy-making related to tourism and events. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. Economics is about choice and the impact of our choices on one another. The subject Economics relates to every aspect of our lives – from the decisions we make as individuals and families to the structures created by governments and firms. The specific objective of the programme is for students to acquire the tools for economic analysis and apply them to public and private policy-making related to tourism and events. Our students develop advanced skills in terms of solid knowledge in economic theory, in particular microeconomic theory and quantitative methods, for understanding and analysing economic problems especially related to the tourism and event industry. Why should you take this programme? Strong international focus to the programme Excellent networking opportunities with current students and alumni from around the world Employment opportunities upon graduation exist in multinational companies, the public sector and NGOs Flexibility to choose your own thesis topic within the field or write your thesis using the ongoing research at the University. Who should study Economics? Students with degree studies in Economics and other related fields who wish to further their understanding of how economic policy affects tourism business and society are strongly encouraged to apply. As the programme requires thesis work, it is ideal for students who are looking to pursue research or who want to demonstrate to future employers their ability to understand and integrate economic theory and methods into real-life situations. ECONOMICS OF TOURISM: WHAT WILL YOU STUDY? The programme is a... [-]

Master In Hotel Management - London

SESEF - Società Europea per i Servizi e la Formazione
Online & Campus Combined Full time 7 months February 2018 United Kingdom London

Each single Master's program ends with an internship of at least 500 hours (3 months). Stages can be held in Italy throughout the country or abroad. [+]

Each single Master's program ends with an internship of at least 500 hours (3 months). Stages can be held in Italy throughout the country or abroad. The trainee will directly determine his or her stage, focusing on companies provided by the School or through other research channels. So activating the stage is the moment of the Master in which the trainee is most active. For this purpose, SESEF has established for its alumni the Placement Management Tools that consists of: Assist students in finding their professional goals in relation to their interests and values; Provide specific classroom training on stage research techniques, CV writing and cover letter, interview preparation; Provide a detailed list of companies offering staging. Through these tools The school provides support and practical advice For the activation of the best stage. 92% of our students Is hired with different types of contract within 6 months of the completion of the Master. Professional figures formed: Front Office Manager, Room Division Manager, Food & Bevarage Manager, Revenue Manager, Event Manager, Event Organizer, Destination Manager, Economist & Administration CANDIDATING AND SELECTION TESTS All candidates will have to face a selection in order to access the Master, it consists of: An individual motivational interview Three written tests: a psycho-attitude test, an English language and an entrance test on the subject matter of the Master. You can apply for the selections In two modes: 1st Modalities for free accommodation in London for 200 hours of classroom: by submitting an application + the... [-]

Master Degree in Innovative Hospitality Management

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master programme in Innovative Hospitality Management is the result of an international collaboration between TSI-Tourism Sant Ignasi affiliated to the ESADE Foundation and a [+]

Master in hospitality: innovation and management

The Master programme in Innovative Hospitality Management is the result of an international collaboration between TSI-Tourism Sant Ignasi affiliated to the ESADE Foundation and a member of Ramon Llull University (Barcelona, Spain) and the Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM) of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Maastricht, the Netherlands). This one-year master in hospitality programme, held in association with the Oxford Brookes University Business School (Oxford, UK), is directed at graduates with a particular interest in the creative and multicultural aspects of the hospitality industry.

The three pillars of this masters in hospitality (Innovative Hospitality Management MSc) programme are:... [-]


Master in International Service Management

Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 14 months September 2017 Netherlands Leeuwarden + 1 more

Do you have a service-minded attitude, are you critical and curious? Are you looking for the best possible preparation for a successful career in the hospitality industry? If this describes you, you'll find that this Master's degree in International Hospitality and Service Management is perfect for you! [+]

Do you have a service-minded attitude, are you critical and curious? Are you looking for the best possible preparation for a successful career in the hospitality industry? If this describes you, you'll find that this Master's degree in International Hospitality and Service Management is perfect for you! Best Rated Master in Hospitality in the Netherlands according to the 2016 edition of the Dutch Master’s programme information guide Keuzegids Master’s Earn a dual degree and get a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) and British Master of Science (MSc) in 14 months. Option to acquire practical work experience on management level at the 4-star Stenden Hotel. Post-graduate internship opportunities in the United States, the Netherlands, Australia, South America and Spain. Our partner University of Derby, UK, is ranked nr. 1 in the Guardian University League 2015 in Hospitality, Tourism and Events education. Career A Master’s degree in International Hospitality and Service Management prepares you for a successful career in the service or hospitality industry. This industry is growing at a tremendous pace with an expected increase of more than 30% of jobs worldwide by 2022. The hospitality industry is undergoing constant change, not least driven by shifting customer demands. These changes add to the complexity of the role of hospitality manager, and as a highly skilled graduate of this course you will be in high demand at a variety of companies all over the world. Strategic job As a hospitality and service management professional, you will have an interesting job in a... [-]

Master in Tourism Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Italy Rome

In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. At least for the next two decades, the market and the offer in tourism are expected to keep on growing and increasing their economic relevance. In our programme, you will live an enthusiastic learning experience that will enhance your personal attitude toward tourism giving you a decisive boost to your brilliant career in the world of tourism. This relevant growth, together with the availability of new technologies, will determine deep changes in the structure of the industry, more intense competition and at the same time the widespread of new forms of cooperation among public and private actors, as well as small companies and big international groups. Our master gives you concepts, technical knowledge and operative skills useful to develop those capabilities and make you become a successful manager, professional or entrepreneur in the tourism industry. It will provide you with learning not to simply enhance knowledge but to play relevant roles in the organisations involved in tourism. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the core courses and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. General Management - Strategy - Marketing - Accounting - Financial Management - Legal Issues in Tourism... [-]

Master's Degree In Tourism Management

Up Level School of Management
Campus Part time 128 - 128 hours November 2017 Italy Milan Rome Napoli + 2 more

This Master is one of the tourism training courses of excellence in tourism to become professionals in the tourism sector. You will work as Manager of Travel Agencies and Tour Operators, Expert Marketing and Communication for tourism, Tourism Promotion Manager, Technical Director of Travel Agency, Tour Guide. No other Master in Tourism prepares you as well to the world of work! [+]

This Master is one of the tourism training courses of excellence in tourism to become professionals in the tourism sector. You will work as Manager of Travel Agencies and Tour Operators, Expert Marketing and Communication for tourism, Tourism Promotion Manager, Technical Director of Travel Agency, Tour Guide. No other Master in Tourism prepares you as well to the world of work! Why Choose the Master in Tourism Management? The Master in Tourism Management Up level is a training program, theoretical and practical, highly skilled to work in tourism and become professionals in the tourism sector. This Master is the best because: It offers a serious training, concrete and result-oriented. The teachers are highly qualified and have extensive experience in the industry. The internship is guaranteed in relevant companies in the field of tourism. Your tourism training will be so complete and prepare you well for the various job opportunities for which the Master in Tourism Management has been created. Professional outlets Director of Travel Agency Technician Tourist guide Manager of Travel Agency and Tour Operator Marketing expert and Communication for Tourism Courses tourism marketing Tourism technology Turistic itineraries tourism legislation Tourism accounts Web 3.0 in tourism marketing The choice of social media and integration into a tourism marketing strategy locations The Master of the locations are: Milan Rome Naples Who is it? This Master in Tourism Management has as recipients graduates, graduates, entrepreneurs already operating in the tourism sector. [-]

Master of Tourism Management

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus Full time 5 semesters March 2018 New Zealand Wellington

Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations. [+]

Industry-relevant learning

Tourism plays a major role in the economies of many countries, including New Zealand. Study for your Master's degree in one of the world's leading tourist destinations.

You'll increase your understanding of the complex issues surrounding tourism while developing your tourism management skills and expertise. Improve your research and analytical abilities and hone your communication and presentation skills.

You'll graduate prepared for a challenging role in today’s competitive and ever-changing travel environment, anywhere in the world. You'll be studying with Victoria's School of Management — a leading management school in New Zealand with an international reputation for high-quality scholarship and strong links with industry leaders in both the public and private sectors, locally and overseas.... [-]


Master of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus Full time September 2017 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 Hospitality & Tourist Accommodation Management

Euroaula Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

This Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourist Accommodation Management aims to develop students’ career as directors, area managers or entrepreneurs, enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for decision-making in the various tourist accommodation types. Within the tourism and hospitality sector, a knowledge of hotel planning and management is essential. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. This Master’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourist Accommodation Management aims to develop students’ career as directors, area managers or entrepreneurs, enabling them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for decision-making in the various tourist accommodation types. Within the tourism and hospitality sector, a knowledge of hotel planning and management is essential. Programme Objectives Acquire the technical knowledge required for key decision-making in the tourist accommodation sector. Assimilate the skills and strategic vision recquired for managing hotels. Learn in depth about the core tools used in revenue and yield management and e-commerce platforms. Develop the ability to lead teams and manage finances in hotel establishments. Aimed At Professionals who wish to enter International Hotel Management and management of Tourist Lodgings. Graduate and diploma holders who wish to orient their profile towards the hotel business and management of tourist lodgings. Profesisonals who wish to create their own enterprise-start up (hotels, hostals, bed and breakfasts, etc...). Programme Structure (taught in English) Tourist Accommodation Management Customer Acquisition and Loyalty Customer Service Planning and Managing New Ventures Digital Marketing & E-commerce Revenue & Yield Management Gestión del Revenue Management The Power of Brokerage Systems and Operations Leadership & Team Management Accounting & Financial Management Final Dissertation Contact us if you wish to receive further information! Methodology EUROAULA offers a fully practical and innovative programme based on up-to-date contents and real case studies. The teaching staff is made of graduates, entrepreneurs, toruism experts and sector professionals. Double Qualification Get a... [-]