Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 116 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

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... [-]

Masters In Organizing Events, Protocol And Business Tourism (mice)

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

The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Tourism Business Ostelea aims to train professionals and managers who lead projects focused on business planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of ... [+]

The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Ostelea Business Tourism It aims to train professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of protocol and communication strategies and public relations and create a tourism development focused on the business tourism segment quality and the necessary business perspective to be efficient in decision-making. Why study the Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) in Ostelea: Membership of students: Students in the program become members of the Spanish Association of Professionals of Exhibitions, Events and Congresses (APROFECO) for one year, you can access all the latest industry events during your stay in Barcelona. Barcelona as a business destination and world - class conferences, such as BTravel or Bridal Week, which is used for practical teaching of certain subjects. Organization of real events: the Masters Students are responsible for the organization of events and school protocol. Among other events, during 2015/2016 organized the Day of the Book. Management of personal brand: The program includes the development of skills in the field of management of personal brand, affecting learning techniques personal marketing and employability, in order to detect career opportunities in Spain or other countries . Stress management techniques: The program includes several sessions on stress management techniques, an essential ability for any executive of the organization of events, whose psycho-emotional balance will depend on the... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Gland + 1 more

The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Arts 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 [+]

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: 33,400 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) - Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or... [-]

Master in International Hotel Management - HR and training specialization

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Martigny

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems. [+]

Master International Hotel Management - Human Resources and training

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by Human Resources Management and Training understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems.

At the end of the program the student will also be specialists in employment relations and be capable of developing training programs for the hospitality industry in order to retain talent and assure high performance of the organization. Having a good under-standing of human resource management is extremely important especially in an industry with high turnover and large training and learning needs.... [-]


Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality (MBA)

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

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

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. 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... [-]

MA in Tourism & Hospitality Management

Global Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The MA in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Barcelona offers advanced insights into the tourism industry and provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and interests within the field of tourism in one of the most exiting touristic destinations in Spain and in Europe – Barcelona! [+]

Tourism is, by far, the largest economic contributor to the hospitality industry, and among the biggest industries in the world. Tourism and hospitality is one of the fastest growing sectors in many emerging and developing markets. Globalization and new technologies have created new touristic opportunities for consumers, but also caused global competition among providers and tourist destinations. The MA in Tourism & Hospitality Management in Barcelona offers advanced insights into the tourism industry and provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and interests within the field of tourism in one of the most exiting touristic destinations in Spain and in Europe – Barcelona! A substantial part of the program focuses on developing employability and career skills. The students of the MA in Tourism & Hospitality Management benefit from the large variety of internship opportunities in tourism and hospitality in Barcelona. Ever since Barcelona hosted the Olympic Games in 1992, the city has experienced a steady growth in tourism. Today, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in Europe and in the world. Barcelona offers fantastic hotel infrastructure, highly developed tourism services, and a ton of programs and events to promote the city as a tourist destination. The MA in Tourism & Hospitality Management applies broad perspectives on tourism by combing various approaches to global tourism companies, sustainable tourism, marketing of destinations, and emerging issues in international tourism. Class Language English Duration One academic year. Depending on the starting quarter it may take from 9 to 12 months.... [-]

Master in E-tourism & Revenue Management

INSA Business, Marketing & Communication School
Campus Part time 1 year February 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master’s in e-Tourism & Revenue Management provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks that enable open a wide range of marketing activities and sales. Also specialized training that optimizes resources and revenues in a highly competitive industry. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. Presentation Tourism is one of the current drivers of the world economy and one of the main generators of employment. For this reason, it is vitally important to maintain a high level of quality in the tourism sector, with the support of qualified people contributing to maintaining and improving levels of competitiveness of this sector. The Master’s in e-Tourism & Revenue Management provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks that enable open a wide range of marketing activities and sales. Also specialized training that optimizes resources and revenues in a highly competitive industry. Objectives Provides knowledge in digital tools and social networks Establish relationship marketing, direct and customer loyalty in digital environments Knowledge of the theories and methods of “Revenue Management”. Educate and train professionals to generate impact on revenue growth in hotels and restaurants. Target a) Graduates in Tourism. b) Professionals in need of upgrading and wishing to expand their business horizons. c) Companies seeking staff expertise. d) Graduates in Vocational Intermediate or Higher Grade in the areas of Tourism, Food, Travel Agencies and Hospitality Management seeking practical preparation to enter the workforce. Professional opportunities Revenue Manager Hotel Manager or deputy Head of Catering and restaurants Purchasing Manager Food and beverage director INSA offers the possibility of internships in companies during the period of delivery of the Master’s Syllabus 1. E-TOURISM MARKETING Reinventing Traditional Tourism Marketing Positioning and Digital Brands Digital capture and segmentation strategies The importance of planning communication: Net Strategy 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 Tourism Studies (one year)

Mid Sweden University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Sweden Östersund

Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research centre in Northern Europe. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. Our master's program offers you a quality education relating to up-to-date research in the area of tourism. The program is linked to ETOUR, a leading tourism research centre in Northern Europe. The program deals with destinations development, and sustainability issues. During your education, you as a student take part in an interesting combination of courses, study visits and independent research. Upon completion of your studies, you have a strong track record that gives you the opportunity to work in leading positions and to conduct research in a global context. Examinations in this program can either be taken tourism or human geography. Teaching in this program takes place in English. The program is offered at Mid Sweden University campus in Östersund, which is an ideal environment for studying tourism and sustainable development. Easy proximity to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains, means that students can easily access many of the region's top destinations. Because the program is linked to the European Tourism Research Institute, this enables students to participate in current research and develop international contacts. All questions about documentation and other requirements for application are handled through universityadmissions.se. Please press the green button "To application" for further information. Meetings Lectures , field trips, seminars, and tutorials. Entry requirements A Bachelor’s degree (at least 180 Credits) with 90 Credits within the main field of Human Geography, Tourism Studies or equivalent and English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent. Title of... [-]

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 2017 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 [+]

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: Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne 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 in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

INSEEC Bordeaux
Campus Full time September 2017 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 [+]

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 manager within a travel agency or a tour operator, event manager, operations manager in the hospitality industry, project manager, business tourism advisor, area manager...

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...... [-]


Master of International Hotel Management

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
Campus Full time 2 years April 2017 Australia Sydney

When considering postgraduate study it’s important to take into account the reputation of the institution. It will indicate to an employer the quality of education the student has received. The Blue Mountains, Master of International Hotel Management course was designed in response to demand from corporate organisations. This is to meet the need for professionals with higher-level qualifications, and from competitive individuals wishing to accelerate their career progression. [+]

Master of International Hotel Management When considering postgraduate study it’s important to take into account the reputation of the institution. It will indicate to an employer the quality of education the student has received. The Blue Mountains, Master of International Hotel Management course was designed in response to demand from corporate organisations. This is to meet the need for professionals with higher-level qualifications, and from competitive individuals wishing to accelerate their career progression. How our postgraduate course works This course enables undergraduates or those wishing to develop their career path, the opportunity to enhance their hospitality knowledge and capabilities with a higher qualification, which can accelerate career progression. It is conducted at the Sydney campus with some practical components undertaken at the Leura campus over blocks of 3/4 days. This is a unique Master Degree providing the added benefit of an industry placement as an integrated part of the curriculum. Course Units Summary The list below details each of the units within the International Hotel Management Master degree throughout the 2 years of study. You can view a summary of a unit by clicking on the link or the play symbol. Every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of information units and lecturers do sometimes change. Current Students should always refer to the “Student and Staff Information System” (SSIS) for up to date information on lecturers, learning outcomes and assessment items. Year 1 Year 2 MHC601 Accounting and Finance for Managers MHC609 Industry Placement MHC602 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry... [-]

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! [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. 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... [-]

Master of International Tourism

Vincent Pol University in Lublin, Poland
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Lublin

Following completion of the bachelor degree, students have the opportunity to continue to develop their knowledge and skills on the 2-year full-time International Tourism MA degree programme. This allows students to specialise in their chosen areas of interest. [+]

Following completion of the bachelor degree, students have the opportunity to continue to develop their knowledge and skills on the 2-year full-time International Tourism MA degree programme. This allows students to specialise in their chosen areas of interest. Students have the opportunity to choose one of two interesting specialities: International Hospitality Management or International Tourism Management. They gain the abilities of solving common problems that managers and other tourism professionals are likely to face at their work. Students also develop academic, decision making and critical evaluation skills. Apart from theoretical issues, there is also a practical focus on the managerial and strategic issues in tourism, which belongs to the most rapidly developing branches in the world economy. Placement Practical trainings play an important role in preparing students to meet the requirements of the job market. That is why, there are various placement opportunities available locally, nationally and internationally. Practical training settings in Lublin include the Europa Hotel and the Grand Hotel, whereas international settings include hotels and holiday resorts in such countries as Greece or Spain. Careers A graduate is prepared to work in economic units and institutions which require the application of marketing, statistics, and information technology tools. The career paths are quite varied, thanks to the interesting modules of studies, including international cooperation in hotel management, IT in hospitality management, new technologies in food industry, strategies in hospitality management, advertising of tourist product, IT in tourism management, active tourism, and strategies in tourism management. [-]

Master in Hospitality Management & Global Tourism

INSEEC Paris
Campus Full time September 2017 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 [+]

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 manager within a travel agency or a tour operator, event manager, operations manager in the hospitality industry, project manager, business tourism advisor, area manager...

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...... [-]