Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 118 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 of Tourism Management

Victoria University of Wellington, Business School
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 in International Tourism Management

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time October 2018 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master In Marketing, Tourism Marketing And Revenue Management

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Part time October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Marketing, Tourism Marketing and Revenue Management is the only master in Spain that meets the following two points. Currently there is no other school that trains college students with executives of the sector and to do so with the same tools used by most companies. All courses have a completely practical development and professionalization focused on student [+]

Master in Marketing, Tourism Marketing and Revenue Management

The tourism sector in general and the hotel in particular are experiencing a rapid transformation in the area of ​​marketing, distribution and sales. The mastery of new online tools are key to manage the hotels. The high competitiveness of this environment requires the figure of the Director of Ecommerce and the Director of Revenue Management as key positions within the current hospitality industry.

The Master in Marketing, Tourism Marketing and Revenue Management is the only master in Spain that meets the following two points. Currently there is no other school that trains college students with executives of the sector and to do so with the same tools used by most companies. All courses have a completely practical development and professionalization focused on student... [-]


Master of Business Administration in International Hospitality (MBA)

Hotelschool The Hague
Campus Full time 13 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The MBA Programme of Hotelschool The Hague educates the next generation of hospitality-minded leaders and focuses on Innovation, Strategic Business Development, Change Management and Leadership. You learn to combine Business Brains with a Hospitality Heart, in all corners of the Service Industry! [+]

The MBA Programme of Hotelschool The Hague educates the next generation of hospitality-minded leaders and focuses on Innovation, Strategic Business Development, Change Management and Leadership. You learn to combine Business Brains with a Hospitality Heart, in all corners of the Service Industry! The programme, based in Amsterdam, starts in September each year and runs for 13 months full-time. 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 Management’. This highly international programme is open to graduates with a hospitality-related or economics/business management Bachelor’s degree.... [-]


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 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 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. [+]

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).... [-]


Master in Tourism Studies (one year)

Mid Sweden University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 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 center in Northern Europe. [+]

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 center 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.... [-]


Master in International Hospitality and Service Management

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 14 - 24 months September 2018 Netherlands Leeuwarden + 1 more

The Master’s programme in International Hospitality and Service Management enables students to prepare for a career in the hospitality industry. The course has been rated the best Master in Hospitality in The Netherlands according to 2016 Keuzegids information guide. The course also provides students with the option to gain practical work experience in Stenden’s own 4-star hotel. [+]

The Master’s programme in International Hospitality and Service Management enables students to prepare for a career in the hospitality industry. The course has been rated the best Master in Hospitality in The Netherlands according to 2016 Keuzegids information guide. The course also provides students with the option to gain practical work experience in Stenden’s own 4-star hotel.

NHL Stenden offers students the chance to complete a single or dual degree. Students who complete the single degree will get a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) whereas students who complete a dual degree will receive a Dutch Master of Arts (MA) as well as a British Master of Science (MSc). The British Master of Science is issued by NHL Stenden’s partner university, the University of Derby in the UK.... [-]


Master in Tourism Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Hotel School Sydney & Melbourne
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne + 1 more

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management. [+]

Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management is the course for individuals looking to operate global hospitality and tourism operations at the highest level. Your existing skills and experience will provide the building blocks for high-level theory and practical learnings in a competitive global industry. This course will set you on a path toward a highly rewarding career on a global stage as a master in tourism management and hotel management.

Your management and leadership skills will become highly refined. In the Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, you will learn how to react to a variety of challenging situations while managing an exceptional experience for guests and visitors. You will learn to develop and implement hotel/tourism strategy to ensure the success of business goals at a global level with a deep understanding of how hospitality markets operate in different locations relevant to your business. You will learn how to operate hotels, tourism organisations, events, festivals, conventions and a variety of other hospitality-related situations to the highest standard. This master degree in tourism, hospitality and hotel management will provide you with lifelong learning skills, creativity and cultural competencies along with communications skills for a dynamic and global career. ... [-]


Master in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 16 months February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management. [+]

The Masters in Tourism Planning and Management (MTPM)’s main objectives are threefold; firstly is to prepare future professionals to strategically manage and make sustainable and effective decisions in placements of high responsibility in tourism institutions; secondly is to provide future professionals with an integrated knowledge of the dynamics of tourism development, the principles of sustainable management, environmental issues, the role of cultural diversity and creativity for innovation and the governance of tourism networks the quality management of customer services; and thirdly is to train future researchers in the field of tourism management.

More importantly, the course aims to train students to view tourist activity from a global perspective, to meet the demands of an international environment and its effect on public organizations, private companies, and research activity, within the parameter of sustainability.... [-]


Master in Tourism

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Slovenia Ljubljana

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world as well as a social, environmental, geographical, anthropological and economic phenomenon. [+]

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world as well as a social, environmental, geographical, anthropological and economic phenomenon.

The Tourism programme offers an in-depth understanding of tourist operations, management, marketing, tourist development and its effects, both theoretically and through practical examples. By studying literature and business examples, through discussions during lectures and seminars, via own individual work and group work you will acquire the knowledge and skills you need for a successful professional career. Within this process, you will be supported by domestic and foreign professors and experts working in the areas of practice, politics and tourism development. You will also acquire special knowledge and skills related to value-based business operations and the requirements of sustainable development. And you will have the opportunity to study some of the contents abroad.... [-]


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 Global Hospitality Business

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne – University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Lausanne

A first-of-its-kind, industry-centric program Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are joining forces to offer an exceptional Master's program in Global Hospitality Management. [+]

A first-of-its-kind, industry-centric program Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are joining forces to offer an exceptional Master's program in Global Hospitality Management.

It aims to shape international hospitality managers with a global awareness derived from first-hand local business knowledge. The 3-semester experience will enable high potential students to become industry leaders who can “think globally and act locally”.

Study, live and work in 3 continents The program consists of 3 semesters of advanced-level classes on 3 campuses in addition to projects and professional seminars, punctuated with business and cultural immersion weeks.... [-]