Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 115 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 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 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 of Management (MAM) in Sustainable Tourism

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

Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. [+]

You will have the opportunity to learn the most innovative best practices in the field of Sustainable Tourism and responsible management of hotels.

You will improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading tourist facilities and managing protected areas.

Experiential camps and practice-oriented projects will be guided by academics and professionals. These projects are part of SUMAS’ innovative teaching methodology which includes video conferences with leading speakers in organizations and in-class company presentations. These activities not only encourage knowledge sharing but also provide valuable opportunities for networking to enhance your career development.... [-]


Master of Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT)

European University of Rome
Campus Full time Part time 8 months October 2018 Italy Rome + 1 more

The European University of Rome established, by the Rector’s Decree, the Master on Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT). Thanks to the collaboration of Fiavet Lazio, Federalberghi, Confindustria Alberghi, Federturismo Confindustria, Federeventi Lazio, Dreamtour, Best Western, Seadam Serviz, I Viaggi Del Perigeoi, the MOT Master combines theory with operational skills immediately instrumental in the job market. [+]

General Informations

The European University of Rome established, by the Rector’s Decree, the Master on Management of Tourism Organizations (MOT). Thanks to the collaboration of Fiavet Lazio, Federalberghi, Confindustria Alberghi, Federturismo Confindustria, Federeventi Lazio, Dreamtour, Best Western, Seadam Serviz, I Viaggi Del Perigeoi, the MOT Master combines theory with operational skills immediately instrumental in the job market. Classroom teachers are University professors, business and professional experts of the area. A long period of training (stage) gives the opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge and facilitates entry into the job market. About 80% of our students have already found a job either during stage or shortly after.... [-]


Master of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality Management

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

Also accredited by THE-ICE, Australia, the Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) allows students who have completed 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 completed 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 Management

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Sarasota

The Master of Science in Hospitality Management graduate program takes your passion for the tourism industry and gives you the hands-on experience to become a leader at a top hotel, restaurant, resort or hospitality organization in Florida (and beyond!). [+]

Master in Hospitality Management

"True hospitality consists of giving the best of yourself to your guests." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Program Overview

How do you earn a management position in Florida’s number-one industry? The Master of Science in Hospitality Management graduate program takes your passion for the tourism industry and gives you the hands-on experience to become a leader at a top hotel, restaurant, resort or hospitality organization in Florida (and beyond!).

Students in our hospitality management program focus on strategic decision making in the development of hospitality models in the areas of organizational effectiveness, finance, marketing and technology of hospitality ventures, including the growing role of the internet to improve and expand customer service. Our graduate program gives students the advantage needed to advance their careers in highly-competitive leadership roles in corporate hospitality offices.... [-]


Tourism Studies - Master

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Alta

The master of tourism studies program is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organizations providing visitor services at the local, national, or international level. Successful candidates will during the two-year program have gained appropriate knowledge in tourism as an industry and as a social phenomenon, insight into the intersection of production, marketing and consumption, as well as society, culture, and nature. [+]

Master of Tourism Studies

The master of tourism studies program is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organizations providing visitor services at the local, national, or international level. Successful candidates will during the two-year program have gained appropriate knowledge in tourism as an industry and as a social phenomenon, insight into the intersection of production, marketing and consumption, as well as society, culture, and nature. The program places particular emphasis on how nature and culture can be used by a responsible industry. It builds on theories of marketing, event management, sociology, geography, and anthropology. The program also focuses on gender perspectives and gender equality.... [-]


Master in International Hospitality and Service Management

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 14 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 & Hospitality Management

EU Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program explores the theories, practices, and frameworks that make up the tourism and hospitality field, while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs. [+]

An increasingly globalized world has led tours to become one of the fastest growing industries in business today. Modern companies require academically qualified, visionary leaders to create new business models and understand changes in technology and consumer trends.

Focusing on the development of executive skills and strategic aptitudes, this program explores the theories, practices, and frameworks that make up the tourism and hospitality field, while developing your understanding of international and intercultural management needs.

How You Earn Your Certificate

The Master in Tourism & Hospitality Management (60 ECTS) is a one-year program, divided into three terms. Each term comprises four courses (4 ECTS each) and one seminar (2 ECTS). Throughout the year, students are also exposed to real-life case studies, games and business simulations. In order to graduate, participants must also complete a business plan (6 ECTS).... [-]


Master in Five Stars Hotel Management

Hotel Business School
Campus Full time 11 months November 2018 Italy Cagliari

The Master in Five Stars Hotel Management, promoted by Forte Village Resort and the Luiss Business School, is a training program that is unique in Italy thanks to its syllabus, employment prospects, end-of-course profile and location. It is the innovative answer to the challenge that the hotel industries will have to face in order to manage the complexity of a touristic system that is in constant development and requires levels of excellence in numerous skills areas, from Marketing to Revenue Management, Congress & Events Management to Company Finance and Management Control. [+]

The Master in Five Stars Hotel Management, promoted by Forte Village Resort and the Luiss Business School, is a training program that is unique in Italy thanks to its syllabus, employment prospects, end-of-course profile and location. It is the innovative answer to the challenge that the hotel industries will have to face in order to manage the complexity of a touristic system that is in constant development and requires levels of excellence in numerous skills areas, from Marketing to Revenue Management, Congress & Events Management to Company Finance and Management Control.

The Master’s prime objective is, therefore, to produce managers with excellent skills and expertise, capable of seizing opportunities for success and professional growth within the national and international 5-star hospitality industry. The constant reference, during both training and work placements, to the luxury market is the novelty and strength of the Master in Hotel Management.... [-]


Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

The Hotel School Sydney & Melbourne
Campus Full time 2 years July 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.... [-]


European Master in Tourism Management

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Kolding Slovenia Ljubljana Spain Girona + 4 more

The two year full-time integrated European Master programme aims at qualifying graduates to manage the huge challenges faced in contemporary tourism... [+]

The two year full-time integrated European Master programme aims at qualifying graduates to manage the huge challenges faced in contemporary tourism.Through top-level, research-based education and the inclusion of multiple disciplines and paradigms concerned with the subject graduates will gain the required competences for developing and managing tourism in a sustainable manner.The students study in three European countries: Denmark (Kolding), Slovenia (Ljubljana) and Spain (Girona). This gives them the opportunity to experience diverse educational, cultural and social environments, and therefore to enhance their social competences.The EMTM students will be rewarded the title: European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM).The successful graduate will be able to apply for high-level PhD programmes or pursue a career in practice. Former students are invited to become a member of EMTM alumni.Starting September 2013 the Erasmus Mundus programme European Master in Tourism Management (EMTM) will be placed at the campus in Kolding.... [-]


Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management - 42nd Edition

UNINFORM
Campus Full time 8 months October 2018 Italy Rome Milan + 1 more

The Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management, with over 200 partner companies, 41 editions already held and 1,580 qualified candidates, represents the most important path of specialization and job placement in the management of the tourism sector, in hotel management and in the coordination of tour operators; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. Divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 3 months in Italy and abroad. [+]

Tourism Manager ... Profession with concrete perspectives! The Master TQM - Tourism Quality Management, with over 200 partner companies, 41 editions already held and 1,580 qualified candidates, represents the most important path of specialization and job placement in the management of the tourism sector, in hotel management and in the coordination of tour operators; the Master TQM is the only one in Italy to have such a long and specific experience in the tourism sector. Divided into two phases: Classroom 2 months and double Stage of 3 3 months in Italy and abroad. A week of lessons takes place in Mediterranean Cruise to experience the Integrated Tourism System par excellence: the cruise sector. ... [-]


Master in Hospitality and Tourism

L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, San Diego State University
Online Campus Part time 18 months September 2018 USA San Diego + 1 more

The San Diego State University Hospitality and Tourism (HTM) Master’s Program is a leadership development program designed for busy working professionals from all over the world and delivered online in a small class setting, with one-week meet-ups on SDSU’s beautiful campus to both start and finish the program. [+]

The San Diego State University Hospitality and Tourism (HTM) Master’s Program is a leadership development program designed for busy working professionals from all over the world and delivered online in a small class setting, with one-week meet-ups on SDSU’s beautiful campus to both start and finish the program.

HTM Master’s courses are recorded weekly by our professors and personalized to your specific aspirations and activities.

If you enjoy TED Talks, you will love our guest video lectures from globally accomplished leaders during your program. All of the program’s courses are tailored to real-world applications that you can apply the next day in your office.

The curriculum is a combination of foundational business acumen and innovational thinking that is changing the way organizations function, grow, and thrive. Students who graduate with a Masters in HTM are prepared to lead change.... [-]


Master in Tourism Management

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Italy Rome

The Master offers an enthusiastic learning experience to make your attitude towards tourism industry a competitive capability on the job market. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality.

The Master in Tourism Management at LUISS Business School offers an enthusiastic learning experience to make your attitude towards Tourism Industry a competitive capability on the job market. The tourism industry is expected to continue growing and increasing in economic relevance for the next two decades. This growth will result in industry changes, more intense competition and new forms of cooperation among public and private actors as well as small companies and large international groups.

In this environment, the quality of human resources will be even more important for a company’s success. It will require a mix of capabilities to exploit opportunities offered by technology, to build networks among different actors and assets and to create complex tourist products.... [-]