Masters Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 128 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 Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism

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

The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. Master in Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) This program will be conducted in English in Madrid The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. Reasons for taking Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE): In-company Master’s Thesis: The Master’s Thesis is based on a real company in the sector. Spain is the 3rd leading country in the world terms of the greatest number of conferences. Two Spanish cities feature in the Top 5 cities in the world hosting most events: Madrid and Barcelona. Organization of real events: Students taking the Master take charge of organizing the School’s event and protocol. Objectives INSIGHT INTO THE MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) industry and the Protocol Department of Institutions. Building a firm knowledge base in the tourism industry from an international perspective and always with an executive approach. SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION AND MANAGEMENT Developing the capacity for creativity and innovation in the industry and... [-]

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 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 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. [+]

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... [-]

Master in Tourism

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 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. First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study programmes with at least 180 ECTS, or those that have completed the current programme of study for qualification in relevant study programmes Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the previous paragraph in unrelated areas of study and must complete additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Introduction to Business (6 ECTS). In accordance with Article 41 of the Law of Higher Educations, candidates are ranked in cases where the number of available spots are limited. Candidates are ranked based on their undergraduate GPA (70%) and the exam results of Type 2 and Type 3 undergraduate elective courses (30%) Duration of... [-]

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 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 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 [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. 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. The program at a glance: 1 Master's degree 3 world-leaders in hospitality education 3 business environments 3 professional certifications 3 alumni networks ... [-]

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. [+]

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 Double Degree: issued by the... [-]

MPhil Hospitality Management

University Of Cape Coast
Campus Full time September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. The MPhil programme is expected to give practical meaning to the study of geography out-of-doors. A substantial amount of time and resources is devoted to field studies and seminars in order to strengthen these components of the programme, especially at this level where students have to demonstrate the capacity to undertake independent work. Goal The main aim of the programme is to provide students with the necessary skills and professional training to function independently in the competitive global hospitality market. Objectives The specific objectives are to: Empower students to develop an affinity for and understanding of the increasing global inter-dependence of people and cultures; Develop in students skills and attitudes that will enable them participate in solving the problems of their communities, their countries and the world at large with respect to the hospitality/tourism-environment-development nexus; and Provide students with relevant skills and perspectives for long-life learning. Admission Requirements: Candidates applying for the programme must have at least a Second Class (Lower Division) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism or related social sciences subjects. [-]

Master in Hospitality Management

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee
Campus Full time September 2017 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. Is the Hospitality Management Program Right For You? Do you want to play a vital role in addressing the changes and challenges in the hospitality industry in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, around Florida, throughout the U.S. and the world? Would you like to hone your strategic and conceptual skills, technological abilities and become an even more effective communicator? If so, the M.S. in Hospitality Management degree offers you a variety of learning experiences through case studies, experiential learning, research projects and public, private and institutional partnerships to help you reach your career goals. Future Careers A degree in hospitality management takes you into a leadership position in the top hotels and restaurants in the hospitality industry. Some... [-]

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 16 - 16 months July 2017 Singapore

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

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. The tourism and hospitality industries are undergoing strong growth in Asia. With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries. The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an opportunity for existing graduates in tourism and other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. This program is an innovative masters' level degree that combines tourism, hospitality and business management to give executives and managers the skills required to succeed. Awards, Rankings & Benefits James Cook University was awarded the Queensland Tourism Award 2007 for Tourist Education and Training category. The journal Tourism Management ranks James Cook University in the third place worldwide in the tourism-related research (Nov 2007) The university was awarded the Premier of Queensland's Export Award for Education two years running. The university has several research centres including The Tropical Tourism and Hospitality Centre which demonstrates our research strength and reputation within the industries. James Cook University's programs have met the Associate Member Assessment criteria of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). Subjects Foundation Subjects Marketing Management People in Organisations Accounting and Finance for Managers Comparative Global Business Systems Core Subjects Sustainable Enterprise Practical or Research Project Introduction to Tourism and the Environment Tourism Systems Analysis Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management Global Destination Competitiveness Tourist Management Strategies Economic Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry Hospitality and Gastronomy: Social, Private and... [-]

Master of Tourism and Hospitality

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Poland Wrocław

Tourism is a proposal for the English speaking students not only from European Union but whole the world. Our offer embraces two important aspects in tourism - spatial and economic one. The first group of the lectures refers to the tourist space in the regional approach presenting the most important tourist values and attractions of the chosen continents, countries and regions, stressing the areas... [+]

Tourism is a proposal for the English speaking students not only from European Union but whole the world. Our offer embraces two important aspects in tourism - spatial and economic one. The first group of the lectures refers to the tourist space in the regional approach presenting the most important tourist values and attractions of the chosen continents, countries and regions, stressing the areas which refer to the scientific tasks of the University. Second group of the lectures invokes the economic aspect of the tourism. Some of the topics offered by our Institute directly or indirectly present the trends in the contemporary tourism pointing the directions of its development and preparing to the responsible acting in this dynamic market. Due to the specific group of students from all over the world the way of studying, in some of the lectures and exercises, focuses more on their own work, literature research and presentations of the solutions to the different problems common on the tourist market. Our program offers also a practical approach realized during the field trip where each student gets the practical knowledge about one of the most important tourist destination in Europe and learn the difficult task of the tour-operator and a tourist guide. This prepares the students to work in the changing conditions so characteristic for the tourist market and to define and solve scientific problems, a skill welcomed while preparing master thesis. It is worth stressing the studying at Tourism is a unique experience and a chance... [-]

Master's Degree In Tourism And Hotel Management

Universidade Europeia
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management is a master's degree in specialization. The immersion in the good practices of the sector, projects applied in the different sectors that make up the tourism and hotel value chain and the academic wealth of the subjects taught are elements of irrefutable value in the formation of all those who intend to live in function of tourism and Either by way of research or by professional means. [+]

Masters in Tourism and Hospitality. The Master in Tourism and Hospitality Management Is a master's degree in specialization. The immersion in the good practices of the sector, projects applied in the different sectors that make up the tourism and hotel value chain and the academic wealth of the subjects taught are elements of irrefutable value in the formation of all those who intend to live in function of tourism and Either by way of research or by professional means. This program is based on: In the development of management skills, leadership and entrepreneurship; In the analysis and knowledge of the entire tourism and hotel value chain; In an innovative pedagogical model through practical case resolution, proximity to professionals of the sector and simulation in tourism; In the latest market trends through matters with case studies in tourism and hospitality, management of hotel brands or tourism and intercultural management; In research projects or Applied developed in business context. Research projects covering the most emerging trends in the market, with potential for publication, of which the following stand out: Glamping - A new paradigm in Camping Tourism in Portugal Sustainability in Hospitality - An Infusion / Dissemination Analysis in Lisbon Hotels The Carnival in the Municipality of Torres Vedras - New Tourist Development Strategies Experience Facilitation Process and the Strategic Positioning of Hotel Units The risk perceived and covered by insurers Sharing Information on Online Vacation Rentals [-]