This program teaches students to think outside the box in order to curate unique, unforgettable travel experiences in this $1.6 trillion industry.
Individualized Professional Development & Career Coaching
Flexible, 100% online format for busy professionals
Global Network of5,000+ Industry Contacts
Travel and tourism play important roles in shaping the many. With a career in this exciting industry, you create experiences that can change the way a person views the world or work for a successful company that boosts an entire community's economy. The travel industry can support millions while providing unforgettable experiences to countless others.
Begin to make your impact at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM). STHM shows you how to lead in this experience-driven industry. Our industry-backed program curriculum pairs hands-on experience and world-class education giving you the knowledge and skills to exceed expectations.
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There's no one way to use your travel and tourism degree. Graduates of our program work in exciting sectors, including:
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Hospitality and tourism are some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries — reaching nearly $1.6 trillion in hotel bookings in 2017. Dubbed “America’s unsung hero of job creation” by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this vibrant industry is constantly blooming with growth and earning potential.
“I love helping people. I love that this industry does that. That’s why I wanted to come to Temple and get a graduate degree.”Cassandra Ball
“At STHM I had the opportunity to study with people from all over the world. It allowed me to work with people of different ages, traditions, beliefs, and despite all of that, we achieved excellent results.”Belsy Munive
“I was surprised by how quickly relevant our class discussions were in my day-to-day professional interactions. I felt more confident when confronted with new situations at work, as I had learned applicable background knowledge.”Jen Ritinski
The Master of Science in Travel and Tourism is designed for those looking to accelerate their careers or make big moves into the travel and tourism industry. The program consists of 10, 3-credit courses and students have the opportunity to take one at a time over a 5-week period equating 3 courses per semester. This structure allows full-time working professionals to complete the program in as few at 13 months. Best of all, the program is 100% online helping you to create an ideal work-life balance.
Looking to enhance your professional expertise, but not quite ready to commit to a master’s program? STHM offers 3 travel and tourism graduate certificates: Global Tourism, Destination Management and Tourism Analytics. Credits earned in these certificate programs may be transferred to a Master of Science in Travel and Tourism.
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