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Master of Science in

Travel and Tourism

Graduate Certificates

Looking to enhance your professional expertise, but not quite ready to commit to a master’s program? The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) offers a suite of nine credit travel and tourism graduate certificates that can be completed in as few as three months.

Students who complete a graduate certificate may apply to the Master of Science in Travel and Tourism during their third course in the certificate program. The nine credits earned from the certificate program will count towards the Master of Science in Travel and Tourism (where a grade of B or higher is received).

Destination Management

Learn the skills you need to coordinate the unique powerful experiences a destination provides to travelers. Ideal for management personnel and high-potential employees, this graduate certificate prepares you to make strategic decisions that create and add value in an exciting and fast-paced industry.
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Global Tourism

Looking to turn your passion for travel into business and career opportunities? You’ll learn about the changing industry of tourism and the influence of advancements in technology and tourism. Courses focus on having a high level of cultural intelligence as well as tourism and economics policy.
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Tourism Analytics

Enhance your skills and learn to transform data into decisions. This graduate certificate is designed for professionals who are detail-oriented and driven by the desire to extrapolate the value of the tourism industry.
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Each year, tuition rates for the subsequent academic year are announced by the Board of Trustees. Rate changes will be posted when official announcements are made in June. Temple University is a state-related institution; therefore, there are different tuition rates for Pennsylvania state residents and out-of-state residents. Students make tuition payments to Temple University at the beginning of each semester.

Financial aid does not apply to graduate certificate programs. For tuition information, see current tuition and fee information on Temple University’s Bursars Office website.

Application Information


A bachelor’s degree is required for all graduate certificates.

Students must also meet at least one of the following:

  • 3.00 or greater cumulative GPA for all prior college-level coursework
  • 10+ years of professional work experience
  • Professionals with three to nine years of work experience may submit their resume and a statement about why they are interested in the program for admissions consideration


Students must submit the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • Undergraduate degree transcripts


Fall Semester Deadlines
Online Submissions – August 1

Spring Semester Deadlines
Online Submissions – December 10

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Continue your education at your own pace and enhance your resume with a graduate certificate from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM). Use the form below to start your application. Should you have any questions about our graduate certificate admissions process, please email

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For Admissions Information:
Michelle Rosar
Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment
Alter Hall, Rm. 717
1801 Liacouras Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122 | 215-204-3315

For Program Specific Information:
Dr. Benjamin Altschuler
Academic Director, Master of Science in Travel and Tourism
Assistant Professor of Instruction | 215-204-8924