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Hospitality and Tourism Management - M.S. PDFDownload to print

College of Education, Health and Human Services

School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012


The Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management provides an integrated hospitality and tourism education with an emphasis on regional, national, and global implications of the field. Students' critical analysis skills, research ability and understanding of advanced hospitality and tourism issues are developed. Graduates are prepared to successfully secure positions of leadership in industry or pursue a terminal degree in hospitality or tourism management.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s), 3.0 GPA, goal statement describing professional and research goals, three letters of recommendation and resume. Work experience in hospitality or tourism is preferred.

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 35 total credit hours.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Critically assess and discuss scientific research related to tourism and hospitality.
  2. Discuss and evaluate the social/economic, global/multicultural, operational, environmental issues facing hospitality and tourism management.
  3. Formulate professional attitudes and opinions related to the hospitality and tourism industry.
  4. Describe the major steps and critically assess the research process.
  5. Use, interpret, and report scientific data.
  6. Disseminate original scientific research and/or professional vision in a hospitality and tourism setting.
Thesis/ Dissertation

Thesis or Master's Project required.