Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Gain essential skills in executive management, leadership and analytics -- all while staying current on hospitality and tourism industry trends. Learn from leading instructors, tackle real-world challenges, and join a top-ranked program to become a customer experience expert and distinguish yourself in the competitive field of hospitality management.

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Overview
Leverage innovations to become an effective engineer while delivering customer service excellence.

Elevate your career with Purdue’s online Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management program. Offered by the White Lodging-J.W. Marriott, Jr. School of Hospitality, Purdue’s innovative program is designed for managers in tourism, events, hotels or restaurants. Gain essential skills in executive management, leadership and analytics — all while staying current on industry trends.

Learn from leading researchers, tackle real-world challenges and join a #1-ranked program to become a customer experience expert (UniversityHQ, 2023). Become an experience engineer and stand out in the dynamic field of hospitality and tourism management.

#1
Best Online Masters in Hospitality Management (University HQ, 2023)
34
number of credits required
$766.30
Cost per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$843.80
per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

Program Specifics

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Learn from Purdue’s acclaimed hospitality and tourism faculty – experts in hotel and restaurant management, customer service innovation and more. Tailor your leadership skills for the unique challenges of the hospitality field, acquire global perspectives for managing diverse organizations, and refine your communication and critical-thinking skills.

  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis (HTM 50300)
  • Hospitality Business Law and Risk Management (HTM 51100)
  • Leadership in Hospitality and Tourism (HTM 51200)
  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing II (HTM 53100)
  • Advanced Service Management for Hospitality and Tourism (HTM 53600)
  • Advanced Hospitality Accounting and Finance Systems (HTM 54100)
  • Strategic Revenue Management in the Hospitality Industry (HTM 54200)
  • Advanced Management Project Capstone (HTM 59500)
  • Management Challenge Analysis (HTM 61200)
  • Advanced Personnel Systems in Restaurants, Hotels and Institutions (HTM 64200)
  • Elective


$766.30 per credit hour (In-State Residents)
$843.80 per credit hour (Out-of-State Residents)

34 total credit hours

Domestic students and permanent residents may qualify for the following types of financial aid:

Career Outcomes

6,091
Unique Job Postings
9.4%
projected growth
61.6k
Median Advertised salaries

Top Job Titles

  • General Managers
  • Guest Service Representatives
  • Food and Beverage Managers
  • Night Auditors
  • Receptionists

Top Industries

  • Hotels and Motels
  • Limited- and Full-Service Restaurants
  • Casinos
  • Event Management

Source: LightcastTM (2023). Unique job postings for July 2022-2023. Projected growth for years 2023-2033.

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