Hospitality and Tourism Management
What is a Master’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management?
The Master of Science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management provides an integrated hospitality and tourism education with an emphasis on regional, national and global implications of the field. The curriculum combines specialty classes in hospitality and business management, preparing graduates for well-compensated positions as managers in restaurants, hotels, conference centers, country clubs, and other hospitality venues.
What can I do with a Master’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management?
Examples of possible careers include:
- Business teachers, postsecondary
- First-line supervisors of gambling service workers
- Food service managers
- Gambling managers
- Lodging managers
- Meeting, convention, and event planners
- Personal service managers
What will I learn in Kent State’s Master’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management program?
Students will develop critical analysis skills, and research abilities, and understand advanced hospitality and tourism issues. Graduates will be prepared to successfully secure management positions of leadership in the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Hotel Management
- Club Management
- Tourism Management
- Tourism Development
- Park Management
- Event Management
- Food and Beverage Management
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Critically analyze and discuss managerial problems and issues related to tourism and hospitality.
- Discuss and evaluate the social/economic, global/multicultural, operational, and environmental issues facing hospitality and tourism management.
- Formulate professional attitudes and opinions related to the hospitality and tourism industry.
- Use, interpret and report industry data.
- Disseminate professional vision in a hospitality and tourism setting.