Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Executive Track Online

Accelerate your career in hospitality and tourism management with an AACSB-accredited program that gives you access to industry leaders, networking opportunities and job placement resources.

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Program Overview

See how our online master’s in hospitality & tourism can benefit you

This 100% online Master of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management Executive Track is ideal for working professionals seeking upward mobility in the hospitality and tourism industry. Study on your schedule while critically examining the development, management and global impact of hotels, restaurants and tourism-focused establishments.

Through AACSB-accredited coursework and a capstone project featuring simulation technology, you will gain an advanced understanding of hospitality and tourism operations, leadership theories, financial planning and marketing trends. Plus, benefit from ongoing support throughout the job placement process. Highly engaged faculty will host information sessions with leading hotels, restaurants and attractions, assist with interviews and communicate weekly job announcements.

In this M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Executive Track online program, you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced hospitality concepts relevant to restaurants, hotels, attractions and events
  • Develop an advanced understanding of research methods, theories and their application in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Compose professional communication messages and reports across oral, written and visual mediums
  • Comprehend the important operational aspects of the organizations that comprise the hospitality and tourism industries
  • Gain advanced problem solving, decision-making and research abilities and skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced hospitality concepts relevant to restaurants, hotels, attractions and events
  • Develop an advanced understanding of research methods, theories and their application in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Compose professional communication messages and reports across oral, written and visual mediums
  • Comprehend the important operational aspects of the organizations that comprise the hospitality and tourism industries
  • Gain advanced problem solving, decision-making and research abilities and skills

As a graduate of this online M.S. in Executive Hospitality & Tourism Management, you will be prepared for roles such as:

  • Hotel/Restaurant Sales Manager
  • Hotel Revenue Manager
  • Director of Resort Facilities
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Head of Food and Beverage
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
  • Cruise Director
  • Director of Events
  • Hospitality Advertising and Marketing Professionals
  • Director of Guest Services
  • Convention Salesperson/Manager
  • Corporate Hospitality/Tourism Manager
  • Hotel/Restaurant Sales Manager
  • Hotel Revenue Manager
  • Director of Resort Facilities
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Head of Food and Beverage
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
  • Cruise Director
  • Director of Events
  • Hospitality Advertising and Marketing Professionals
  • Director of Guest Services
  • Convention Salesperson/Manager
  • Corporate Hospitality/Tourism Manager

Also available:

The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration offers multiple online degrees. Check out our online business programs.

The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration offers multiple online degrees. Check out our online business programs.

Total Tuition $27,500
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited - Small

UNO's College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

Invest in a quality online program that lets you pay as you go

The UNO online M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management Executive Track program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition for all in-state and out-of-state students. Fees are included in the total tuition.

Tuition Breakdown:

Per Credit Hour $917*
Total Tuition $27,500

Calendar

Important dates to know when applying

The M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management Executive Track online program offers multiple start dates each year and accelerated 8-week courses. View the full calendar for upcoming start dates and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring B3/4/242/19/242/26/242/28/242/29/244/26/248 weeks
Summer 20246/3/245/20/245/27/246/6/245/30/247/26/248 weeks
Fall A8/19/248/5/248/12/248/14/248/15/2410/11/248 weeks
Fall B10/14/249/30/2410/7/2410/9/2410/10/2412/6/248 weeks

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 5/20/24
Class Starts 6/3/24

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Admissions

Your online hospitality & tourism master’s admission checklist

Our streamlined admission process makes it easy for you to begin your application today. Read the admission requirements below to ensure you qualify.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GMAT or GRE

  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Statement of purpose
    • In one page, explain your decision to pursue an M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Management Executive Track. Include any relevant hospitality and tourism work experiences, your goals for the degree and career objectives.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all undergraduate coursework
  • Professional resume

International Applicants must meet all standard admissions requirements as well as the following:

  • English Proficiency Requirement (can be unofficial copies). Official transcripts are required before enrollment. Some countries eligible for waiver. Completion of a bachelor's degree in the US will satisfy English proficiency requirement.
  • Transcripts: All foreign transcripts (universities outside of the U.S.) must be evaluated by a NACES Evaluation Agency. An official course-by-course evaluation must be included
  • Passport: A copy of the student’s passport must be provided.
  • Program is not eligible for issuance of I-20's.

Submit official documents to:

[email protected]

or

The University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Courses

Learn more about the courses in our online master’s in hospitality & tourism

In order to earn the M.S. in Executive Hospitality & Tourism Management online, you must complete 10 courses (30 credit hours). Read the course descriptions below for more information.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the areas of critical importance in the hotel, restaurant, and tourism industries. Students will be presented with a global knowledge of the industry, individual organizations, and current management trends and issues through the use of case studies. The management of hospitality organizations will be discussed in the context of various management related problems.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of selected special topics in hospitality and tourism management. Topics will vary based on contemporary needs as dictated by the discipline as well as the interests of the students and the instructor.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the critical areas of revenue maximization as applied to the hospitality and tourism industry. Course topics include analysis and interpretation of financial statements, principles of revenue management, key profit indicators, demand forecasting, and strategic pricing.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the critical areas of revenue maximization as applied to the hospitality and tourism industry. Course topics include analysis and interpretation of financial statements, principles of revenue management, key profit indicators, demand forecasting, and strategic pricing.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to investigate and present topics, trends, and issues of using technology in the hospitality and tourism industry. The course will focus on technology to manage information and examine the Internet as a management and marketing tool. This is a particularly dynamic area, crucial for the future success of managers, and it will feature presentations and interactions with industry professionals.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Qualitative and quantitative analysis of management/operational problems specific to the hospitality and tourism industry will be used to synthesize knowledge with the more advanced and unique aspects of hospitality/tourism operations. Management theories, marketing principles, financial concepts, and advanced analytical techniques are applied to the hospitality and tourism industry. Readings and case analysis are used to illuminate the diverse segments of the industry.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the critical area of change management in a service quality environment. It discusses the components of leadership, change management, and human resource management that have increasingly become recognized as the main drivers of success for all hospitality and tourism organizations. The course sets these components within the quality improvement framework. It further examines the development of the quality movement and the issues of measuring quality within the hospitality and tourism context.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to introduce students to the research function using both descriptive and inferential statistics. This course will aid students in understanding the role of information in decision-making and in learning the techniques involved in acquiring information. Students will learn the research process and be able to evaluate the appropriateness of research methodology.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Concepts and formulation of business strategy are analyzed and determined in the framework of the total business environment. Roles and actions of top management and supervisory personnel in developing and implementing policy and strategy are examined in the highly competitive settings of the hospitality and tourism industry. Case studies are utilized to solve problems in the classroom. This course should be taken in the final semester of study and it will draw extensively upon the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program. Open to M.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management students only.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Planning, development, and marketing of tourism at the destination level, from small communities to cities, regions, or countries. Approaches and guidelines for the integrated and sustainable development of tourism that is coherent with community needs, and for the marketing of tourism destination. The social, environmental, and economic costs and benefits of tourism with their implications for planning and management. This course will require an active participation of the students through the presentation of cases, and the elaboration of tourism development and marketing plans.

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