Temple University

School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Master of Science in Travel and Tourism



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Travel and Tourism

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Travel and Tourism at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is designed to provide an unparalleled opportunity for individuals to meet the needs of the fast-paced travel and tourism industry.

This program is well-suited for professionals working in tourism and areas of business dealing with tourism, as well as individuals looking to pivot from another industry.

New to the industry? The Master of Science in Travel and Tourism will give you the tools to turn your passion for travel into a career that impacts people worldwide. STHM’s Center for Student Professional Development will help you leverage our global network of 5,000+ contacts to apply what you learn to real-world situations. Gain the expertise and hands-on experience to turn your wanderlust into a career.

Ready to accelerate your career? The Master of Science in Travel and Tourism will enable you to develop the strategic mindset and analytical skills needed to lead in this growing industry. Learn how to navigate complex situations as a strategic decision maker and leader. Gain the big-picture, critical-thinking mindset you need to stand out amongst your colleagues.

100% online

All content is available 24/7 in a mobile-friendly format, in addition to live weekly classes that enable engagement with faculty and students. The weekly sessions, conveniently held through WebEx, integrate discussion and project-based learning activities in which students break into small groups to solve authentic problems faced by today’s travel and tourism leaders.



STHM’s world-renowned travel and tourism faculty designed this master’s program consisting of eight travel and tourism courses tailored for professional success.

  • Understanding Tourism in the 21st Century
  • Tourism Economics and Policy
  • Tourism Analytics
  • Cultural Intelligence
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Destination Marketing and Management
  • Destination Events – A Global Perspective
  • Crisis, Risk and Disaster Management

These courses combined with a Statistics Course and an Applied Project or Internship create a degree that is unique and unprecedented in the academic marketplace.


Temple University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1096 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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