Learn to analyze, evaluate, and apply hospitality and tourism data from diverse sources in this dynamic hospitality management master's degree.
The program may be taken on a full- or part-time basis. The length of time required to earn a degree varies according to the student’s undergraduate preparation and the number of graduate courses taken per semester. To earn the MS degree, students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours. The curriculum is a combination of required core courses in hospitality and tourism management and elective courses chosen by the student to meet career interests and objectives. Course offerings generally are scheduled for evenings or via online learning to facilitate part-time students.
Program facilities equipment
The program prepares students for hospitality management through learning experiences at Henry’s, the school’s 75 seat full-service, liquor-licensed restaurant and at the RIT Inn and Conference Center which is a premier full-service hotel and conference facility. RIT is also a strategic partner in the New York State Wine & Culinary Center and focuses on NY agriculture, the culinary arts, and hospitality and food management. State-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, up to date cooking equipment and access to RITs technology labs.
Program job titles reported
Business Development; Customer Experience Director; Sales and Event Manager; Vacation Planner; Hotel Asset Manager; Hospitality Specialist/Consultant; Wine/Spirits Business Manager; Hotel/Travel/Food Columnist/Journalist/Blogger; Destination Management Marketer; Lecturer
Select program hiring partners
DelMonte Hotel Group, Int. Biban Co. for Urban Construction Development, Jazan University, JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, The Walt Disney Company, Umm Al-Qura University, Woodcliff Hotel and Spa
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Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.
Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the hospitality and tourism management program.