Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development - MS

Please note that this program will not be offered for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.

The Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development Master of Science degree program provides students with opportunities to immerse themselves in the different phases of planning and developing viable programs for sustainable tourism and economic development projects. Students gain a comprehensive knowledge of the newest trends in the tourism business through course lectures and professionally focused learning experiences.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Formulate strategies to attract and retain market share and promote social and economic development objectives for specific tourism destinations.
  • Communicate effectively with tourism industry stakeholders such as policymakers, members of the private sector and the general public.
  • Critically evaluate contemporary management and leadership strategies as they relate to the global tourism industry and sustainable business practices.
  • Create sustainable tourism development plan that encompass cultural, sociological and motivational differences.

Upon graduation, students may be employed by government agencies, international travel and tourism organizations, consultants and developers of tourism destinations. The private sector may offer opportunities for employment to the graduates of the program

Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

Master of Science (MS)

Core Courses
TRVL5010Tourism Principles and Foundations4.5
TRVL5030Financial Concepts in Sustainable Tourism Development4.5
TRVL5050Foundation of Consulting for the Tourism Industry4.5
TRVL5070Global Tourism Marketing and Branding4.5
TRVL5120Planning for Ethical and Sustainable Tourism Development4.5
TRVL5140Product Development and Innovation in Sustainable Tourism — Shared and Experience Economics4.5
TRVL5210Tourism Economics4.5
TRVL6100Applied Research Methods in Sustainable Tourism Development4.5
TRVL6140International Tourism Development, Economic Issues and Strategic Solutions in the Developing World4.5
TRVL6180International Sustainable Tourism Policy Analysis and Development4.5
Total Credits45.0