Tourism Management Master of Tourism Management (M.T.M.)

Career Opportunities

According to the U.S. Travel Association, the tourism industry is one of the country's largest employers, supporting more than 14 million jobs nationwide. Considering it generates almost $2 trillion in economic output and one of every eight U.S. jobs depends on travel and tourism, it's easy to see how earning a master's in tourism management can help you get your share of this exciting and booming industry. Colorado State's unique online tourism degree will give you a competitive career advantage with employers specializing in:

  • Hospitality and resort management
  • Outdoor and adventure travel
  • Tourism management
  • Destination management or marketing
  • Event management
  • Cruise management
  • Agri-tourism
  • Parks and recreation

For those in the more entrepreneurial mindset, the skills gained through completing this program will also prepare you to start your own tourism enterprise. Business course electives in marketing strategy and planning, managing human capital, supply chain management, and others are integrated with tourism-specific coursework, including sustainable tourism management, quantitative analysis in tourism, natural resource management in tourism, and more, to provide a comprehensive skill-set for any business owner looking to succeed in tourism.

What Next?

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