Tourism Administration, Master | Online | George Washington University | Washington, D. C., United States
18 months
1885 USD/credit 37700 USD/year
1885 USD/credit 37700 USD/year
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Students may concentrate their studies in event and meeting management, hospitality management, sport management, or sustainable tourism management. Or they may develop individualized concentrations focusing on ecotourism or cultural heritage tourism.The Tourism Administration program is offered at George Washington University.


Key facts

Our program, which employs classroom and field-based learning experiences, welcomes students who wish to advance current careers or pursue new ones in the industry. Our location in Washington, D.C., which has become a tourism-industry pulse point, home to many industry-related associations, serves as a vast classroom. It offers immense opportunities for practical experience, professional networking and career development.

Full-time students can complete the M.T.A. program in one and a half to two years; part-time students can finish the degree within three years.

Hybrid Online/On-Campus MTA Option

The Master of Tourism Administration program at George Washington University is also offered in a hybrid on-campus/online format. This option is designed specifically for busy professionals, allowing them to work around their schedules while completing MTA coursework.

The hybrid format option provides the best of both worlds — offering all the core program requirements online and a combined set of concentration courses online featuring the best of events, tourism, hospitality, and sport, while also allowing students the option of taking on campus and/or international study abroad courses. The program can be completed entirely online or a combination of both.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sustainable Destination Development
  • Quantitative Applications in Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Research
  • Conference and Exposition Management
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Law: Contracts and Negotiations
  • Destination Marketing
  • Practicum
  • Advanced Topical Studies
  • Thesis Seminar
  • Thesis Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Either the Graduate Admissions Management Test or the Graduate Records Exam.
  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. 
  • Statement of purpose: In an essay limited to 500 words
  • Additional requirements: A current resumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    37700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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