M.Sc. On Campus

Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development

Johnson & Wales University

12 months
842 USD/credit 25260 USD/year
842 USD/credit 25260 USD/year
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Through proper long-term planning, tourism can preserve sites for future generations and act as a tool for positive change. Help direct that positive change by pursuing a Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development master’s degree at Johnson & Wales University.


Strategize and develop viable programs for sustainable tourism and economic development projects. Through coursework and real-world projects, in the Global Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development program at Johnson & Wales University you’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of the newest tourism trends: shared service providers such as Airbnb and Lyft, the experience economy orchestrating memorable events as products, and local and global opportunities for development.

Learning outcomes

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to work in a variety of jobs in the industry, including tourism and economic development consultant, government specialist and tourism product developer. This program will equip you to become a global citizen and future leader in the growing sustainable tourism field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation of Consulting for the Tourism Industry
  • Planning for Ethical & Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Financial Concepts in Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Tourism Economics
  • Global Tourism Marketing & Branding
  • Tourism Principles & Foundations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

JWU utilizes rolling admissions. International students are encouraged to apply 60 days prior to the intended start date.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in any major
  • All Postsecondary Transcripts
  • Completed application
  • College transcripts (except current/former JWU students)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • In addition to the standard undergraduate or graduate admissions requirements, non-U.S. citizens must also provide:
  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
  • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
  • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 842 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 842 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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