Travel and Tourism

Temple University

13 months
1082 USD/credit
1082 USD/credit
933 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The goal of the Master of Science in Travel and Tourism program at Temple University is to provide a focused tourism curriculum for those wishing to pursue a career in a tourism organization or employees currently working in one seeking career advancement


Program Overview

Graduates of the Travel and Tourism program at Temple University gain the following:

  • in-depth knowledge of the size, scope, functioning, and issues facing the global tourism industry;
  • the ability to understand, assess, and respond to challenges that are presented to the sustainability of the global tourism industry;
  • enhanced analytical and critical thinking skills; and
  • preparedness for career advancement within the global tourism industry.
Affiliations: Coursework from the Fox School of Business and Management is required for the Travel and Tourism M.S. program. The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) is affiliated with the Fox School.Job Prospects: Students who are not already working in the industry typically find placements in convention and visitors bureaus; convention centers; destination marketing organizations (DMOs); tour operations; tourism attractions; local, state, and national tourism bureaus; and chambers of commerce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tourism Analytics
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Tourism Economics and Policy
  • Destination Events - A Global Perspective
  • Destination Management and Marketing
  • Cultural Intelligence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 13 months.
  • National

    1082 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1082 USD per credit and a duration of 13 months.
  • In-State

    933 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 933 USD per credit and a duration of 13 months.


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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Travel and Tourism
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