Master of Science in Tourism Management

MSR in Tourism Management

The Highest Standards in Public Health Education within Your Reach

At the School of Public Health-Bloomington, you'll receive a first-rate education, earning a degree that's universally recognized and respected. Our courses are taught by leading faculty in the School of Public Health, and students have access to hands-on student services. We encourage you to apply for our programs regardless of your academic background or career experience.

As a student of tourism management, you will learn the business of attracting and catering to the needs and expectations of visitors. Through coursework and field experience, you'll gain a hands-on understanding marketing to tourists, as well as managing facilities and destinations. This Master of Science in Recreation degree prepares you to enter the world's largest and most diverse industry, which includes government and non-government tourism organizations, hotels, resorts, convention centers, theme parks, visitor centers, cruises, airlines, and other tourist businesses.

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Program of Study

The MSR with a concentration in Tourism Management provides the opportunity to earn an advanced degree by completing 35 credit hours of coursework. You will take foundational courses in tourism management, as well as specialized electives in subject areas of your choice that you will select with guidance from your faculty advisor. To finish your degree, you must complete a master's project in tourism, hospitality, and event management (THEM).

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For more information about this program, please contact:

David L. Smiley, MS, CMP
Senior Lecturer
Coordinator Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Curriculum

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