The program is designed to help managers who have three to five years of HTM experience solve the real daily challenges of working at an advanced level in this niche market. It provides the executive management, leadership and analytical skills you need to advance your career within the industry.
What you will learn
The experiential and project-orientated curriculum focuses on the business side of HTM. It’s tailored specifically to HTM managers with three to five years of professional experience, so you can build upon your knowledge and take your management abilities to the next level.
The program includes a capstone project derived from a real-world HTM issue. In it, you’ll develop a project scope that may incorporate management, marketing, human resources and financial recommendations to address the issues presented.
By graduation, you can:
Lead your organization through continual changes with advanced management and leadership skills
Increase your personal competitiveness with cutting-edge skills in human resources, operations management, marketing and finance
Focus on the real challenges of HTM with advanced critical thinking and problem solving techniques
Drive business decisions through quantitative and data analysis
Learn from leading researchers in hospitality management and gain real-world experience from experienced HTM managers
Who is the course for?
Whether you’d like to further your management career in the restaurant industry, work within more complex, full-service hotels, or transfer to the corporate side of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM), Purdue University’s Online Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) degree will fuel your career. The Hospitality and Tourism (HTM) industry is fast-paced and ever-changing. To succeed in a leadership position or to manage a global organization, you need an advanced understanding of human resources, data analysis, operations management, marketing, and finance as they relate to HTM.