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Aug 19, 2024

Combine Business Acumen with Advanced Service Industry Skills Using an MBA in Tourism Management

Growing your business while providing excellent customer service is a task that involves many different skills. With people traveling all over the globe for business, leisure, conferences, and events, it is important to keep up with the latest issues and tools in the tourism industry. Liberty’s Master of Business Administration in Tourism Management can help you advance in your career and develop the skills you need to make your organization a success.

Through this program, you can gain a wide range of skills and advanced knowledge that can assist you in a variety of hospitality areas. Your leadership and communication skills can come into play when you motivate your staff to provide the best service possible for the diverse needs of your guests. You can also learn how to leverage the power of social media and marketing to analyze and identify new avenues of revenue for your tourism- and travel-oriented organization.

Our experienced faculty are focused on providing you with a curriculum that integrates various skill sets to create a balanced degree that teaches you business- and tourism-related objectives. Our student-centered classes can provide you with the latest in market-driven instruction—integrated with a Christian worldview.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s MBA in Tourism Management Degree?

At Liberty, we are committed to developing individuals with the values, knowledge, and skills to make a positive impact on tomorrow’s world. Our MBA in Tourism Management can help you become a Champion for Christ in the service industry. This hospitality degree combines skills from business, tourism, and communication courses.

You deserve a master’s degree that prepares you to land a financially rewarding job once you graduate. Let us help you develop the tourism and travel industry skills you need to stand out to future employers. Hospitality management is a growing field with amazing possibilities. An MBA from our nonprofit, Christian university can help set you apart with integrity and academic excellence.

Choose a program that is known for getting results:

  • An average of 40 expert guest speakers each year
  • A free HandShake networking platform account so you can connect with employers from around the globe
  • Business-related student organizations and honor societies
  • Liberty graduates work for companies like Apple and Google.
  • Professors that spend time mentoring and praying for their students by name

What Will You Learn in Our MBA in Tourism Management Degree?

In Liberty’s MBA in Tourism Management, you can learn about the various methodologies and best practices for the hospitality industry. In addition to courses focused on hospitality, sport, and recreation management, you can explore the broader subjects that will help you in this field.

You can examine the role of marketing strategies and how they can be leveraged to enhance a travel and tourism organization’s strategic plans. You can learn how to analyze and use social media analytics to measure the effectiveness of your programs. You can also learn how to communicate with a variety of generational, racial, ethnic, and international cultures.

Additionally, you can study vital business concepts in marketing, finance, accounting, legal, and operations management. Gaining advanced skills in managerial finance, global policies, and strategies can help set you apart from the crowd and chart your course for success.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses:

COMS 624 – Intercultural Communication

STCO 648 – Setting Social and Interactive Goals

TOUR 601 – Current Issues and Theories for Hospitality and Tourism Management

TOUR 602 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategy

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Highlights of Our MBA in Tourism Management Program

  • Our School of Business is among only 3% of business schools worldwide to earn ACBSP accreditation.
  • We tailor our graduate business degrees for the working professions. Take evening classes, one-week intensives, and online courses to make your degree better fit your busy schedule.
  • Our 78,000-square-foot School of Business provides you with:
  • Get involved with our business-related student organizations and honor societies.
  • 3+1 Accelerated Business Program, so you can get your bachelor’s and master’s in just 4 years.
  • Our degrees stress ethics and integrity. As a nonprofit, Christian university, we aim to help raise up a generation of hospitality industry professionals who are academically and spiritually prepared to be leaders in the service industry.

MBA in Tourism Management Degree Information

 Potential Career Opportunities for Tourism Management MBA Degree Graduates

  • Hotel consultant
  • Professor of tourism/hospitality management
  • Resort manager/consultant
  • Senior hotel manager
  • Theme park manager

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • At least 15 hours of upper level (300-400 level) undergraduate coursework in business, or our BMAL 590 course with a graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
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