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Program at a Glance

Online Master's
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Credit Hours
Most Innovative University 2022

Build a successful career in the hospitality and tourism industry.

The hospitality, tourism and event industry is constantly shifting and changing. A master’s in hospitality management will allow you to stay on the forefront of this exciting field.

Through UCF Online, you’ll join one of the largest and most successful hospitality colleges in the world and deepen your knowledge and practical experience. Your master’s degree in hospitality and tourism management online will prepare you to lead the way in strategic marketing, financial analysis and solving critical issues within the field.

UCF Online offers both a thesis and a nonthesis track, allowing you to follow the path that suits you best. You’ll engage in hands-on, experiential learning that will build on your strengths and interests within hospitality and tourism. This online program can be completed in as few as two years. Get started today to step forward as a leader in the hospitality industry.


No GRE/GMAT Requirement
 Ranked #1 Nationally and #2 Globally for Hospitality and Tourism Management
Rosen College is Ranked #1 Nationally and #2 Globally for Hospitality and Tourism Management by Shanghai Ranking
Industry Leaders
Learn from Industry Leaders who live and work in the #1 tourist destination in the U.S.

Application Deadlines

July 1
December 1
April 1

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Course Overview

Managing Hospitality and Guest Services Organizations

Learn to analyze the unique problems of managing organizations in the hospitality and guest services industry.

This course is an examination of the role of marketing strategy within the overall strategic planning process of hospitality and tourism organizations.

Gain specialized accounting and finance tools of analysis related to the hospitality industry. You'll also learn to apply budgeting and pricing models, break-even analysis and internal control to your strategic plans.

Skills You'll Learn

  • How to apply your industry skills and knowledge to develop and execute operational strategies.
  • How to interpret data and use your findings to make strategic operational decisions.
  • An understanding of the critical human resource factors affecting the operation and profitability of hospitality enterprises.

Career Projections


Annual Job

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Conventions Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Hotel General Manager
  • Purchase Director
  • Restaurant General Manager
  • Tourism Bureau Employee