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Master's in Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSHTM

Advance Your Career in Hospitality and Tourism Management

The hospitality, tourism and meetings industries are major employers in Chicagoland and throughout the world. You’ll move your career forward with a deeper understanding of specialties like hotel management, meeting planning and management, and tourism management.


Why Roosevelt for your Master's

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Industry Leaders in the Dynamic Chicago Hospitality Market 

Learn in Chicago, one of the biggest hospitality markets in the world.  Chicago is the largest convention market in the U.S. and a global tourism destination with numerous world-class hotels and restaurants. We partner closely with industry-based organizations Choose Chicago, the Illinois Hospitality & Lodging Association and the Illinois Restraurant Assocition to provide our students with hands-on learning experiences, class visits to partner properties, and real-world projects that build critical skills. Our faculty are a mix of scholars and experienced industry leaders who can help you achieve your career goals.

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Convenient and Accessible Classes

The program is delivered through a mix of 8-week accelerated hybrid and online courses that meet the needs of busy working professionals and full-time students.  Online courses allow students to complete coursework from anywhere at any time. Hybrid courses balance the convenience of online with the rich learning environment of in-person courses, allowing students to build lasting relationships with faculty and classmates.  Hybrid courses meet the requirements for international students to study.

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Launch a Successful Career

Major hospitality groups—hotels, restaurant groups, tourism boards, convention centers—have large operations in Chicago and recruit our students for internships and full-time jobs during their studies and after graduation. Our alumni work in leadership roles at companies like Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Disney, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, BOKA Restaurant Group, McCormick Place Convention Center and many others both here in Chicago and across the country. Come launch or accelarate your leadership career in the booming hospitality industry!