Tourism Management, MSR
Master of Science in Recreation
The IU Online Master of Science in Recreation in Tourism Management provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the global tourism industry. The program integrates academic theory with a real-world application so you can excel in this multi-billion dollar industry.
This fully online program prepares you for travel and tourism roles in the public, private, and voluntary sectors. It challenges you to discover new ways in which technology can support a destination and explores how to attract and retain visitor markets and how to manage tourism effectively and sustainably. Faculty members are respected experts in sustainability in hospitality and tourism, travel behavior, accessible travel and hospitality, tourism planning and development, and tourism and public health.
To earn the MSR in Tourism Management, you must complete at least 35 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:
- All new master's degree students must complete the noncredit online course, Foundational Knowledge in Public Health, available thorugh IU Expand, no later than the end of their first semester of graduate study.
- Tourism management core courses (21 credit hours)
- Capstone courses (2–5 credit hours)
- Remaining electives (9–12 credit hours)