Program Overview

California State University at Northridge offers a Master of Science degree in Tourism, Hospitality, and Recreation Management for students and professionals in business and in tourism and hospitality who are interested in developing advanced managerial abilities in the management and administration of hotels, tourist destinations, resort locations, and other hospitality and tourism businesses. Students will learn about developing simple and basic leadership qualifications into complex leadership positions in national and multinational organizations in hospitality and tourism.

Students will learn through advanced courses which emphasize the role of leadership and human systems within hospitality and tourisms management and organizations. Those classes include theoretical foundations in leadership and management, systems problem resolution, and directed readings in hospitality and leadership.

Students who successfully complete the master of science in tourism, hospitality, and recreation management will have proven their ability to manage by demonstrating understanding of the business functions of a hotel, inclusive locations, or tourist industries, understanding of the legal functions and responsibilities of hospitality services, understanding of the operations of businesses, including finance, accounting, and human resources management, understanding of general business education in order to become a well-rounded student and business person, and to demonstrate the ability to manage a hospitality organization.

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    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

    School Overview

    California State University, Northridge is a public university located in Los Angeles, California in the San Fernando Valley that was established in 1958. Formerly San Fernando Valley State College, this school originated as the first satellite campus of California State University. In 1972, the University changed its name to the current name, California State University, Northridge. CSUN has nine colleges, offering undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, several education degrees, and a DPT degree.


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