Undergraduate Studies in Tourism and Hospitality

Compare 76 BA Programs in Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and Hospitality

A Bachelor of Arts degree is an educational program that can take between three to four years to earn. This academic program can help graduates to find rewarding careers that come with improved professional opportunities as well as the chance for better pay.

What is a BA in Tourism and Hospitality? This degree provides students with the education they need to properly manage a restaurant, hotel, or other hospitality-based business. Courses in this academic program cover topics such as management, accounting, marketing, financing and development, human resource management, and event planning. Students use these topics in their career to study the relationship between tourism and the local environment, track tourism trends, and work with city planners and local chambers of commerce to promote tourism and hospitality ventures.

Tourism and hospitality students gain many skills through earning their degree, such as communication, problem solving, and leadership. These skills may help lead to greater career advancement and earning opportunities.  

The cost of earning a BA in Tourism and Hospitality can differ for each student, as there are many different schools and programs to choose from. Students should make sure to research any potential schools in order to be fully aware of the cost of their education.

Individuals who graduate with a degree in tourism and hospitality have many different employment opportunities available to them in locations around the world. They may choose to work as travel agents, resort developers, restaurant managers, event planners, or hotel and motel managers. Other possible jobs include tourism operators and managers for cities and businesses.

Many schools offer flexible learning options for students, such as international programs or online classes. To start earning your bachelor’s degree in tourism and hospitality, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA (Hons) Business (Tourism)

Arden courses at GISMA
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Germany Berlin

Arden University’s BA (Hons) in Business (Tourism) is for those seeking to develop professional skills and an insider knowledge of the tourism industry. The course offers you the foundation you need to manage or start a business in the field, with a curriculum that enforces a range of transferable, relevant business skills. [+]

BA (Hons) Business (Tourism)

Arden University’s BA (Hons) in Business (Tourism) is for those seeking to develop professional skills and an insider knowledge of the tourism industry. The course offers you the foundation you need to manage or start a business in the field, with a curriculum that enforces a range of transferable, relevant business skills. You will develop business skills and understanding specific to tourism management that will enable you to respond to specific industry requirements in national and international contexts.

The course will approach several aspects of the tourism industry and how to manage them in a business setting, such as national and international travel, understanding the tourism environment, contemporary issues in tourism management and sustainable tourism management. It will also tackle fundamental business elements, such as finance, marketing, business processes and business analysis. Students can expect to acquire valuable skills such as personnel management, entrepreneurship and the ability to analyze and interpret written, visual and graphical data to improve business performance.... [-]


Bachelor in Hotel Administration

Casa College
Campus 4 years September 2019 Cyprus Nicosia

The programme gives a thorough understanding of the hotel industry standards and practices. These graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in the international hospitality industry. [+]

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The programme gives a thorough understanding of the hotel industry standards and practices. These graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in the international hospitality industry.

The General programme enables students to obtain the necessary skills for being successful managers.

By completing The Hotel Administration program the students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to become leaders and develop careers in the hospitality industry. Moreover, students will receive invaluable theoretical knowledge in a variety of key management areas, research, and evaluation, critical thinking, and problem solving, culminating in a well-formed program. Students become well-trained in our professional and well-equipped kitchen, in addition to our very own restaurant set up, thus allowing them to gain the experience of a real live environment. The program entails a four-month paid practical training period at the end of the 3rd semester of their studies. The practical training period offered to the students of this course can provide additional income for the tuition fees of their final year of study.... [-]


Tourism economy in dual studies

IUBH Duales Studium
Campus Part time 7 semesters October 2019 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin Bremen Dortmund Düsseldorf Frankfurt Hamburg Hanover Nuremberg Bad Reichenhall Erfurt + 10 more

You want to organize events or create individual journeys? Develop strategies to make a city more attractive as a tourist destination? The dual study of tourism industry prepares you for a professional future in an exciting industry. Practice is the main focus! [+]

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You want to organize events or create individual journeys? Develop strategies to make a city more attractive as a tourist destination? The dual study of tourism industry prepares you for a professional future in an exciting industry. Practice is the main focus! Through the weekly change between practice in your company and theory at the campus, you can apply your knowledge directly.

Facts and figures about study tourism Student : 7 semesters Degree : Bachelor of Arts Start of study : WS 01 October; SS April 1st in Berlin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg Application period : WS 1 October to 31 August; SS 01 October to 1 April in Berlin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg Study places : Bad Honnef, Bad Reichenhall, Berlin, Bremen, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt aM, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg Specialties : hotel management, event management, tour operators & travel agents (in Bad Reichenhall only hotel management selectable) Tuition fees : are paid monthly by your company Contents in the course of study Tourism ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Hotel Operations Management

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong THEi
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Hong Kong

This programme aims to nurture a new generation of professionals for the rapidly developing hotel sector in Hong Kong as well as in the region. In order to equip students with strong theory and practical knowledge and skills in hotel operations management, a broad range of hotel topics including food & beverage management, front office and housekeeping management, hotel revenue management, and staff development and training will be covered in the programme. [+]

Programme Aims

This programme aims to nurture a new generation of professionals for the rapidly developing hotel sector in Hong Kong as well as in the region. In order to equip students with strong theory and practical knowledge and skills in hotel operations management, a broad range of hotel topics including food & beverage management, front office and housekeeping management, hotel revenue management, and staff development and training will be covered in the programme. Via internship opportunities, this programme will also help students to identify and strengthen their career aspirations by integrating classroom knowledge with the practice of work within actual hotel settings.

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BA in Hospitality Management

Unicaf University (MW)
Online Campus Full time Part time 4 years Open Enrollment USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online + 28 more

This degree is essential for all those wishing to follow a path in the hospitality and tourism industry. The hospitality industry and associated services is a huge and dynamic sector with excellent prospects and opportunities. [+]

This degree is essential for all those wishing to follow a path in the hospitality and tourism industry. The hospitality industry and associated services is a huge and dynamic sector with excellent prospects and opportunities. The degree provides the students with all the necessary knowledge, leadership, analytical and communication skills and prepares them to engage successfully in this demanding sector of the economy. It provides the student with the necessary tools to add value to any organization operating in the hospitality industry. Upon completion students will be able to understand in depth the forces and the challenges that drive such a dynamic sector and will be able to interact effectively with any organization in the industry.... [-]


BA(Hons) International Hospitality Management

Superior Institutions of Science & Technology (SIST)
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 Morocco Casablanca Rabat Tangier + 2 more

Development of Tourism is of vital economic importance for Morocco. The WTO (World Tourism Organisation) has recently stated that in the last 15 years tourism has created over 3 million jobs in the Moroccan Tourism Industry. [+]

Overview

Development of Tourism is of vital economic importance for Morocco. The WTO (World Tourism Organisation) has recently stated that in the last 15 years tourism has created over 3 million jobs in the Moroccan Tourism Industry.

Our Bachelor's program in Tourism Management has been designed specifically to allow students access to positions of management in Tourism, Communication, event planning, and luxury travel. Our students are immediately operational at the end of their training, with courses alternating to integrate theoretical and application techniques.

Teaching in English also promotes language development and communication among students.

Our alumni have leadership roles in clubs or recreation centers, spas & resorts, palaces, and luxury hotels, tours operators, communication and entertainment, associations, distributors, shops and tourist sites, sports, leisure and luxury travel.... [-]


BA Hotel and Restaurant Management

Synergy University Dubai
Campus Full time 4 years February 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The program is specifically designed for students who want to build a career or launch their own business in the field of hospitality. Receive an up-to-date education and practical skills studying in one of the leading global tourism hotspots — Dubai as it hosts more than 15 million tourists annually. [+]

BA Hotel and Restaurant Management

The program is specifically designed for students who want to build a career or launch their own business in the field of hospitality. Receive an up-to-date education and practical skills studying in one of the leading global tourism hotspots — Dubai as it hosts more than 15 million tourists annually.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)

Mode of delivery: Five times a week, weekdays (daytime)

Admission Criteria

The minimum academic entry requirements for admission at Synergy University Dubai Campus depend upon the type of high school curriculum you have followed. The minimum requirements based on the most common high school systems are outlined below:... [-]


B.A. in Hospitality Business Management

Lake Tahoe Community College
Campus September 2019 USA South Lake Tahoe

A bachelor of arts in Hospitality Business Management provides you with specialized instruction in the operation of hospitality-industry businesses. [+]

Overview

A bachelor of arts in Hospitality Business Management provides you with specialized instruction in the operation of hospitality-industry businesses.

Learning from faculty members with vast industry experience, you’ll master the fundamentals of operating hotels, restaurants, managed services venues, and tourist destinations—whether they’re located in the U.S. or around the world. Top industry leaders speak in your classes. Hands-on instruction and real-world experiences build the skills you need to launch a successful career.

The program will prepare you to succeed in the management of:

operations revenues sales service event planning consulting

The School of Hospitality Business Management consistently ranks among the top 5 percent of the 170 similar programs in the nation. Alumni live and work in nations around the world.... [-]


BA (Hons) Tourism Management

British University Vietnam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 Vietnam Hanoi Ecopark Township + 1 more

The BA (Hons) Tourism Management award recognises the integrated nature of business and tourism requiring students to understand the context, nature, role and significance of tourism functions in business and other settings. [+]

General Information

Degree: Bachelor of Art in Tourism Management (Awarded by Staffordshire University)

Duration: 3 years (full-time)

Key Features

The BA (Hons) Tourism Management award recognises the integrated nature of business and tourism requiring students to understand the context, nature, role and significance of tourism functions in business and other settings.

This enables students to acquire a clear understanding of the central role of tourism within the business world and in the wider sustainability setting. Students will be encouraged to develop well-researched, logical and integrated solutions to multifaceted problems in uncertain and dynamic contexts.

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BA in Hotel and Hospitality Management

B.H.M.S. Business & Hotel Management School
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 Switzerland Lucerne

The third year of the 3-year Bachelor of Arts program, the BA Hotel and Hospitality is based on an intensive study period over 20 weeks at the B.H.M.S. campus in Lucerne, Switzerland plus 3 to 6 months of work experience in a Swiss or international hospitality enterprise. B.H.M.S. manages the program with R.G.U., who awards the bachelor degree to students who successfully complete the third year and pass all modules. [+]

Program:

Year 3 of the BA Hotel & Hospitality Management

Duration:

One year

Availability:

This offer is available to all potential students who hold the B.H.M.S. Higher Diploma or equivalent

Overview

The third year of the 3-year Bachelor of Arts program, the BA Hotel and Hospitality is based on an intensive study period over 20 weeks at the B.H.M.S. campus in Lucerne, Switzerland plus 3 to 6 months of work experience in a Swiss or international hospitality enterprise. B.H.M.S. manages the program with RGU, who awards the bachelor degree to students who successfully complete the third year and pass all modules.

B.H.M.S. is a member of the Bénédict Switzerland group of schools, founded in 1928, whose mission is to provide adult education for people with a desire to succeed. Bénédict School is one of Switzerland’s largest private education organizations and is teaching each year more than 15,000 full- and part-time students.... [-]


Bachelor of Business Administration with Tourism and Event

NBS Northern Business School
Campus Full time 7 semesters March 2019 Germany Hamburg

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security. [+]

The full-time degree program in Business is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security.

This program is offered at the NBS in two time models, in full-time during the day for high school graduates and technical school graduates and Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals and trainees.

The particular advantageYou can change the time model while studying. So you are welcome to attend the courses in occupational time model and so pursue your studies quickly as during an extended internship.

The vocational options

Graduate economics and business courses have a comprehensive insight into the company and accompany planning, management and control, they lead employees and make decisions on personnel matters. Professional and social skills, organizational skills and an ability to work independently are essential. You must know the interdependencies between the various departments and be able, if applicable classify the resulting respective issues and preparing the necessary strategic decisions.... [-]


BA in International Tourism Management

Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 Netherlands Breda

Would you like to know how tourism can contribute to the sustainable development of a destination? Curious how you can enhance the visitor experience in an attraction park? Then Tourism Management might be for you! [+]

Would you like to know how tourism can contribute to the sustainable development of a destination? Curious how you can enhance the visitor experience in an attraction park? Then Tourism Management might be for you!

Tourism and recreation businesses face the challenge of maintaining their position in the fast-paced world of e-business. It requires traditional companies to develop new products and alternative customer approaches. This is what you will learn during your degree programme Tourism Management at Breda University of Applied Sciences.

Study overview

The Tourism Management programme trains you to become a professional manager in the tourism and recreation industry. During the programme, you will work on problems from practice, linked to basic courses such as online and offline marketing, e-business, financial management, and consumer behaviour. In the study programme, theory and practice are carefully integrated. You will work in project groups together with fellow students. In addition, the courses, skills training programmes, guest lectures, company visits, study trips and work placements will help you develop the competencies you need as a qualified professional.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) (Top-Up)

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years April 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

Do you have a passion for business, travel, and tourism? Developing professional level skills alongside an understanding of the dynamics of the tourism industry could get you where you want to be. [+]

Do you have a passion for business, travel, and tourism? Developing professional level skills alongside an understanding of the dynamics of the tourism industry could get you where you want to be. This course prepares you to become an effective manager in the tourism sector – but also delivers a range of transferable business skills.

Course Requirements

A relevant HND or equivalent provided that the total of your learning experience allows you to achieve the aims of the programme. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.

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Bachelor in Hospitality Management

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 6 - 7 semesters October 2019 Germany Bad Honnef

In this degree programme you learn about managerial aspects of this business from the ground up. Small classes and practical projects ensure a high-quality education and the necessary practical relevance. [+]

The Fascination of Hospitality!

Enter the fascinating world of hospitality management. Lay a solid foundation for your career in the global industry of hospitality and tourism.

In this degree programme you learn about managerial aspects of this business from the ground up. Small classes and practical projects ensure a high-quality education and the necessary practical relevance.

Facts & Figures What are the professional prospects as a Hospitality Manager? After graduation, you have a wide range of possibilities for starting your career in Germany or abroad. Potential employers include international hotel chains, holiday and club resorts, conference and trade fair organisers, business consultancies or specialised service providers in the hospitality industry. [-]

BAIS - Hospitality and Tourism Management

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus
Campus Full time 120 hours September 2019 Canada Vancouver

The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (B.A.I.S.) program provides an ideal opportunity for both individuals wanting to prepare themselves for a career in the hospitality and tourism industry locally or internationally, and for those currently working in the industry wanting to obtain an undergraduate degree for advancement in their profession. At F.D.U. Vancouver, you can earn the educational credentials needed for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry through this specialized program offered by the university’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. [+]

Specialization in Hospitality and Tourism Management

A POWERFUL EDUCATION A program for you to earn the credentials you will need to begin or advance in your career in the world’s fastest-growing industry.

The Vancouver area is one of Canada’s most popular tourism destinations and as a result a location rich with career opportunities for people seeking employment in the hospitality and tourism industry. The Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (B.A.I.S.) program provides an ideal opportunity for both individuals wanting to prepare themselves for a career in the hospitality and tourism industry locally or internationally, and for those currently working in the industry wanting to obtain an undergraduate degree for advancement in their profession. At F.D.U. Vancouver, you can earn the educational credentials needed for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry through this specialized program offered by the university’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.... [-]