Bachelor of Science in Leisure and Tourism Management

General

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Leisure and Tourism Management

The Leisure and Tourism Management (LTM) Program is designed to prepare you to become career specialists and decision makers in the leisure and tourism industries in the Philippines and abroad.

Why take up LTM at MC?

In addition to its strong curriculum and expert faculty members MC’s LTM program offers several key advantages:

  • Exposes students to different and diverse cultures locally and globally, developing an understanding of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Develops students’ skills in travel and reservations services, using platforms directly installed in the department’s bureau and laboratory
  • Teaches students how to customize travel services according to needs of client
  • Ensures that programs are periodically reviewed and consistently aligned with the needs of the time
  • Complements in-class learnings with local and global opportunities and exposures
  • The service learnings are venues to deliver services fit to the needs of the community
  • Actual application of learnings through the Travel Bureau and Residence Hall, incubation centers that provide services to the MC community

Career Paths

The LTM program is aligned with ASEAN Common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals (ACCSTP) required for graduates on areas of responsible travel and accommodation services. Career opportunities include:

  • Flight and Ground Attendants
  • Reservation Agents
  • Organization Development Officer-Human Resources
  • Travel Agents
  • Tour Guides
  • Tour Counselor/Coordinator
  • Tourism Researcher
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Events Organizers for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions
  • Consulates
  • Recreation Activities Coordinator
  • Government Work on Tourism Sectors
  • Front Office, Food and Beverage and Housekeeping Specialists
  • Academicians

What are Graduates doing now?

Most of our graduates are into accommodation, transportation (airline industry), travel services, food and beverage, tourism services segments of the leisure and tourism industry. Some are pursuing graduate programs and additional language learnings at Miriam College and other prestigious schools. Others are into the management of their own family businesses. Organizations, where our students are directly involved, are:

  • Philippine Airlines
  • Air Asia
  • Cebu Pacific
  • International Hotel Group
  • Linden Suites
  • Shang-ri La Hotel
  • Marco Polo
  • Jollibee Foods, Inc.
  • Blue Horizons Travel Agency
  • Department of Tourism
  • NAIA Terminals - Grounds

Last updated May 2018

About the School

The story of Miriam College dates back to 1926 when the Archbishop of Manila, then Reverend Michael O’ Doherty, requested the Sisters of the Maryknoll Congregation in New York to initiate a teacher-tr ... Read More

The story of Miriam College dates back to 1926 when the Archbishop of Manila, then Reverend Michael O’ Doherty, requested the Sisters of the Maryknoll Congregation in New York to initiate a teacher-training program for women in the Philippines. Read less