The Master's Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed specifically to advance the careers of busy hospitality and tourism industry executives and can be completed entirely online in one year. The curriculum consists of ten dedicated courses (30 credits) that build upon the undergraduate degrees and work experience of executives in the fast-growing hospitality and tourism industry. Each course will be taught by highly qualified graduate faculty who have excellent credentials in university teaching, research, and service to the hospitality and tourism industry. This Executive Online Master of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is an exciting, new course of study from the renowned Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration at the University of New Orleans. The Kabacoff School is named after Lester E. Kabacoff, a pioneer in the hospitality and tourism industry in New Orleans. The School has graduated students at the undergraduate level in Hospitality Management for over 30 years and has a strong, industry experienced, and internationally diverse faculty. A very successful Master of Science degree has been offered since 2004 to promote the career development of students who are interested in the field. This program is viewed very favorably by industry stakeholders with whom the School has close relationships. The close ties to the industry have provided support for the School; from the creation of our undergraduate program in the 1970s to the current development of the Executive Online Master of Science Degree. The Kabacoff School is part of UNO’s College of Business Administration which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International). The University of New Orleans (UNO) is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 378 Colleges." New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating and unique cities, and the University of New Orleans is a key attribute in its personality. No other city offers the same extraordinary mix of history, culture, and innovation, and no other institution offers the same exciting opportunities to learn and work. Our hallmark programs such as Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration draw upon the University’s historical strengths and location. UNO is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees.
The costs of the program may be paid in three installments: - Spring Semester (January): $10,999.92 - Summer Semester (June): $5,500.16 - Fall Semester (August): $10,999.92 Students will be expected to have reliable computers and equipment with high-speed internet access and will also be responsible for purchasing textbooks for classes as needed.