Change Your Life


Below are 10 reasons (of many) that make our master’s programs a great fit for our students.

#1 Become A Better Leader

Our programs are focused on personal leadership development that will help you succeed in any industry.

#2 Expand Your Network (& continued network support after graduation)

Get direct access to some of the top organizations and leaders in the hospitality & tourism and meeting & event management industries all around the country.

#3 Gain A Mentor

We pair every student with a mentor for hands-on advice and real world coaching through one-on-one mentorship

#4 Enjoy Flexible Online Courses

All of our students have busy lives full of work, family, and friends. We ensure our classes are flexible so you can get your master’s degree without putting your life on hold.

#5 Experience Real World Projects and Lecturers

Your coursework is directly applicable to your current or future career.

#6 Get Personalized Instruction

There is nothing “pre-packaged” or “cookie cutter” about our lectures! Each week you get a new lecture from your professor that touches on real-world industry issues that you or your classmates are experiencing.

#7 Attend from Where You Are Now

We’ve had students from all over the world get their master’s degree in HTM or MEM from San Diego State University. Other than two week-long on-campus experiences, the program consists almost entirely of online courses, which gives you the flexibility to earn your degree from anywhere in the world.

#8 Get More for Less

While many masters programs can run $60,000-120,000, the San Diego State University master’s programs come in around $30,000 for the entire program. With financial aid readily available, our students are excited about the investment they are making in themselves and their future.

#9 Just 21 Months and No Thesis Required

Hospitality and Tourism Management Program TestimonialTiffany Spitzer
NBC Executive Producer

"Instead of a thesis we had the opportunity to do a real world assignment where we could directly apply our leadership skills in managing change. The program felt like it was almost over before I knew it and I definitely walked away a better leader!"


#10 Change Your Life

Whether you are looking to improve your leadership, advance in your current career, change careers or expand your network, our master’s programs can help you transform your life for the better. What are you waiting for?


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