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M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Data Analytics
The Master of Science degree in Hospitality & Tourism Data Analytics (HTAN) provides students a new path in combining theory with applications to meet the increasing need for highly skilled hospitality/tourism data analysts who can analyze the growing amount of data confronting in the hospitality/tourism industry, and transform it into usable information for use in decision-making.
The 30 credit-hour Master of Science degree in Hospitality & Tourism Data Analytics (HTAN) is a STEM degree that is offered by an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Hospitality Management and the Toulouse Graduate School. The program offers rigorous training in statistical analysis and computational techniques and provides mastery of data analysis applicable to the hospitality/tourism industry.
The M.S. in Hospitality & Tourism Data Analytics (HTAN) focuses on prescriptive and predictive techniques to anticipate and solve problems in a forward-looking approach. Students in the program study 15 hours of analytic courses with topics in data analytics, large data visualization, and big data retrieving and analysis. Students also take 15 hours of hospitality managerial application courses such as issues and trends, hotel operations, strategic management, and other hospitality/restaurant/event/tourism-related content courses.
The Master of Science in HTANcan be completed 100% online or in a blended mode.
Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon graduating with a Master of Science in Hospitality Management, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate, apply, and assess theoretical knowledge pertaining to the hospitality and tourism industry.
- Exemplify critical thinking in decision-making in hospitality and tourism management.
- Assess exemplary and innovative management, leadership and teamwork strategies for hospitality and tourism organizations.
- Apply data analysis techniques to the solution of real-world business problems in the hospitality and tourism industry.
- Communicate effectively with data.
- Advanced hospitality/tourism knowledge
- Hospitality strategic planning
- Evaluate growth/competitive strategies
- Design effective data presentation/communication strategy
- Object-Oriented programming & analysis
Expected time to earning a degree:
The Master of Science in HTAN degree requires 30 credit hours to complete. Students will be able to finish the program in three long semesters (3 courses each semester) plus a summer (1 course).
- Senior data integration analyst
- Business analyst/Lead data analyst
- Revenue management data analyst (hotels, airlines)
- Travel management specialist
- Travel data analyst
- Director of market analytics, And more!
Top Companies with such job postings:
Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Disney, Expedia, Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, American Airlines, Southwest, etc.
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Students in the Hospitality Management program have various opportunities for seeking financial support and competitive awards.
- Students may apply for competitive academic scholarships and student assistant positions. An award of an academic scholarship of $1000.00 or offered a student assistant position of 20 hours a week will qualify the student for an out-of-state tuition waiver during the period of the award.
- UNT Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Office has comprehensive information on both types of Financial Aid and on Scholarships. https://financialaid.unt.edu/
- CMHT has academic competitive scholarships with an annual deadline of Feb. 1. https://cmht.unt.edu/cmht-competitive-scholarship
- UNT Student Veteran Services office has specific information on benefits related to VA Education. https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/student-veteran-services
- CMHT TA/RA application
- HTM Hourly Student Assistant
Costs of tuition and fees at UNT can be determined at https://admissions.unt.edu/tuition-costs-aid. This includes a tuition and fee calculator, which can help determine expected costs related to each semester based on full-time student status of resident or non-resident.
Fees may vary depending on the type of course taken, residency status of student, etc. https://sfs.unt.edu/explanation-fees. If you are classified as a non-resident student living outside of Texas while taking UNT courses (typically online) then an Out-of-State Teaching Fee is charged in lieu of tuition and instructional fees.
No set deadline for domestic applicants (Rolling admissions).
Nov 15 Spring intake April 15 Summer intake June 15 Fall intake