Royal Roads University international student from Japan

Tourism Management

Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MATM)

This program enables you to gain professional skills in destination development, leadership, sustainability and global tourism. You will gain the skills needed to successfully address workplace challenges across the industry.

What This Program Gives You

The Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MATM) is the first of its kind in Canada’s tourism and hospitality education sector. Created in collaboration with industry experts, students, faculty, and education partners, this course directly responds to the worldwide industry demand for leaders who can build and sustain a competitive advantage in the global tourism market. You will compare and contrast approaches from real-life case studies and learn the latest thinking in destination development, sustainability and global tourism.

Who This Program Is For

Experienced managers, owners and executives who want to increase their competency as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry.


International students who meet English and other requirements for direct entry.

ISC students who successfully complete the Pre-Master's Program.

Tuition and Fees

Find out more on the tuition and fees for the Master of Arts in Tourism Management degree.

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management

At the School of Tourism & Hospitality Management we will teach you to become a successful leader in the global tourism and hospitality industry. Led by industry experts, our programs will develop your problem-solving and critical thinking skills through hands-on work experience. You will learn how to predict industry trends and solve challenges in the workplace. As a graduate you will have the perfect skills to compete with the very best in the industry.

Program Courses

  • Trends And Issues In Hospitality Management
  • Finance For Tourism And Hospitality Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Strategic Planning For Tourism
  • Graduate Research Paper
  • Tourism Leadership
  • Global Tourism
  • Transforming Destinations
  • Product & Market Innovations
  • Strategic Tourism Marketing
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Ethics In Tourism And Hospitality
  • Social Entrepreneurship Consulting Project
  • Internship
  • Internship Preparation

Fantastic Career Opportunities

Graduates work with government tourism organizations, destination marketing organizations, private tourism companies, consulting firms, and more.

Donneil's journey to Tourism Management

Entry requirements

English language

  • IELTS 6.5 (6.5 minimum in writing and speaking, 6.0 minimum in listening and reading) or
  • TOEFL 88 iBT, 24 in writing, 20 in listening, reading, and speaking


  • Completed Undergraduate degree with 75% average “B” (3.00/4.33) GPA


"Canada is a very multicultural society so I can meet people from different countries. Some of my friends have invited me to visit their countries. It has opened my horizons."

Jessie from China MA Tourism Management

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