Admission

Qualifications for Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree: From a regionally accredited college or university
  • Strong Academic Performance: Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Demonstrated Professional Interest: in Tourism Administration

Online Application Requirements

To be considered complete, the below must be included in the online application:

  • Completed Online Application: With $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Current Résumé: Uploaded through the online application system.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: From professional and/or academic references.
  • Statement of Career Objective: In no more than 500 words, describe how the MSTA program fits into your professional life and your career objectives.

Additional Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts: From all colleges/universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript. Please mail official transcripts to the mailing address at the end of this page. Unofficial copies may be uploaded to your online application, however official transcripts are required to complete your application.

    • Official transcripts from institutions outside the U.S. must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency.  Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grades, U.S. degree equivalency, grade-point averages (GPA), and date of degree conferral.  For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please check the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website.
  • Official GMAT Score or GRE Score*: Test date must be within past five years.
    GMAT code: QK4-4F-64; GRE code: 5246
    *Waived for applicants with over seven years of relevant professional work experience. View the MSPM GMAT/GRE Waiver Application.

International Applicants

Applicants who have not completed a degree in a country in which English is the principal language must submit one of the following—an official TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet-based test) or 600 (paper-based test), an official IELTS score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0, or a PTE Academic Score of at least 68. Test date must be within the past two years. TOEFL code: 5246

DEADLINES

The program admits students for fall and spring semesters. Only completed applications, with all required materials, will be considered for admission.

Semester
Entry
Deadlines
DOMESTIC APPLICANTS
Spring October 1st
Summer March 1st
Fall May 1st