Doctorate Program in Tourism in North America

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Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

It is with no doubts that students practicing in the management and the larger tourism industry require quality skills and training. The industry is vastly invested and thus calling for students to train heavily. Quality doctorate programs in Tourism have been structured to prepare and deliver qualified graduates in the industry.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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PhD in Hospitality Business Management

Washington State University Carson College of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA District of Columbia

The PhD in business administration with an emphasis in hospitality and tourism management is designed to prepare graduates for careers in research and teaching at institutions throughout the [+]

PhD in Hospitality and Tourism

The PhD in business administration with an emphasis in hospitality and tourism management is designed to prepare graduates for careers in research and teaching at institutions throughout the United States and abroad. Applicants with strong hospitality and tourism business background are preferred. Incoming students are expected to have both good written and oral communication skills, as well as good analytical skills to facilitate the mastery of research methods and statistics. The course of study requires a battery of hospitality and tourism business management courses as well as a group of research design and statistics courses. Students are also expected to take courses from supporting fields of inquiry such as psychology, sociology, management, marketing, etc. The degree normally takes four years to complete and involves taking courses, developing an area (2nd-year) paper, passing a comprehensive exam, and the completion of a doctoral dissertation.... [-]