МВА in Tourism

Today the tourism industry more than ever needs professional managers who not only know and understand industry trends, but also have the knowledge, skills and abilities of professional managers.

A MBA in Tourism gives graduates an understanding of what is the ideal advertising strategy of a tourist business and what resources will be the best for the competent promotion of tourism.

A MBA in Tourism is the best choice for those who are going to build career in the sphere of tourism and global links between the countries.

Upon completion, you will:

  • learn how to manage company’s revenues and expenditures
  • be able to build a working management structure, distribution of functions, definition of performance indicators
  • create an optimal system of employee motivation
  • master special forms and methods of promotion
  • learn how to evaluate the quality of advertising and marketing activities
  • be able to optimize your advertising budget
  • gain knowledge and skills in the field of legal regulation of tourism activities
  • learn how to organize the document flow at a travel agency
  • be able to apply modern information technology and the Internet in your work

Who should choose this program?

  • Owners or managers at travel agencies
  • Middle and senior managers in the companies, which activities is connected with the tourism industry
  • Those planning to open their own business in the tourism industry

Course Duration

The duration of the MBA in Tourism is 2 years. There are 14 basic modules, as well as a more specialized part in the format of the onsite session in Moscow.

Admission requirements:

  • University degree (bachelor's, master's, specialist)
  • 2+ years of employment career


Upon the graduation each graduate receives two diplomas:

  1. Diploma of Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. International Diploma awarding Master of Business Administration degree (in English) with UNESCO logo, as well as pan-European Diploma Supplement. The documents do not require additional translation or certification for production to foreign organizations.

Training formats and tuition fee:

Part-time (weekend group)
with 2 onsite sessions in Moscow
219 000 rub.
(269 000 rub.)
269 000 rub.

The price includes a full course of study (2 years), no additional payments required;
Education loan up to 36 months with an initial payment of 0% is possible.