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Master’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism

Why Widener?

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Personalized Experience

  • Smaller class size allows faculty to treat each student as an individual.
  • One-on-one student–faculty interactions in and out of the classroom are encouraged.
  • Every student has a full-time faculty member for academic and career advising.
  • Full-time faculty members are engaged in every aspect of the academic journey, including teaching, mentoring, and career advising.
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Available both online and in the classroom, we tailor an individual program for you based upon your undergraduate major and work experience. Our part-time graduate program allows you to continue in your current position while completing your degree. Most students graduate within two calendar years.

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Paid Internships

We strongly encourage students to have hands-on experience in the hospitality field. With ongoing relationships involving more than 40 corporations, our program provides you the venue to explore paid internship opportunities to enhance your educational experience.

  • Hassan M. Khan '13
  • Avantika Kumar
Hassan M. Khan '13

Hassan Khan


Widener holds a special place for me. It has helped me learn and quickly assimilate in U.S. culture, which wouldn't have been possible otherwise. I loved the rich history attached to the campus along with the state-of-the-art facilities it provided.

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Avantika Kumar

Avantika Kumar


A graduate degree alone will not help you achieve career growth or success. It’s important to work in an industry and find the area you would like to specialize in and then choose a program that meets your needs.

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Recent Employers

  • Aramark
  • Best Western
  • Champps
  • Four Seasons
  • Hampton Inn
  • Harrah's Casino Philadelphia


  • Loews Hotel
  • Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
  • Sheraton Hotel, Macau
  • Waldorf Astoria, New York
  • Wyndham