Message from the Associate Dean Nicolas Graf

The hospitality, travel, and tourism sector is brimming with new opportunities for those who are considering it as a career path. By 2026, it will provide 360 million jobs—one in every nine jobs on the planet!

The Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality offers three globally focused graduate degrees—the MS in Hospitality Industry Studies, the MS in Event Management, and the MS in Tourism Management, as well as a world leading undergraduate degree – the BS in Hotel and Tourism Management. It is also the host of the world-renowned NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, where all hospitality leaders gather every year to network and discuss trends shaping the industry.

Whether your interest lies in hotel finance, revenue management, brand strategy or lodging operations, or in destination planning, tourism development or event management, you will find these programs afford the insight and the cross-cultural competence to launch your career anywhere in the world.

Learn from experts in their fields, who have years of experience and invaluable professional industry connections to help build your network. Participate in internship and study-away opportunities that develop your skills while providing an insider’s view into industry.

I urge you to learn as much as you can about these programs and about the unique brand of graduate education the Tisch Center offers. We are here to help you make the important decisions that will influence your career and enhance your life in the years to come.

I wish you the very best in all of your professional endeavors and look forward to the possibility of you joining us to pursue your degree.

Nicolas Graf, PhD

Associate Dean
Jonathan M. Tisch Chair
NYU School of Professional Studies
Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

Nicolas Graf, Associate Dean