Department of Tourism

Daw Thet Thet Khaing

Associate Professor

Background History

Department of Tourism was established at Mandalar University in 2012.Daw Su Mon Htay, Tutor (2012-2019) was firstly appointed as the head of the Department of Tourism. After her, Daw Htet Htet Aung, Lecturer (2019-2020) was appointed as the head of Tourism. In 2020, Daw Thet Thet Khaing, Associated Professor was appointed as the head of Department of Tourism.At the present, Daw Thet Thet Khaing, Associated |Professor is taking as the head of Department of |Tourism.


To produce students who have not only academic theory but also practical knowledge and can work in accordance with global standard in the field of the tourism and hospitality industry.


To provide knowledge and skills in the field of hospitality and tourism in order to produce professionals of industry’s global standard in service, operations, management, research and technology, founded on firm academic, leadership, moral integrity and professional ethics.

Primary Academic Goals

To provide a high quality educational experience in line with expected international standards and ASEAN common Competency Standards for Tourism Professionals (ACCSTP). Students will be supported in the development of a strong academic and vocationally focused knowledge and skill base that will contribute towards accessing a relevant career in Tourism. To provide teaching and learning that is responsive to the changing international tourism industry through a well-developed curriculum and the presentation of high-quality resources.

Future Plans of Department

Future Plans of the Department of Tourism are to provide a stimulating and interesting learning experience that is supportive towards the career expectations of students and relevant for the needs of the Myanmar hospitality and tourism industry. Teachers of the Department are conducting researches at the tourism and hospitality industry.