Part time Master's Degree in Business Studies in Iowa in USA

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Business Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Commonly referred to as the “Hawkeye state” or “America’s heartland” owed to its positioning, the state of Iowa has been ranked as one of the safest places to live time and again. With three major public universities and a host of numerous private institutions and colleges, the state can boast of having a reputable education system.

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Master in Enterprise Resource Planning

Maharishi University Of Management
Campus 11 - 14 months September 2017 USA Fairfield

The specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – SAP Finance is designed to give students hands-on experience with one of the world’s leading integrated information system platforms. In the third course of the sequence, you will learn about the powerful reporting and data analysis tools for decision-making including use of SAP BusinessObjects enterprise software. These courses will prepare students for SAP certification exams and for professional positions. [+]

Part time Masters in Business Studies in Iowa in USA. The specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – SAP Finance is designed to give students hands-on experience with one of the world’s leading integrated information system platforms. In the third course of the sequence, you will learn about the powerful reporting and data analysis tools for decision-making including use of SAP BusinessObjects enterprise software. These courses will prepare students for SAP certification exams and for professional positions. The MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP Finance requires a minimum of three of the four (4 credit) SAP courses to fulfill the 16 credit requirement for an MBA specialization. The remaining 4 credits may be acquired by taking any MBA-level accounting course or another SAP course if schedule permits. All ERP students must possess basic background in accounting knowledge to be eligible to take the SAP-Finance courses. We offer basic financial and managerial accounting courses for MBAs in the fall semester each year. We also allow waiver of the accounting knowledge requirement based on B or higher grades in previous university courses or demonstrated competency by passing an online exam. With the ERP specialization, students may select between two tracks: Standard Track or Practical Training Internship Track. Additional financial assistance may be available to those in the Practical Training Internship track who meet eligibility requirements. Read below for more information. Standard Track (11-15 months to complete) Students who wish to finish their degree quickly choose the Standard track in ERP specialization. No prior experience with ERP platforms is required. Students may be able to waive up to 18 academic credits of business courses with B grades or higher. The program can be completed in 11-15 months. Students with no background in accounting will need to join the August entry so they can take pre-requisite accounting courses offered only in the fall semester. There is no university loan program for international students in this track. However, US permanent residents and citizens may qualify for US financial aid. Communicate with your Admissions Counselor for more details. International students in this track are eligible to apply for post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) upon graduation. Practical Training Internship Track (2.5 years to complete) The Practical Training Internship Track allows applicants with relevant prior field experience to gain practical training* while pursuing the MBA with ERP degree. Applicants need to possess at least two years of professional experience as an ERP user, ERP consultant, or IT professional who provided ERP technical support or software modifications of ERP modules. Experience with SAP is a plus, but not required. A professional accountant with at least two years of professional experience may also qualify even if they possess no prior work experience with any ERP system. Students in this track start with an 8-month full-time academic intensive on campus followed by up to 2 years of credit-bearing, full-time accounting internships* with companies in the U.S. During the internship phase of this track, students engage in ongoing academic coursework to complete their degree requirements. The university may offer a student loan to cover part of the program costs to applicants who fully meet qualification requirements. The track will require approximately 2.5 years to complete. *International students can take advantage of training opportunities by means of duly authorized Curricular Practical Training (CPT). [-]

Sustainable Master of Business

Maharishi University Of Management
Campus September 2017 USA Fairfield

When you join our MBA program, you will be preparing yourself to compete effectively in the job markets and to participate in high-level operational and strategic management teams. [+]

When you join our MBA program, you will be preparing yourself to compete effectively in the job markets and to participate in high-level operational and strategic management teams. While learning these skills, you will also experience significant growth in personal creativity, intelligence, and health through Consciousness-Based℠ education. Our MBA program embraces lean management and sustainable business practices, including Triple Bottom Line and the Balanced Scorecard. Our MBA students learn the foundational subjects in business (marketing, accounting, finance, operations, human resources, and business law). Additionally, students can choose among three areas for more in-depth specialization: Sustainable Business, Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP finance focus. [-]

Master of Business Analytics

Iowa State University College of Business
Campus 21 months September 2017 USA Ames

The Master of Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary graduate program that addresses the challenges of dealing with data analytics and business intelligence in the “Big Data” environment. It was developed to meet the needs of today’s businesses and organizations facing intense global competition and constant technological disruptions. [+]

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The Master of Business Analytics is an interdisciplinary graduate program that addresses the challenges of dealing with data analytics and business intelligence in the “Big Data” environment. It was developed to meet the needs of today’s businesses and organizations facing intense global competition and constant technological disruptions. The digital revolution empowered by the Internet and computer networking technology during the last several decades has generated unimaginable amounts of data. The volume, velocity, and variety of this data have produced a new set of problems and challenges facing businesses and organizations. The Master of Business Analytics at Iowa State University is a unique, blended program offering both online and face-to-face education. The program draws from several of Iowa State’s leading educational fields in science and technology including Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, and Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. This interdisciplinary program offers businesses the opportunity to develop managers who will master analytics in ways that lead to increased profits for their company. The program provides a foundation in data analytics, project management, statistical and predictive modeling, consumer sentiment analysis, knowledge discovery, analytical reporting, segmentation analysis, and data visualization. The program has a customized, capstone team project which allows for focused training in areas such as fraud detection, risk management, text mining, and process improvement. Students begin the 21 month program in the summer with a one-week, on campus business analytics overview course. Students revisit the campus at the midway point, and at the end of the program. The remainder of the coursework is delivered online. Students are encouraged to submit the complete application by July 1st because of limited enrollment. For more information, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu [-]

Master of Public Administration - Quad Cities Program

Drake University College of Business and Public Administration
Campus Part time 24 months September 2017 USA Des Moines

A weekend graduate program designed for public and nonprofit professionals that you can complete in 24 months in the Quad Cities [+]

A weekend graduate program designed for public and nonprofit professionals that you can complete in 24 months in the Quad CitiesToday, public and nonprofit organizations are expected to carry out their mission of service by successfully partnering with the private sector and other public and nonprofit organizations. Managers in the public and nonprofit arenas must meet both the public?s and business sector?s expectations for efficiency and effectiveness while maintaining traditional public values such as fairness, equal access to services, public accountability, public participation in decision making?values our society does not typically require of the private sector. The Drake University MPA degree with an emphasis in executive development effectively addresses this new reality.The mission for the MPA is to develop within the public and nonprofit professional the ability to transform, lead and direct organizations in a dynamic environment. Courses are multidisciplinary in nature recognizing the ever-changing environment of the public and nonprofit sectors.A unique and comprehensive weekend-based Drake MPA program has been developed for professionals living in the Quad Cities. This special MPA degree is offered in cooperation with the Quad Cities Graduate Study Center. Students admitted to the Drake MPA will complete 12 courses within a 24 month time frame. Each class typically meets two weekends during a six to eight week period providing a sequential format appropriate for the working student. Classes do not meet during traditional holiday and break times. The courses are offered sequentially to allow in-depth exploration of each topic before moving on to the next subject.This unique format allows for the integration of 30 hours of in-class instruction with additional web assistance. Courses are taught by the same highly regarded Drake faculty who teach in our Des Moines campus MPA program. We are currently accepting applications for our new cohort to begin Spring 2007.More Information?We believe that the Drake Master of Public Administration degree in the Quad Cities offers the working professional the best possible combination of relevant coursework to prepare graduates to be an agent for change within the dynamic public and nonprofit environments.For more information about the Drake MPA at the Quad Cities, please contact Drake at (515) 271-2188 (toll free 1-800-44-DRAKE, ext. 2188), or by e-mail: cbpa.gradprograms@drake.edu.... [-]