Filter
Masters of Arts

Compare 47 Master of Art Programs in Administration Studies

A master’s degree is more flexible than a doctorate degree in a number of ways. The programs cover a broad range of academic and professional topics. One of the most popular, the MA, or Master of Arts, is available after completion one or two years of academic studies.

What is an MA in Administration Studies? There are a number of different directions in which this program can travel. For example, it may lead to a study of international business administration, school administration or legal administration. The world of business administration is growing rapidly and needs leaders who are well-versed in administrative procedures, business environments, organizational behavior and human resource management.

The skills learned in an administration program can take graduates to many challenging and exciting positions found in many places of the world. These skills and the knowledge gained through their academic efforts prepare graduates to hold leadership positions of influence and with comfortable salaries.

The costs of participating in this program can be very different from one school to another. This is especially true because schools are located in many countries of the world. For more information about tuition, book fees and related expenses, contact the separate schools individually.

There is a wide field open to those who graduate with an MA in an administration degree. Some of these positions include bankers, benefits administrators, budget analysts, chief officers, financial career managers, human resource managers and demand forecast managers. Depending upon the specific focus that the graduate took while in school, he or she may obtain an administrative position in a school, at a bank, in the healthcare industry, or find work with a media organization, legal group or political or government office.

If these job opportunities seem promising to you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read More Read Less
Other options within this field of study:

47 Results in Administration Studies

Webster University

The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves ... [+]

M.A. Human Resources Management

The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves as strategic partners. Webster University's master of arts in human resources management prepares human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce.

The master's degree program in human resources management is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource responsibilities, addressing both strategic and operational aspects. Webster University's HR graduate courses involve practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions.... [-]

USA St. Louis Orlando Irvine
March 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus

The Master of Administrative Science (MAS) degree is a 30-credit degree to enhance the administrative and leadership skills of graduates. The program combines both cognit ... [+]

The Master of Administrative Science (MAS) degree is a 30-credit degree to enhance the administrative and leadership skills of graduates.

The program combines both cognitive and affective (interactive) instruction through case studies, simulations, individual and group exercises, and fieldwork that helps to develop critical managerial effectiveness. The MAS educational experience seeks to develop critical administrative competencies in a supportive learning environment in conjunction with specific and clear feedback.

Program Highlights A 30-credit program. An opportunity to begin the program at any one of three entry points during the year: September, January, May. Small class... [-]
Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
30 hours
Campus
IUBH University of Applied Sciences

During your Master studies at the IUBH, you not only learn about strategic decision-making factors but also with the complex processes of health management, and acquire a ... [+]

Successful Health Care Management

Whether in hospitals, ambulatory care, medical tourism or in health or nursing insurance – doctors, nurses and the whole health care sector are becoming increasingly international. For a management career in the healthcare sector, therefore, good language skills are just as necessary as comprehensive knowledge of the sector.

During your Master studies at the IUBH, you not only learn about strategic decision-making factors but also with the complex processes of health management, and acquire all the essential know-how required for taking on a responsible position in the health industry.

Facts & Figures What are the professional pr... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef Berlin
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 4 semesters
Campus
Stanmore School Of Business (SSB)

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the term used to describe formal systems devised for the management of people within an organisation. In recent years recognition of th ... [+]

Course overview

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the term used to describe formal systems devised for the management of people within an organisation. In recent years recognition of the importance of human resources management to a company's overall health has grown dramatically. HRM functions are ideally positioned near the theoretic centre of the organisation, with access to all areas of the business. So If you are an HR professional, or want to make a move into HR, this master’s degree will take your career to the next level.

Course Content

STAGE ONE MODULES (Qualified Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management)

Contemporary HRM Leading, Managing and HR Development Resourcing, Talent Management and Development Performance Management Employee Relations Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective ... [-]
United Kingdom London UK Online
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Online
Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management

Double Degree Program: M.A. in Responsible Management combined with MBA ... [+]

Double Degree Program M.A. + MBA

Graduates of the M.A. in Responsible Management from Steinbeis University Berlin – ICRM has the opportunity to continue studying towards the completion of an MBA degree. The MBA up-grade offers participants the unique opportunity to build on their studies and receive two degrees from two universities in two years. This combined program represents a benchmark for future management education as proposed by the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Qualities of the Double Degree Program

Participants complete two disciplines of study in a shorter amount of time and receive two academic degrees Concepts of tw... [-]
Germany Berlin
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Online & Campus Combined
London School of Planning and Management

The course is designed to help you gain theoretical inputs which can then be applied in to practice. The course develops your innovative and dynamic vision required in th ... [+]

MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) Course overview

The course is designed to help you gain theoretical inputs which can then be applied in to practice. The course develops your innovative and dynamic vision required in the real business environment.

You are introduced to the functions of a business organization, challenges faced in the actual business environment and key management skills required in business.

You gain insight into managing and leading people along with important business decision making.

5-day Immersion Tour to Asia

Experience new cultures, master new skills and accelerate your studies with LSPM's unique MBA with immersion tour to Asia. For any aspiring business leader today, it is important to experience Asia.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
36 months
Online
New European College

Every organization requires suitable and talented individuals to carry out business processes. Human resource professionals aspire to bring in leadership and development ... [+]

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4-semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever-evolving and international workplace.

All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teachings such as presentations and group projects coupled with real-world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a Ph.D. program in the future.... [-]

Germany Munich
February 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

This course is designed to equip you with the skills, qualities and knowledge required of a professional practitioner working in the career development and employability ... [+]

The MA / PG Cert Career Development course has been designed to equip you with the skills, qualities and knowledge required of a professional practitioner working in the career development sector, enabling you to meet the needs of clients in a variety of settings.

The course is suited to the needs of students wishing to enter employment within the sector, as well as those already employed in career development or related roles.

Rather than commit to the full MA, you can choose to study a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Career Development. Those studying on the full-time MA will have the option of completing the Qualification in Career Development (QCD) award accredited by the Career Development Institute (CDI) professional body.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
6 - 18 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies

The MA in International Administration is designed for students pursuing administrative careers in international settings. Students in the program gain insight into the h ... [+]

The MA in International Administration is designed for students pursuing administrative careers in international settings. Students in the program gain insight into the human dimension of organizational life, study public finance and the policy-making process; acquire specific skills associated with managing nonprofit and public sector organizations, and develop their understanding of international affairs. The overall goal is to establish a foundation of management skills (people, programs or policies) required to become a leader in a nonprofit or public sector organization in an international context. Coursework is a balance of theory and practice, focusing on the fundamental principles applicable to management in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. The program provides students the opportunity to gain expertise in a specific policy area such as human rights, development, security or global health.... [-]

USA Denver
September 2019
2 years
Campus
Keele University

This course is approved by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and provides a thorough understanding of the employment relationship and an excell ... [+]

The MA programme in Human Resource Management (HRM) is approved by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and provides a thorough understanding of the employment relationship, covering issues such as pay, employee resourcing/development and professional practice. You have the choice of either a dissertation or applied company research (working with a company on a specific project and presenting solutions to them) after completing the taught modules.

The course will enhance your skills and knowledge in the following ways:

Through developing the critical thinking skills that are so important to problem-solving and innovation in today’s competitive labour market – and that are not easily replaced by automation; these skills are specifically nurtured in semester 1 to be utilised more extensively in semester 2; Students will gain an understanding of the complexity of managing people and how interventions by the different parties to the employment relationship (employers, workers and the state) can provide challenges for the successful application of even the best developed HRM policies and practices; Graduate attributes can only be developed if students are able to locate, evaluate and synthesise complex information; opportunities to acquire these abilities are developed through discussion and practice in tutorials, lectures, English language development (for those who need additional help), sessions designed specifically to train students in accessing data and considerable support from the teaching team, especially in semester 1; Students will also gain a more nuanced appreciation of the challenges posed by globalisation, including the economic, social, legal and ethical implications of... [-]
United Kingdom Keele
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Eötvös Loránd University

The aim of the program is to train experts, who, in possession of their human, economic and developed interdisciplinary approach, are able to make detailed analyses, to f ... [+]

The aim of the program is to train experts, who, in possession of their human, economic and developed interdisciplinary approach, are able to make detailed analyses, to find global and special correlations and to carry out advising and assessing activities in the world of organizations, work, employment, and education. They apply their professional skills, support the macro-level processes of human resource management and education according to the different professional requirements of the given workplace. They are able to identify special professional problems and define practical solutions to them. They provide help for individuals to make career planning decisions. Their advising activity is determined by their knowledge of the HR market and organizational processes. They are prepared to continue their studies in a Ph.D. program.... [-]

Hungary District V.
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Northeastern Illinois University

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Development provides graduates in both private and public sectors with the skills necessary to communicate and interact effectively w ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Development provides graduates in both private and public sectors with the skills necessary to:

communicate and interact effectively with groups and individuals. assess the nature of performance problems within organizations and recommend solutions. assess the relevant characteristics of adult learners. apply task and content analysis techniques. design and deliver training and performance support programs, including online. assess the effectiveness of training programs. manage human resource development projects and programs. plan, develop and implement techniques for improving organizational performance. Program Benefits

The Goodwin College of Education offers flexible day, evening and weekend classes.... [-]

USA Chicago Grayslake
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Pécs

The purpose of this course is to educate and train professionals who are experts in providing help to organisations and companies regarding any area of human resources ma ... [+]

Description of the Program

The purpose of this course is to educate and train professionals who are experts in providing help to organisations and companies regarding any area of human resources management, one of the functional areas of leadership counselling. Special attention will be paid to career-planning and counselling, and a major discipline is devoted to equal opportunity and the treatment of disadvantaged groups. According to the tradition of this faculty students will also deal with employment policy, adult education as well as the interdependence of education and the workforce market. From among the practical skills trained the abilities of counselling and conflict management should especially be pointed out. The curriculum also arranges for a compulsory professional field practice, where skills and knowledge acquired may be applied and deepened in practice.... [-]

Hungary Pécs
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in human development and family science is a 30-credit degree program that aims to promote an understanding of human development acros ... [+]

Program Description

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in human development and family science is a 30-credit degree program that aims to promote an understanding of human development across the lifespan. With an emphasis on the importance of social-cultural context, students gain broad knowledge of the study of childhood and family systems across various cultural and societal contexts.

All M.S. students must complete the core course and elective course requirements. Courses and training emphasize multicultural perspectives in child and family relationships and diverse research methodologies and scholarship. Elective coursework may be selected from additional CFS courses and other University departments such as anthropology, psychology, education, sociology, gerontology, social science, nutrition, special education, or women’s studies.... [-]

USA Syracuse
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 
Campus
London School Of International Business - LSIB

The MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is highly valued and holds an international reputation for quality. The programme is designed for those who want to pu ... [+]

Pursue a senior career in HR through LSIB

The MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is highly valued and holds an international reputation for quality. The programme is designed for those who want to pursue senior level careers in human resource management (HRM) and covers essential skills for your professional development and future career. Along with international focus, you will gain essential knowledge to become an HR professional. The programme gives strong emphasis on applying this knowledge in practical business environments. The programme is relevant, flexible, delivered 100% online and has been a ranked as a valuable investment with the majority of our students rating it high in terms of return on investment and programme content.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 18 months
Online