Masters of Arts in Administration Studies

Compare 45 Master of Art Programs in Administration Studies

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.

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M.A. Human Resources Management

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2019 USA St. Louis Orlando Irvine + 2 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Human Resources

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

During your studies, you acquire the relevant know-how, which qualifies you to take on management positions in international companies and Human Resource departments. Once you have successfully completed your studies in the English language at the IUBH you will be a sought-after expert in human resources. [+]

Human Resources (M.A.) ‒ future personnel

As a future manager in the field of human resources, you will face many challenges – for example the strategic utilization of employees and of course the demographic change.

During your studies, you acquire the relevant know-how, which qualifies you to take on management positions in international companies and Human Resource departments. Once you have successfully completed your studies in the English language at the IUBH you will be a sought-after expert in human resources.

Facts & Figures What are the professional prospects in Human Resource Management? With the Master in Human Resource Management, you deepen your existing knowledge, in order to competently cope with responsible positions. This makes you a sought-after employee, whether as human resources officer at a market-leading corporate group, as a consultant in an international management consultancy, specialist for securing talent at an up-and-coming technology developer or HR Generalist at a fashion label. HR departments and recruiting agencies above all those with international business activities today already prefer to employ graduates from IUBH. [-]

MA in Human Resource Management (HRM)

London School of Planning and Management
Online Full time 36 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

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. [+]

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.

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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.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Management - International Human Resource Management

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2019 Germany Munich

Every organization requires suitable and talented individuals to carry out business processes. Human resource professionals aspire to bring in leadership and development to companies most crucial assets – its employees. [+]

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.... [-]


MA Human Resource Management (HRM)

Stanmore School Of Business (SSB)
Online Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2019 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

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 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 ... [-]

Masters in Administrative Science (MAS)

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus
Campus Full time 30 hours September 2019 Canada Vancouver

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. [+]

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 classes offered and class times will vary. Entry Requirements Graduated from a 4-year bachelor’s degree program or equivalent. Maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) in their undergraduate studies. Two (2) letters of recommendation Personal statement of purpose Demonstrate efficiency in communication of the English Language (for international students whose first language is not English). This can be accomplished through one of the following: Achieving a TOEFL iBT 79 or higher Achieving an IELTS overall band score of 6.0 or higher Degree Requirements At least 21 credits must be completed at FDU. Students must achieve a grade point average of 2.75 for the current trimester and keep a cumulative grade point average of 2.75. Students who receive two or more C grades will be warned, and if evidence of definite improvement in their academic performance does not ensue, they will be put on academic probation or be asked to withdraw from the graduate study. All... [-]

MA in Human Resource Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course offers interesting and challenging modules and options. It will suit graduates intending to work in HR, as well as those already working in the field and wanting to advance their careers. Building on your understanding of the theory and practice of HRM techniques, it provides a professionally focused and research informed blend of academic and practical information, encouraging critical reflection on current HRM approaches. [+]

This course offers interesting and challenging modules and options. It will suit graduates intending to work in HR, as well as those already working in the field and wanting to advance their careers. Building on your understanding of the theory and practice of HRM techniques, it provides a professionally focused and research informed blend of academic and practical information, encouraging critical reflection on current HRM approaches. Westminster Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) approved centre. The course has been accredited by the CIPD as meeting the 'knowledge criteria' for professional membership. This means that once you have successfully shown the CIPD relevant evidence of your practice in the workplace, you will gain a professional level of Chartered Membership, with the joining and membership fee paid for by the university. In addition, as a student on this course, you will receive a student membership to Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and access to the CMI professional network, opportunity to attend events and get the latest news from the sector of leadership and management.... [-]


PG Cert / MA Career Development

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 6 - 18 months September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

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 sector. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in Human Resource Development

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in Human Resources Counselling

Eötvös Loránd University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Hungary District V.

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MA in Human Resources Counseling

University of Pécs
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Hungary 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 management, one of the functional areas of leadership counselling. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Administration

University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Campus 2 years September 2019 USA Denver

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. [+]

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.... [-]


MA Human Resource Management

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects in human resource (HR) management, people management and people development on this accredited course. [+]

Course details

Enhance your career prospects in human resource (HR) management, people management and people development.

We will help you develop into a critical, efficient and reflective practitioner with the capabilities required for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

We have been successfully delivering personnel and HR programmes for more than 40 years and the quality of our provision has been recognised by the CIPD and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Many large employers in the region have supported their employees to undertake this course, including Leeds City Council, Leeds NHS Trust, the Canal Trust and Wm Morrisons Supermarkets PLC.... [-]


Online MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) (1 Year)

London School Of International Business - LSIB
Online Full time Part time 12 - 18 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Human Development and Family Science, MA/MS

Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8  January 2019 USA Syracuse + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]