Master of Arts (MA) in Business Studies in USA

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Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

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 United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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M.A. International Business

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA St. Louis

The international business curriculum is designed to enable you to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the international business community. [+]

M.A. International Business

The international business curriculum is designed to enable you to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the international business community. Coursework provides exposure to the historical, legal, political, and economic factors that are key elements in a study of this subject. The dynamics of conducting business in an international context are examined. Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

Demonstrate foundation knowledge in the functional areas of a global business. Analyze the complexities of global businesses. Identify cultural aspects, and infer how culture affects the business environment in global regions. Apply administrative and managerial theories as they relate to problem-solving in the global business context. Select and apply appropriate tools for facilitation of international trade. Select, explain, and apply strategies and tools for solving complex problems posed by managing global businesses. Course Requirements Signed Application Form Proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80 IELTS: 6.5 Pearson: 53 Undergraduate Transcripts Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV) One Letter of Recommendation Certificate of Finance showing $Tuition plus $16,000 Copy of Passport ID Page Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students) Some programs have additional entry requirements. Please contact your advisor for more information. [-]

Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship and Change (MA)

Pepperdine University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 19 months September 2018 USA Los Angeles

This online hybrid program equips individuals with the knowledge, skills, and resources to effect change in their local communities and across the globe. [+]

Effect Positive, Sustainable Change in 20 Months

This online hybrid program equips individuals with the knowledge, skills, and resources to effect change in their local communities and across the globe. In less than two years, students create an approach for impactful leadership while learning management practices such as formulating strategies, implementing programs, and creating marketing campaigns.

Program Overview

Designed to help facilitate work in social activism, this program offers students the critical skills needed to create a more just world. As social entrepreneurs, graduate students will learn to effect positive change by generating solutions to pressing social problems, searching for root causes, and creating value that transforms individuals, communities, and nations. Central to this master's program is the belief and understanding that real change begins from within--both within the person and the community. From that foundation, students build their leadership capacity to effect change around the globe. Offered as a 40-unit degree, this online hybrid program is designed to be completed in just 20 months, over five terms.... [-]


Master of Arts in Social Innovation

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA San Diego

Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Social Innovation (MASI) look critically at the roots of social challenges and injustice, then seek to create real change through bold new responses to poverty, inequality, human rights abuses and humanitarian crises. [+]

Now Accepting Applications

Spotting the need for change isn't hard and it is possible to make a difference; all you need is a passion for social change and the skills necessary to put your ideas into action. Leading social change is hard work that requires innovative vision backed by entrepreneurial skills and a deep understanding of the problem at hand. Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Social Innovation (MASI) look critically at the roots of social challenges and injustice, then seek to create real change through bold new responses to poverty, inequality, human rights abuses and humanitarian crises.

No other master's degree brings together the unique skills and expertise gained at a peace school in collaboration with leadership, humanities, science, and business. ... [-]

Business Economics

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

Business Economics

Sales and revenue forecasting, marketplace trend analysis, econometric modeling—all of these skills are grounded in applied economics. They’re also among the most sought-after skills in business and government.

The School of Business’ Master of Arts in Economics program combines a solid foundation in economics with an emphasis on applying that knowledge to real-world situations. While the program prepares students for careers as professional economists in government and business, some graduates use the degree as a springboard toward further education in law or a doctoral degree in business or economics.

The program is compact—three semesters in length for most students—but powerful, with course offerings in such areas as Environmental Economics, Financial Policies, Growth and Development, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Investment Management, Labor Economics, and Money and Banking.... [-]


Master of Arts in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration

University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Campus 2 years September 2018 USA Denver

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes underway in the global economy, including the emerging patterns of financial, trade and human capital flows and their effect on national economies, the effect of globalization on state capacity, policy autonomy and national economic conditions, the relationship between economic, political and social outcomes, corporate governance and competition and the interaction of interest groups, states and multilateral agreements and organizations. [+]

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes underway in the global economy, including the emerging patterns of financial, trade and human capital flows and their effect on national economies, the effect of globalization on state capacity, policy autonomy and national economic conditions, the relationship between economic, political and social outcomes, corporate governance and competition and the interaction of interest groups, states and multilateral agreements and organizations.

The GFTEI degree is intended for students who want to pursue careers in international policy analysis for public sector agencies, such as the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Administration; analyst positions in multilateral institutions and organizations, such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; research and analyst positions within non-governmental organizations, such as Oxfam and Action Aid; and in the private sector as economic policy consultants, country risk or international project analysts, or international project managers.... [-]


Master of Arts in International Trade and Investment Policy

The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Washington + 1 more

The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Trade and Investment Policy (ITIP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with the appropriate foundations to study the issues at the heart of the global economic system. [+]

As the global economy becomes increasingly interconnected, the international rules governing trade, finance, business, and development are becoming more important. The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Trade and Investment Policy (ITIP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with the appropriate foundations to study the issues at the heart of the global economic system. Students combine core coursework in economics, political science, and quantitative analysis with courses in the fields of international economic policy, finance, international business, or economic development, as well as foreign-language proficiency. With this solid background, ITIP students find careers in a wide variety of corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, consulting companies, and NGOs.... [-]


Masters in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 USA Monterey

We educate students to be leaders and policy makers equipped to launch successful international careers in international trade, diplomacy, and economic policy. [+]

We educate students to be leaders and policy makers equipped to launch successful international careers in international trade, diplomacy, and economic policy. International Trade & Economic Diplomacy Program

Our 3-semester International Trade and Economic Diplomacy program develops highly skilled international trade and economic policy professionals fully prepared to work productively in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Our graduates work with businesses, government, and NGOs on the world's most pressing international trade and diplomacy matters.

As a student in this program, you will gain a deep understanding of policy analysis and trade negotiations as well as the opportunity to focus on one of three tracks in the trade and economic diplomacy program: business, government, or civil society.... [-]


Master of Arts in Strategic Communication (Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration)

American University Online
Online Part time 20 months September 2018 USA Washington

Focus your passion for positive social change on communication techniques that engage and mobilize audiences to action. The Advocacy and Social Impact concentration within American University's online MA in Strategic Communication emphasis strategies and tactics to create change at the individual, community, and public policy levels. [+]

Communicate for a Cause: Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration

Focus your passion for positive social change on communication techniques that engage and mobilize audiences to action. The Advocacy and Social Impact concentration within American University's online MA in Strategic Communication emphasizes strategies and tactics to create change at the individual, community, and public policy levels. Coursework supports career outcomes in various areas, including politics, health care, community issues, and the nonprofit sector.

Curriculum Highlights Create and manage advocacy and social change campaigns based on core-messaging principles and audience-research techniques Apply social-science theories to drive strategies that achieve desired behavior-change outcomes Master social media strategies and tactics Learn state-of-the-art digital advocacy and organizing techniques Understand legal and ethical principles that guide communication practice ... [-]

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

American University Online
Online Part time 20 months September 2018 USA Washington

American University's online Master's in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different audiences. [+]

Strengthen Your Voice for a Digitally Connected World

American University’s online Master’s in Strategic Communications program teaches you to plan strategic campaigns, craft persuasive messages, and effectively target different audiences. You’ll learn to leverage the latest in digital and social tools to ensure that your messages have the greatest effect.

You’ll engage with domestic and international peers through group work, roundtable discussions, and focus groups. It’s a format tailor-made for today’s lifestyle, with easily digestible coursework that’s accessible any time and on any device.

With an online Master’s in Strategic Communication, you will be qualified for a communication career that could include jobs in business communication, marketing communication, political communication, organizational communication, public relations communication, or any company that needs strong writers and critical thinkers. You will be equipped to handle a rapidly changing environment with a solid foundation in storytelling and a clear understanding of tools and platforms available for today’s media.... [-]


Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Innovation

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time Part time 30 hours January 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

The master's degree program in strategic communication and innovation, offered by the College of Media and Communications, is focused on preparing students for senior-level positions as strategic communicators in today's global and digital environment. [+]

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Innovation

The master's degree program in strategic communication and innovation, offered by the College of Media and Communications, is focused on preparing students for senior level positions as strategic communicators in today's global and digital environment.

Program Overview

Our program is offered exclusively online to meet the needs of our students, most of whom are communication professionals. Our students have busy work and personal lives – they demand access to a quality graduate program with the most flexible, convenient delivery method available.

30 hours master's program (7 required courses and 3 electives) Coursework is completed online. Admission requirements: bachelor's degree and 3.0 undergraduate GPA Note: Students with less than a 3.0 undergraduate GPA are required to take the GRE. Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual. Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. New students may enroll at the beginning of any one of the four semesters throughout the year. Application Process Although there is no application deadline, prospective students are encouraged to submit all application materials at least three months prior to projected initial enrollment. Apply to Texas Tech University's Graduate School as a master's student. When asked to select a major, be sure to choose "Strategic Communication & Innovation." Complete the Graduate application. $60 initial application fee or $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program requests, or readmission requests).... [-]

Master of Arts - Leadership and Innovation

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Milwaukee

As a student within the Leadership and Innovation specialization of WLC's Master of Arts program, you’ll refine your decision-making skills, understand policy implications impacting educational leaders, and develop an entrepreneurial approach to educational leadership within 21st-century schools. [+]

As a student within the Leadership and Innovation specialization of WLC's Master of Arts program, you’ll refine your decision-making skills, understand policy implications impacting educational leaders, and develop an entrepreneurial approach to educational leadership within 21st century schools.

Why Leadership and Innovation? Focus on proven and promising models of professional development, mentorship, and coaching; Enrich the academic environment of your diverse learners; Learn decision-making and policy implications impacting forward-thinking educational leaders; Enhance your cognitive, analytical, and reflective thinking skills and entrepreneurial mindset.

This area of study is ideal for educators who aspire to be innovative leaders who advance student achievement; especially those seeking to become program directors, principals, deans of students, directors of instruction, or lead trainers.... [-]


Master of Arts in Strategic Foresight

Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2018 USA Virginia Beach + 1 more

This degree can be completed in 18 to 48 months and includes key strategic foresight elements of futures theory, leadership, creativity, vision, social change, critical thinking, forecasting, scenario development and strategic planning. [+]

It takes more than traditional business practices to lead a successful organization; it takes the tools and the ability to recognize and understand the trends that help predict future challenges and opportunities.

Leadership on the cutting edge of change

Grasp your opportunity to study the future in the context of organizational decision-making through the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship's Master of Arts in Strategic Foresight. Designed for consultants as well as managers of strategy, HR/training, R&D and marketing, our MSF degree will fine-tune your leadership abilities and help you discover how to position your leadership on the cutting edge of change. ... [-]


Master of Arts in International Business and Policy

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year January 2019 USA Washington

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Walsh School of Foreign Service partner to deliver the Master of Arts in International Business and Policy. The program blends the strengths of the oldest and most highly regarded school of foreign service in the world with a top-tier business school with proven experience in educating global, principled leaders who serve business and society. [+]

Master of Arts in International Business and Policy An Alliance with a Global Edge

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Walsh School of Foreign Service partner to deliver the Master of Arts in International Business and Policy. The program blends the strengths of the oldest and most highly regarded school of foreign service in the world with a top-tier business school with proven experience in educating global, principled leaders who serve business and society.

A Curriculum Designed for Working Professionals

The M.A. in International Business and Policy curriculum provides an understanding of the frameworks and mechanisms that drive business and international relations and explores those concepts in contemporary global issues. Each student also completes a social action project that offers the opportunity to research a real-world issue, and under the guidance of a faculty mentor and/or partner organization, create an action plan to address it.... [-]