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A Master of Arts (MA) is a flexible degree that students can obtain in many fields. To earn an MA, schools often require a combination of classroom studies and research over the span of a few years.

What is an MA in Management? This degree is often considered a starting point for those pursuing different areas of leadership and management. Studies begin with the basics of business and general management and then may branch into specialized areas such as international business. Often, the courses taken for an MA in Management focus on the student’s future choice of employment, preparing him or her for the business world. These students will look at the modern marketplace and find areas in which they can lead and excel in entrepreneurial endeavors.

No matter their choice of specialization, graduates with an MA in Management stand to gain leadership and problem-solving abilities, which will help them contribute locally to their communities, whether as a strong voice on the school board or someone advocating positive change. These skills, combined with their greater knowledge of real-world business, also increase their value to prospective employers.

A major factor in choosing a university is cost, which fluctuates depending on location and program. Students seeking to obtain an MA in Management should complete thorough research on the cost of their preferred program before enrolling.

Since an MA in Management is such an open starting point, the student pursuing it can be looking at many career options. Those with master's degrees in management may become managers, analysts, or consultants, whether in the private or public sector. Some students may choose to be executives at any level of government or nonprofit managers. In all of these careers, graduates are leading the voice of change and progress within their chosen field.

Campuses in many countries offer full- and part-time programs for students pursuing master's degrees in management. Hundreds of schools also offer online options for students requiring a flexible schedule. 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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26 Results in Management

ABI College

ABI College offers a Master’s Degree MA in Leadership and Management in partnership with University of St Mark & St John. This qualification has global recognition an ... [+]

Overview

Duration: 14 Months

Starts On: June, September & January

Campus: London or Reading

Awarding Body: University of St Mark and St John

ABI College offers a Master’s Degree MA in Leadership and Management in partnership with University of St Mark & St John. This qualification has global recognition and will enhance the CV of anyone wishing to advance their career in Business, Management, Public Service, Finance, Commerce and related professions where high quality leadership skills are essential.

MA Leadership and Management course is centred on an ethos that successful management is based on people and throughout the course the students are encouraged to develop self awareness and reflection about themselves and their teams. With this core principle in mind the course explores how strategic thinking can be influenced and then implemented into effective change in a variety of areas including finance, human resource management and operations management.... [-]

United Kingdom London Reading
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
14 months
Campus
Regent’s University London

The MA Management offers an advanced study of management and the changing global context in which organisations operate. The programme emphasises the personal nature of e ... [+]

Management MA

Immerse yourself in a practical, holistic approach to management and master the skills of leadership.

Key information Name: Management Qualification: MA Level: Postgraduate Study mode: Full time Duration: 12 - 16 months Tuition fees: £18,000 * Scholarships: Yes * Next start date: September 2018 Future start date: January 2019 Study abroad: No Validation: Regent's University London

*For more information please refer to the fees and financial support sections below.

Overview

The MA Management offers an advanced study of management and the changing global context in which organisations operate. The programme emphasises the personal nature of effective management and leadership, developing graduates who can become catalysts for change in both business and society. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
12 - 16 months
Campus
Oxademy Business School

The MSL is centred on developing personal and professional effectiveness, enabling practising and aspiring managers to enhance their knowledge and skills in management, l ... [+]

London Metropolitan University, with roots dating back to 1848, is located in the heart of London’s commercial district; home to some of the biggest global banking corporations and Law firms in the world. Our network of industry partners, our committed and expert teaching, and our excellence in research make The Guildhall Faculty of Business & Law a rewarding place to study dynamic and relevant portfolio of challenging business and legal courses, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to accelerate their professional career paths.

Oxademy and London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University, one of the London's oldest educational institutions, has joined with Oxademy Graduate School, an innovate online and blended learning company led by dynamic CEOs, to offer MA in Management and Strategic Leadership. The programme will equip students with two qualifications; Oxademy Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Management and Strategic Leadership from London Metropolitan University.This is a unique relationship which is enhanced by academic expertise from the University and a unique e-learning platform that Oxademy has developed, which it is hoped will benefit learners from across the world.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Hong Kong China Shanghai Malaysia Kuala Lumpur India Mumbai Nigeria Lagos Japan Tokyo  + 9 More
Open Enrollment
Part-time
12 - 16 months
Online
University of Redlands

Managers and future managers need highly developed skills and the confidence to lead, to launch and sustain successful careers. The Master of Arts in Management program e ... [+]

Master of Arts in Management

Managers and future managers need highly developed skills and the confidence to lead, to launch and sustain successful careers. The Master of Arts in Management program emphasizes the leadership and communication skills required of effective managers.

This 16-month program is especially valuable for professionals who have been promoted from a technical or tactical position and need to learn how to develop, inspire and lead with authority, as well as for experienced managers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the human side of management. Students examine and develop their managerial and leadership skills through coursework and a self-directed learning plan. They select an organization (usually their workplace) in which to apply their new knowledge throughout their study and receive continuous feedback from University of Redlands faculty and their peers. This continuous, supportive environment is a great way to grow as a professional and the collective feedback from multiple perspectives enhances the experience of what it is really like to be part of a business enterprise.... [-]

USA Redlands
September 2019
Full-time
16 months
Campus
Gdansk University Of Technology (Politechnika Gdańska)

specialization: International Management specialization: Small Business Economics & Management (SBE&M) ... [+]

Degree to be obtained

Master of Arts

Duration

2 years

Language

English

ECTS points

120

Program description The objective of this new Master's programme in International Management is to develop future professionals capable of developing resourceful and innovative skills, and able to pursue successful opportunities in the dynamic international environment. This Master's in International Management offers an opportunity to expand your experience by deepening your knowledge in finance, human resources, operations and marketing among other strategic areas, all presented in an international context. The international management knowledge and skills are advanced through academically rigorous courses and various interactive teaching methods. Small Business Economics and Management is a new curriculum offered to students of our department, to international students participating in the Erasmus Programme and to other students from non-EU countries. One of the distinctive features of this programme is its international character. All lectures are held in English. Learning in such a cross-cultural group is a great advantage. It allows students to make contacts beneficial for their future careers. It also enables them to gain practical knowledge of how to manage a small firm in a turbulent environment. Special emphasis is placed on the economics and management of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating within EU structures. Entry Requirements ... [-]
Poland Gdańsk
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
INTI International University & Colleges, Malaysia

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual award with Master of Arts in Management Studies from University of Hertfordshire, UK will enable you to learn crucial bus ... [+]

Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual award with Master of Arts in Management Studies from University of Hertfordshire, UK

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) will enable you to learn crucial business administration and management skills, knowledge and develop a portfolio of key management competencies such as:

Strategic Analysis Decision Making Appreciation of Global Business Challenges

Our collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire gives you an added edge of qualification from one of the UK's best universities. An award-winning business educator, the University of Hertfordshire has been touted as the top new University for teaching and learning. It has also been awarded The Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2010.... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur George Town Nilai Batu Pahat  + 1 More
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University

Address the needs of non-profit managers; executives in a state, local, and national government; and business professionals wishing to update their knowledge and skills. ... [+]

The Drucker School's strengths in strategy and leadership are prominently featured in the components of the Master of Arts in Management. This degree program is designed for professionals who wish to specialize in the management implications of these areas. It addresses the needs of non-profit managers; executives in a state, local, and national government; and business professionals wishing to update their knowledge and skills.The Master of Arts in Management requires 32 units of coursework for completion. The core requirements are drawn from those of the EMBA, consisting of 16 units of courses in Quantitative Methods, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, and Management and Information Systems. The remaining 16 units consist of 8 units of Leadership courses and 8 units of Strategy courses. Classes taken for one (or more) of our Executive Certificates directly apply to the Master of Arts in Management.... [-]

USA Claremont
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Lethbridge

The Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as ... [+]

About

The Master of Arts in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program provides students with training in the skills, methods, and theoretical backgrounds necessary for work as professional archaeologists within the cultural resource management industry in Alberta and elsewhere. Graduates of this major will also be prepared to run their own companies and projects.

The program consists of 9.0 to 18.0 credit hours of graduate semester courses, a co-op program semester, and a thesis. It is based on a co-operative education model that integrates real-world work experience with classroom and research-driven learning.

The archaeological training received during the program prepares students not only for local careers but also international opportunities. Students gain transferable academic and occupational background, which can be applied in any archaeological context.... [-]

Canada Lethbridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
Campus
International Graduate Center - Hochschule Bremen

This is our specialization as the German partner of the International Business School Alliance (IBSA). ... [+]

Dual Degree Program with 1 out of 6 International Partners (M.A./M.Sc./MBA)

This is our specialization as the German partner of the International Business School Alliance (IBSA).

Logistics and supply chain management connect markets and people. Located in one of the leading logistics hubs in Germany, the Hochschule Bremen offers the specialization International Logistics & Supply Chain Management. Students will learn to design, analyze, and control logistics networks and the related processes from inbound/procurement logistics to international transport. The maritime sector plays an important role in the program, and in the region. Project management will be introduced as the indispensable tool for successful logistics managers. As part of a local and global network, the Hochschule Bremen, IGC, provides a broad variety of learning experiences. Keynote speakers, field trips, and business simulations are examples for the didactical approach of the Hochschule Bremen, IGC, in teaching logistics management.... [-]

Germany Bremen
October 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
University of Westminster

This course is designed to develop the general management skills you need in the rapidly changing economic environment. As well as giving you the underpinning knowledge a ... [+]

Course summary

This course is designed to develop the general management skills you need in the rapidly changing economic environment. As well as giving you the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role, the course will develop your analysis, problem-solving and proactive-thinking skills. As the course progresses, the emphasis evolves from operational to a strategic approach.

Studying the Management MA will give you opportunities to gain immediately applicable skills and managerial awareness; whilst learning about other organisations’ processes and practices from peers and case study analysis.

Students are supported via the Virtual Learning Environment accessing their modules on the Blackboard site and availing of current journals and e-books as well as podcasts and other supporting resources. Onsite students can make appointments with librarians for specific search support or attend speaker’s evenings or study skills ribbon workshops. Each student has a personal tutor and we also provide additional support for dyslexic and disabled students.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Westminster

This course is highly regarded in both music business education and the industry at large. It will prepare you to become one of the next generations of music industry lea ... [+]

MA Degrees in Management. Course summary This course is highly regarded in both music business education and the industry at large. It will prepare you to become one of the next generations of music industry leaders and entrepreneurs. All teaching staff on the course are currently working in the music industry, and every week there are a number of high-level industry guests. You will need to be a self-motivated and open-minded student, as this is an intense course, but one which can help you to progress your career across a wide range of music business disciplines. Working with music industry leaders and organisations, the course has developed a unique curriculum. You will be able to combine a strong underpinning of key business skills (entrepreneurialism, leadership, organisational management, and marketing with essential music industry management knowledge (strategic innovation technology, intellectual property and copyright) and academic concepts and theories relevant to the industry today. Formal teaching is conducted through sessions which each include a formal lecture, industry guest speaker and seminar exercises. Each of the six modules has a minimum of two assignments. The final project (equivalent to three modules) is a report of a minimum of 12,000 words. Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Bucharest

This programme is organized by the UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges (Faculty of Philosophy) in partnership with the Swiss Institute for Sustai ... [+]

Overview

This programme is organized by the UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges (Faculty of Philosophy) in partnership with the Swiss Institute for Sustainable Management, and the Universities of Fribourg, Hamburg, and Dortmund.

Graduates of the programme are excellently prepared to develop a career in the middle- and top management of international institutions and companies. They are suited for careers in international institutions and organizations, both public and non-governmental, where leadership and management skills are applied in multicultural environments. They can successfully work as managers of cultural organizations, diplomats, (project) managers in the fields of arts, culture, and mass media. The flexibility of the programme also allows them to apply their intercultural management skills in other areas, as the curriculum has been developed in response to the rapidly changing requirements of a complex labour market.... [-]

Romania Bucharest
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
IUBH Fernstudium

As the first and so far only German Fernhochschule we offer you in English-only online distance learning Leadership and management specific content that you prepare for s ... [+]

Master Leadership and Management

As the first and so far only German Fernhochschule we offer you in English-only online distance learning Leadership and management specific content that you prepare for strategic and operative tasks in the leadership and as a leader and change management at the international level. Already after one year to the recognized degree!

We attach particular importance to a high flexibility, excellent quality, a strong practical orientation and an array of services and innovation that make you studying easier. Our tutors ensure that your questions are answered and your studies go around.

All students who enroll, will also receive an iPad Mini Retina *. Thus you have your scripts, instructional videos, and podcasts always. * Action dependent on the period, see www.iubh-fernstudium.de/iPad Facts about the distance learning Master (MA) Leadership and Management Degree: Master of Arts (MA) Duration of study: either 2, 3 or 4 semesters Language: English CREDITS: 60 ECTS TESTS: 2-3 exams each semester to store our study centers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland or worldwide through 130 Goethe Institutes. Even purely online based possible! SAMPLE PROGRAM: free 4 week trial EXTENSION: free of charge ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A completed, undergraduate degree with min. 180 ECTS by a state or state-recognized college / university and a final grade at least "satisfactory" is. Proof of min. one year relevant work experience Proof of English proficiency for non-native speakers: TOEFL (min 80 out of 100 points.) Or IELTS (min 6 of 9 points.) Access Options (depending on qualifications):... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 semesters
Online
University of Lincoln

The cultural and heritage sectors are experiencing rapid growth in the world over. The MA Culture and Heritage Management aims to enhance your knowledge of the particular ... [+]

The Course

The cultural and heritage sectors are experiencing rapid growth in the world over. The MA Culture and Heritage Management aims to enhance your knowledge of the particular demands of managing attractions and collections in these environments.

The programme is jointly taught by academics in the Tourism/Events and History/Heritage subject areas, who are able to draw on wide practical expertise and research experience and to bring business, social science and humanities insights to the programme.

In addition, the course benefits from guest speakers from relevant industries. You will have the chance to participate in exciting live projects that aim to develop hands-on knowledge and management skills, from the audience as well as provider perspectives. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in study visits to cultural and heritage attractions in and around Lincoln in order to apply and critique current concepts and theories of managing attractions, costs of which are covered by the School.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Bath Spa University

This programme provides you with a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of business and management in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalised world. ... [+]

Enhance your industry networks and develop your professional career with our integrated MA Business and Management.

Apply your knowledge and gain practical experience with an integrated placement or project.

Discover current business and management in practice to develop your professional career.

Use our industry connections to source a placement that suits your goals for the future.

This programme provides you with a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of business and management in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalised world.

Supported by practice-based interdisciplinary teaching and research, you’ll develop your business expertise alongside the practical and professional skills needed to effectively manage the challenging issues affecting organisations today.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus