Master of Arts Program in New York USA

Top Master of Art Programs in New York USA 2017

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An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

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.

New York is northeastern and 3rd most populous state of US. Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls and General Shuylers House at Saratoga National Historic Park are among the most visited places by the university/college level students. Public university system of the state includes 68 Communities, technical, undergraduate, doctor-granting colleges. There are many private colleges in the province as well.

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MA Education

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 USA Hell's Kitchen + 1 more

The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. MA Education Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic and very demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. The MA in Education is suitable for all those that are interested in understanding the important role of education in our everyday lives and especially the links between education, society and students of all ages. It is an ideal degree for all those who wish to enter into the educational sector and all current practitioners who wish to enhance further their knowledge in the fields of teaching and learning. Necessary skills such as the use of ICT, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication and research skills are acquired through the course. Throughout the Master’s programme students will be engaged in research, teaching methods, learning how to adapt with learning disabilities and understand educational practices and theories. Duration: 18-24 months. Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning. Entry Requirements: Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (mimimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID PathWay Research Practices and Methods - EDU730 Analysis of Learning Disabilities in Education - EDU732 ICT in Education... [-]

MA in Digital Experience Design

Hyper Island - UK
Campus Full time 24 weeks January 2018 USA East New York

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems in the real world. [+]

Hyper Island's new MA in Digital Experience Design has been designed in response to demand from industry. There is currently a gap between what schools teach and what a designer needs to know to build products, services and systems in the real world. The role of a designer is shifting. A product today is rarely just physical and consumers expectations are higher than ever. The challenge for designers is to design and deliver meaningful experiences, both online and offline. The MA in Digital Experience Design will develop your technical, creative and strategic skills as an experience designer to lead the change within this evolving industry. You will explore experience design and related fields such as service design and interaction design, understanding human behaviour, rigorous research, digital technologies and prototyping, project management, business acumen and how to build and lead an effective team. You will leave us primed for roles across human-centred design such as Experience Designer, Information Architect, Interaction Designer and Service Designer. Within these roles, graduates will be able to design and develop high quality experiences, products and services. You will be able to work across disciplinary, cultural, and geographical boundaries to design innovative solutions to meet user and business needs. Above all, you will be able to operate strategically as an agent of change and have the knowledge, skills, and competence to work at the forefront of this fast paced industry. “You might call this type of work service design, experience design, design thinking, strategic design, system design,... [-]

Master in Fine Arts (MFA)

New York Studio School (NYSS)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA New York + 1 more

The MFA programs, offered with concentrations in Painting or in Sculpture, continue the ethos of the teaching methods defined by the School's history within a recognized degree program. The MFA is based on maintaining a full-time, rigorous studio practice. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. The MFA programs, offered with concentrations in Painting or in Sculpture, continue the ethos of the teaching methods defined by the School's history within a recognized degree program. The MFA is based on maintaining a full-time, rigorous studio practice. Students are engaged in their work a minimum of 40 hours per week for the duration of their two years at the School. In their first year, students choose a core faculty member with whom they will work closely during each semester. Faculty are present in the atelier two days each week. Students are expected to continue working on the objectives set by faculty throughout the week. In the second year, faculty contact hours are reduced as students work in semi-private or private studios towards the completion of their individual thesis project. Studio practice is balanced with Critical Studies courses, in addition to peer and instructed critiques. Lectures and seminars are held throughout the semester, as well as small group discussion with current and visiting faculty. The Critical Studies courses provide the groundwork for students to compose the statements that support their final thesis project. Degree candidates will be assessed on a continual basis throughout their time at the School. Courses are graded by faculty in accordance with School policy. Students must complete 60 credits to successfully achieve the title of Master of Fine Arts, and credits must include all required courses. A residency of at least two academic years is necessary to complete the... [-]

Master of Fine Arts in Film & Animation

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Rochester

The MFA in Animation program enjoys state-of-the-art facilities in which students can create in imaging arts computer animation is unique in that it is the only such program housed in a School of Film and Animation with full production facilities, as well as the additional support of highly specialized faculty in photography, imaging science, computer science and information technology, and printing. [+]

Master of Fine Arts in AnimationThe MFA program enjoys state-of-the-art facilities in which students can create in imaging arts computer animation is unique in that it is the only such program housed in a School of Film and Animation with full production facilities, as well as the additional support of highly specialized faculty in photography, imaging science, computer science and information technology, and printing.

Program goals

The program’s goals provide students with the opportunity to use animation, filmmaking, and other imaging arts as a means to:

* pursue a career and earn a livelihood.

* enrich their personal lives and society as a whole.... [-]


Master of Arts in Teaching

Clarkson University Graduate School
Campus Full time 1 year June 2018 USA Schenectady

Start Clarkson University's Master of Arts in Teaching one-year program now, kicking off in June with our intensive summer program designed to teach aspiring teachers to teach. This fall, start a mentored teaching internship, graduate in May, earn New York State teacher certification and be ready to start teaching full time in just one year. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. Our Program Start Clarkson University's Master of Arts in Teaching one-year program now, kicking off in June with our intensive summer program designed to teach aspiring teachers to teach. This fall, start a mentored teaching internship, graduate in May, earn New York State teacher certification and be ready to start teaching full time in just one year. Use your degree to teach others what you know and inspire future scientists, engineers, mathematicians, technologists and language specialists.  Clarkson is offering expedited admissions and expanded scholarship options for students starting the program in June.  Other benefits include: Individually selected, full-year, mentored teaching internship will give you confidence and experience in the classroom. Unique MAT "boot camp" prepares you for your teaching internship while offering an immediate network of colleagues. Clarkson MAT graduates have an outstanding pass rate for the New York State Teacher Certification Exam. Our overall pass rate is 96%. Get a teaching job when you graduate. 95% of our graduates have been offered teaching positions in schools. 
‘I chose the MAT program at UGC (now Clarkson) because of the program’s outstanding reputation and high placement rate. The fact that I could complete the program in a year, made it a perfect fit. Thanks to the MAT program and the faculty, everything aligned for me —I got an amazing internship at a fantastic high school and I had a teaching job even before the public schools posted their positions.’ Isabell Shields
 Emma Willard School, Troy,... [-]

MA in Economics

Binghamton University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Binghamton

The program has a strong emphasis on quantitative training. The PhD in particular requires a solid math foundation. For students who lack background in calculus or linear algebra, or those who wish to have a refresher course in those subjects. [+]

MA in Economics The Department of Economics offers programs of study leading to the Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in economics. The program is ranked 10th in agricultural and natural resource economics, and 19th in economic history amongst all PhD-granting institutions in the United States. Newly revamped and constantly expanding, the program seeks top-performing students who are prepared to conduct rigorous research. Students do not need to have a bachelor's degree in economics, but applicants should have a strong math background. Currently economics faculty can supervise dissertations in the following areas (according to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) standard classification codes): Econometrics (JEL C1 – C4) Macroeconomics (JEL E) Labor economics (JEL J) Development economics (JEL O1) Environmental economics (JEL Q) The MA curriculum includes core courses on theory and econometrics and electives. Professional Development The program has a strong emphasis on quantitative training. The PhD in particular requires a solid math foundation. For students who lack background in calculus or linear algebra, or those who wish to have a refresher course in those subjects, a “math boot camp” is offered free of charge to all admitted students prior to the start of the fall semester. The program boasts expert faculty who are distinguished in their fields of research. Small class sizes (ranging from 5 to 25 students) fosters high student-faculty interactions. Faculty is available for advising and research supervision. The department hosts regular seminars and workshops where students are exposed to prominent visiting... [-]

Master of Fine Arts in Photography

International Center of Photography
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Hell's Kitchen

The ICP-Bard MFA Program offers a rigorous exploration of all aspects of photography through an integrated curriculum of professional and studio practice, critical study, and Resident Artist Projects. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 The ICP-Bard MFA Program offers a rigorous exploration of all aspects of photography through an integrated curriculum of professional and studio practice, critical study, and Resident Artist Projects. About the Program The ICP-Bard MFA program offers an exploration into the ways in which the photograph operates in society. The 60 credits required for the master of fine arts degree cover the production of a final solo exhibition of original artwork, participation in a final group exhibition, a cumulative publication, as well as the completion of class assignments and internships. The ICP-Bard approach emphasizes creative vision and openness to examining the many iterations of the image, from photography to digital imaging, installation, and video. By considering how photographs are created, presented, discussed, used, and documented, students gain an intimate knowledge of the ways in which images increasingly structure modern society and consciousness. The graduate seminars, which are led by ICP-Bard core faculty members, blend in-depth study, intensive discussions, and individual work. Students also gain an understanding of the role of art historians by working with ICP’s curatorial team and the Museum's extensive archives. In doing so, students learn how exhibitions are curated, archives are maintained, and research is conducted. In the Resident Artist projects and internships, students learn firsthand from contemporary artists about the practical conditions of making art and innovative approaches to photographic practice. With its strong emphasis on writing and publication, the program encourages students to articulate the... [-]

MA Migration Studies

Lebanese American University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 USA New York

Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is among the largest source, transit and destination regions for migrants and refugees in the [+]

Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) is among the largest source, transit and destination regions for migrants and refugees in the world. Migration studies (emigration, immigration, transit migration, labor migration, return migration, replacement migration, regular and undocumented migration, family reunion, transnational and diasporic relations, remittances, ‘brain drain’, etc), which is rapidly developing in many universities around the world, has emerged as a multidisciplinary field of study at the graduate level.

LAU’s MA in Migration Studies is nearly the only program that offers an interdisciplinary graduate degree in migration studies with a focus on, and a presence in, the Middle East.... [-]


M.A. in International Affairs

Brooklyn College CUNY
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Brooklyn

The political science master's program offers students a choice of three concentrations: political science, international affairs, or urban policy and administration. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. The political science master's program offers students a choice of three concentrations: political science, international affairs, or urban policy and administration. The political science concentration combines the theories and methodologies of political science with the opportunity to specialize in one of four fields: American politics, comparative politics, political theory, or international relations. The international affairs concentration is designed to prepare students for professional and academic careers in international affairs through programs of study tailored to their specific interests and goals. Courses range from broad overviews to seminars on specific world regions, and are combined with independent study and master's thesis courses in close collaboration with faculty members. To foster professional preparation, the program also publishes student work in the department's Political Science Journal and places students in internships as well as study and work opportunities abroad. In the urban policy and administration masters program, students develop skills in understanding politics and public policy processes in the US metropolis, including New York City. While enrolled in this program that champions the collaborative production of cutting-edge theoretical work and real-world practice, students are expected to be intellectual leaders in policy-relevant fields in urban settings: labor, race, ethnicity, and immigration, urban planning, local elections, public education, and so on. Graduates find professional opportunities in government agencies, non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, and labor unions. Alumni have also pursued careers in electoral politics. For many students, the master's degree in this program serves as a step toward a higher... [-]

Egyptology / Coptology Graduate Program

AUC The American University in Cairo
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

Studying Egyptology / Coptology at the graduate level is a unique opportunity for students, taking advantage of being in Egypt, having the chance to gain practical experience. [+]

Egyptology / Coptology Graduate Program Studying Egyptology / Coptology at the graduate level is a unique opportunity for students, taking advantage of being in Egypt, having the chance to gain practical experience, visiting monuments in context, museums and gaining experience in the field. The Egyptology program covers many aspects; the culture of ancient Egypt for language and religion to art, architecture and social structures over the time span of 4,600 years. The Coptology program offers courses from political science, religion, art history, history and other. The department of Egyptology offers three tracks for the M.A. 1. Egyptology: Art, Archaeology and History 2. Egyptology: Philology 3. Coptology In addition to the Archeological Field Training in collaboration with the Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA), a special program starting January 2015. Who is it for? The program is designed for students who aim for careers in the science of Egyptology and on the preservation and management of Egypt’s heritage and for further studies in the field. Advantages of studying at the department of Egyptology Location in Egypt enabling site visits and hands-on experience in museums or at sites Programs at AUC follow international guidelines for similar degrees at accredited institutions in the USA. What will you learn Acquire knowledge, appreciation and understanding of ancient Egypt's cultural heritage and its legacy in the world Acquire mastery of the research tools upon which a career in Egyptology must depend, including ancient Egyptian language and scripts, as well as skill in excavation and site analysis Prepare... [-]

Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA New York

The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology is designed to train practitioners to provide psychology services to, and within, the criminal and civil justice systems as well as to prepare students for doctoral study in psychology. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology is designed to train practitioners to provide psychology services to, and within, the criminal and civil justice systems as well as to prepare students for doctoral study in psychology. The 42-credit curriculum focuses on the understanding, evaluation and treatment of both offenders and victims. Through the curriculum, students are provided with an advanced understanding of psychological development and psychopathology, personality assessment, psychotherapeutic techniques and research methods. In the Forensic Psychology Program, students may take an externship consisting of a minimum of 300 hours in an appropriate psychological setting under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or other trained mental health professional approved by the program director. Alternatively, qualified students may complete a thesis. Career Opportunities Social Services Law Enforcement Mental Health Courts Victim Services Investigation Community Mental Health [-]

MA Literary Translation

University of Rochester
Campus September 2017 USA New York

Distinguished literary translators must be lifelong students of literature and they must have superior writing skills in English. They must also understand the business of translation. The Master’s [+]

MA Literary Translation

Distinguished literary translators must be lifelong students of literature and they must have superior writing skills in English.

They must also understand the business of translation. The Master’s degree in Literary Translation Studies (MALTS) combines academic rigor, strong practical training, and intensive professional development through internships with the Open Letter press and other literary presses.

The minimum degree requirement for admission to the program is a bachelor’s degree, and it is expected that applicants will have significant preparation in one or more literary traditions.

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Master in Government and Politics

St. John's University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Queens Village Staten Island Junction Oakdale New York Mills Oakdale Acres + 3 more

The Master of Arts program in Government and Politics at St. John’s University combines rigorous academic study with the opportunity to develop valuable practical skills that are highly attractive to a wide array of employers across the public and private sectors. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA. The Master of Arts program in Government and Politics at St. John’s University combines rigorous academic study with the opportunity to develop valuable practical skills that are highly attractive to a wide array of employers across the public and private sectors. You’ll benefit from our small class sizes, individual attention from our distinguished faculty, and the flexibility to develop breadth and depth in the field of government and politics. You’ll become an expert in composing policy briefs and reports; drafting and evaluating project proposals, resolutions, and public statements; and completing in-depth evaluations of domestic and foreign events and trends. The program will prepare you for an array of opportunities in the civil or foreign services, positions of political or administrative responsibility in the public or private sectors, careers in education, or for further study as a doctoral or law student. The 33-credit M.A. program offers both a thesis and non-thesis option and can be completed in one year of fall, spring, and summer semester study. We offer five concentrations: American Government, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, and Public Policy and Administration. You can complete any of these five concentrations on our Queens, NY campus, and can complete the International Relations concentration on our beautiful, centrally-located campus in Rome, Italy. You can also study at both campuses for alternating semesters or take advantage of our winter intersession travel courses. To add an experiential dimension to your classroom study, we encourage you to take advantage... [-]

Master of Arts in Web and Multimedia Design

Touro College Graduate School of Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New York

The Master of Arts in Web and Multimedia Design program prepares graduates for successful careers in such diverse fields as e-commerce, computer illustration [+]

Master of Arts in Web and Multimedia Design

The Master of Arts in Web and Multimedia Design program prepares graduates for successful careers in such diverse fields as e-commerce, computer illustration, interface design, animation, gaming, and mobile communications.If you have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design or Digital Media program, or have equivalent web design or multimedia industry experience, this degree is for you!If you are ready for a successful new career in e-commerce, computer illustration, interface design, animation, gaming, and wireless communications, or want the skills to progress in the world of web and multimedia design, join the Graduate School of Technology's Web and Multimedia Master of Arts program.If you are ready for an advanced degree in web and multimedia design, our Master of Arts in Web and Multimedia Design is a natural fit, giving you the tools to upgrade and fine-tune your current technology skills and send you to the next level in your web, multimedia or digital design career.We educate specialists, who remain well-rounded through an innovative mix of collaborative learning and challenging project-based problem solving courses. In fact, our specific clusters of course offerings in e-commerce, animation, and interface design will give you an edge over other job-seekers with only an undergraduate degree in Graphics, Web design, Computer Science, or Multimedia.... [-]


Master of Arts in labor and policy

Empire State College, State University of New York
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months September 2017 USA Saratoga Springs

It is designed to make you more effective in your present position and to prepare you for greater responsibilities or new positions that deal with matters of importance to labor, industrial relations or human resources. [+]

MAs 2017 in New York USA.

The Master of Arts in labor and policy studies is designed for unionists, human resource professionals, arbitrators, educators, journalists, political activists, lawyers, and those involved in government or private industry. While the program provides a background in American labor relations, labor history, labor law and collective bargaining, the primary concentration is on current problems and policies generated by changes in the global economy, technology, the work force and the workplace.

 

For students seeking career advancement, the program also aims to enhance your professional competence and career opportunities by strengthening your communication, analytical and leadership skills.... [-]