Master of Science Programs in Administration

Compare 42 MSc Programs in Administration

Administration

The chance to earn an MSc in Administration is a great opportunity for students who intend to pursue careers that have an impact. This advanced degree is for those who enjoy the challenges presented by complex management problems, who want to play an active role in international business, and who hope to have a hand in shaping the future.

An MSc in Administration provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to face the rapid changes in the world of administration, for whichever area of specialty students select. The required courses vary by area of specialty. For a degree such as MSc in Health Systems and Administration, courses may include data analysis, breakthrough thinking, health systems policy and law, and service leadership. A program like the International MSc in Business Administration will include courses such as strategic management, corporate social responsibility and ethics, and international experiences.  Courses are often divided into categories such as substantive courses, methodological courses, advanced research seminars, and thesis preparation.

Completion of this advanced degree often results in the important development of leadership skills, especially in the business situations that will take place after graduation. Another important benefit is the development of a business relationship network. These networks are useful resources after graduation. With the right degree, the graduate will have access to many prestigious companies, better job positions, and comfortably high salaries.

The cost of participating in an MSc in Administration may vary from one school to another. The cost of tuition, supplies, and other related expenses will also vary from one country to another.

The career opportunities available to graduates from the program include administrator positions in hospitals to large corporations, clinical managers and consultants, human resource management positions, economics, international economic relations, and many other areas of the business world.

 

In order to access these business opportunities, you’ll need to find the right program. With our comprehensive database, you’ll have access to descriptions of the programs offered by universities around the world. 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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MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operational Research

University of Strathclyde Business School
Online Full time Part time 26 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. Why this course? Operational Research (called "Operations Research" in some parts of the world) has been briefly described as the "scientific analysis of decisions". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings. The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. You’ll develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You’ll also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers. You’ll study All classes are taught using material presented via the internet. Classes are supported by faculty members who also teach on the full-time course. They will guide and support discussion via discussion forums. The programme contains three stages. In progressing towards completion of the MSc students will undertake the following: Postgraduate Certificate in Operational Research This includes five compulsory classes and one elective class all of which can be completed fully online. Compulsory classes Foundations of Operational Research & Business Analysis Quantitative Business Analysis Managing Business Operations Spreadsheet Modelling & Demand Forecasting Operational Research Methods Elective classes One optional class chosen from: Business Simulation Methods Risk Analysis & Management Decision Analysis Advanced Operations Research Modelling using specialist software tools Postgraduate Diploma in Operational Research After completion of the Postgraduate certificate two further elective classes and one compulsory... [-]

Master of Science in Administration

Central Michigan University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Mount Pleasant

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1975. In the last 30 years over [+]

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1974. In the last 40+ years tens of thousands of students have earned the MSA degree. The MSA is a degree for professional administrators seeking to develop a broad range of current management and leadership skills as opposed to the traditional, analytical approach of the MBA. The MSA degree offers a great deal of flexibility with a variety of concentrations from which students can choose. The program can be completed face-to-face, online or through a Hybrid format in many locations. The administrative core (about half of the course work) prepares students for administrative positions in a variety of organizational settings. Students can then tailor their concentration area (the other half of the degree) to their area of interest. ​The MSA student population includes both full-time and part-time students. Most classes are scheduled in the evenings and on the weekends to accommodate all students. ... [-]

1 year MBA

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome

Join the most international business school in Europe! Short-term investment, life-long return, on your schedule. the Rome Business School’s 1-Year MBA can be started anytime, either on campus or online (or both), offering the unique opportunity of fitting today’s professionals’ need for freedom and flexibility. Double MBA available [+]

1 YEAR, START ANYTIME, ON CAMPUS OR ONLINE

The Rome Business School’s 1-year MBA is structured to enable you to continue to work full-time and study for your MBA part-time, connecting what you learn to current global and relevant organisational issues. This is ideal if you are unable to take significant time out of work to study and want greater flexibility over how, when and where you achieve your MBA qualification.

Why our 1-year MBA Start whenever you want, anytime during the year Designed for busy professionals wishing to combine work and study One-year duration Choose to attend lectures either on campus or online – or even both A global perspective, thanks to the four Double MBA options available in three different continents, even live online Small and International classes Individualized management coursework Lectures in the evenings and on Saturdays Grants available Target recipients ... [-]

Master of Science in Health Systems Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester

The master of science in health systems administration is designed to provide strategic skills for today’s health care management. Now, as never before, health care is rapidly transforming. The pace of technology and innovation are changing how, when, and where health care is provided, and who is providing it. Concurrently, health care customers have high expectations for quality and responsiveness to their needs—delivered in a cost-effective... [+]

Program Overview The master of science in health systems administration is designed to provide strategic skills for today’s health care management. Now, as never before, health care is rapidly transforming. The pace of technology and innovation are changing how, when, and where health care is provided, and who is providing it. Concurrently, health care customers have high expectations for quality and responsiveness to their needs—delivered in a cost-effective manner. To provide these strategic skills, the master of science in health systems administration builds on a foundation of courses in policy and law formation, health care economics, innovation, and leadership. Additional options are provided through course selections, building an integrated program that meets the individual challenges of participating students. This online program allows students to pursue their degree while maintaining full-time employment in locations around the world. A distinct advantage is the diversity of the student population, allowing for creative discussion and comprehension of global health care issues and how these relate to the standards and practices of the American health care system. The ability to share information and ideas, and to compare and contrast strategies, allows students a level of creativity and scope of practice not found in the traditional classroom. Admission Requirements To be considered for admission to the MS program in health systems administration, candidates must fulfill the following requirements: Hold a baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited college or university Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (or superior endorsement) Submit two letters of reference from... [-]

Master of Science in Marketing and Innovation

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Esbjerg Odense Kolding Slagelse Sønderborg Flensburg Copenhagen Slovenia Ljubljana Spain Girona China Beijing + 12 more

The competences learned during the programme in Marketing and Innovation can be used to spot and take advantage of opportunities in the market... [+]

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Marketing and Innovation (MSc) Do you want to be able to spot and take advantage of market opportunities? Due to increasing internationalization and globalization, businesses need managers who understand how to take on leadership to ensure competitive advantage in global markets and specialists who can develop knowledge about customers and the competitive situation. This programme gives you the know-how skills that enable you to become such a manager.

 

The competences learned during the programme in Marketing and Innovation can be used to spot and take advantage of opportunities in the market.  You can use the competences when participating in innovation projects and to create marketing plans for existing products. The programme builds on qualifications in organization and marketing acquired at bachelor level combined with courses in quantitative and qualitative research. The courses are a mix of courses giving qualifications to be used in the long run and courses giving you tools that you can use in your first job. The course in project management is an example of such a course.... [-]


Master of Science in Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge... [+]

Master in Communication, 120 credits

 

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depends on it. In this programme you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods useful in studies of communication in its context.

How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.

You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]


Master of Science in International Leadership and Business Administration

Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland
Campus or Online Part time March 2018 Switzerland Zurich Gebenstorf

The Master of Science in International Leadership and Business Administration (MSILBA) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and business administration in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. The Master of Science in International Leadership and Business Administration (MSILBA) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and business administration in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. Effective leadership is essential to the success of any endeavor in both the public and private sectors. Businesses, government agencies, elected offices, educational institutions, charitable organizations etc., need valuable leaders who can identify, promote, and accomplish organizational goals and objectives. In this context, MSILBA students will have the opportunity to gain the most recent knowledge from the international leadership and business administration, incorporated in this program, and become more aware of their own strengths, attitudes, and behaviors, and the effects they have on others as leaders. The MSILBA program also provides individuals currently in or seeking leadership positions with the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful international leadership and business administration. This program reflects our commitment to promoting community and business service, personal growth, conducting research and evidence based training opportunities for students. Study Options Online 100% or mixed online and face-to-face, one week in Zurich-Switzerland, Dubai-UAE or San Diego-USA" [-]

Part-Time International MSc in Business Administration

TIAS School for Business and Society
Campus Part time 2 years February 2018 Netherlands Tilburg Germany Bonn + 2 more

The TIAS MScBA - Part-Time International MSc in Business Administration is AMBA and NVAO accredited. Take the fast-track into international business with a focus on marketing, finance, investment management or change & business management. [+]

The TIAS MScBA is NVAO accredited. NVAO (in Dutch: Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie) is the Accreditation Organisation of The Netherlands and Flanders.

TIAS Advantage

Your Master – the Next Step Towards a Successful Career in International Business

And nowhere more so than at TIAS. Our International MSc in Business Administration programme offers ambitious bachelor graduates a fast-track into an international business career – an exceptional programme that combines specialised knowledge in marketing, financial, investment or change and business management with a broad business and management knowledge base.

Learn how to work in an international team, delve into intellectually-challenging academic concepts, and then apply this knowledge to create innovative solutions to real problems. Acquire the professional and personal skills to lead, negotiate, delegate, and handle yourself with confidence – starting with that all-important first job.... [-]


Master of Science in International Fisheries Management

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Norway Tromsø Alta Narvik + 2 more

The International Fisheries Management (IFM) programme caters for students with various scientific backgrounds and nationalities. It is a unique, interdisciplinary Master's programme which opens careers in the private and public sector, as well as further academic studies. So far, students from more than 30 countries have graduated from the IFM programme. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. The International Fisheries Management (IFM) programme caters for students with various scientific backgrounds and nationalities. It is a unique, interdisciplinary Master's programme which opens careers in the private and public sector, as well as further academic studies. So far, students from more than 30 countries have graduated from the IFM programme. The programme emphasizes knowledge of scientific theory and methods, and will offer students experience in the use of these. By facilitating reflection and using case studies from various parts of the world, the programme will develop the students understanding of how fisheries and aquaculture are managed. Students will carry out nine courses over a period of 1.5 years (total of 90 ECTS), before writing the Master's Thesis (30 ECTS). Two out of the nine courses are optional, with certain courses recommended, depending on previous qualifications. A typical thesis is problem-oriented and includes: a literature survey or review, theory, methods and data used, results and policy and management implications. Students may use data from their country of origin, data from a Norwegian setting or other relevant data, all dependent on approval from the designated supervisor. Each student will receive a local supervisor and if needed, an external one. The courses are designed to offer a basic understanding of fisheries biology, technology, economics and management. Through the course FSK-3005 the various subjects are bound together, offering a multidisciplinary view on a number of selected fisheries and aquaculture cases. Learning outcomes For each programme at UiT - The... [-]

MSc in Business Administration

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Groningen Leeuwarden + 1 more

Would you like to gain the knowledge and skills required to deal with complex problems in management? Then you should choose one of the specializations of this degree. [+]

MSc in Business Administration

Would you like to gain the knowledge and skills required to deal with complex problems in management? Then you should choose one of the specializations of this degree.

In the Master's Degree in Business Administration you learn to deal with complex management issues. There are four tracks that all specialize in one particular area of business administration:

    Change Managemen     Organizational & Management Control     Small Business & Entrepreneurship     Strategic Innovation Management

The programme is intended for students with an academic background in Business, Management, Finance or Marketing.

Each specialization has high academic standards and is research oriented. Therefore, all your lecturers are researchers. You will work intensively in small groups. Occasionally, a guest lecturer from a company is invited to speak about their expert experiences in the world of business administration. All specializations are internationally orientated.... [-]


Master's in Higher Education Leadership and Administration

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Albany

The College’s new Master’s program in Higher Education Leadership and Administration is a 10-course, 30-credit graduate degree program expressly designed to enhance the leadership skills of aspiring college leaders. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. College Presidents - Teaching Faculty in HELA Program The College’s new Master’s program in Higher Education Leadership and Administration is a 10-course, 30-credit graduate degree program expressly designed to enhance the leadership skills of aspiring college leaders. The focus of the program is to provide graduate-level academic courses in higher education administration to prepare students for senior-level leadership positions at colleges and universities, higher education agencies, higher education research organizations and other organizations that develop policies and offer programs in the higher education environment. The program is a 30 credit hour, 10-course program that is geared toward practitioners. About the HELA Program What is the Institute for Leadership in Higher Education? The Institute for Leadership in Higher Education, housed within the Thelma P. Lally School of Education, will offer degree and certificate programs in higher education administration to early career and mid-career professionals intent on pursuing senior leadership positions in colleges and universities, and in other higher education environments at the state, regional and national level. Academic programs and courses will be offered in both traditional seminar and hybrid e-learning formats. The Institute, in addition to offering academic programs, will host lectures and conferences on relevant issues in higher education. Participants in these activities will include prominent national leaders and experts within the field of higher education. Participants in Institute programs will be encouraged and supported to publish articles and research on major issues affecting the future of colleges and universities in America and throughout the... [-]

Master in Company Administration and Management

University of Parma
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Parma Altavilla Vicentina + 1 more

The programme mainly focuses on disciplines belonging to the area of Business Administration. Such disciplines are integrated with statistic knowledge to identify and elaborate data used in the business decisional processes, an economic background concerning problem-solving issues and business history. The programme also includes juridical knowledge on commercial, bankruptcy and tax law. [+]

Official Program Description SECOND LEVEL ACADEMIC TITLE IN COMPANY ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT University of Parma, Italy (LM -77 Degree courses in the Sciences, Economics and Business) Double degree: 1) Pamukkale University (Turkey): II level degree “Accounting and Finance” 2) Grenoble École de Management (France): “MSc in Management” Duration: Two years. Places available: 140 of which: - n. 124 for EU citizens and EU-equated citizens; - n. 4 for non EU citizens; - n. 2 for Chinese citizens (“Marco Polo” contingent). Curricular requirements: To access, the curricular requirements are related to the basic content of the degree courses in Economics and Management or Business Administration. The access at this degree course also requires specific knowledge of issues relating to Business Administration and Management. In particular, graduated students in Economics and Management or Business Administration must have at least 15 ECTS in academic disciplines of Business Administration and Management. The access is also open to graduated students in other degree courses, if they have acquired at least: - 15 credits in Business Administration and Management; - 10 credits in one or more of the following academic disciplines: Economics; Economic Policy; Public Economics; Applied Economics; Economic History; - 10 credits in one or more of the following academic disciplines: Statistics, Economic Statistics, Mathematical Methods of Economy, Finance and Actuarial Sciences; - 10 credits in one or more of the following academic disciplines: Private Law, Business Law. Admission test: Admission to the Degree Course in Company administration and management is regulated by an admission... [-]

Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

The MSc in Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) is a comprehensive and in depth course covering the management, economic, legal and technical aspects that relate to the hazards of the workplace environment. It is targeted at graduates with an engineering, numerical, business, psychology or health related background and seeks to provide the basis for students to be able to define and explore their chosen Master Thesis. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. The MSc in Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) is a comprehensive and in depth course covering the management, economic, legal and technical aspects that relate to the hazards of the workplace environment. It is targeted at graduates with an engineering, numerical, business, psychology or health related background and seeks to provide the basis for students to be able to define and explore their chosen Master Thesis. Objectives & Outcomes General Objectives To develop in students a detailed understanding of the key concepts underpinning occupational safety and health; To provide an in-depth knowledge of the manner in which employers may achieve and maintain high standards of occupational safety and health; To provide a Postgraduate program in Safety Management to students from a diverse academic and professional background (engineering, management, psychology, health); To ensure that students understand the locus of OHS within Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance and the need to integrate the management of safety and health into all levels of responsibility in an undertaking; To ensure that students understand the need to approach occupational safety and health risks primarily through the use of preventative means Specific Objectives To create a new generation of OSH professionals, trained within a program tailor-made according to the professional qualifications of the National Legislation (Safety and Health of the Workplace Laws of 1996 – 2011 ) as well as EU relevant legislation; To promote research on safety; To promote safety culture in society generally and employing organizations in particular; To... [-]

MSc in Business Administration: International Management

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The International Management track is one of six possible specialisation tracks in the Business Administration Master’s programme. [+]

The International Management track is one of six possible specialisation tracks in the Business Administration Master’s programme. If you seek a career that takes you to different parts of the world and allows you to exert influence across borders, the International Management track at the UvA's Amsterdam Business School (ABS) will undoubtedly appeal to you. Customise the programme by choosing from a selection of more than 20 elective courses; prepare for your career with real-world case studies and top-level guest lectures; benefit from a strong research focus, qualified, international staff and fellow students from all over the world. Degree After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Business Administration and the title Master of Science (MSc). Business Administration: International Management This one-year programme has a strong international focus and reflects a research-based approach to the field of Business Administration, in general, and International Management, in particular. In this track you will address a range of questions relating to the way in which multinationals are managed and structured; the cultural, political and managerial challenges that such enterprises face in foreign countries; and the strategic decisions made at the highest level. About this track Why are some firms better at negotiating the complexities of the international landscape – adapting to cross-border differences in politics and culture, and even taking advantage of such differences – while others underestimate these obstacles or overestimate their ability to negotiate them effectively? As part of the International Strategy course, you... [-]

MSc in Business Administration

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon USA Orlando + 2 more

The MSc. BA is a full-time programme designed to deliver the contents of an MBA to students with no academic background in Management related areas that also gives you a higher academic value by granting you the title of Master of Science in Business Administration. [+]

 

IBS - ISCTE Business School is committed to fully exploring the new frontiers of the Bologna Agreement by offering an international MSc.BA that can provide each student with an unforgettable learning experience and valuable tools for succeeding in the fascinating - and complex - business world of today.

 

The MSc in BA is a full-time programme designed for undergraduate students with a bachelor in areas that are not management-related (ie, excludes management, finance, accounting, marketing management, human resources management bachelors), that delivers the contents of an MBA to students with little or no work experience whilst also giving the higher academic title of Master of Science in Business Administration. The MSc. BA provides an applied general management knowledge that will enable you to develop the skills required to engage in a dynamic and rewarding career in today's globalized world.... [-]