Master of Science Programs in Administration

Compare 45 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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Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA)

Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Pomona + 1 more

Cal Poly Pomona offers a Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) degree with an option in Information Systems (IS) Auditing. The program is for business decision makers, information systems technical specialists and managers, accounting professionals or others who wish to pursue a career in IS auditing. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. Master of Science in Business Administration with an option in Information Systems Auditing. “We need to hire the best and brightest and we go out to the universities, we see those students there, but we also see a lot of other government agencies and a lot of private industries that are all after the same skills. There aren't enough people to satisfy all the needs in the country and that is a significant problem for us.” - Dickie George, Information Assurance Director, NSA Cal Poly Pomona offers a Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) degree with an option in Information Systems (IS) Auditing. The program is for business decision makers, information systems technical specialists and managers, accounting professionals or others who wish to pursue a career in IS auditing. The objectives of the program are as follows: Developing an understanding of the role and scope of IS auditing and its relationship to an organization. Acquiring the ability to plan, conduct and report the findings of an audit. Preparing students for careers in the IS auditing profession. A minimum of 48 units is required for the MSBA degree with an emphasis in IS Auditing. Candidates complete a project or pass a comprehensive examination as their capstone experience. The on-campus evening Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) program is designed for working professionals who wish to extend their current knowledge and boost their career potential while continuing their daytime employment. During the cohort, students will take a full-time course load of two courses per quarter to complete program within two years. Business Core (16 units) Managerial Accounting for Decision Making Seminar in Organizational Behavior Financial Decision Making Strategic Management Information Assurance (32 units) IS Auditing Computer Based Data Communications Legal Environment of Information Systems Advanced IS Auditing Security and Privacy of Information Computer Forensics Information Systems Seminar Advanced Computer Forensics Admission Requirements 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree 3.0+ Overall GPA GMAT Score 500+ 2+ Years Work Experience If Required, the TOEFL with 237 Computer/580 Paper/92+ Internet Based or IELTS with a 7+ [-]

Master of Science in Marketing and Innovation

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Denmark Esbjerg

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.... [-]


Part-Time International MSc in Business Administration

TIAS School for Business and Society
Campus Part time 2 years February 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

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 Leadership and Business Administration - International Entrepreneurship Management

Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland
Campus or Online Part time February 2017 Switzerland Zurich

The Master of Science in Leadership and Business Administration – International Entrepreneurship Management (MSLBAIEM) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and international entrepreneurship management in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. [+]

The Master of Science in Leadership and Business Administration – International Entrepreneurship Management (MSLBAIEM) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and international entrepreneurship management in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. Effective leadership is essential to the success of any endeavor in both the public and private sectors. Businesses and entrepreneurship companies need valuable leaders who can identify, promote, and accomplish organizational goals and objectives. In this context, MSLBAIEM students will have the opportunity to gain the most recent knowledge from the leadership and international entrepreneurship management, 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 MSLBAIEM program also provides individuals currently in or seeking leadership positions with the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful leadership and international entrepreneurship management. This program reflects our commitment to promoting community and business service, personal growth, conducting research and evidence based training opportunities for students.... [-]


Master of Science in International Fisheries Management

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Norway Tromsø

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 Artic University of Norway there are a set targets for knowledge, analytical understanding, skills and competence that a student should have reached by the end of the studies. A graduate from the IFM program should: have thorough knowledge of how fisheries develop and function as biological, economic and social processes including a proper knowledge about the world's fisheries and accompanying management systems have a profound understanding of how fisheries management may be used to meet given political objectives related to the use of aquatic resources and, moreover, have good knowledge of the biological, economic and social properties and consequences of employing different management measures have an understanding of how aquaculture competes and cooperates with traditional fisheries be able to make use of scientific theories and methods related to fisheries management issues and be qualified for carrying out fisheries management tasks or continued studies towards an academic career have good knowledge of research ethics and be able to identify good scientific performance be an interested, critical, analytical and well-informed professional in the field of fisheries and aquaculture Admission requirements Admission to the Master's programme in International Fisheries Management requires a Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS) in biology, economics, social sciences, combinations of these, or equivalent qualification. Applicants must enclose an application essay written in English (one page). This should include descriptions of their motivation, interest and expectations related to their Master's degree studies and ideas for their Master`s thesis project. Applicants from Norway or Nordic countries the application deadline for Norwegian and other Nordic applicants is April 15. Applicants from outside the EU countries: The application deadline is December 1. Online application, study code 2032. Teaching and assessment Teaching and assessment methods are described in the course plan for each course. This Master's degree is an intensive programme. Most courses are compulsory and demand active participation from the students. Emphasis is placed on direct student participation, in the form of literature search and data retrieval, oral presentations, term papers, fieldwork, laboratory assignments and computer labs. The examination form varies between courses and includes: written examinations, term papers, presentations and laboratory reports. The final examination is based on the Master's thesis and an oral examination. All final exams will have one internal and one external examiner. The grading scale is A-F, where A-E is passed, and F is failed. Exchange possibilities While courses in the IFM study programme are open for incoming exchange students, we normally do not recommend that students take elective courses other than those offered at UiT. Job prospectives Successful completion of the programme allows students to graduate after two years. The degree opens the doors to a variety of national and international positions in fisheries and aquaculture administration, NGOs, international agencies, business and industry, as well as in research and teaching institutions. Access to further studies On successful completion of the degree programme, the best ranked students may be qualified for admission to a PhD program in a number of academic institutions. It should nevertheless be stressed that the IFM-study is primarily a management oriented program, aiming at providing more qualified fisheries and aquaculture managers around the world. [-]

MSc Political Science and Public Administration (research)

Leiden University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 Netherlands Leiden

In this interdisciplinary research master’s students will be able to choose between a specialisation in political science or public administration, while also following courses in a combined curriculum. [+]

In this interdisciplinary research master’s students will be able to choose between a specialisation in political science or public administration, while also following courses in a combined curriculum. This unique, two-year master’s programme is designed for students willing to challenge themselves and take their studies to the next level. The programme offers you unsurpassed and thorough academic training that will provide useful no matter what your future career intentions are. A strong focus on skill development and the ability to conduct independent research are at the core of this research master, which features a selection of two specialisation tracks: Political Science or Public Administration. Two specialisations Students can choose from two specialisations (Political Science or Public Administration). Please indicate your specialisation of choice on the application form. 5 reasons to choose Political Science at Leiden University Leiden’s Institute of Political Science is one of the largest political science departments in Europe. It accommodates a wide range of (sub)disciplines and research interests. Your lecturers are high ranking specialists in their field. All courses are taught in small groups, allowing for personal contact with your fellow students, as well as your instructors. Besides studying interesting themes, you will also familiarise yourself with the state-of-the-art in social and political science literature and research skills. The city of Leiden is a popular student city, with attractive sights and a lively atmosphere. It proposes a wide variety of cultural, sports and leisure activities. Tuition fees EU/EEA, Dutch (including Netherlands Antilles), Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984. Other: around €16,400. Interested? If you would like to know more, perhaps regarding the specialisations, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/political-science-research/en/introduction. [-]

Master in Company Administration and Management

University of Parma
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Parma

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. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. 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 test. Potential applicants will take the test only if they have the above mentioned requirements. Admission procedures, terms and deadlines are published on the following website: http://www.dipartimentoeconomia.unipr.it/it/offerta-formativa. Key learning outcomes: 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. More in depth, thanks to the competences acquired in the degree course, graduated students will obtain advanced expertise on: - corporate governance and auditing; - financial accounting, financial reporting and determination of the taxable income of a company; - group-structured companies and elaboration of consolidated financial reporting; - management and control activities in companies in the public sector; - management and cost accounting; - economic-financial evaluation of the extraordinary operations with an accounting, fiscal and civil point of view; - analysis of the financial reporting of the firms in the public and private; - companies evaluation according to the established practices and analysis of their financial structure; - economic, financial and tax consulting to institutions, companies and private individuals at a national and international level; - worker as official receivers and liquidators and commercial and bankruptcy consultant, - compliance assessment; - internal auditing processes and evaluation on the effectiveness of internal administration procedures (risk assessment); - economic-financial communication procedures concerning capital markets, through the function of investor relator. Students will acquire and enhance the above mentioned competences through traditional lectures integrated with innovative teaching methods: workshops, research groups, discussion of business cases , thesis, seminars and contributions from experts from the professional economic and business world. Learning activities: Denomination - ECTS - Year Advanced management accounting 6 - 1 Companies financial analysis 9 - 1 Business statistics and data analysis 6 - 1 Management control in companies in public sector 9 - 1 International accounting 9 - 1 Industrial districts and business networks 8 - 1 Tax law and international taxation 8 - 1 Corporate governance and auditing 12 - 2 Advanced financial accounting 9 - 2 Commercial law (advanced course) 11 - 2 Business history 8 - 2 Business English 3 - 1 Optional activities (es.: exam, laboratories, stages) 8 Final thesis 14 Career opportunities: The Second Level Degree Course in "Business Administration" aims tot produce professions which will be able to: - use the necessary methodologies knowledge and skills for roles of responsibility in business management and administration (corporate governance and management control); - apply specific tools for research activities concerning the decision process implemented by the company; - apply different accounting standards; - study manufacturing firms, ,mainly focus on different types of business groups; - analyse the business context through an interdisciplinary approach; - deal with laws regulating companies, especially as regards the juridical aspects of extraordinary operations and of executive procedures; - apply knowhow regarding tax law and international tax systems in international market operations. In particular, graduated students could find a job as directors, accountants, legal-economic consultants, auditors, internal auditors, investor relators . If you need more information or have any questions, please fill in this form. It takes approximately 45 seconds to be completed. DEGREE COURSE WITH ADMISSION TEST AT LOCAL SCALE - Places available: 130, of which 6 for non EU citizens, including 2 reserved for Chinese citizens - No pre enrolment request will be accepted - 75 PLACES of which 4 for non EU citizens, including 2 reserved for Chinese citizens - 63 PLACES of which 6 for non EU citizens, including 2 reserved for Chinese citizens Classification: LM -77 degree courses in the sciences, economics and business. Learning activities The year (58 credits) - Tax Law and elements of international taxation (8 cfu) - Industrial districts and business networks (8 cfu) - Financial management of enterprises (9 cfu) - Programming, control and budget in public companies (9 credits) - International Accounting (9 cfu) - Programming systems and management control (6 cfu) - Business Statistics and data analysis (6 credits) Learning activities II year (62 credits) - Commercial Law (advanced course) (11 credits) - systems of governance and auditing (12 credits) - History of businesses (8 cfu) - Themes special budget (9 cfu) - English (suitability B1 +) (3 cfu) | From supporting mandatory before the exams of the second year - Optional activities (8 cfu) - Thesis (14 credits) To access you must: - meet certain academic requirements. - pass an admission test for the assessment of individual preparation, which assigns the ranking position. Bando and ranking (when available) can be downloaded right (links and downloads). Curricular requirements The curricular requirements required for access correspond to basic content of degree courses in class L-18 (ex 270/04) or 17 (ex 509/99). It also requires specific knowledge of issues relating to the sector SECS-P / 07. In particular: graduates from class 17 (previously 509/99) or L-18 (ex 270/04) requires at least 20 credits in the SECS-P / 07. Access is also open to graduates in other classes, provided they have acquired at least: - 20 credits in the SECS-P / 07; - 10 credits in one or more of the following sectors: SECS-P / 01 , SECS-P / 02, SECS-P / 03, SECS-P / 06, SECS-P / 12; - 10 credits in one or more of the following sectors: SECS-S / 01, SECS-S / 03, SECS- S / 06; - 10 credits in one or more of the following areas: IUS / 01 IUS / 04. Who should undertake curricular supplements may do so before the graduation of three-year degree, claiming the tests corresponding to debts. Students enrolled in a three-year Bachelor of Economics in Parma can do it as part of Activity-choice exams or supporting additional to the 180 credits required for the degree of Bachelor degree. Anyone who is not enrolled in a three-year Bachelor of Economics in Parma, can make curricular supplements at another location or subscribing to individual examinations. In any case, the curricular additions must be made ​​prior to the assessment of individual preparation. [-]

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. [+]

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 class are required to be undertaken. Compulsory class Becoming an effective operational research modeller Elective classes Two elective classes chosen from same list as for the Postgraduate Certificate. If you wish to proceed to the Postgraduate Diploma you need to be in appropriate employment. The final decision as to what is "appropriate employment" remains with the University of Strathclyde. However, if your employment covers all of the following, you're likely to be in the correct type of post: solving problems owned by someone else ill-defined problems working in teams the opportunity to use a variety of Business Analysis techniques your work has an influence on the operation of your organisations Your employment should require some analysis of business situations, in the private or public sector. Samples of your work will form the basis of reflection and learning projects, guided by a personal mentor. MSc in Operational Research Students who complete the Diploma and gain sufficient marks to proceed to the MSc will be expected to undertake a project. The project will be integrated with your employment. You'll have individual personal mentoring to guide you in reflection and learning. Technical requirements To undertake this course you need to have: Modern PC running Windows Vista or higher, web cam, headset with microphone Minimum 2Mb/sec broadband connection Microsoft Excel 2010 or higher NB: Some of the course software is Windows-only and will not run under Linux or on Macintosh computers so use of a PC or PC-emulation software is essential if these operating systems are used. Start dates You can start the Certificate programme in October or April. The Diploma course usually runs between September and May, though there is some flexibility with this. It's followed by the project which has a flexible timetable. Normally, a student should be able to complete the MSc programme in around two and a half years. Please contact us if you need advice about the best start date for you. Entry requirements Applicants for the Certificate should normally hold at least the equivalent of a UK pass degree. Students from a wide variety of first degrees are accepted onto the course. Many students have first degrees in business, economics, engineering and the social sciences. However, we also encourage applications from other degrees. English language requirements In addition to academic qualifications, you must also be able to show that you have a sufficient grasp of English. If English is not your first language you'll need to provide evidence of your proficiency before you can begin the course. See the University's English language requirements webpage for details of what is required. Mathematics requirements Some of the classes will require some mathematical manipulation. Knowledge of the topics below may well be expected. If you have problems with any of these you'll be required to do additional pre-course reading. Ability to use a scientific calculator: Capable of using and understanding functions such as exp, log, x^y on a calculator. Algebraic notation and manipulation; subscripts; simple results: Should feel comfortable manipulating equations and working with subscript notation. For example, student should be able to solve a quadratic equation, such as x2 + 2x + 1 = 0. Logs and exponentials: Have a general understanding of the use of logs and exponentials; the ability to carry out logarithmic transformations; an understanding of the logarithmic and exponential laws of summation, division etc. Graphs of simple functions: Ability to draw and interpret graphs of simple linear and non-linear mathematical functions Differentiation (including differentiation of a product): the idea of a differential equation An understanding of when differentiation is used: Ability to carry out differentiation on different functions, including functions that include the product of two variables; a basic understanding of how to solve equations that involve one or more derivatives; an understanding of what integration is; integration of polynomials and ex, integration by parts; understanding of when the use of integration is appropriate and the ability to carry out the integration of functions that contain variables with nonnegative integer powers. Finite sums: Infinite sums of xi and xi /i!; ability to carry out sums of arithmetic and geometric series; ability to sum infinite series of elements that have the form ?xi or ?xi/i!, where, for example, i = 1 to 8. Simple manipulation of vectors and matrices: Ability to carry out simple manipulation, such as addition, subtraction and multiplication of vectors and matrices. Careers In the department, we have very good links with business and have hosted recruitment events for many companies including Barclay’s Wealth, British Airways, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, Rolls Royce, Sopra and SIMUL8, to name a few. The skills you learn in the MSc make you very marketable to potential employers. Other employers where our graduates have found work include Clydesdale Bank, HSBC, PWC, RBS, Roland Berger and the Scottish Government. [-]

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... [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. 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 individuals who have the opportunity to observe the applicant’s work output Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work Complete an interview with the program chair (for those without health care experience) Complete a graduate application A test of English Language aptitude is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. RIT accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE exams. It is recommended that applicants have a minimum of three years of experience in a health care or health-related organization as either a practitioner or manager. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be asked to complete certain undergraduate courses as a bridge for the content knowledge required for the graduate program. They may also be required to complete a graduate level internship in health care prior to graduation. [-]

MSc Social Policy

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course offers you the opportunity to develop and extend your knowledge and understanding of key social policy issues together with advanced training in research methods. [+]

Why this course? This course offers you the opportunity to develop and extend your knowledge and understanding of key social policy issues together with advanced training in research methods. It aims to improve your knowledge and understanding of the factors which shape social needs and the ways in which different societies have responded to these. This will enhance your research skills and enable you to undertake an independent research project on a topic of your choice. It's suitable for: students who have studied social policy at undergraduate level and who now wish to build on the foundations they have already laid before entering employment or embarking on further study graduates of other disciplines who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of social and welfare issues whilst also enhancing their research skills individuals already in employment who wish to update their existing knowledge and skills before moving onto the next stage of their careers What you'll study The course includes a combination of research methods classes, core disciplinary training and individualised study. In addition to classes in research design, quantitative methods, and qualitative methods, the course also includes substantive classes in "Welfare concepts and ideas" and "Approaches to welfare: past, present and future". The first of these classes examines some of the most important concepts and ideas which have shaped thinking around social policy issues. The second class examines the historical development of social policy in a range of different countries before moving on to examine some of the major challenges facing policy-makers in the area of social policy today. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue more individualised courses of study which reflect the specialist research interests of our social policy staff. These include such issues as: the history of social policy in the UK the mixed economy of welfare citizenship race, ethnicity & social policy migration child poverty technology & welfare Following the successful completion of your coursework, you'll have the opportunity to complete a research-based dissertation on a topic of your own choice. Entry requirements First or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Social Policy or a related discipline. For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent. Tests are valid for two years. Pre-sessional courses in English are available. If you’re a national of an English speaking country recognised by UK Visa and Immigrations (please check most up-to-date list on the Home Office website) or you have successfully completed an academic qualification (at least equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree) in any of these countries, then you do not need to present any additional evidence. If you are from a country not recognised as an English speaking country by the United Kingdom Visa and Immigration (UKVI), please check our English requirements before making your application. Fees & funding All fees quoted are per academic year unless stated otherwise. Scotland/EU 2016/17 - £4,600 Rest of UK 2016/17 - £4,600 International 2016/17 - £13,000 [-]

MSc Research in Public Administration and Organisational Science

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. This challenging two-year programme focuses on key issues of Public Administration and Organisation Theory. The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. New challenges for public organisations New challenges for public governments flow from long-term trends such as globalisation, changing information and communication technologies, climate change, and societal fragmentation caused by migration, individualisation, and cultural pluralisation. Solid research is necessary to understand and properly react to these social transformations. Public administrators respond to these challenges in a variety of ways: they initiate reforms to make public management less bureaucratic and more accountable, they activate and enable citizens, they help businesses become more competitive while enhancing social responsibility, and they support civil society initiatives to provide voluntary community services. You will analyse how such initiatives help governments cope with the challenges of modernity. These modern challenges are no longer the sole responsibility of government institutions. Private, semi-private, and privatised organisations are increasingly involved in what were previously considered public tasks. Political decision-making does not only take place in national political arenas, but also at the regional level and in various international arenas, in horizontal networks of social partners, and at the headquarters of large companies and social institutions. Your study of the public domain and the critical issues in that domain will therefore focus on public organisations in the broadest sense of the word. OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME Through this intensive Master’s programme, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and methodological skills to analyse real-life problems. Our research-intensive programme will also help you understand and analyse the classic questions of Public Administration as they are playing out in new organisational contexts. It will provide you with the tools to identify, analyse, and prescribe effective intervention strategies. Your studies will prepare you for a career as university researcher, policy analyst, or consultant. [-]

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. ... [-]

Master of Science in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering

Aalto University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Espoo

This programme focuses on future challenges of sustainable built environment, tackling topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation and the need for greener cities. The defining characteristic of the programme is its focus on a wide range of approaches from people’s daily life and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking necessary for shaping the built environment. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. Cities are becoming increasingly dynamic, complex and fragmented while demands for their liveability, sustainability, competitiveness, and attractiveness increase. This requires new skills in systemic understanding, problem-solving, and integrative planning and policy-making beyond sectorial boundaries. This programme focuses on future challenges of sustainable built environment, tackling topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation and the need for greener cities. The defining characteristic of the programme is its focus on a wide range of approaches from people’s daily life and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking necessary for shaping the built environment. What will you learn? As a student, you will gain excellent competencies to work for smarter and more liveable cities and to respond to emerging issues of constantly changing built environments and technologies. In addition to a strong theoretical basis, you will acquire insights into current research themes, and capabilities in applying a variety of planning and analysis tools in contemporary tasks of land use and transportation. Through interactive learning methods, you will gain hands-on experiences on a range of urban themes and methodologies. Engaged in studio courses, you will learn systemic thinking, creative problem-solving, ethical reflectivity, as well as tools for participatory processes and communication skills in various forums and through various media. Moreover, you will be able to critically interpret and process knowledge from multiple sources and implement this knowledge in a variety of complex urban processes. Common studies (40 cr) include seven courses, which are all compulsory. These studies form the foundation of spatial planning and transportation engineering studies upon which different profiles of expertise can be built through selected advanced and elective studies. The advanced studies (25 cr) include seven courses. The elective studies (25 cr) can be chosen freely, although students are offered guidance. Please, see more about the programme and courses in the student portal Into. Master’s thesis The master’s thesis (30 cr) is a piece of applied research that includes not only the written thesis but also the maturity essay and seminar presentation or a corresponding presentation. The key goal of the master’s thesis is solving a problem relevant to the field of study based on existing scientific knowledge in compliance with the principles of responsible conduct of research. The goal is to produce a scientific thesis. The master's thesis shall be written on a topic related to the advanced studies of the degree programme, agreed upon between the student and the supervising professor. A suitable topic can, for instance, be a research and development project carried out for a partner outside the university, or it can be connected to an ongoing research project of the Department. The master’s thesis takes 6 months (fulltime) and it is an individual project. Career prospects As a graduate of this programme, you will become an enabler of a sustainable future in cities. In addition, you will be able to improve the quality of life for people – in a variety of scales, now and in the long term. Our graduates can specialise in different professional roles of choice, including urban, regional and/or transportation planner, developer, analyst, policy-maker, traffic engineer, transportation modeller, Intelligent Transport Systems engineering, manager, or researcher. Postgraduate study opportunities You can continue your studies in the Doctoral Programme of the School of Engineering and specialise further in the fields covered in our programme. Doctoral students work in the research teams of our professors and engage in international PhD workshops and conferences, thus benefiting from the broad support of their peers and supervisors. [-]

MSc in Business Administration

Radboud University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

Our programme in Business Administration aims at multiple value creation: it devotes equal attention to economic aspects as to organisational and social processes. [+]

Our  Master's programme in Business Administration - unlike other similar programmes - emphasizes the social processes that constitute organisations. How do social processes determine the ways in which organisations and management operate and perform? In addition, in Nijmegen we have chosen an integrated approach. This attention for the whole, including social relationships is what creates a better understanding of the importance of good management and can eventually increase the performance of organisations of all kinds. Theory and action-based learning This programme is closely associated with the research carried out within the Institute of Management Research, where the focus is on research into relationship management, institutional dynamics, decision making and innovative management. You will become familiar with both the theoretical and practical aspects of your special subject. The programme combines a thorough training in methodology with action-based learning: you apply the theory you have learned to concrete cases and learn to develop appropriate solutions. And, in our Visa Skills Lab, you can use computers to make scenario analyses and simulate decision-making processes within organisations. ... [-]

Master of Science in Business Administration

University of Tor Vergata
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Rome

The Master of Science in Business Administration (Laurea Magistrale- LM 77) is a two-year programme taught entirely in English, internationally open, practice-oriented and job-market driven. It provides for a solid management background and allows students to choose from seven different areas of specialization divided into field of expertise, strongly qualifying students for the career they are targeting. [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. Master of Science in Business Administration The Master of Science in Business Administration (Laurea Magistrale- LM 77) is a two-year programme taught entirely in English, internationally open, practice-oriented and job-market driven. It provides for a solid management background and allows students to choose from seven different areas of specialization divided into field of expertise, strongly qualifying students for the career they are targeting. Several courses are jointly developed together with Companies and Associations, hosting entrepreneurs and managers from leading Management Consulting Firms and International Companies. Furthermore students are given the opportunity to get professional certifications such as SAP and ISIPM-Project Management. The strong focus on international market provides necessay tools to understand and face the global dynamic competitive markets of today. Our programme, in the context of a dynamic learning environment, helps students in building a strong and internationally-open career path. Admission Selection is based on academic standing, CV, motivation letter, reference letter, level of knowledge of English language. Italian applicants can chose not to submit a reference letter. Eligibility Criteria An undergraduate degree in the areas of Business Administration and Management, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Statistics, Law (with a grade above 70% for international degrees; a grade above 90/110 for Italian degrees); a B2 Common European Framework (CEF) Certificate of English to be submitted by the 30th of September 2017 Read more... Required Documents Students will be evaluated by the Admission Board only when they will have filled in the on-line application form and uploaded all the required documents listed below: Transcripts Student Record* (translated in English) including a list of the completed exams and marks in the undergraduate degree as well as any other postgraduate programme. Please include a table explaining the grading system used by the home-university which indicates the minimum and maximum achievable scores; Curriculum Vitae in English (any format). The Admission Board will evaluate the information included in the CV and verify the applicant's overall profile, experience and knowledge; Motivation Letter (in English, any format); Reference Letter from one referee. Once the contact details of the referee are inserted, the system will automatically send out a request to the referee to upload the Reference Letter. The referee has to follow the instructions in the automatic reply; English Proficiency Certificate to be inserted in the last page of your CV. The deadline for EU students to present the English certification is September 30th. Once the application is complete, the Admission Board will evaluate it within 4 weeks and the applicant will be notified by email on the results. The selected international applicants will first receive the Conditional Acceptance Letter, and later, after completing the pre-enrolment, they will receive the Formal Acceptance Letter. *Student Record: Tor Vergata students, who are yet to graduate, can provide a screenshot of the Delphi page including the total list of completed exams and the GPA average (media voti). Tor Vergata Graduates can either request the Segreteria Studenti to provide them with the "Certificato di Laurea per uso ufficio" or provide a self-certification (autocertificazione) including the list of exams. Tuition Fees Enrolling to the Master of Science in Business Administration programme at University of Rome Tor Vergata requires to pay a total of 3 separate instalments. The total fee, which varies depending on your family income, includes the 1st and 2nd instalment (necessary to enroll to all Italian public Universities) + the BA course fee (3rd instalment). Students applying and winning the Laziodisu scholarship competition (find out more here) will be exempted from paying all 3 instalments, and just pay €16 for the Marca da bollo. Instalment Fee Due date 1st €488 November 7th 2nd €1.500 + (€0 to €1.450)* March 31st 3rd €1.500 June 1st *this fee depends on your family income For more information regarding tuition fees please click here Scholarships In order to obtain scholarships students can apply to LAZIODISU, an institution of Regione Lazio (the Region of Lazio), which every year offers a limited number of scholarships based on family income and merit, to La Farnesina and to Invest Your Talent in Italy. For further information click here. [-]