Master of Science Programs in Administration

Compare 44 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 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 [+]

MSc Degrees in Administration. 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. ... [-]

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... [-]

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 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 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... [-]

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. ... [-]

MSc Business Administration

University of Twente
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Enschede

The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to apply scientific methods and insights to help generate solutions for complex business and administrative problems. [+]

The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to apply scientific methods and insights to help generate solutions for complex business and administrative problems.

 

All companies sometimes face complex business problems. They can involve short or long-term strategies, the implementation of a sound business concept, HRM policy, the improvement of services or the introduction of sustainable innovation or change. The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to help organizations improve their operations and to solve these kinds of problems.

The master's programme in Business Administration has six specializations; specializations with their own individual range of subjects and career prospects.... [-]


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.... [-]


MSc in Business Administration

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

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.... [-]


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... [-]

1 year MBA

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

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 Our 1-year MBA course is aimed at all those who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge that will enable them to operate as general managers. Our 1-year MBA is designed for full-time working individuals. Courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays, allowing students to complete the programme without interrupting their careers or excessively disrupting their personal lives. Students interested in taking part this MBA are typically: professionals interested in pursuing careers in general management, either in not-for-profit or for-profit businesses or as entrepreneurs or managers; professionals with specialist backgrounds who wish to acquire general management experience to progress in their careers; graduates... [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

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... [-]