Master of Science in Economic Studies in North America

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Economic Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Master in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Madison Teaneck

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners. The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements. [+]

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners.

The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements.

The first track, part of the College's 150-hour accounting program, is designed for students who have an undergraduate major or concentration in accounting. This track was recognized by the American Accounting Association's prestigious Innovation in Accounting Education Award. The other track is tailored to students who do not have an undergraduate background in accounting but desire to focus in this area at the graduate level.... [-]


MS in Finance

Manhattanville College School of Business
Campus 18 months December 2018 USA New York

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. [+]

Overview

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. The demand for smart, communicative, and thoughtful people in top finance positions will increase even more in the future. Gain an understanding of financial decision processes to maximize shareholder wealth, financial statement analysis, and financial institutions, and immerse yourself in current financial special topics in Manhattanville’s M.S. in Finance program.

The program offers three specializations: Corporate Finance, Investment Management, and Accounting.... [-]


Master of Science (MS) in Finance Management

Lincoln University
Campus 54  September 2019 USA Oakland

The MS in Finance Management degree program enables students with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in business to gain an in-depth and applied understanding of the complexities and functions of finance professionals in a globally competitive and rapidly changing business and economic environment. This specialized degree program is designed to address major financial issues facing multinational firms such as capital sourcing, foreign and domestic investment risk, financial performance assessment, and financial forecasting and planning. [+]

Master of Science (MS) Degrees Introduction

Lincoln University offers the Master of Science in International Business (MS in IB) and the Master of Science in Finance Management (MS in FM) degrees. The programs are designed to develop broad competence and to enable graduates to operate in a wide variety of business situations appropriate to their specialty. The Lincoln University MS programs uphold a strong international focus. In order to fulfill the overall mission, emphasis is placed through­out on important disciplines and skills as well as specific subject areas.

The following objectives have been identified for the programs:

Use of analytical tools from the quantitative and behavioral sciences; The building of flexible adaptabili­ty to changing environments; The development of the student's ability to evaluate social, political, and economic values; Advancement of skills in group cooperation and decision-making; Development of communication skills; Development of the student’s ability to carry out independent research, and enhancement of their ability to deliver their ideas, research methodology and findings by means of formal presentations with critiques of their analytical, written, oral and media presentation skills in business and professional environments. ... [-]

MS in Accounting

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 USA Washington + 1 more

Kogod’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares you for a rewarding career in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting. Whether you’re advancing your career, transitioning to a new one, or just starting out, the MSA will put you on track to compete in a flourishing field—one that’s projected to increase 22 percent in the next decade. [+]

Kogod’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares you for a rewarding career in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting. Whether you’re advancing your career, transitioning to a new one, or just starting out, the MSA will put you on track to compete in a flourishing field—one that’s projected to increase 22 percent in the next decade.

Casey Evans believes what sets Kogod’s MS Accounting (MSA) program apart is its inclusivity. “You don’t need any accounting experience before you get your master’s at Kogod,” says Evans, MSA program.

Jacob Spector admits Kogod’s MS Accounting (MSA) program was rigorous, but that it’s paying off now. “Ernst & Young, my current employer, tell me they’re surprised at some of the knowledge I have,” says Spector, MSA alumus. “That’s all knowledge I gained right here at American.”... [-]


MS Finance

Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2019 USA West Lafayette

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. [+]

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. These intensive studies will further develop your abilities in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.

Working in a team-based environment, you’ll study alongside top students from the United States and around the world.

The Purdue Master’s in Finance is tailored to foster your individual aspirations. For a competitive edge for careers in corporate finance; investment management; security analysis and brokerage; commercial and retail banking; and financial management of commercial and nonprofit organizations, choose an MS(F) degree from Purdue.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering.

Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques; Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry; Conduct empirical research and modeling; Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software; STEM Certified. ... [-]

Online MS in Finance

Kelley Direct Online
Online Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

An online MS in Finance delivers the ideal background in financial expertise for future CFOs. The Kelley School is the No. 1 producer of sitting CFOs among public universities and No. 3 overall. You’ll develop the financially sound reasoning you need to achieve the strategic goals of your organization. [+]

Achieve an MS in Finance on your terms.

An online MS in Finance delivers the ideal background in financial expertise for future CFOs. The Kelley School is the No. 1 producer of sitting CFOs among public universities and No. 3 overall. You’ll develop the financially sound reasoning you need to achieve the strategic goals of your organization.

Topics covered include:

Financial management Quantitative analysis Value creation Economics Risk management Capital markets Earn Your Degree Around Your Schedule

Complete your 30 credit-hour graduate degree in 15 months to three years, advancing your career at a pace that fits your life.

Application Deadlines Starting Term Domestic Applicants International Applicants Fall August 1 June 1 Add an MBA and Go Even Further ... [-]

Master of Science in Financial Services

Saint Joseph's University, Haub School of Business
Online Campus Full time Part time 30 months Open Enrollment USA Philadelphia + 2 more

This program provides you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination. [+]

AACSB accredited and CFP® Board Certified

This innovative graduate program provides professionals like you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination.

Saint Joseph’s University offers you the flexibility of online classes or on-campus evening classes so you can study without interrupting your career. What’s more, our staff, faculty, and students are united in the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, care for the whole person, and are dedicated to helping you succeed in the classroom as well as in life.... [-]


MSc in Finance

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Tampa

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis, and planning, [+]

Master of Science in Finance

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Finance prepares students for careers in the ever-changing financial industry. Changes in the investment industry and the financial markets require well-trained financial professionals to make value-enhancing decisions as information becomes available and the business environment changes.

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis and planning, portfolio management and more. Several courses have integrated the CFA® curriculum as provided by CFA Institute and are based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA® Program. Topics in these courses assist students in preparation for the CFA® exam.*... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus 2 years September 2019 USA Syracuse

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager. [+]

Overview

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager.

Our program accommodates students with a background in accounting as well as those with education in other disciplines. If entering with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you will complete 30 credits to earn your M.S. in professional accounting. If entering without an undergraduate accounting degree, you will need to take additional courses during your time in the program, depending on your previous business and accounting coursework. This path could lengthen your time in the program.... [-]


Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA)

Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 USA Pomona + 1 more

Cal Poly Pomona’s Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program is designed to meet the needs of the ever-changing accounting profession, whether in public accounting, corporate accounting, government and not-for-profit accounting or some other areas of practice. [+]

Cal Poly Pomona’s Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program is designed to meet the needs of the ever-changing accounting profession, whether in public accounting, corporate accounting, government and not-for-profit accounting or some other areas of practice.

The program provides an integrated curriculum comprised of 45 quarter units, featuring the sound theoretical, applied, analytical, and interdisciplinary courses that prepare students for a successful career in the profession.

Some of these courses include:

Accounting Ethics Assurance and Regulation in Accounting Business Valuation Using Financial Statements Contemporary Accounting Issues Fraud and Forensic Accounting Internal Control and Corporate Governance Management Control in Not-for-Profit Organizations Strategic Tax Planning ... [-]

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

University Of St. Thomas Houston - Cameron School Of Business
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Cameron School of Business MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. [+]

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community provides a unique liberal arts focus.

The MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. The program trains students to succeed in the accounting profession. This program is accommodating to career professionals in a variety of areas, including:

Public accounting Private industry Government Nonprofit organizations Education Taxation Consulting

The Cameron MSA Advantage... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

California Lutheran University
Online Campus Full time Part time 36 hours USA Thousand Oaks Westlake Village + 2 more

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team. [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE) degree emphasizes practical applications and interactive learning, including close collaboration with members of a world-class economics faculty and forecasting team.

Quick Facts

*Students can start in August or January of each year.

Our program features an intense quantitative element, including more econometrics, financial economics, and theory than most master’s programs. The econometrics curriculum contains unique forecasting and modeling components that provide valuable hands-on application of theory.

Highly Ranked

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics has been ranked 3rd in the nation for quantitive economics programs by The Financial Engineer.... [-]


MS in Accounting

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time Part time 10 - 16 months September 2019 USA College Park + 1 more

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. [+]

The Smith School is known for its academic excellence. Our specialty masters programs optimize our top faculty, resources and location to transform you into a business professional ready to lead, no matter which specialization you pursue.

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards. Key topics include: internal auditing application and practice; forensic auditing and its role in fraud prevention, deterrence, detection and control; business ethics for accountants and auditors; and current trends in corporate governance.... [-]


MS in Enterprise Risk Management

Yeshiva University
Online Campus Full time Part time 16 - 24 months September 2019 USA New York + 2 more

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics. [+]

Organizations need to have a thorough understanding of business risk to optimize return on investment. Risk management professionals are critical to researching, analyzing, and managing the risk management process. Through foundational work on frameworks and modeling combined with real-world projects, the 30-credit master's in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at the Katz School puts students on the track for management positions in a variety of industries.

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics.International Students may be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing you to work in the United States for up to 36 months.... [-]