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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. 

Humanities and Social Sciences is a varied field of study that may prepare students for a wide variety of careers in a huge array of industries. Those who wish to work in social services, education or any career involving the arts may benefit from focusing on this area.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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University of Central Arkansas

The goal of the graduate program in library media and information technologies is to prepare individuals for professional positions in a variety of information and educat ... [+]

Welcome to the Masters of Library Media and Information Technologies program at UCA. The Library Media and Information Technologies program is nationally recognized by the American Association of School Librarians as an exemplary School Library program in the U.S. With a 99% PRAXIS II content pass rate in School Library Media, the L.I.B.M. program has one of the largest graduate programs for School Librarians in the state of Arkansas.

General Program Information

The goal of the graduate program in library media and information technologies is to prepare individuals for professional positions in a variety of information and educational settings. The Library Media and Information Technologies program, located within the Department of Leadership Studies, is designed for individuals who may be (1) planning careers in school library media centers at the elementary, middle, and secondary district levels and at regional educational cooperatives or, (2) planning careers as children and youth librarians in public, college, and special information centers.... [-]

USA Conway
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
Online & Campus Combined
Central Connecticut State University

The Master’s of Science in the International Studies program educates students in several key areas of the world: Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Gl ... [+]

The Master’s of Science in the International Studies program educates students in several key areas of the world: Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Global Studies (focused on a global theme). Students are grounded in theories of internationalization, history of diverse countries and regions, cross-cultural issues, and features of various international cultures and are provided programmatic, analytical, and practical skills to address international issues. The program prepares generalists to work in governmental and non-governmental organizations within and outside of the United States to address issues related to the global human experience.

The International Studies Master's program is designed to produce individuals competent in understanding the interrelated nature of global phenomena, confident in their membership in a community of global citizens, and capable of fulfilling various professional positions related to the field of International Studies. To further these overarching goals, the learning outcomes of the IS graduate program concern the student's ability to express these competencies in formal essays (including a thesis or capstone project) and presentations of research projects and policy positions.... [-]

USA New Britain
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Welch College

The Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry at Welch College is designed for college graduates who desire additional education in the classical theological disciplines an ... [+]

Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry Classical Theology. Practical Ministry.

The Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry at Welch College is designed for college graduates who desire additional education in the classical theological disciplines and the integration of those disciplines within the practice of Christian ministry. The 33-semester-hour M.A. degree is an advanced degree, with a hybrid format, that focuses on developing skills and knowledge in the area of Christian ministry. You will study under faculty members who are gifted scholars with specialties in a broad range of disciplines and are experienced in ministry. They will teach effectively and mentor you intend to apply biblical and theological depth to your ministry. The emphasis is on a practical application that builds on your experience. The Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry is regionally and nationally accredited. Learn more about our accreditation here... [-]

USA Nashville
September 2019
33 hours
Online
Knowledge Systems Institute

Advance your programming, database, and network knowledge and advance your career with a Master of Science Degree from Knowledge Systems Institute with a campus in Skokie ... [+]

Advance your programming, database, and network knowledge and advance your career with a Master of Science Degree from Knowledge Systems Institute with a campus in Skokie (near north Chicago and Evanston).

The MS degree program in Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to understand, design and use modern computer-based systems. It fosters innovative thinking and encourages new approaches to solving business and technical problems through the use of information technology (IT). Students will gain the expertise needed to meet the demands of the rapidly growing and changing information industry. Graduates can begin an IT career; advance in IT if they already have an IT career, or prepare for future advanced studies in computer science.... [-]

USA Skokie
September 2019
Full-time
Online & Campus Combined
Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Christian Ministry degree program provides a foundation in biblical knowledg ... [+]

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Christian Ministry degree program provides a foundation in biblical knowledge and theological wisdom for students who want to pursue ministry in mental health and serve as a wellness-focused Christian worker.

You will develop a deepened understanding of the gospel to discuss relevant issues from a Christian perspective. The exploration of spiritual health, growth, character development and human nature areas will provide you with the knowledge in life and practice to help individuals who seek support and encouragement within a Christian framework. This Christian ministry degree does not lead to licensure.... [-]

USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University's transformative Master of Science in Christian Counseling of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders helps you integrate Christian values into prof ... [+]

When you have been called upon to share God's word while serving individuals who are struggling with drug addiction, a strong educational foundation in Christian principles, psychological theory and counseling practices is essential.

Grand Canyon University's transformative Master of Science in Christian Counseling of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders helps you integrate Christian values into professional counseling practices applicable to addictive disorders.

This substance abuse counseling degree program is offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and includes coursework that allows you to focus on substance abuse counseling and prepares you for a career as a licensed addiction counselor. In addition to biblical wisdom, you explore psychological theories related to addiction, up-to-date assessment and treatment methods and the impact culture, family and other sociological influences have on the addict. You are provided with comprehensive training and academic preparation to achieve national certification and licensure in Arizona as an addiction counselor.... [-]

USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Grand Canyon University

GCU‛s transformative Christian Counseling programs create an opportunity to integrate Christian principles within a professional counseling practice. The Master of Scienc ... [+]

GCU‛s transformative Christian Counseling programs create an opportunity to integrate Christian principles within a professional counseling practice.

The Master of Science in Christian Counseling prepares graduates to serve clients who are searching for counseling services with Christian faith elements integrated. The program offers a strong foundation in biblical knowledge and theological wisdom, which can be applied in a client-driven counseling setting. This includes an exploration of spiritual health, growth and character development for the counselor in life and practice.

Learners develop a deep understanding of the gospel to discuss relevant issues from a Christian perspective. The program meets the academic requirements established by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Learners are provided with comprehensive training to achieve national certification and licensure in Arizona as a counselor. Graduates from other states may have the academic preparation to begin the process of seeking certification and licensure in their respective states. A master's degree in counseling is needed to become licensed as a counselor in 48 states, including Arizona. But, additional requirements may vary from state to state. Graduates of this degree program will be prepared to treat individuals who suffer from social, psychological and emotional disabilities. Learners can focus their counseling careers on a variety of disorders such as behavior, mental health, substance abuse, and marriage and family.... [-]

USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
EUCLID (Euclid University)

Two specialized MSc programs offered online by an intergovernmental university with a recognized expertise in interfaith studies. ... [+]

HIGHLIGHTS:

The MIRD (and MIFS) are unique programs in the sense that they are actually offered by an intergovernmental organization with a university charter and an additional mandate in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. Notably, EUCLID is the only university which has received the first prize of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, presented by H.M. King Abdullah of Jordan (photo below).

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

EUCLID offers several closely related but nevertheless distinct graduate programs:

MIRD: MSc in Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy MIFS: MSc in Interfaith Studies MCRel: MSc in Comparative Religion MTSD: MSc in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization ... [-]
USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

M.S. students are admitted to one of four concentrations: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Theoretical Linguistics. ... [+]

M.S. students are admitted to one of four concentrations:

Applied Linguistics Computational Linguistics Sociolinguistics Theoretical Linguistics

The general requirements for the M.S. in Linguistics include:

Coursework (36 credits) Foreign Language Proficiency Master’s Research Paper (MRP)

An M.S. in Computational Linguistics requires 24 credits of coursework instead of 36 and a Master’s Thesis instead of an MRP.

Further details concerning requirements, standards, and procedures for the M.S. are given in the Linguistics Graduate Student Handbook and the Graduate Bulletin.

Requirements

The requirements for the Master of Science in Linguistics include coursework, foreign language proficiency, and a Master’s Research Paper. The Graduate School allows three years from matriculation to complete all degree requirements and to graduate.... [-]

USA Washington
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

The master of science degree in information technology is a unique and flexible program that allows the student to craft his or her own program of study within the broad ... [+]

The master of science degree in information technology is a unique and flexible program that allows the student to craft his or her own program of study within the broad range of the IT computing discipline. Students build upon a core requirement in current information technology themes.

The specialty areas include website design and interactive multimedia development, application development, usability and interface design, database theory and practice, software project management, eLearning technologies, and computer networking. In addition, students have the option of choosing courses from among the wide variety of fields offered within RIT, such as computer animation, computer graphics design, telecommunications technology, and business. Portions of the degree are available in an online delivery format. Admission requirementsTo be considered for admission to the MS in information technology, candidates must:... [-]

USA Rochester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
St. John's University Online

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

Academic Librarianship Archival Studies Legal Information Professional Management Public Librarianship Special Librarianship Youth Services

St. John's M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from six unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O'Connell Scholarship.... [-]

USA Queens
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
St. John's University Online

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

Academic Librarianship Archival Studies Legal Information Professional Management Public Librarianship Special Librarianship Youth Services

St. John's M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from six unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O'Connell Scholarship.... [-]

USA Queens
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
St. John's University Online

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

Academic Librarianship Archival Studies Legal Information Professional Management Public Librarianship Special Librarianship Youth Services

St. John's M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from six unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O'Connell Scholarship.... [-]

USA Queens
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
St. John's University Online

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

Academic Librarianship Archival Studies Legal Information Professional Management Public Librarianship Special Librarianship Youth Services

St. John's M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from six unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O'Connell Scholarship.... [-]

USA Queens
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
St. John's University Online

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance ... [+]

The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively to enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice. In this program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA), you will learn how to analyze, evaluate and organize information to enhance information delivery in your chosen specialty.

Develop a specialty through your choice of concentration in:

Academic Librarianship Archival Studies Legal Information Professional Management Public Librarianship Special Librarianship Youth Services

St. John's M.S. L.I.S. offers an E-portfolio and mentoring program to help students strengthen their ability to secure an advanced position in library sciences. Students can choose from six unique concentrations of study, benefit from a strong alumni network, and are also eligible for the performance-based O'Connell Scholarship.... [-]

USA Queens
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online