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The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

A few universities in the United States have extension programs in various parts of Jamaica. Most of the students who enroll in these part-time programs are working professionals who want to continue their education without having to relocate closer to the nation's Universities. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.

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University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech)

Applications will be available at the College Admissions office, at G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports webpage. ... [+]

Master of Science in Physical Education & Sport

Programme Code: PMSPHESFTF1

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include the following criteria:

A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in physical education or kinesiology or their equivalent, with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 from a recognized accredited institution. Applicants who do not hold a degree in physical education or kinesiology may be required to successfully complete certain undergraduate prerequisite courses prior to admission. A professional resume (All experiences in the field of Physical Education and Sport) A written personal statement describing career goals and rationale for enrolling in the M.Sc. programme (limit 500 words) A completed Application for Admission sent to M.Sc./Physical Education and Sport. Applications will be available at the College Admissions office, at G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports webpage. Detailed Programme Structure ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston Montego Bay
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech)

The M. Sc. Finance course of study consists of 12 modules comprised of 8 core courses, 4 electives in two areas of specializations. ... [+]

Master of Science in Finance (MSc. Finance) Programme Design

The M. Sc. Finance course of study consists of 12 modules comprised of 8 core courses, 4 electives in two areas of specializations. The concentration areas are International Banking and Investment. Persons who are required to pursue remedial courses will do them in addition to the MSc Finance courses. The modules will be taught in the evenings, during weekends and in two blocks of four to five days in the summer. State-of-the-art, modern-day trading strategies will be incorporated in the programme to enhance the capabilities of the finance graduate.

Philosophy

The philosophy behind the Master of Science in Finance course of study is to provide a superior education in all aspects of financial management by developing critical, scholarly and professional skills in all major fields of finance for students who aspire to have a career in the financial sector, profit, and non-profit institutions. This course of study will permit participants to acquire advanced analytical skills while simultaneously developing social judgment in financial management to equip them to advance to high-level positions in the finance industry.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston Montego Bay
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Campus
The Mico University College

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In r ... [+]

Master of Science: Counselling and Social Work M.S.c Counselling and Social Work Credits Required: 51

The Master of Science in Counselling and Social Work is designed to equip society with skills to respond to the needs of the school community and society as a whole. In response to social changes that impact the lives of students, this programme prepares professionals who will focus on a broad range of services to an increasingly diverse group of stakeholders. The programme targets persons with a Bachelor’s Degree in social and behavioural studies and covers two (2) years, including summer sessions.

RATIONALE

In order to prepare students, parents and the society to meet and effectively deal with the existing societal challenges, The Mico University College has undertaken to train change agents. This programme intends to prepare individuals to be school counsellors and social agents who will be well informed and motivated.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of New Orleans College of Business Administration

This degree along with your work experience will give you an advantage as you progress to higher levels in your career. You will be exposed to advanced business concepts, ... [+]

ABOUT THE M.S. PROGRAMThe Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management program is an advanced degree program to better prepare future leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry. It is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of the industries that operate under the rubric of global tourism; widen their horizons in regard to unresolved issues in the field, and further develop their analytical abilities and communication skills.The program prepares students for professional careers in both the private and public sectors of global hospitality and tourism and it also serves as a foundation for more advanced studies.Students are provided a broad preparation in the important operational aspects of the organizations that comprise the hospitality and tourism industries. Emphasis is placed on the development of problem-solving and decision-making abilities as well as the acquisition of basic research skills.The program will be designed to satisfy the needs of students with undergraduate degrees in any field who want to be better prepared for careers in hospitality and tourism.For those with degrees other than hospitality and tourism or business administration, a series of foundation courses or their equivalents must be completed before courses for graduate credit can be taken. All, or a part, of the foundation-core course requirements, may be fulfilled by courses taken at universities other than the University of New Orleans. Students with undergraduate degrees in hospitality and tourism or business usually have satisfied all, or most, of the foundation course requirements. Also, students may pursue the M.S. Degree on either a full-time... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Campus
University of New Orleans College of Business Administration

This program provides graduate study concentrated in areas such as partnership, corporation, and shareholder taxation, the tax problems of employee retirement plans, and ... [+]

This program provides graduate study concentrated in areas such as partnership, corporation, and shareholder taxation, the tax problems of employee retirement plans, and tax research. It also is a foundation for entrance into doctoral programs and other professional studies.

Required Non-Tax Courses:

Studies in Accounting Theory Studies in Managerial Accounting

Required Tax Accounting Courses:

Federal Tax Practice, Procedure, and Report Writing Estate and Gift Taxation Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders Advanced Taxation of Partners and Partnerships and Professional Corporations

Statement of GoalsAs an academic unit of the University of New Orleans, an urban comprehensive teaching and research university created to serve the population of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan region while attracting students and faculty from across the nation and the world at large, the Department of Accounting has the following goals:... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of New Orleans College of Business Administration

This program further prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting through advanced study in financial and managerial accounting, aud ... [+]

This program further prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting through advanced study in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting systems. It also is a foundation for entrance into doctoral programs and other professional studies.

Required Courses:

Studies in Accounting Theory Studies in Managerial Accounting Seminar in Business Policies

Statement of GoalsAs an academic unit of the University of New Orleans, an urban comprehensive teaching and research university created to serve the population of the Greater New Orleans metropolitan region while attracting students and faculty from across the nation and the world at large, the Department of Accounting has the following goals: ... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
International University of the Caribbean

The objective of the Master of Science in Counselling & Consulting Psychology (MCCP) is to train persons to be competent in the dual disciplines of Counselling and Co ... [+]

Master of Science in Counselling and Consulting Psychology (MSc)

The objective of the Master of Science in Counselling & Consulting Psychology (MCCP) is to train persons to be competent in the dual disciplines of Counselling and Consulting Psychology. Graduates will demonstrate a range of solution-oriented skills in dealing with individual, group, and organizational problems using counselling and/or consulting expertise.

Core Courses Counselling & Consulting Psychology Counselling & Consulting Skills Professional Ethics Lifespan Psychology Counselling Theories I & II Psychopathology Organizational Development & Intervention Strategic Planning & Management Psychometrics, Organizing for Marketing Elective Courses Program and Project Evaluation Practicum Supervision Performance Counselling Community Psychology & Development Forensic Psychology Art Therapy Entry Requirements ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Campus
International University of the Caribbean

The MSc. program in Psychology is a degree with specializations in consulting psychology, counseling, community psychology, and pastoral psychotherapy. It is designed to ... [+]

Master of Science in Psychology (MSc)

The MSc. program in Psychology is a degree with specializations in consulting psychology, counseling, community psychology, and pastoral psychotherapy. It is designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in graduate studies in psychology. Upon successfully completing the core curricula, the student would fulfill the remaining degree requirements by specializing in a specific area of interest. The program provides the flexibility of studies that are based on the option to choose from a wide range of courses that reflect students’ personal and professional interests.

Core Courses Introduction to Psychology Lifespan Psychology Advanced Research Methods I Advanced Research Methods II Advanced Psychometrics Professional Ethics Statistics Specializations Consulting Psychology Pastoral Psychotherapy Counselling Psychology Community Psychology Entry Requirements ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Campus
The University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

The MSc in Development Studies truly fulfils the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interdis ... [+]

The MSc Development Studies is a new and exciting one-year (two years part-time) programme coming from the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES). It replaces the previously taught degrees in Governance and Public Policy, Economic Development Policy, and Social Policy. The MSc in Development Studies truly fulfills the UWI’s strategic vision geared towards producing the ideal graduate with the requisite leadership training and an interdisciplinary grasp of the social sciences.

In addition to a firm grounding in contemporary social, political and economic affairs, the degree features a novel leadership seminar, a practical in-course approach to research methodology and a very useful technical writing seminar. Significant space is made available for the selection of electives from across the UWI, so that prospective candidates can, with the assistance of the SALISES faculty, design their own degree to suit existing or prospective job requirements.... [-]

Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus