Masters of Science in Professional Studies

Compare 31 MScs in Professional Studies

Professional Studies

A master’s degree is something a student may consider when he or she wants to get more in-depth knowledge about a particular field of study. Programs can also be beneficial for those seeking career growth and additional opportunities.

What is an MSc in Professional Studies? This program can put emphasis on enhancing professional skills and knowledge associated with the technical and theoretical elements of an industry. Classes a person may complete include public management and leadership, ethics of public administration, performance management, leadership practices and principles, managing across sectors, non-profit management, conflict resolution in business, policy microeconomics and analysis and comparative political institutions. Students might spend an average of two to three years pursuing this field of study.

Those who complete a Master of Science in Professional Studies often have superior communication skills to aid them in a number of different professional environments. This degree type might also promote enhanced organizational and time-management skills to help professionals to be more efficient in a work environment and daily life.

While exploring colleges, students may notice that the costs vary and fluctuate greatly. Many factors can play into this, such as the school a person is looking at and the length of the program. Those considering pursuing this degree should conduct thorough research when seeking out the best university.

Once a student completes this type of degree, he or she may find opportunities in an array of industries, especially business and finance. Job titles someone may explore include administrative or executive assistant, office manager, product buyer or operations manager. Other industries may seek out those with the right education in this field for careers such as systems administrator, paralegal or nurse manager if the person has additional education or experience.

Achieving an MSc in Professional Studies may help you find a more successful and fulfilling career. This degree can be found at schools around the world as well as in an online format. 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 Commercial Law

Universiti Utara Malaysia
Campus Full time January 2019 Malaysia Alor Setar Kuala Lumpur

The aim of this program is to produce graduates with the advance knowledge, professional and analytical skills, and prepare them for the challenges of managing the organization in the current global environment. [+]

Master of Commercial Law

The aim of this program is to produce graduates with the advance knowledge, professional and analytical skills, and prepare them for the challenges of managing the organization in the current global environment.

Master of Commercial Law curriculum

The program is a 40-credit-hour program, consisting of 32-credit-hours of coursework and 8-credit-hours of project paper. Students are required to take 7 core courses before they are allowed to write their project paper. In which they are expected to demonstrate their ability in applying the knowledge gained as well as to enhance their writing and other soft skills.

Faculty

The program will be taught by faculty members and visiting professors in School of Law who are experts in their own field and who are vast teaching and practical experience.... [-]


MSc Program in Maritime Affairs

World Maritime University
Campus Full time 10 - 14 months September 2019 Sweden Malmö

The program educates future maritime and ocean leaders and strengthens the capacity of national administrations in developing countries. [+]

Master of Science in Maritime Affairs

Taught in Malmö with seven specializations: Maritime Education & Training; Maritime Energy Management; Maritime Law & Policy; Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration; Ocean Sustainability, Governance & Management; Port Management; and Shipping Management & Logistics. The program educates future maritime and ocean leaders and strengthens the capacity of national administrations in developing countries. It serves the maritime and oceans industries and their value chains, building on IMO’s global reach. It is responsive to the real needs of the maritime and oceans sectors, offering an expert balance of academic study and practical experience, and providing a unique insight into the whole range of maritime endeavor.... [-]


MSc in Human-Technology Interaction

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Eindhoven

Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. [+]

Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. New technologies provide us, for instance, with energy-friendly and sustainable solutions to improve the environment in which we live as well as tools for elderly people to live longer on their own. Furthermore, new technologies provide us with new means of communication and new ways of entertainment. Examples are smartphones, ambient intelligence and smart homes, online shopping and communities, 3D television and renewable energy technologies like hydrogen technology and biomass.

For these technologies to be really successful, people will need to be able to use them properly as well as trust, accept and adopt them. As a Human-Technology Interaction engineer, you are typically concerned with topics that require a profound understanding of both the human and technological aspects. You will learn about usability, ergonomics, perception, cognition, decision making, social psychology, consumer behavior and environmental psychology. Simultaneously, as a Human-Technology Interaction engineer, you will need a thorough understanding of technology. Therefore, a substantial part of the Master’s Program will consist of engineering courses in the area of your interest.... [-]


M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology

Grand Canyon University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 2 more

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. [+]

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. The Master’s degree with an emphasis in health psychology focuses on psychological, biological and social factors influencing health and illness. Students pursuing a Master’s degree with an emphasis in Health Psychology will assist individuals or groups in preventing illness and promoting healthy behaviors.

Theory and research practices will be presented to prepare graduates to lead and influence change health among diverse communities. Exploration between the body and the mind will be explored so that interventions can be presented which will inspire positive change. Stress, nutrition, complementary and alternative medical approaches, eating disorders, medical compliance, and pain management are topics of interest, which will be explored in regards to how they affect health and illness. Graduates will be prepared to conduct research and work in a variety of settings including hospitals, universities, private corporations, government settings, private agencies, and health care clinics.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 USA Kennesaw + 1 more

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science (AEHS) is a 36 semester-hour graduate program in Kinesiology that offers concentrations in Exercise Physiology or Sport Management. [+]

Master of Science in Applied Exercise & Health Science

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science (AEHS) is a 36 semester-hour graduate program in kinesiology that offers concentrations in Exercise Physiology or Sport Management.

The program can be completed as a full-time student over four consecutive semesters or over a longer period of time as a part-time student. Most program classes will be scheduled in late afternoons and early evenings to allow working professionals to pursue advanced preparation with minimum disruption to ongoing career commitments. The curriculum is comprised of a Program Core (9 hours), a Concentration Core (15 hours) in either Exercise Physiology or Sport Management, a Capstone Experience (3-9 hours), and approved electives (3-9 hours).... [-]


MS in Professional Science: Biotechnology

American University - Washington, DC - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Washington

American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines coursework in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. [+]

American University's master's degree in biotechnology combines coursework in genomics and business with the option of pursuing study in neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and other professional science specialties. The curriculum provides students with the tools necessary for careers in:

Biotechnology Industry Genome Research Institutions Government Regulatory Agencies

Students gain core competencies in statistics and research methods while mastering content in genomics, proteomics, neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology, management, and entrepreneurship. Students will tailor their course of study depending on their interests and career goals.

The program allows for hands-on experience with an internship and research capstone. Students will also have the opportunity to translate their scientific ideas into a business venture. Graduates of the program will have gained the knowledge and skills to be innovators within the professional science workforce.... [-]


M.SC. in Management and Engineering in Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship - Distance Learning Track

RWTH Business School / RWTH Aachen University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters October 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland) + 1 more

Move from technical expert to technology leader by participating in our award-winning interdisciplinary Master of Science (M.Sc., RWTH Aachen University) program. Not only does it combine the best of on-campus and digital education in both Aachen and Cambridge, but it also has been optimized for full-time or part-time study. [+]

A program delivered in partnership with Cambridge Digital Innovation at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.

MME-TIME WEBINAR

Our next webinars will be announced shortly. The aplication portal for Non-EU students re-opens on December 18, 2018.

During the webinars, we will introduce you to the program in general, the research areas and the application process.

Following the online presentation, you will have the chance to ask your questions in a Q&A session.

Please follow this link: https://rwth-aachen.adobeconnect.com/mmetime/ to join the webinar.

INNOVATIVE TUESDAY

From October 2017 RWTH Aachen is organizing the "Innovative Tuesdays" in cooperation with the IHK Aachen, a new networking forum on the topic of "Innovation" involving local businesses, university staff, and students. On the second and fourth Tuesday evening of the month, the hosts Thomas Wendland (IHK), Prof. Stefanie Paluch and Prof. Frank Piller (RWTH) welcome all those interested in innovation and innovation management to the RWTH campus in the new Cluster Produktionstechnik.... [-]


Master in Professional Studies: City Science

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dubai
Campus Part time 16 months September 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

This program has been created for thought-leaders who are fascinated by the fast-developing and extremely exciting area of city science and smart cities. It is particularly suited for those who are in, or who are seeking, a leadership position spearheading digital transformation in either a public or a private organization's operations and services. Our current students include senior decision makers from across the region who are helping shape the future of the cities we live in. [+]

This unique and innovative master's degree is the first of its kind in the region and explores what cities are, and what they can be. It goes beyond the concept of a smart city to also cover important technological, social and sustainability issues to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to the cities of today and tomorrow. As a world leader in smart cities and urban development, Dubai is the ideal place to study such a program and see digitalization in effect.

The graduate degree will help you build and develop efficient, sustainable and community-based cities and cultivate awareness of the interdisciplinary history of modern cities, urban economics, city development, and planning theory, urban ecology, demography, and applied problem-solving and research methods.... [-]


MSc in Behavioural Science (research)

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Nijmegen

The Master's in Behavioural Science distinguishes itself internationally by its multidisciplinary approach and the special laboratory facilities that are available for studying human behaviour. [+]

Why are there so many people called Dennis living in Denver, for example? And why does one person become addicted and not another? Behavioural scientists at Radboud University know the answers. The Master's in Behavioural Science distinguishes itself internationally by its multidisciplinary approach and the special laboratory facilities that are available for studying human behaviour.

Unique facilities

The Master’s programme is closely related to the research being carried out in the internationally renowned Behavioural Science Institute. This institute has several unique facilities for carrying out experimental research. One example is our Virtual Reality Laboratory where we can observe people’s (often unconscious) behaviour. In order to study the way in which addicts behave we have a Bar Lab. Our mobile lab is also unique. This EEG bus makes it possible for us to measure processes in the brain at specific locations like school, for example. Finally, we are able to use the new EEG, fMRI and MEG facilities of the Donders Institute for Neuroimaging. Of course you too – as a Master’s student – will be able to use these facilities to increase your capacity to manage new experimental research techniques.... [-]


Master in Counseling

Mercy College
Online Campus Full time September 2019 USA Dobbs Ferry New York USA Online + 2 more

Explore a career in one of the fastest-growing professions in the U.S. [+]

The Master of Science Degree in Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counselor. You'll have the opportunity to follow any of several career paths in the counseling field. Additionally, completing the 48-credit School Counselor program will likely earn you provisional certification as a school counselor. (Same with the 54-credit Bilingual School Counselor program, too).

Graduate students who complete the 60-credit Mental Health Counseling program are eligible to sit for the professional licensing examination.

Specializations:

Counseling Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling and Bilingual Extension Advanced Certificates in Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling and in Retirement Counseling (CASAC) ... [-]

Master in Theoretical and Computational Methods

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Helsinki

The basis of natural sciences is the modelling of phenomena and solving these models. The Master’s Programme in Theoretical and Computational Methods will give you a strong basis in the theoretical methods, modelling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of basic research and for many fields of application. [+]

About the Mas­ter's Pro­gramme

The basis of natural sciences is the modelling of phenomena and solving these models. The Master’s Programme in Theoretical and Computational Methods will give you a strong basis in the theoretical methods, modelling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of basic research and for many fields of application.

Goal of the pro­gramme

The basis of natural sciences is the modelling of phenomena and solving these models. The Master’s programme in theoretical and computational methods will give you a strong basis in the theoretical methods, modelling, and mathematical and numerical analysis within physics, mathematics, chemistry and/or computer science. The special feature of this programme is that you can combine the above disciplines into a comprehensive programme. It is well suited for the needs of fundamental and applied research. This programme requires a strong commitment from you to develop your own skills and plan your degree. You can tailor your programme according to your existing knowledge and interests, in cooperation with the programme professors.... [-]


Master in Law and Economics

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Utrecht

In the Master’s program Law and Economics, you will focus on the economic and legal aspects of market regulation (in banking, energy, telecom, transport, health care, etc.), private equity, hedge funds, competition and competition policy, corporate governance, and mergers. [+]

In the Master’s program Law and Economics, you will focus on the economic and legal aspects of market regulation (in banking, energy, telecom, transport, health care, etc.), private equity, hedge funds, competition and competition policy, corporate governance, and mergers. You will learn from an interdisciplinary team of legal experts and economists who enhance the challenging course content with both theory and real-world knowledge. The interdependence of economics and law is the prime focus of the program. As a graduate of this program, you will be uniquely prepared to bridge what is a common gap between these disciplines.

Growing Demand For Multidisciplinary Experts

Utrecht University’s Master of Law and Economics was established in response to growing demands from international employers for multidisciplinary experts in competition, regulatory issues, and governance. In the program, you will examine legal and managerial issues as well as the underlying economic theories behind such cases as:... [-]


Master of Science in Engineering Technology

Purdue University Online
Online Part time 24 months May 2019 USA West Lafayette

Earn your online Master of Science in Engineering Technology from Purdue University and gain the analytic background and problem-solving skills to succeed in leadership or advanced technical positions in industry and government. [+]

Earn your online Master of Science in Engineering Technology from Purdue University and gain the analytic background and problem-solving skills to succeed in leadership or advanced technical positions in industry and government.

Within as little as two years, you will build professional expertise in recent advances in the management, development, and innovation of technology systems. You will graduate ready for high-impact roles in applied research, solution development, entrepreneurial ventures or management.

A Program Designed for Working Professionals

The program is designed for current working professionals with the equivalent of three years of management experience and a BS in engineering, engineering technology, information technology, science or business. Working through the curriculum, you will develop your ability to connect engineering science with practical management applications to become a strategic technology leader. You will:... [-]


Master of Science in Control Technologies

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

Control systems are an integral part of many modern technologies, and they will keep playing a leading role in the Industry 4.0. [+]

Control systems are an integral part of many modern technologies, and they will keep playing a leading role in the Industry 4.0.

Knowledge of contemporary control theory, modelling and optimisation of processes and systems, a design of control systems, programming of controllers and other subjects, acquired during studies, enable performance of design and implementation of efficient and safe automated control systems, controlling complex process and facilitating everyday life, and remain competitive in the labour market.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


MSc Life Science and Technology

Leiden University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

The cell is the building block of life. Increased knowledge of the mechanisms of the biomolecular and biochemical processes in the cell leads to better medicines, new methods for combating diseases. [+]

The cell is the building block of life, the smallest unit with the molecular characteristics of living systems. Increased knowledge of the mechanisms of the biomolecular and biochemical processes in the cell can lead to better medicines, new methods for combating diseases.

What does this master’s program entail?

The basis of the two-year master's programme in Life Science and Technology is formed by research carried out in the life sciences and chemistry groups of the Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC). Researchers take a science-based approach in finding tailored solutions for complex societal problems as encountered in personalized medicine, systems biology and sustainable use of biological sources. Starting from day one, and during the whole master programme you are a member of a research team in the LIC. Guided by a personal mentor, the student assembles a tailor-made educational programme for optimal training to become a life sciences professional.... [-]