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There are Master of Science programs of all types available throughout the world. Such programs place an emphasis on scientific or mathematical topics, and they lead to a variety of professional opportunities.

What is an MSc? Programs are based on scientific learning. They can be entirely course-based or research-based, but it is more common for them to be a mixture of both. Master of Science degrees are available in accounting, economics, information science, medicine, environmental studies, engineering, and various other subjects. Writing is a large component of the program, and you are expected to formulate a thesis or develop a research project before graduating. Once you obtain the degree, you are free to pursue an education in the doctoral level.

So many careers require you to possess scientific or technical expertise, which can be attained by enrolling in a Master of Science. The demand for engineers, computer scientists, business administrators, and other professionals is expected to increase in the coming years. An MSc enables you to expand your professional opportunities.

Master’s degree programs typically take two years to complete, though this number varies depending on the nature of the program. The cost of enrollment differs from school to school, and you should contact your college to determine the tuition and fees.

With so many academic fields offering Master of Science degree programs, there is no limit to your professional opportunities. Graduates find employment in management, finance, engineering, education, and medicine. Regardless of their subject matter, Master of Science programs provide students with in-depth knowledge and a comprehensive skillset. As a result, graduates have many career paths open to them. They may find themselves working in the lucrative profession of software engineering or settling into the fast-paced world of corporate finance.

There are schools throughout the world that offer Master of Science degree programs, and online courses are available as well. 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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MS Data Analytics

Johnson & Wales University
Campus September 2018 USA Providence

In a world driven by increasingly vast and complex data, employees are needed to decipher that data quickly and efficiently to help companies make more-informed business decisions and identify new opportunities for competitive advantage. [+]

Program Overview

In a world driven by increasingly vast and complex data, employees are needed to decipher that data quickly and efficiently to help companies make more-informed business decisions and identify new opportunities for competitive advantage.

Uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, market trends, customer preferences and other useful information in JWU's Master of Science degree in Data Analytics.

You'll apply statistical models and tools to solve real-world problems. Gain skills in data mining, analytics, management and visualization, forecasting, modeling, and optimization and simulation to prepare you for the technical and business challenges posed by big data.... [-]


M.S. Forensic Accounting

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2019 USA St. Louis

The Masters of Science in forensic accounting degree is a practitioner-based program that combines accounting with investigation, valuation and law while also providing insight into how forensic accounting findings are used in court cases to prosecute white-collar criminals. [+]

M.S. Forensic Accounting

Financial crises, legislation requiring greater transparency in financial reporting and other industry changes mean forensic accounting career opportunities continue to grow, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which puts employment growth for accountants and auditors at 13 percent through 2022.

The Masters of Science in forensic accounting degree is a practitioner-based program that combines accounting with investigation, valuation and law while also providing insight into how forensic accounting findings are used in court cases to prosecute white-collar criminals.

As the only comprehensive graduate degree in forensic accounting program in the area, Webster’s faculty has worked hard to continually update and adapt the program to meet the demands of this growing profession.... [-]


MSc Global Accounting

The University of Law Business School
Online Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. [+]

MSc Global Accounting

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting.

The master's programme is designed so that you can complete your course in a 12 month period. You will develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in global accounting with a strategic perspective in a global context. The Business School prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on it programmes by academics with practical experience to ensure that research is melded with a relevant real-life application. You will apply theoretical concepts and accounting and finance models to real-life case studies, in an online environment. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands. ... [-]


MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Online Full time Part time 5 years January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provide a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. [+]

MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provide a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. The degree is designed to complement and extend students' ICA Diploma studies, adding masters-level studies in relevant areas of law to areas of study covered in the ICA Diploma. The programme provides the intellectual and practical underpinnings required to enhance an already-established career in the compliance field, as well as a rigorous approach to self-reflection and personal development.... [-]


Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Environmental Engineering Master’s degree combines technological, analytical and management aspects of the environmental protection. [+]

Environmental Engineering Master’s degree combines technological, analytical and management aspects of the environmental protection.

Acquired knowledge and skills of environment quality assessment, application of modern environmental technologies and formed systematic approach provides the graduates with excellent opportunities of finding their place in the contemporary labor market. The program was updated implementing the project funded by the EU structural funds, which increased its internationality.

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


MSc in Strategic Business Management

The University of Law Business School Online
Online Full time Part time 12 - 21 months September 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. [+]

MSc Strategic Business Management

The MSc in Strategic Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. In particular, those who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in business management will benefit from this course.

You will develop a broad understanding of the most important concepts in management with a strategic perspective. The University of Law Business School prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on its programmes by academics with practical experience. You will apply theoretical concepts and business models to real-life case studies, in a practice-based environment. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in business and management, including roles such as manager, consultant, analyst or entrepreneur.... [-]


Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2019 Germany Berlin

The Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship is designed for students who want to be successful entrepreneurs or innovative managers. The program covers key concepts of general management, plus modules focused on entrepreneurial skills. [+]

Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship

The Grenoble MSc Innovation, Strategy & Entrepreneurship is designed for students who want to be successful entrepreneurs or innovative managers. The program covers key concepts of general management, plus modules focused on entrepreneurial skills. The MSc ISE allows students to participate in a live business case with a real company, an international study residency and a variety of workshops. This program is studied over two years, one academic year (on campus) + Final Management Project (FMP) (12 months parallel with an internship or full-time employment). Free beginner's German classes for all students. Flexible payment plans available!... [-]


International Master DAMAGE : Disaster Management Environmental Impact

École des Mines d'Alès
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 France Alès

The International Master DAMAGE aims to train managers able to anticipate and manage major crises which can have health and environmental consequences for the affected countries. It will allow students to deepen their knowledge base by integrating an international dimension on large-scale crises. It also incorporates the emergency humanitarian concept that is organized in crisis situations, usually conflicts or natural disasters. [+]

The Master Damage is co-managed by Ecole des Mines d'Ales and Université de Nîmes :

Ecole des Mines d'Ales (part of Institut Mines-Télécom) is a public institution dedicated to higher education, research and innovation in engineering, materials, and environment. The institution is under the authority of the Minister for Industry and Electronic Communication. Always attentive to the economic world, it combines strong academic legitimacy, close corporate relations and a unique focus on 4 key transformations of the 21st century in Information Technologies, Energy, Ecology, and Production. Its activities are conducted in ten Mines and Télécom graduate schools.

The schools of Institut Mines-Télécom are listed amongst the leading Grandes Ecoles in France. Geared towards economic stakeholders, the activities of the institution involve research, innovation, and education for engineers, managers, specialists, and professors, and are acknowledged for their excellence at both national and international level. Each year, approximately one hundred start-up companies are formed from the incubators of the schools.... [-]


Master of Science in Business Analytics

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 USA San Diego

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) at the Rady School is an intensive program that will provide you with the skills to succeed in data-rich business environments. The program offers rigorous, hands-on training that will prepare you to use data and analytics to identify business opportunities, generate business insights and create business solutions. [+]

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) at the Rady School is an intensive program that will provide you with the skills to succeed in data-rich business environments. The program offers rigorous, hands-on training that will prepare you to use data and analytics to identify business opportunities, generate business insights and create business solutions.

As an MSBA student, you will gain both the quantitative skills to create better decision tools and the ability to manage teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout each phase of an analytics project.

If you are ready to apply to this program, you can do this here.

In the Rady School MSBA program you will learn to: Use predictive analytics and optimization for data-driven decision-making in marketing, finance, management and operations Collect, clean, visualize and analyze data Use statistical and optimization tools (e.g., R, Shiny, Radiant) Create and implement business analytics solutions Careers in Business Analytics ... [-]

Master of Science in Photonics

The Abbe School of Photonics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Germany Jena

The Master of Science in Photonics (M. Sc.) is a Master's degree course providing multidisciplinary coverage in the field of optics and photonics. The two-year program comprises four educational stages and the course schedule ranges from fundamental subjects and upstream scientific aspects in the engineering field along with relevant and important business courses. Students enrolled in the two-year program receive dedicated tutorial support and are trained for technical and scientific positions in industry and academia. [+]

This Master program is highly international, fully taught in English, and provides a multidisciplinary coverage of the field of optics and photonics. Students enrolled in the two-year program are trained for technical or scientific positions in industry or academia.

Why Photonics?

The invention of the laser in 1960 paved the way for a new research era in optics and photonics. With optics and photonics acting as enablers and catalysts, the invention of photonic technologies has far-reaching consequences, triggering a revolution in many fields of science, medicine, and technology.

Prominent examples which have been affected are microscopy and imaging, spectroscopy, medical treatment, life sciences, astronomy, biology, chemistry, and communication technologies. Electronics, the dominant technology of the 20th century lost its position to optics and photonics in the 21st century, which is frequently termed the "century of light". Great challenges in fundamental research and a huge market for optically dominated products drive the evolution in optics and photonics.... [-]


MSc International Sport Management

UCFB
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom London

Our unique MSc International Sports Management provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sports industry, for example in management, marketing or operations. [+]

Locations: UCFB Wembley.

Delivered in a campus that includes the world famous Wembley Stadium, this degree is designed to prepare graduates to take on leadership roles in the business of sport. With an additional learning period also provided at the Real Madrid Graduate School in Spain, students will gain invaluable experience for their final dissertation and employability prospects.

Overview

UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the sport industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.... [-]


MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering

Iceland School of Energy – Reykjavik University
Campus Full time 18 months July 2019 Iceland Reykjavík

The MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering is intended for students with a background in engineering or physical sciences, who want to take a more technical perspective on developing and engineering sustainable energy systems. [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering is intended for students with a background in engineering or physical sciences, who want to take a more technical perspective on developing and engineering sustainable energy systems.

This is a highly adaptable programme based on practical and fieldwork experience. Students study sustainable energy from the perspective of business, science and technology, and learn about a wide range of renewable technologies that suit different regions and societies. This includes geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, wind power and energy efficiency. Taking advantage of Iceland's position as a global leader in renewable energy development, our students experience the whole sustainable energy process from the power plant to the development of sustainable energy law at the government level. On completing the programme students will be able to apply their skills and knowledge to develop solutions to energy-related problems.... [-]


MSc Management and Informatics

B2 Ljubljana School Of Business
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Slovenia Ljubljana

Management and Informatics Master's program is an interdisciplinary combination of contemporary social science skills with an emphasis on business sciences and knowledge in the field of informatics. [+]

Professional title: Master of Management and Informatics

Management and Informatics Master's program is an interdisciplinary combination of contemporary social science skills with an emphasis on business sciences and knowledge in the field of informatics.

It is in the interconnection of these skills, enabling simultaneous understanding of business processes and organizational structures along with the developed ability of information technology use, where we recognize one of the key routes to the development of information-supported organizational and social environment.

Thus, the importance of the interdisciplinary-oriented and relatively flexible management profile should be highlighted – management that is actively involved in the business- and technological development is creatively responsive to changes, and is, by the possibility of an improved way of doing business and achieving greater business success, also making these changes.... [-]


Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA)

Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Science in Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of applied IT
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

In this program, you will acquire an advanced understanding of theories, methods, and issues in communication, and learn how to manage interactions between people, organizations, and culture. [+]

Master of Communication, 120 credits

Communication is essential to human beings. Human life and social organization depend on it. In this program, you will study all aspects of communication and acquire an advanced understanding of communication issues in various contexts and advanced knowledge about theories and methods, useful in studies of communication in its context.How do factors such as purpose, roles, medium, instrument, and environment affect communication? You will study communication in classical and modern organizational theories which will increase your understanding of how different activities influence communication within an organization.You will also study the role of communication within different professional fields and the various professional demands on written and oral communication as well as the use of pictures in communication in business life, mass media, education etc. You will learn about the communicative practice of leaders and the characteristics of successful organizing and get an enhanced comprehension of the relationship between leadership and communication with a special emphasis on the politics of everyday life in organizations.... [-]