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Top MSc Degrees in California USA 2019

A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.

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Lincoln University

The MS in International Business degree program enables students with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in business to gain an in-depth and applied understanding of t ... [+]

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. ... [-]
USA Oakland
September 2019
54 hours
Campus
Rady School of Management

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 envir ... [+]

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 ... [-]
USA San Diego
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
California Lutheran University

Data, analytics, and management of Information Technology are key skills in today’s marketplace. Our MSIT program provides students with a solid and forward-thinking tech ... [+]

Overview

Data, analytics, and management of Information Technology are key skills in today’s marketplace. Our MSIT program provides students with a solid and forward-thinking technical foundation used to effectively plan, design, implement and manage IT systems.

Quick Facts

*Students can start the program in August, November, February or May of each year.

MSIT prepares students to be strong technical leaders, ready to lead IT-enabled organizational change. The program is designed to be constantly relevant and practical for working professionals.

Careers in Demand

A Master’s in Information Systems is considered by Forbes Magazine to be “The Best Master’s Degree,” with a projected employment growth of 30 percent through 2020. The Occupational Outlook Handbook places various IT careers in five of the top 20 growth positions nationwide, and in seven of the top 10 positions in terms of job growth in Los Angeles County.... [-]

USA Thousand Oaks
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
Campus
Online
Babson College

The rise of Big Data means that organizations of all kinds increasingly rely on data-driven decision making to grow and innovate. Unlike other graduate analytics programs ... [+]

Learn analytics for an entrepreneurial world.

The rise of Big Data means that organizations of all kinds increasingly rely on data-driven decision making to grow and innovate. But, companies large and small need more than data scientists; they require entrepreneurial thinkers—translators who can connect analytics insights to real business solutions. In fact, a 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report projects that there will be a demand for between 2 million and 4 million of these business translators in the next decade.

Unlike other graduate analytics programs, Babson’s MSBA’s curriculum goes beyond IT and statistics, taking an interdisciplinary approach that ensures you’ll develop critical technical knowledge while learning how to apply your expertise to creatively solve broader business and social problems.... [-]

USA Wellesley San Francisco Miami
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Online & Campus Combined
Minerva Schools at KGI

The 21-month, part-time Master of Science in Decision Analysis (MDA) is designed to impart critical professional skills, with an emphasis on research, analysis, and pract ... [+]

In our increasingly complex and globalized world, effective decision- making demands a high degree of critical thinking and the ability to gather, interpret, and act upon various data. Minerva has developed a first-of-its-kind program designed specifically to prepare twenty-first-century leaders to make consequential decisions. The 21-month, part-time Master of Science in Decision Analysis (MDA) is designed to impart critical professional skills, with an emphasis on research, analysis, and practical decision-making.

The Master of Science in Decision Analysis teaches you the critical skills needed to make better decisions and enact positive change.

Program Description – A Curriculum for Decision Makers ... [-]
USA San Francisco
September 2019
Part-time
21 months
Online
Westcliff University

The Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) degree program provides a holistic perspective to the field of Information Technology to ensure that students develop ... [+]

Program Description

The Master of Science Information Technology (MSIT) degree program provides a holistic perspective to the field of Information Technology to ensure that students develop knowledge about a vast array of technology that drives 21st-century business. The curriculum provides an amalgam of technical and management knowledge required to properly implement and manage strategies in IT security to protect technology assets, infrastructure, and data analytics. Current Information Technologist will enhance their technical acumen and learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret business intelligence relevant to their respective fields.

Program Objective

Program outcomes to be acquired by students... [-]

USA Irvine
Full-time
24 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of San Francisco - School of Management

Classes in the USF MS in Organization Development program focus on understanding behavior at the individual, team, and systems levels. ... [+]

Master of Science Programs 2019 in California USA.

Every organization needs a leader who understands the science of change management, as well as the art of guiding people, teams, growth, and change. Become that leader at USF.

Classes in the USF MS in Organization Development program focus on understanding behavior at the individual, team, and systems levels.

For any organization that relies on its people and their ability to respond to—and drive—change, an organizational development expert is critical.

Organization Development Degree Program Details Typical program length is 21 months, with 32 units. Classes scheduled weeknights and occasional Saturdays; a convenient student schedule... [-]
USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
21 months
Campus
California State University Sonoma

The Master of Science degree in Computer and Engineering Science (MS-CES) at Sonoma State University is a multidisciplinary degree built on a strong foundation of Physics ... [+]

The Master of Science degree in Computer and Engineering Science (MS-CES) at Sonoma State University is a multidisciplinary degree built on a strong foundation of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and/or Electrical Sciences. The MS-CES program is designed for professionals holding bachelor degrees in diverse areas of engineering and sciences who desire to further their career paths by adding new knowledge, tools, and skills from a cross-disciplinary perspective. The program is designed to accommodate both full-time and part-time students who work during the day.

Who is it for?

The MS-CES program is designed for professionals holding bachelor degrees in diverse areas of engineering and sciences who desire to further their career paths by adding new knowledge, tools and skills from a cross-disciplinary perspective. It provides value to both practising engineers and engineering educators. The program is designed to accommodate both full-time and part-time students who work during the day.... [-]

USA Rohnert Park
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Dominican University of California

Ready to be a leader in education? Our MS in Education takes a research-driven approach to education, ideal for school leaders, policymakers, those working for nonprofits ... [+]

Overview

Learn to critically evaluate the impact of educational practices with attention to equity, social justice, and quali­ty of outcomes for diverse students. Conduct action-re­search that applies theory to improve instructional practice, culminating in a thesis in an area of specialization. Courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer terms in the late afternoon, early evening, on Saturdays and in hybrid online/face-to-face formats to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

MS in Education emphasis options Interdisciplinary Special Education Admission Requirements $50 application fee Completed online application Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning Official transcript of coursework from each college or university attended (undergraduate and graduate). Transcripts must be in a sealed envelope sent directly from the college or university. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 is required for the last 60 units of graded undergraduate or graduate coursework. Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional, on letterhead) Resume Statement of purpose or intent: a brief essay (500 words) describing professional and/or personal goals and reasons for obtaining a graduate degree Interview with Program Director, if needed ... [-]
USA San Rafael
September 2019
Campus
Ubiquity University

This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social venture ... [+]

3 core courses 3 elective courses 2 Impact courses plus an Impact Coach 2 Self-Mastery courses plus a Self-Mastery Mentor Impact Project with pathway from ideation to manifestation

Requirements: an undergraduate degree or an MBA Length: 10 courses Price: US$6,000 This program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the field of social innovation and offer a base education in how to create and develop new social ventures. It combines pioneering thinking in the field with learning from real-world case studies and offers foundational skills in how to transform an idea into a viable social enterprise. This program also invites you to understand your triggers for action in both the global and local contexts and offers valuable mental models and tools for designing ways to engage in issues of interest. The MSc can be an additional specialty on top of an existing MBA qualification or can be taken as a program in its own right as the next step beyond an undergraduate degree. Certain competencies may be required to be demonstrated in advance, accessible through the Ubiquity platform. Upon completing this program, you will be better able to articulate and assess the viability of an idea and make choices from among a variety of approaches to social innovation. This program is relevant to students seeking to be entrepreneurial either in your own startup, as an intrapreneur within an organization, or as a leader of a social cause initiative that can benefit from more entrepreneurial thinking and doing. As... [-]

USA Mill Valley
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 12 months
Online
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skil ... [+]

Now Accepting Applications Your Motivation

Conflict is an everyday reality in our organizations, communities, and around the world. We believe that conflicts, if well managed or transformed, can provide an opportunity for positive change.

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to transform conflict dynamics. This program combines conflict management with conflict resolution. This means you will learn skills to understand and address individual and organizational situations as well as the system-level conflict in a variety of cultural contexts. In the MS-CMR, you will learn how to best manage conflicts - by refocusing energy and changing perspectives - and gain skills to successfully resolve conflicts, through mediation, negotiation, facilitation and dialogue processes.... [-]

USA San Diego
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Campus
Pepperdine University

In addition to the rigorous theoretical study, we incorporate three semesters of practicum. This provides students with the opportunity to begin accruing the experience h ... [+]

Pepperdine University GSEP does not offer full scholarships. You can read more about the available opportunities for new students here. Pepperdine University GSEP also offers graduate assistance, teaching assistance, and research assistance opportunities. GSEP does not provide tuition reimbursements. Real-world training for careers in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Our new Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology program is designed to prepare students for careers in applied behavior analysis (ABA). Students will become highly competent practitioners in this high-growth field, gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to treat children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Graduates obtain the academic preparation required for becoming a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Golden Gate University

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed for business professionals who want to advance their careers in positions such as Chief Inf ... [+]

Contemporary Information Technology (IT) managers are organizational leaders who bridge and integrate the worlds of business and IT. They engage business leaders in the ongoing and innovative application of information technologies that enable business success and have the skill sets to function in a complex discipline with many facets.

The Master of Science in Information Technology Management (MS ITM) program was designed by faculty with experience in leading-edge technologies to develop professionals suited for the top positions in the IT management field. The degree meets the needs of the modern management-level technology professional responsible for the planning, budgeting, design, integration, and deployment of strategic enterprise technologies and programs that contribute to the business organization's success.... [-]

USA San Francisco USA Online
April 2019
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 6 semesters
Campus
Online
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

The M.S. in Polymers and Coatings Science offers a unique program closely tied to the industry. Students gain academic preparation in polymers and coatings science throug ... [+]

About the Program

The Masters of Science in Polymers and Coatings Science offers a unique program closely tied to the industry. Students gain academic preparation in polymers and coatings science through lecture and laboratory courses, then conduct a rigorous industrial internship or industry-sponsored research. While on the internship, students specialize and develop advanced skills through directed study in areas related to their internship work. The program is designed to effectively prepare students for challenging careers in the polymers and coatings industry. The program also provides an excellent background for doctoral studies in areas related to polymer and coatings science. This program is unique in California and relies on the close relationship between the department and the polymers and coatings industry for its success.... [-]

USA San Luis Obispo
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University Bocconi

Graduates will be able to integrate the use of economic and management techniques and tools with the understanding of the specific dynamics and complexities of the creati ... [+]

This program relies on three main assets:

Bocconi’s international reputation for research and teaching in economics, management and law Milan, with its economic vitality and vibrant creativity Italy, with its artistic and cultural tradition.

These elements represent the ideal setting for preparing students to build an international career as managers or entrepreneurs andprofessionals in fields commonly referred to as the creative industries, including the visual arts, the performing arts, cinema, the media, publishing, entertainment, tourism, fashion, design and luxury.

In recent decades these sectors have had, and continue to have, a central role in the economic development of many countries: this role is linked to their ability to produce economic value and to improve their attractiveness, adding to social well-being and quality of life.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus