Masters Programs in Administration Studies

Compare 218 Masters Programs in Administration Studies

After the completion of an undergraduate program, many individuals desire to continue their academic career by obtaining a master's. This type of degree can open the door to a wide range of high paying opportunities and provide individuals with valuable skills to use in the workplace.

What is a Master's in Administration? This type of degree prepares students for effective management in business environments. It usually takes between two and four years to complete, during which individuals may study accounting, finance, statistics, human resources and marketing principles in order to learn about management analysis and strategy. While many programs require a bachelor's degree for entry, some may substitute professional experience in lieu of this qualification.

Individuals who complete a Master's in Administration develop critical skills such as directing policies, organizing staff and planning company procedures. These are essential abilities to have in a large number of positions and can enable an individual to quickly climb the corporate ladder.

The cost of this degree varies depending on the institution. There are programs available on a part-time or full-time basis, as well as night classes for working professionals. Students should contact the administration office of the program they are interested in to learn more about specific costs.

Graduates of a Master's in Administration generally enter a large number of business fields. Many become business consultants, investment bankers, financial analysts or entrepreneurs. Some also use the degree as a springboard to start a new career after working in another field. Since positions are becoming increasingly competitive, it is more important than ever to understand cash flows, balance sheets and effective team leadership.

Many programs offer a Master's in Administration. Individuals can choose to enroll in an online program, which is useful if they don't have access to adequate transportation or work during the day. To get started, 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 in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School International
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to equip Human Resources professionals to respond to the needs and challenges of the market from the perspective of people management. [+]

Early Admission Discount This program will be conducted in English.

Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. A company’s people are the driving force behind the design, implementation, and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial that companies are increasingly oriented towards their employees. Therefore, Human Resources Managers must be professionals who are equipped to lead a department that connects and works with all of the company’s business activities and, at the same time, be able to adapt to changes in the environment. The department is at the core of the company’s strategy and the driving force behind generating a clear competitive advantage.... [-]


Professional Master's Degree In Administration

FGV
Online & Campus Combined Part time 150 hours August 2018 Brazil São Paulo

The FGV / EAESP Master of Business Administration (MPA) is a Stricto Sensu postgraduate course, focused on the training and development of senior management executives. [+]

MPA - Professional Master in Business Administration

The FGV / EAESP Master of Business Administration (MPA) is a Stricto Sensu postgraduate course, focused on the training and development of senior management executives. Our students have proven practical experience in managerial or organizational management positions, and seek to combine a solid academic base with activities geared towards practical application.

The MPA of FGV / EAESP was the first Latin American course accredited by the Association of Advance Collegiate School of Business, European Foundation for Management Development (Equis-EFMD) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). Less than 30 business schools worldwide have this triple certification.... [-]


Master of Nonprofit Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 21 months August 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Develop a deeper understanding of nonprofit management as you investigate the political, economic, legal and social environments of nonprofit organizations. [+]

Become an effective globally engaged nonprofit and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leader for sustainable development and social impact. USF's Master of Nonprofit Administration graduate management program ensures you acquire the tools you need to strengthen your leadership abilities, identify ethical considerations and effect positive change. Develop essential leadership values, management skills and nonprofit competencies to work as an executive director, nonprofit consultant, development director, or other leadership positions in the nonprofit and social sector — engaged in fields such as education, health, arts and humanities, human services, economic inclusion, sustainable development, advocacy and social change. Learn from contemporary scholars and leaders in from California’s nonprofit sector to international NGOs, to broaden your leadership and critical thinking skills and work alongside peers who share your professional goals and aspirations. You have a choice which nonprofit graduate degree program best fits your lifestyle.... [-]


Master in International Human Resources Management

GEMA Business School
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Rome

The Master Programme in International Human Resources Management is designed and promoted by GEMA Business School as an international version of its HR Management programme. The Master is tailored for those who have a strong interest in international aspects of Human Resource Management. Informed by current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice the programme offers an opportunity to extend and develop skills, knowledge and critical abilities at Masters Level in the field of International Human Resource Management. [+]

The Master Programme in Human Resources Management is designed and promoted by GEMA Business School and is tailored for those who have a strong interest in international aspects of Human Resource Management. Informed by current research, advanced scholarship and professional practice the programme offers an opportunity to extend and develop skills, knowledge and critical abilities so the students will broaden and expand their personal skills in communication, presentation, research, critical analysis and problem solving.

The Programme is issued in collaboration with the University of Greenwich in London (UK) and consists in a period of 4 months to spend in London from January to May. Students will attend courses at Greenwich taught in English by the Faculty of the University and have to take a final evaluation to pass.... [-]


Dual Degree Master of Business Admin/Master of Public Admin (MBA/MPA)

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Kennesaw

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration (MBA/MPA) Program is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The objective of this program is to allow students who are interested in public and private sectors to concurrently register in both MBA and MPA programs. [+]

Business Administration/Public Administration Dual Master's Degree

The Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration (MBA/MPA) Program is a dual degree offered by the Coles College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The objective of this program is to allow students who are interested in public and private sectors to concurrently register in both MBA and MPA programs. The increasing interdependence of the public and private sectors makes this dual degree program not only innovative, but attractive to students wishing to pursue careers in positions responsible for working with their counterparts in private and public organizations, and in a variety of settings where both the knowledge of business and government are very crucial.... [-]


Master of Administration in International Organisations

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

The Master of Administration in International Organisations program lasts 2 years (4 semesters). To obtain a master's degree, students must write and defend a master thesis. [+]

Master of Administration in International Organisations

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in the area related to the proposed field of study. The program is composed of obligatory and optional subjects and a specialist course. In the first semester, students are assigned to a specialty/seminar according to their preferences stated during enrolment (provided that they meet the entry requirements for the selected specialty/seminar). In the first semester, students must attend all classes and one specialty seminar. In subsequent semesters students can choose from optional classes and electives. Students may choose from the offer of elective subjects. The program lasts 2 years (4 semesters). To obtain a master's degree, students must write and defend a master thesis.... [-]


Master’s of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

St. Mary's University
Campus Full time Part time USA San Antonio

The MPA with a specialization in Urban Management, which is a 36-hour program, seeks to fill a need by municipalities throughout Texas and the Southwest for the training of local government managers. [+]

A comprehensive curriculum in the Master of Public Administration Program at St. Mary’s University promotes professional excellence and exposes students to classical works and methodologies in the public administration discipline. Our courses are taught by highly respected faculty members and practitioners in urban management and public policy. Additionally, we now offer the option of a certificate in Public Communication, Public Policy and Public Leadership for Public Administration graduate students, as well as a Legislative Internship Program.

The MPA with a specialization in Urban Management, which is a 36-hour program, seeks to fill a need by municipalities throughout Texas and the Southwest for the training of local government managers. The St. Mary’s program is one of the few in Texas with a curriculum designed to serve this mission.... [-]


WSB Wroclaw - Master in Logistics

WSB Wroclaw
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

This programme includes not only various Logistics aspects within the international environment but also improves management’s competences. The programme aims into preparing modern manager who would be able to take up challenges within logistics area. [+]

WSB UNIVERSITY IN WROCŁAW

Website: http://www.wsb.pl/english/program-offerings/wroclaw/masters-programs/majors-and-specializations/logistics

Taught in English Part-time COURSE DESCRIPTION

The field of International Logistics has been created for Logistics branch managers, whose working environment requires English language communication. It gives the opportunity to supply the education within the logistics sphere to people who are already experienced workers but also to those who would like to work at international logistics market in the future. This programme aims also into advancement business English that is indispensable within the international cooperation.... [-]


ESMT-DI EMBA/EMPA Dual Degree Program

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Campus Full time 21 months September 2018 Qatar Doha

The EMBA-EMPA Dual Degree Program prepares seasoned managers for executive leadership roles in both the private and public sectors by combining best business management practices with expert insight into governance and policy analysis. [+]

The EMBA-EMPA Dual Degree Program prepares seasoned managers for executive leadership roles in both the private and public sectors by combining best business management practices with expert insight into governance and policy analysis.

The EMBA program at the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin (ESMT) is a rigorous general management program that guides your transition from management into senior leadership and entrepreneurial roles. The program is designed to deliver the experiences and skills needed to transform you into an effective, integrative leader, capable of implementing change and innovation in complex international business environments.

The EMPA program at the School of Public Administration and Development Economics (SPADE) prepares current and future public service professionals to lead organizations through acquiring the skills needed to govern, manage, and make policy and administrative decisions while upholding the values of public service.... [-]


Master in International Human Resources Management

Rome Business School
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Italy Rome + 2 more

Join the most international business school in Europe! The ideal choice for all those who wish to excel as human resources professionals in the job market at the international level. World class training, guaranteed internships in USA, Dubai or Europe, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October.

Nowadays Human resources represent a crucial factor for companies and non-profit organisations in order to gain a competitive advantage. The individual’s competencies, motivations, innovation capabilities and overall professional performance quality determine an organisation’s success. From such a perspective, companies and institutions must equip themselves with experts capable of both fully understanding the central role of the individual and of overseeing the related managerial processes, such as selection, hiring, training, communication, development and compensation.

Structure (1 year) Six months of lectures Six months dedicated to international internships and project work Visits at international companies and organisations Guaranteed internship in USA, Dubai or Europe Integrative cultural programme Seminars and events Target Recipients undergraduates or graduates recruiters; trainers; coaches; professionals who operate in contexts other than human resources entrepreneurs who wish to acquire an advanced education in human resources management. Contents ... [-]

Master of Health Administration

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time January 2019 USA Denver

Metropolitan State University of Denver new Master of Health Administration (MHA), is designed to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. The program offers continuing students, as well as those looking to increase their knowledge and earning potential, a unique and well-rounded insight into an industry that is expected to see a 17% increase in employment by 2024. [+]

Master of Health Administration

Metropolitan State University of Denver new Master of Health Administration (MHA), is designed to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. The program offers continuing students, as well as those looking to increase their knowledge and earning potential, a unique and well-rounded insight into an industry that is expected to see a 17% increase in employment by 2024. The MHA program can be completed in 2.5 years in small class sessions that promote student interaction and individualized attention.

Our program is designed to develop health care leaders for a rapidly changing world.

Designed for full-time or part-time students 40 credit hours Online/Hybrid courses 8-week course format Fall & Spring program Entry No GRE, GMAT or MAT testing required Pre-Requisites- Prior college-level coursework required in accounting, statistics, and economics. We welcome VA and Post 9/11 GI Bill students. Learn from around the world. International students can study from their home countries. For the in-class session, you can Skype into classes. Attention International Students: F-1 visa holders are excluded from a pursuit of MSU Denver’s online MHA program due to federal enrollment requirements for F-1 international students. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The MSU Denver MHA is a value leader in Colorado with a high-quality program at a reasonable cost. ... [-]

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Walden University
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through Walden University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. [+]

Explore strategies for creating and implementing programs and projects that promote positive social change through Walden University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Gain management and organizational skills as you study how the administration of policy can positively affect underserved populations. Examine current research in the field as you position yourself to promote collaboration across agencies and departments.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

Criminal Justice Emergency Management Global Leadership Health Policy Homeland Security Policy and Coordination International Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) Law and Public Policy Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities Nonprofit Management and Leadership Policy Analysis Public Management and Leadership Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation [-]

Master of Public Administration

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. [+]

Overview

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. The key areas of health, welfare, ethics, trade, aid and disaster management are analysed, with a spotlight on the dramatic and innovative public services changes in the UK and the wider international context. This course provides insight into policy transfer between states in the international community and the shaping frameworks of international organisations, as well as considering the historical and cultural reasons why there remain significant differences in policy trajectories, public service management and service delivery.... [-]


MSc Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

University of Salford
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This programme is one of very few in the UK that it is now double accredited by both CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Chain Management) and CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) [+]

This programme is one of very few in the UK that it is now double accredited by both CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Chain Management) and CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)

Enhance your employability and prepare for a managerial, consulting or operational role Put logistics theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project Part-time study option Overseas study available Work/industrial placement opportunity International students can apply Course Summary

This programme will encourage and challenge you to develop your knowledge and skills in global procurement, logistics and supply chain management. Our teaching team is research active and you will learn from them the up-to-date theoretical knowledge in areas such as automation and artificial intelligence. You will also look at the opportunities and challenges provided by Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, additive manufacturing, 3D printing, and robotics. Our expertise is supported by input from industry partners such as Jaguar Landrover, Brother International and Manchester Airport who have helped to develop the programme.... [-]


Master of Science in Global Logistics & Suppy Chain Management

Kühne Logistics University - KLU
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Germany Hamburg

Our program combines the themes logistics, supply chain management, management and leadership in a unique way. Logistics & SCM topics represent more than half of the curriculum! [+]

Study a master’s program in global logistics at the world's only logistics university. Our program combines the themes logistics, supply chain management and leadership in a unique way. Logistics @ SCM topics represent more than half of the curriculum! All of our programs are distinguished by an international student body, outstanding faculty, an intimate learning environment and extensive corporate ties. All our programs are taught in English!

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