Masters Programs in Administration Studies

Compare 225 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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MIT Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG)

Zaragoza Logistics Center
Campus Full time 10 months August 2018 Spain Zaragoza USA Cambridge + 2 more

The MIT Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) offers the unique combination of a worldclass supply chain degree taught in a truly global setting. Created in 2004 in collaboration with the leading university in the field, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), this program prepares you to make an impact on a wide range of industries worldwide. In 2016, the program has been ranked #1 worldwide by Eduniversal. [+]

MIT Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG)

The MIT Zaragoza Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ZLOG) offers the unique combination of a world-class supply chain degree taught in a truly global setting. Created in 2004 in collaboration with the leading university in the field, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), this program prepares you to make an impact on a wide range of industries worldwide.

WHY ATTEND THIS PROGRAM? Meets the high demand for a new type of supply chain leader. Leads to great job opportunities in top companies – 95% placement rate. Creates a highly selective and diverse class environment. Delivers first-rate recognized education. Provides access to an exclusive MIT Global network. Offers a high return on investment. Ranked as no. 1 Master’s Program in Logistics Worldwide by Eduniversal. ... [-]

Master in Human Resources and Organization

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months November 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. [+]

Why do some firms perform better than others? We will answer this question together, however, some experts assure that it depends on strategy and others on technology or products.

We will discover that a companies’ performance relies on how top-management teams formulate and implement strategies, how organizations are designed in order to exploit the potential of technologies, and how people collaborate to innovate products and services. Organizations and people are at the center of the stage, both in the world economy and in this program.

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts.... [-]


Master of Public Administration

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Nonprofit Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 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.... [-]


MPA – Master of Public Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

The MPA has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

The MPA has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration programme equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-MPA-7000 Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values UU-MPA-7010 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives UU-MPA-7020 Public Management UU-MPA-7030 Ethics in Public Administration UU-MPA-7040 Governance and Public Policy UU-MPA-7050 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector UU-MPA-7060 Strategic Thinking and Planning UU-MPA-7070 Electronic Governance and Statistical Applications UU-MPA-7080 Research Project UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]

Master in International Human Resources Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year March 2018 Italy Rome + 1 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, internships, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. [+]

EARLY BIRD: 10% DISCOUNT IF YOU ENROL BEFORE DECEMBER THE 11th!

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.

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Human Resources Master

Meliusform Business School
Campus or Online Part time 5 months November 2018 Italy Rome Milan + 1 more

The Human Resources Executive Master meets the training needs of those profiles that recognize HR as their career vocation and aim to acquire the specialist know-how needed to operate in the field. [+]

Organization, Selection, Training and Personnel Development

5 months - 22 lessons - 11 weekends - 88 hours of classroom Saturday Formula Lectures - from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

The Human Resources Executive Master meets the training needs of those profiles that recognize HR as their career vocation and aim to acquire the specialist know-how needed to operate in the field.

The Executive Master, through a practical training course, allows you to form profiles that can: independently manage Personal Selecting processes, design and deliver training, develop human potential and master the core aspects of the Business Organization and Of Retributive Policies.

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Master of Public Administration

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

The Master of Public Administration program is designed for future leaders of government, civil society and market organisations responsible for pursuing the public interest. It integrates theory and practice in enhancing understanding, knowledge and skills essential to the management and leadership of public organisations. It does this through various analytical lens that structure, guide and inform an assessment of the complexities and challenges of organising public action within and across the state, market and civil society. [+]

The Master of Public Administration program is designed for future leaders of government, civil society and market organisations responsible for pursuing the public interest. It integrates theory and practice in enhancing understanding, knowledge and skills essential to the management and leadership of public organisations. It does this through various analytical lens that structure, guide and inform an assessment of the complexities and challenges of organising public action within and across the state, market and civil society.

The compulsory and core subjects explore contemporary public issues and dilemmas locally, regionally and globally. The emphasis is on key disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on public administration, management and governance, which can be clustered as government institutions and processes, law and regulation, public sector finance, economic policy and management, environment and agriculture, and international governance and policy. The aim throughout is to foster debate and provide comparative insights in addressing the dynamics of continuity and change in government and governance.... [-]


Masters of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The programme consists of four (4) core courses, two (2) electives which carry a weight of two units each and Research methodology course with an academic 179 dissertation which carries six (6) units to make a total of eighteen (18) units to complete the programme. [+]

The programme consists of four (4) core courses, two (2) electives which carry a weight of two units each and Research methodology course with an academic 179 dissertation which carries six (6) units to make a total of eighteen (18) units to complete the programme.

The Core Units Code Title Units Credits OLG 631 Strategic Human Resource Management 2 20 OLG 632 ICT in Business Management 2 20 OLG 633 Performance and Reward Management 2 20 OLG 636 Employment Law and Employee Relations 2 20 Any Two of the Electives below: OLG 637 Counseling and Coaching at Workplace 2 20 OLG 638 Human Resource Management Consultancy 2 20 OLG 639 International Human Resource Management 2 20 OLG 640 Management of Safety and Health 2 20 OLG 641 Human resource Planning and Development 2 20 Dissertation: OBM 699 Business Research Methodology/Dissertation 6 60 Programme Delivery MHRM by coursework and dissertation is offered in three different delivery modes, namely; distance, evening and executive modes. Candidates in the regions as well as those in Dar es Salaam who for one reason or the other could not opt for the evening or executive modes are advised to pursue the MHRM distance programme. Distance Mode: This is the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode, the mainstay of OUT. Students will start the academic year (usually in October) by an orientation week whereby they will also register themselves. They will be provided with course outlines and proceed to study the registered courses. They will be expected... [-]

Master in Responsible Management

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 15 months October 2018 Germany Berlin + 1 more

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century. [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master's Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]


MPA in Public Administration

Binghamton University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Binghamton

Binghamton University's Master's of Public Administration (MPA) program works in collaboration with community-based organizations to prepare students to be tomorrow's leaders, innovators, and public and non-profit service managers. [+]

MPA in Public Administration

Accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), Binghamton University's Master's of Public Administration (MPA) program works in collaboration with community-based organizations to prepare students to be tomorrow's leaders, innovators, and public and non-profit service managers. Graduates are equipped with practical, real-world experiences and the theoretical framework needed to tackle today's toughest societal issues.

An MPA is a marketable professional degree that prepares students for management careers in public and nonprofit organizations. It is ideal for students who are committed to public service, would like to be leaders in public and nonprofit organizations, and want to make a positive difference in the world.... [-]


Master in Politics, Administration & International Relations

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 Germany Friedrichshafen

For experts on science & research, foundations, parliaments, civil service, associations, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, opinion research centers, political consulting, journalism, public relations. [+]

For experts on science & research, foundations, parliaments, civil service, associations, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, opinion research centers, political consulting, journalism, public relations.

New Educational Dimensions for the Management of Politics, Administration, and Organizations

The public sector finds itself in one of the most important phases of transformation in the history of modern statehood. The following examples are indicative of this profound change:

European integration; new global and regional interdependence; the call for more efficient and more citizen-oriented administrative management; debates about privatization, public-private partnerships, or de-bureaucratization; the introduction of Electronic Government; the crisis of confidence in public institutions, with issues concerning ethical standards and new forms of political communication. This doesn't just include public, communal, and international administration, but rather public enterprises, non-government organizations, non-profit organizations, and political authorities such as alliances, parties, and parliaments. ... [-]

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 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 Degree In Human Resource Management

IMF Business School
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 Spain Madrid

The Master's Degree in Human Resources Cela Open Institute has the support of the Central Association of Human Resource Management (AEDIPE Center), which brings together all the associated professionals Madrid, Castilla y Leon, Castilla La Mancha, Extremadura, Murcia, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla. In addition to credit their learning outcomes monitoring and system reliability evaluation of the Master, this active entity promotes the generation of knowledge about the profession and worries about spread among its members. [+]

The Master's Degree in Human Resources Cela Open Institute has the support of the Central Association of Human Resource Management (AEDIPE Center), which brings together all the associated professionals Madrid, Castilla y Leon, Castilla La Mancha, Extremadura, Murcia, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla.

In addition to credit their learning outcomes monitoring and system reliability evaluation of the Master, this active entity promotes the generation of knowledge about the profession and worries about spread among its members. This added value is projected onto the Master studies and is a source of initiatives to improve its teaching quality, while contributing to the development of the Master Plan Research Center.... [-]


Master's Degree In Management And Human Resource Management

CESMA Business School
Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 Spain Madrid

The Master in Management and Human Resources Management has as main goal to train professionals who are able to assume the responsibilities and develop management activities, management and techniques in the Human Resources areas in organizations of different types. [+]

Organizations are now moving in a globalized, more competitive environment and with faster, deeper socio-economic, technological, market, etc. changes. In this situation, the competitiveness of companies depends essentially on the initiative, the capacity for innovation, the ability to solve problems and make decisions and the autonomy of the people who compose them.

Therefore, the competitiveness of companies is increasingly supported by the proper management of their human resources; or, as currently expressed in many forums, in the correct management of the people who comprise it.

Moreover, organizations today demand managers, managers and human resources technicians with different competencies than those required of former managers and staff technicians; skills such as planning and organization, continuous learning and improvement, decision making, flexibility, problem solving, etc .; as well as not only technical knowledge about the activities carried out in the area, but also management, management, finance, legislation, etc.... [-]