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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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195 Results in Administration Studies

Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

The Master of Arts in Human Resources and Industrial Relations is widely considered to be one of the top programs of its kind in the nation and is available through a ful ... [+]

The Master of Arts in Human Resources and Industrial Relations is widely considered to be one of the top programs of its kind in the nation and is available through a full-time or part-time option. Taught by world-renowned faculty, the curriculum gives students a thorough understanding of contemporary HR practices and the underlying theories that are necessary for successful careers in the field.

A Dynamic Field of Study

The field of human resources and industrial relations encompasses all aspects of the employment relationship, from human resource management to labor relations and beyond. By blending theory and practice, our degree programs provide our full-time and part-time students with a multi-disciplinary foundation in economics, psychology, business, ethics, culture, and law.... [-]

USA Minneapolis
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences

The Masters of Public Administration program seeks to provide the highest quality graduate education for current and prospective officials in all three areas of public se ... [+]

Masters of Public Administration

The Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program seeks to provide the highest quality graduate education for current and prospective officials in all three areas of public service: government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private vendors. The program strives to achieve local, state and national prominence through a contemporary curriculum, innovative instruction, scholarly and applied research, and service to key stakeholders. Program activities are designed to develop and enhance technical, ethical and leadership competencies.

About The Program

The University of Miami, situated in one of the most cosmopolitan parts of the country, offers a unique opportunity for the study of public administration. UM is advantageously located in Miami Dade County, the first in the U.S. to adopt two-tier metropolitan government, providing an ideal urban laboratory for the study of government organization and consolidation.... [-]

USA Miami
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Central Oklahoma

The UCO MPA inspires public values by providing transformative learning experiences for ethical leaders striving to improve communities in the Oklahoma City metropolitan ... [+]

The UCO MPA inspires public values by providing transformative learning experiences for ethical leaders striving to improve communities in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and the world. As the flagship public service program for Oklahoma’s metropolitan university, the UCO MPA prepares professionals to serve as leaders in local, state, and national governments; nonprofit organizations; and international agencies. UCO MPA graduates inform public debate and address critical policy issues. The values of the UCO MPA include civic engagement/collaboration, discipline knowledge/professional competence, diversity and cultural sensitivity, environmental stewardship, ethical leadership, global awareness, good governance, pride in public service, quality of life, and social justice.... [-]

USA Edmond
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of San Francisco - School of Management

Continue USF’s tradition of ethical leadership and entrepreneurial creativity, learning the theoretical and practical skills needed to become a nonprofit leader in the na ... [+]

Continue USF’s tradition of ethical leadership and entrepreneurial creativity, learning the theoretical and practical skills needed to become a nonprofit leader in the nation’s oldest graduate degree program in Nonprofit Administrative. Earn a 12-month, specialized Master of Nonprofit Administration degree in the dynamic setting of downtown San Francisco.

The University of San Francisco Nonprofit Administration degree program draws from key partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), nonprofits, foundations and entrepreneurs involved in international development and global engagement.

Students deepen their socially committed scholarship through a customized curriculum that may include academic global immersions, international internships and global capstone projects.... [-]

USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
Campus
University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics

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 thes ... [+]

If you want more information on this attractive study program, the renowned University of Wrocław, the vibrant city of Wrocław and the exciting student life, download the mobile app.

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.... [-]

Poland Wrocław
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Haifa, International School

The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking ... [+]

Program description

Modern democracies face complex challenges, which have only intensified in the recent decade. Functioning in complex external and internal environments, governments and public organizations have to constantly adapt themselves to changing conditions and find innovative ways and tools to analyze reality and manage public affairs effectively and fairly.

In recent years, many political systems have experienced significant crises and challenges that have transformed modes of governance. There are indications that public dissatisfaction with and mistrust of government is rapidly increasing, especially during the deep economic crisis of recent years. Social and economic concerns have become more and more acute in modern democracies as growing economic inequality encourages political inequality and triggers political unrest. This process accelerates due to ineffective government and the deterioration of public trust in government.... [-]

Israel Haifa
October 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

This programme empowers graduates with essential HR knowledge, skills, and competencies to facilitate excellence in managing and developing talent. With a dual emphasis o ... [+]

This programme empowers graduates with essential HR knowledge, skills, and competencies to facilitate excellence in managing and developing talent. With a dual emphasis on theory and practice, this programme is designed for aspiring young graduates, practicing HR professionals, and line managers who seek an advanced education in HRM.

Accreditations HKBU School of Business is amongst the 1% of business schools worldwide accredited by the three leading international accreditation bodies focused on business education: AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. This programme is mapped to the CIPD Advanced Certificate in Human Resources. As the CIPD Approved Centre, MHRM students who register as CIPD student members are eligible to achieve the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Certificate in Human Resources qualification and apply for the CIPD Associate membership after graduation. This programme is endorsed by the Hong Kong Institute of HRM. Curriculum / Course Structure ... [-]
Hong Kong Kowloon Tong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
James Madison University

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an en ... [+]

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an engaging and innovative learning environment for students who want to help employees perform at their best. Students in the AHRD program learn to identify workplace performance gaps and develop learning solutions using industry best practices so that employees can succeed and grow. Our students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be leaders and contribute to high-quality, sustainable organizations. Our core program curriculum is aligned with industry standards, while also allowing students to focus their studies on topics most relevant to their career goals and interests.... [-]

USA Harrisonburg
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Zhejiang Wanli University

One of only a few similar programs at top universities in the country, the Master in Logistics Engineering (MLE) is designed to enable you to enter the job market equally ... [+]

One of only a few similar programs at top universities in the country, the Master in Logistics Engineering (MLE) is designed to enable you to enter the job market equally comfortable with logistics strategy, the management of logistics operations, and engineering tasks such as facility design and implementation of logistics technology. Purposely keeping the program (Master in Logistics Engineering) size small and selective, we recruit the finest students and attract some of the most sought-after career opportunities in the world.The MLE program allows you to go beyond the classroom by providing solutions to logistics-related programs for major companies.

Core Courses

Logistics Management Logistics Decisions & Control Warehouse & Facility Design Transportation Management Logistics Technology & Application Field Problems in Logistics Supply Chain Management Global Sourcing ... [-]
China Ningbo
September 2019
Full-time
2.5 - 2.5 years
Campus
University of Deusto: Deusto Business School

The Master in Human Resources (taught in Spanish) is a competent professional way to integrate and develop people within the business project which includes, seeking thei ... [+]

Programme Description

The Master in Human Resources competent professional way to integrate and develop people within the business project which includes, seeking their commitment to it, thus contributing to the differentiation of the company and hence its sustainability.

The Master in Human Resources is aimed at:

Those graduates and graduates / as with little professional experience who wish to access the function of managing people in organizations. In this case, it is mandatory to conduct an internship that simultaneous with the programme. Those HR professionals concerned about staying abreast of new trends and knowledge in managing people management. In this case, the participants made an improvement project for the company in which they work. It is to be noted that in order to participate with this profile candidates must travel to Bilbao on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. ... [-]
Spain Bilbao
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Full-time
12 months
Campus
EAE Business School International

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 p ... [+]

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 staff are the driving force behind the design, implementation, and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial for companies to be 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. The role of Human Resources must be at the very heart of the company’s strategy and its management, as it is a key factor in setting the company apart from its rivals.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs

A master’s degree in public affairs from MU can help you further your existing career in government or nonprofit public service. If you believe positive collaboration acr ... [+]

Online Master of Public Affairs

A master’s degree in public affairs from MU can help you further your existing career in government or nonprofit public service. If you believe positive collaboration across the public, private and nonprofit sectors is the best way to serve society, this may be the degree for you.

The University of Missouri has offered public service education for over 50 years. Established in 2001, the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs has 14 TSPA, 26 affiliated and 8 adjunct faculty members and is part of the University’s College of Arts and Science.

The Truman School advances the study and practice of governance in Missouri, the nation and the world. The mission of the Truman School’s MPA Program is to prepare a diverse student body for ethical leadership in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The MPA program draws upon the interdisciplinary teaching, research and public service capacity of the Truman School, the University as a whole and practitioners to provide students with a range of perspectives and experiences that promote public service values and democratic discourse. Through their coursework, students build knowledge of policy processes and management principles and develop critical thinking and analytic skills that enable them to advance in careers in a rapidly changing public service.... [-]

USA Columbia
August 2019
Full-time
9 weeks
Online
Unicaf University (ZM)

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and ... [+]

The M.P.A. 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 program 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 program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applican... [-]
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Open Enrollment
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Part-time
Campus
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San Jose State University - School of Information

The Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares students for careers in the rapidly expan ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Archives and Records Administration degree program at the San José State University School of Information prepares students for careers in the rapidly expanding fields of records management, corporate archives, and information governance.

Advanced Technology

Students learn to use sophisticated technologies to organize, preserve, and provide access to a growing volume of digital and analog assets. Graduates of the MARA online degree program will be among the few information professionals specifically trained to manage the irreplaceable, yet highly vulnerable digital materials now produced by corporate, government, and nonprofit institutions.

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USA San Jose
August 2019
1 - 7 years
Online
Long Island University

Healthcare administrators work in a clinical setting, like a hospital, nursing home, or medical practice, to manage the facility or a smaller unit within it. According to ... [+]

About

Healthcare administrators work in a clinical setting, like a hospital, nursing home, or medical practice, to manage the facility or a smaller unit within it. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health administration field is expected to grow 20% between 2016 and 2026, at a much faster rate of growth than the average occupation.

The 42-credit, N.A.S.P.A.A.-accredited Master of Public Administration in Health Administration prepares students for careers in fields that offer numerous professional paths. Students from diverse backgrounds with varying levels of expertise are taught by faculty members who are current in all of the latest trends and issues in health care administration.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Campus