Masters Programs in Administration Studies

Compare 213 Masters Programs in Administration Studies

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 of Arts in Human Resources & Industrial Relations

Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2019 USA Minneapolis + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Responsible Management

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months October 2019 Germany Berlin

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:... [-]


Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Public and Nonprofit Management

University of Central Oklahoma
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Edmond

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Public Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Online Campus Part time 21 months January 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The USF MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies. [+]

Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community.

The USF MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies.

A flexible class schedule helps working professionals balance their busy lives, while small class sizes promote one-on-one attention and deeper relationship building.

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) offers two tracks; general public administration track and a health services administration concentration. It provides mid-career and aspiring professionals with an opportunity to obtain advanced managerial education applicable to a broad range of organizations in the public sector, nonprofit, and health care industries.... [-]


Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School International
Campus Full time 12 months April 2019 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. Professionals who embrace change as the most effective way of generating competitive advantages, who can capitalise on new technologies, who have a solid grasp of the new generations of professionals joining the employment market, who fully understand the importance of the work/life balance and ethical conduct, and who are committed to developing, attracting and retaining talent as the best way to ensure success in the new business ecosystem. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Transport and Logistics

Malaysia University of Science and Technology
Online & Campus Combined Full time 18 months January 2019 Malaysia Petaling Jaya

The MSc in Transportation & Logistics offers an opportunity for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge and professional skills and to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics industry. [+]

The MSc in Transportation & Logistics offers an opportunity for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge and professional skills and to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics industry.

Every person and every industry in the world is influenced by, and depends upon, transport and logistics. Consequently, there are so many diverse careers available in this exciting, fast-paced and ever-changing sector. People who work in transport and logistics are constantly kept on their toes. The industry needs to be flexible in order to accommodate the influence of public opinion, governmental decisions and environmental factors.

The Master of Science program in Transportation and Logistics offers an opportunity for recent graduates as well as working professionals to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of transportation and logistics. There are many players involved directly or indirectly with transportation and logistics, and they operate in areas such as public transportation and mass transit, airlines, airports, ocean shipping, seaports, rail, cargo and freight transport, supply chain management, green and sustainable transportation, traffic control, highway operations, toll operations, and communication and traveler information systems.... [-]


Master of Administration in International Organisations

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 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. [+]

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.

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 of Public Administration

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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.... [-]


Master in Public Administration

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time June 2019 USA Kennesaw

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional degree that prepares persons interested in public service for administrative and leadership positions in governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. [+]

The Master in Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional degree that prepares persons interested in public service for administrative and leadership positions in governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. The program’s student and teaching-oriented faculty seek to contribute to the development of professional individuals with an ethos of democratic administration by providing them with a combination of solid academic learning and concrete practical experiences. The MPA Program is located in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs. The Program works in cooperation with a number of other departments as well as the A. L. Burruss Institute of Public Service that provides community services and technical assistance to nonprofit and public organizations in Georgia.... [-]


Master of Public Administration

Texas Tech University at Waco
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Waco

The Master of Public Administration program is offered by the Department of Political Science. The program is designed to provide students with the highest quality education in preparation for careers or advancement of careers and in public, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations. [+]

Master of Science in Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration program is offered by the Department of Political Science. The program is designed to provide students with the highest quality education in preparation for careers or advancement of careers and in public, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations.

Program Overview The Master of Public Administration program stresses the acquisition of academic theory and practical skill to foster an ethical and enduring commitment to public service values. These values include serving the public interest with accountability and transparency; serving professionally with competence, efficiency, and objectivity; acting ethically to uphold the public trust; and demonstrating respect, equity and fairness in dealings with the public and fellow workers. ... [-]

Master of Archives and Records Administration

San Jose State University - School of Information
Online September 2019 USA San Jose

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. [+]

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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Master of Human Resources Management (MHRM)

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Hong Kong Kowloon Tong + 1 more

Master of HRM 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. [+]

Master of HRM 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.

Website: http://bus.hkbu.edu.hk/mhrm

Accreditation 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 UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (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. Course Structure ... [-]

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.... [-]


Online Masters of Public Administration

University of Birmingham Online
Online Part time 30 months March 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Our 100% Online Masters of Public Administration will help you expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad. [+]

Online Masters of Public Administration

Expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad.

Lead positive change

Our Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) is designed to offer busy public sector professionals the opportunity to progress their careers at a national and international level. The course has been designed to offer students the skills and confidence to change their career, whether it’s a move into a new department within the public or voluntary sector, or a shift into a consultancy role.

Taught by the prestigious Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV), our Online MPA is perfectly positioned to encourage progressive ideas. INLOGOV is the leading UK centre for the study of local public service management, policy and governance, known nationally as the instigator of innovative thinking for public servants.... [-]


Master in International Human Resources Management

GEMA Business School
Campus Full time 4 - 10 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome

The Master Program is tailored for those who have a strong interest in international aspects of Human Resource Management either through previous study or through current or past responsibilities for human resource activities in the public or private sector. [+]

Why a Master's degree in International Human Resources 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.

Through the Programme courses, students can broaden and expand their personal skills in communication, presentation, research, critical analysis and problem solving.

Thanks to the partnership with the University of Greenwich (London - UK), one of the most representative academic institution in the UK, all the training activities (lectures, researches, assignments, project works, etc.) will be held in English by Faculty Members, Visiting Professors and Guest Speakers from English and International business context. ... [-]