A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Administration programs help students find jobs in the business sector or in public services. Some students may enter the workforce with a bachelor’s degree, while others may choose to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree for more advanced positions.
The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.
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Metropolitan State University of Denver new Master of Health Administration (MHA), is designed to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in health care. 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. [+]
Our program prepares you for a career in health care management and administration. Managing health care organizations in today's dynamic and complex environment is a challenging profession, and qualified executives are needed to lead organizations in providing high quality patient care in the most cost effective manner. [+]
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. [+]
Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education... [+]
Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. As part of that [+]
State Owned Enterprise Administration Program
Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. As part of that mission, Cambridge Graduate University provides both the world’s only global campus university, and the world’s only Masters and Doctorate degrees in State Owned Enterprise (SOE) Administration (SOEA) from the world’s top faculty.
SOEs, include sub-national enterprises as well, such as regional states, cities and local governments, and are prevalent in utilities and infrastructure industries, such as energy, transport, and telecommunications, whose performance is of great importance to broad segments of the population and to other parts of the business sector. Consequently, the management of SOEs will be critical to ensure their positive contribution to a country’s overall economic efficiency and competitiveness. It is in the governments’ and the public’s interest that all these categories of SOEs are professionally managed and apply state of the art practices. SOEs may be in competitive or in non-competitive sectors of the economy. The management program covers the distinctions between listed and non-listed SOEs, or between wholly owned, majority and minority owned SOEs, since the management issues are somewhat different in each case.... [-]
The Master of Business Administration Degree Program is an innovative program designed to meet the needs of practicing executives in profit and nonprofit settings. [+]
The Master of Business Administration Degree Program is an innovative program designed to meet the needs of practicing executives in profit and nonprofit settings. Offered in the popular Weekend Degree Program format, the MBA focuses on sharpening skills in decision-making and problem-solving behavior for professional administrators. The program's instructional design integrates scientific and technological advances with proven principles of management.
The MBA program requires a commitment to an intensive educational experience as well as a considerable degree of independence and discipline. The format enables successful managers to continue to grow professionally without interruption of their careers, thus enhancing their competitive positioning in an increasingly sophisticated economic environment. Typical students are junior and senior managers who work in financial institutions, oil and utility companies, insurance and communications companies and other businesses, as well as health care professionals such as doctors, nurses and administrators.... [-]
This course of study focuses on practical applications from both business and health service fields of knowledge. [+]
Graduates of the MHA program will have enhanced their management/administrative background and specialty area through the completion of a curriculum that provides students with the latest theories and contemporary practice applications. [+]
The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program prepares leaders who can effectively respond to the dynamic and ever-changing health care industry.
These individuals have a capacity to critically examine and evaluate issues and trends and are empowered to influence the destiny of the global health care system. Curriculum is tailored to the needs of the health care leader/manager by providing content in finance, policy, research, technology, quality improvement, economics, marketing and strategic planning. In addition, students will also be asked to complete course work related to their area of concentration such as health education, long-term care, and health informatics.... [-]
The Political Science Program at West Virginia State University offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree for those interested in government and non-profit employment at the national, state and local levels. [+]
The Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) is a 30-37 credit program that builds skills reflecting the latest in management and health care theory and practice. The M.H.A. program develops leaders who possess the values, knowledge, and skills to achieve optimal delivery of healthcare. [+]
The Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) is a 30-37 credit program that builds skills reflecting the latest in management and health care theory and practice. The M.H.A. program develops leaders who possess the values, knowledge, and skills to achieve optimal delivery of healthcare. The program is designed for:
1. Recent graduates of health administration programs or business programs who want to further prepare for a nonclinical career in a health care or related field.
2. Graduates of clinical programs—medicine, physical therapy, nursing, etc.—who want to pursue a management career or who want to develop management skills.
3. Clinical practitioners and aspiring administrators seeking to make a career change or wanting to move into an administrative position. ... [-]
A weekend graduate program designed for public and nonprofit professionals that you can complete in 24 months in the Quad Cities [+]
A weekend graduate program designed for public and nonprofit professionals that you can complete in 24 months in the Quad CitiesToday, public and nonprofit organizations are expected to carry out their mission of service by successfully partnering with the private sector and other public and nonprofit organizations. Managers in the public and nonprofit arenas must meet both the public?s and business sector?s expectations for efficiency and effectiveness while maintaining traditional public values such as fairness, equal access to services, public accountability, public participation in decision making?values our society does not typically require of the private sector. The Drake University MPA degree with an emphasis in executive development effectively addresses this new reality.The mission for the MPA is to develop within the public and nonprofit professional the ability to transform, lead and direct organizations in a dynamic environment. Courses are multidisciplinary in nature recognizing the ever-changing environment of the public and nonprofit sectors.A unique and comprehensive weekend-based Drake MPA program has been developed for professionals living in the Quad Cities. This special MPA degree is offered in cooperation with the Quad Cities Graduate Study Center. Students admitted to the Drake MPA will complete 12 courses within a 24 month time frame. Each class typically meets two weekends during a six to eight week period providing a sequential format appropriate for the working student. Classes do not meet during traditional holiday and break times. The courses are offered sequentially to allow in-depth exploration of each topic before moving on to the next... [-]
The Health Care Executive MBA Program (HCEMBA) merges the medical and healthcare industries with business education in a unique learning environment. [+]
The business side of healthcare.
The Health Care Executive MBA Program (HCEMBA) merges the medical and healthcare industries with business education in a unique learning environment.
You will gain the fundamentals of management and a thorough understanding of the economic, political, and social dynamics that have reshaped the global healthcare industry. The Merage Health Care Executive MBA (HCEMBA) program is specifically designed for health care professionals who want to expand their business expertise.
Participants in the program come from the intersecting worlds of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, managed care, insurance, health care services, and health care policy.... [-]
A hands-on program that prepares students for careers in a variety of administrative roles in health care [+]
Health care administration is the ideal management career for those who also want to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Health care administrators plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of health care services at organizations such as assisted living facilities, group homes, outpatient clinics and hospices. They must balance the unique health care needs of the people they serve with dynamic changes in their industry, such as evolving integrated health care delivery systems, technological innovations and complex legal and regulatory environments.
Graduates of the UW-Eau Claire program are prepared for a variety of managerial positions in the health care field, such as nursing home administrator, human resources director, marketing manager, pharmaceutical salesperson, HMO underwriter, and health care consultant. Our program also provides an excellent preparation for those going on to graduate school and positions in the acute care sector (hospitals).... [-]
The Master of Public Administration: Health Services Administration program prepares graduates for management positions in health services organizations. The skills and knowledge required to perform effectively as health services administrators are acquired both in the classroom and in the field. [+]
The Master of Public Administration: Health Services Administration program prepares graduates for management positions in health services organizations. The skills and knowledge required to perform effectively as health services administrators are acquired both in the classroom and in the field. This program is suitable for those currently working in health organizations and for those seeking to enter the health services administration field.
To learn more about the Master of Public Administration: Health Services Administration program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/health-services-administration.[-]
Career health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other health care professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the health care industry. [+]
Program InformationCareer health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other health care professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the health care industry. This program is designed to prepare health care professionals to prosper in the 21st century. The curriculum provides students with a unique blend of knowledge that bridges the world of health care and the world of finance, marketing, accounting, and management. The objective of this advanced training is to enable graduate students to manage more effectively at a managerial or executive level in both public and private health care settings. This interdisciplinary program involves faculty from the College of Business Administration of the University of New Orleans, the Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans, and lecturers from the health care field. The College also offers an Executive Master of Health Care Management Program. ... [-]