Masters in Administration in North America

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Administration programs give students a background in courses such as political science, economics and administrative law. Some students may also choose to study business and management for a more thorough understanding of the field.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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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.... [-]


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. ... [-]

MSEd in Student Affairs Administration

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA La Crosse + 2 more

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. [+]

Degree

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education

SAA Mission

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.

Professional Competencies

The Student Affairs Administration (SAA) graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has embraced the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and has aligned the curriculum of the graduate program to ensure basic understanding in the competencies as part of the learning experience of our graduate students.... [-]


Master in Health Services Management (MPA)

Mercy College
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Dobbs Ferry USA Online + 2 more

Advance your education and career prospects in healthcare Healthcare managers play a key role in today's rapidly changing healthcare environment. [+]

This is an exciting time for healthcare management. The field is growing and changing every day. And few schools get you prepared for it quite like Mercy. The MPA is a 48-credit program intended for students seeking a broad multidisciplinary education in health services management.

The program has been designed to prepare graduates for roles as healthcare managers in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. The program is suitable for students who anticipate careers in a variety of healthcare facilities in the public, private and not-for-profit settings.

Health Services Management Fast Facts Multidisciplinary education in health services management Courses offered evenings and weekends Healthcare professionals as professors Speakers from the healthcare field Program Outcomes PO1 The student should be able to analyze missions, visions, data and overall organizational performance to develop programs using research techniques. PO2 ... [-]

Master of Healthcare Administration

William Woods University
Online Full time September 2018 USA Fulton

Prepare for a leadership role in the growing healthcare field through real-world experience and practical coursework.

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Practical training for a growing field.

Prepare for a leadership role in the growing healthcare field through real-world experience and practical coursework. There are over 784,626 healthcare companies in the United States — providing equipment, insurance, services, and more. Additionally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of healthcare occupations to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. is projected to add about 2.3 million new jobs. And this includes leadership. Every doctor’s office, hospital, call center, laboratory, research institute, outpatient and residential care facility needs managers and administrators.

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Master In Senior Management Secretariat

Grupo IOE
Online Part time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Murcia Valencia Colombia Bogotá Mexico Buenavista Peru Lima Brazil São Paulo + 10 more

The Master in Senior Management Secretariat is designed for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to assume managerial support functions. [+]

Ls tasks Directors assistant They are becoming broader and more responsibility once: to organize the agenda of management, managing meetings, travel, communications ... The Master in Senior Management Secretariat It is designed for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities that enable them to assume managerial support functions. Among its contents, including the Training Course SENIOR MANAGEMENT SECRETARIAT of the University of Alcalá, Which gives 20 credits ECTS.

OBJECTIVES:

Acquire essential skills that contribute to the success of your company and the management, as they are:

Impeccable behavior and social and corporate panache are very important qualities for an executive assistant: help form a positive image of your company. With so many responsibilities, it is essential to be able to stay organized and know how to manage time and the workplace. Mastering the software word processing, presentations, managing databases and spreadsheets is essential, like languages. Acquire financial and legal knowledge may be important in making intelligent decisions: to anticipate problems to recognize and embrace them immediately for resolution is a clear competitive advantage. ... [-]

State Owned Enterprise Administration Program

Cambridge Graduate University
Campus September 2018 USA Cambridge

Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Health Administration

Pfeiffer University School of Graduate Studies
Campus Full time 5 semesters September 2018 USA Charlotte

This course of study focuses on practical applications from both business and health service fields of knowledge. [+]

The Master of Health Administration program is designed primarily for entry and mid-level health service managers who require enhanced managerial and business competencies in order to achieve their career goals. Although the program is intended primarily for those who have been working in health service settings for approximately three years, individual arrangements may be developed for persons with shorter tenure as well as those who have not enjoyed previous employment in the health sector. This course of study focuses on practical applications from both business and health service fields of knowledge. Emphasis is placed on the development of leadership skills that are necessary to thrive in the rapidly changing and often extraordinarily complex health service enterprise of the 21st Century, both within the United States and internationally. The MHA content, drawn from a wide range of disciplinary interests, is specifically targeted to the health service environment with all of its multifaceted operational and political dimensions. Managerial, financial, legal and ethical considerations are foundational to most courses in the curriculum. The Master of Health Administration program maintains high academic quality, emphasizes practical applications, and provides flexible and convenient study options both in the traditional classroom setting and over the Internet. Graduates will have the requisite knowledge and skills for significant professional advancement in a wide range of health related settings. ... [-]


Master of Public Administration - Quad Cities Program

Drake University College of Business and Public Administration
Campus Part time 24 months September 2018 USA Des Moines

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 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 from the private sector. The Drake University MPA degree with an emphasis in executive development effectively addresses this new reality.The mission of 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 subject.This... [-]


Health Care Executive MBA Program (HCEMBA)

University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business
Campus Part time 24 months September 2018 USA Irvine

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 healthcare 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.... [-]


Master of Health Administration

Florida Atlantic University, Barry Kaye College of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

The Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) is a 30-37 credit program that builds skills reflecting the latest in management and healthcare 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 healthcare 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:

Recent graduates of health administration programs or business programs who want to further prepare for a nonclinical career in a healthcare or related field. Graduates of clinical programs—medicine, physical therapy, nursing, etc.—who want to pursue a management career or who want to develop management skills. Clinical practitioners and aspiring administrators seeking to make a career change or wanting to move into an administrative position. People working in non-health fields who want to make a career change. ... [-]

Master of Education in Administration

California Coast University
Online September 2018 USA Santa Ana

The Master of Education Degree in Administration is a self-paced learning program, which may be completed off campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms [+]

Master of Education in Administration

The Master of Education Degree in Administration is a self-paced learning program, which may be completed off campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms, allowing students to begin their degree programs at any time during the year.

The Master of Education Degree in Administration requires students to satisfy the following course requirements: 27-semester units (9 core courses) in Education; plus, 9 additional units (3 courses) for a total of 36-semester units.

Prerequisites to Admission

An applicant must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education; or, a Bachelor’s Degree in another field may be considered if the Admission Committee evaluation indicates that the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program.... [-]


Master of Education in Administration and Supervision

Marymount University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Arlington

Marymount University’s Master of Education in Administration and Supervision is an online program designed to prepare students worldwide for school administration in Catholic schools, as well as public or private schools. [+]

Administration and Supervision

Marymount University’s Master of Education in Administration and Supervision is an online program designed to prepare students worldwide for school administration in Catholic schools, as well as public or private schools. Participants complete the course of study in a cohort, supporting each other and sharing experiences and insights. Courses are designed and sequenced to help participants grow in their spirituality and leadership abilities. This is especially beneficial for teachers whose schedules can make attending on-campus courses difficult.

The program begins with an intensive two-week, six-credit, summer residency at Marymount University allowing them also to take advantage of the history and culture of the Washington, DC, area. During the school year, participants complete additional credits through online coursework, connecting with their colleagues through online chats and collaborating on projects.... [-]


Master of Health Administration

Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Grand Rapids

The mission of the MHA is to teach and prepare individuals for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of healthcare administration. [+]

The mission of the graduate programs in public and nonprofit administration is to develop both the general knowledge and specific abilities needed for leadership in a fast-changing world. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in complex organizations and to transcend traditional boundaries in the pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities.The Master of Health (MHA) degree program broadens the commitment of the School of Public and Nonprofit Administration to educate community leaders. The mission of the MHA is to teach and prepare individuals for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of healthcare administration. The program centers on interdisciplinary learning experiences that integrate classroom study, applied research, professional development, and field experience. The curriculum is designed to develop advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration.An advanced degree in health administration opens up career opportunities that span the diverse components that make up the health care delivery system including hospitals, ambulatory care practices, assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice care. In addition to direct health service providers, MHA graduates are qualified for management positions in marketing, human resources, finance, and planning in pharmaceutical, medical device and supplies, and insurance companies.... [-]


Master of Health Care Management

University of New Orleans College of Business Administration
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New Orleans Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

Career health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other healthcare professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the healthcare industry. [+]

Program InformationCareer health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other healthcare professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the healthcare 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 healthcare 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 healthcare 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 healthcare field. The College also offers an Executive Master of Health Care Management Program. ... [-]