Masters in Administration in North America

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Administration

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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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 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. ... [-]

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 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 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 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. ... [-]


Master of Health Administration (MHA)

University of Phoenix Online
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Phoenix + 1 more

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 healthcare industry.

These individuals have a capacity to critically examine and evaluate issues and trends and are empowered to influence the destiny of the global healthcare system. The curriculum is tailored to the needs of the healthcare 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 coursework related to their area of concentration such as health education, long-term care, and health informatics.

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. Graduates are able to define their role within the health care system and understand how to make necessary changes to create a work environment, which is team oriented and motivating to others.... [-]


MPA - Nonprofit Management

Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education
Online January 2019 USA USA Online

This online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management is designed for students who have a passion for public service and a desire to lead a nonprofit organization. Through this online program, students will study effective leadership, public personnel administration, social entrepreneurship, and more. [+]

Learn to lead a nonprofit organization with an MPA.

This online Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management is designed for students who have a passion for public service and a desire to lead a nonprofit organization. Through this online program, students will study effective leadership, public personnel administration, social entrepreneurship, and more.

This online program links theory, policy, and practice, giving students the unique skills required for management opportunities in a nonprofit setting.

Apply today! This degree program is launching in Fall 2018.

Fast Facts Complete your degree in less than 2 years 8-week courses Competitive tuition Learn from industry leaders Career-focused curriculum What You'll Learn ... [-]

Master of Health Administration

Missouri State University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2018 USA Springfield + 1 more

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. [+]

Master of Health Administration

Our program prepares you for a career in healthcare 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. Our program will equip you to meet these critical leadership challenges within the healthcare industry. The Master of Health Administration provides flexibility for working professionals. The Master of Health Administration degree is offered in an executive-style format, designed for working professionals seeking to attain leadership positions in healthcare industry. The executive-style format includes a combination of blended/online courses together with traditional seated courses offered in the evenings.... [-]


Master of Business Administration

Our Lady of the Lake University School of Business
Campus August 2019 USA San Antonio Dallas

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 healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, and administrators.... [-]


Master in Health Care Administration

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire College of Business
Campus Full time August 2019 USA Eau Claire

A hands-on program that prepares students for careers in a variety of administrative roles in health care. In addition to coursework in science, business, social sciences and health care administration, the major includes a 12-month practicum at a healthcare facility. [+]

Healthcare 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 healthcare 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 healthcare field, such as a 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).... [-]


Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
Campus Full time Part time 15 months September 2018 Canada Ottawa + 1 more

For more than 40 years, the University of Ottawa MHA program at the Telfer School of Management has equipped Canada’s future healthcare managers with the knowledge and skills to succeed in this challenging field. [+]

For more than 40 years, the University of Ottawa MHA program at the Telfer School of Management has equipped Canada’s future healthcare managers with the knowledge and skills to succeed in this challenging field. A vital part of this country’s healthcare community, the program is aligned with the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and is acclaimed by health care professionals throughout Canada for its clear commitment to providing tomorrow’s health care administrators with a solid grounding in business management principles. The program’s sharp focus on business management combined with its links to leaders in Canada’s health sciences and policy communities creates a rich learning environment and provides students with the integrated training required by healthcare managers now and in the future. ... [-]


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 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. ... [-]

Skill in administration

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Campus Full time 4 - 5 semesters July 2019 Mexico Aguascalientes

The program offers three areas of specialization: Management of Organizations, Finance and Marketing, has a duration of 2 years and 2.5 years including obtaining the degree. [+]

The program offers three areas of specialization: Management of Organizations, Finance and Marketing, has a duration of 2 years and 2.5 years including obtaining the degree.

The design of the program offers a flexible curricular structure, which allows the student to take optional subjects inside or outside the institution, selecting an area of ​​his interest of the 3 offered by the program preferably drives the stays in companies. The student will have a tutor, who will organize, plan, implement and supervise the development of the student's academic training and the direction of the degree work, so as to ensure the objective and profile of the proposed graduate in the curriculum.... [-]