Masters Programs in Business Studies

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After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students choose to pursue a master’s degree, which provides them an in-depth focus on their program of study. Typically, these courses take one to three years to complete and can be used to pursue a doctorate program. Often, high positions require this level of training.

The first thing you need to know is what is a Master in Business Studies? This program covers basic commerce and finance courses, as well as various aspects of business management. Many schools give students the option to specialize in one area of business studies, such as project management, corporate responsibility, marketing, finance, auditing, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and more. This focus gives each master’s student a unique education tailored to their career goals.

Businesses are historically in need of fresh perspective in the multitude of positions available worldwide, giving prospective students a wide variety of career opportunities after graduation. Typically, master’s graduates earn more money and can negotiate better benefits.

Each business studies program will be different, so the costs and fees will vary. Location, course options such as online learning, and the length of the program may affect the amount a student must pay. It is wise to contact the desired school for specific fee information.

Upon program completion, business studies graduates typically see quite a few opportunities in the vast area of business, both in public and private institutions. Often, degree holders manage corporate projects or personal financial portfolios as project managers or financial advisors. Some choose to determine the marketing and advertising plan for companies as marketing specialists, while a number of graduates choose traditional bank and finance jobs as accountants, auditors, loan officers, and more.

Finding the right program is the first step toward your future career. 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 International Business (MIB)

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Boston San Francisco China Shanghai United Arab Emirates Dubai United Kingdom London New York Cambridge + 9 more

Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. [+]

Masters in Business Studies. Gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy with our Master of International Business program. Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. Locations Start your Master of International Business in Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, then choose to explore any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of International Business at a glance Who is this program for? Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business. What you’ll learn By the end of the Master of International Business program, you will have developed a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of global business. In addition, specializations will allow you to tailor the program to your individual and professional goals. There are six specializations to choose from—marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, project management, family business, and business analytics. Why Hult? Only Hult enables you to combine your studies with immersive learning in up to three world-class cities with Global Campus Rotation. Plus, throughout your core studies, Hult takes you out of the classroom to help you learn the basics of strategy, management, and finance through experience. See classroom theories brought to life through on-site visits to companies, compete in complex computer-based simulations as... [-]

Master in Marketing & Sales

EAE Business School International
Campus Full time 2 years April 2017 Spain Barcelona

With the EAE’s Master in Marketing & Sales in Spain, we offer the key to corporate excellence to professionals in direct contact with customers, equipping them with the skills required by the market. [+]

Master in Marketing & Sales This programme will be conducted in English. With the EAE’s Master in Marketing & Sales in Spain, we offer the key to corporate excellence to professionals in direct contact with customers, equipping them with the skills required by the market. Throughout the programme, the professionals are provided with the conditions to change. Participants in the programme will undergo an experience and process of change. Reasons to do EAE’s Master in Marketing & Sales in Spain: AME and ADIGITAL EAE is a member of two of the main associations of Marketing and Digital Economy of Spain: AME and ADIGITAL. Marketing Association of Spain is an organization whose goal is the valorization and recognition of the profession and activity Marketing. ADIGITAL is the largest multi-sector partnership of the Digital Economy. Marketing Plan Making a Marketing Plan during the master is a key factor, because it helps participants to develop the skills and competences acquired during the program. Furthermore, we enable them to gain greater insight into this management tool, which is fundamental in the strategic development of the company. Certificate in Google Ads EAE gives participants the option of taking specialisation programs free of charge. The ‘Program of Expertise in Google Ads’, with a qualification from EAE and certification from Google. Certificate in IBM’S SPSS EAE gives participants the option of taking specialisation programs free of charge. The the ‘Program in Quantitative Market Research Methods and Specialisation in SPSS’ from IBM with a qualification from EAE. One... [-]

Master in Marketing & Sales

EAE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Globalisation, new information technologies and new distribution channels are changing marketing’s point of view. Also, consumers have become more and more demanding and have more [+]

Masters in Business Studies. Master in Marketing & Sales in Barcelona / Madrid Globalization, new information technologies and new distribution channels are changing marketing’s point of view. Also, consumers have become more and more demanding and have more information, so they are fully aware of what they want and need. All companies need professionals in their Marketing area, capable of successfully leading the correct combination of the three main elements offered by this Master Degree: solid marketing training and knowledge, the skills necessary to know how to respond to the current market and environment and the ability to turn the existing technologies into a competitive advantage. The EAE’s Master in Marketing & Sales in Madrid or Barcelona has three objectives presented in three main areas: To develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes those allow people to contribute towards the marketing area in an efficient manner: Identifying opportunities, threats and changes to the company’s competitive environment and guiding the company’s strategy according to possible scenarios and specific cases. To develop management skills in participants to allow them to succeed in their professional life: Being able to communicate and encourage work teams in a globalized, diverse and multicultural environment, standing out for leadership and negotiation. To provide a clear view of the opportunities and risks of the new marketing trends, and to know how to adapt the company to a new competitive environment: Being able to lead the implementation of new operational management systems aimed at the market and the consumer. Program... [-]

Master In Catering Companies (barcelona)

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Part time October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid

The Master in Hospitality Management and Food & Beverage Management aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management. [+]

Master in Business Administration Restoration The Master in Hospitality Management and Food & Beverage Management aims to train professionals and managers who lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management. Why study the Master: Revenue Management is taught through a business game. This particular field of hotel marketing is widely developed in this field through an applied through a business game vision. This Master is taught in Madrid and Barcelona Networking: The Masters students can participate in the cycle afterwork, an activity that connects them with the business world through meetings with entrepreneurs. They can also attend the cycle of meetings with managers of hotels and catering companies, and international tourism consultants. Coaching cycle: The Masters students can participate in Cycle Ostelea coaching, combining group sessions in various fields, such as emotional coaching or family coaching. Attendance at trade fairs: the Masters students can attend various trade fairs such as Food or IBTM. Professional practices. The Master offers the possibility of work experience in areas of management of hotel chains and catering companies. It includes a series of meetings with managers of hotels and restaurant companies. GOALS The Master in Hospitality Management and Restoration will allow you to: KNOW THE HOTEL INDUSTRY AND CATERING Build a strong base of knowledge of the tourism industry from an international perspective and always from the management approach. GLOBAL VISION Train managers oriented business management of tourism enterprises able to get the expected results worldwide. DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLANS Introduce the keys to... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainability

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 Switzerland Gland Switzerland Online + 2 more

The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Business Administration in Sustainability Management is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. [+]

Masters in Business Studies. The aim of the of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with an emphasis in Sustainability Management is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. This Master Program is interdisciplinary since it blends business strategy, natural and social sciences. Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. This Master Program is designed to improve managerial or entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading hotel facilities. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the Master’s Programs: - Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. - TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. - Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. - Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs - Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. - 1-year program costs: 35,950 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) - Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF. SUMAS does not currently offer any... [-]

Master In Online Marketing And Web Analytics

IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores
Online Full time 750 hours October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Digital Marketing with specialization is a program designed to meet these needs, the hand of large industry experts, and where you will learn the basics of digital marketing and you will study some of the specific areas in which you want to deepen. [+]

There is currently a high demand for professionals to highly qualified to manage effectively the opportunities that digital marketing offers with specialized such as Traffic Manager, SEO, SEM, Community Manager, Analyst Digital, Mobile and Inbound Marketing profiles, which require training specifically due to the complexity of their duties. The Master in Digital Marketing with specialization is a program designed to meet these needs, the hand of large industry experts, and where you will learn the basics of digital marketing and you will study some of the specific areas in which you want to deepen. Upon completion of the Master in Digital Marketing, you will have a deep knowledge base in digital marketing can deepen and specialize in one area: Web Analytics; gamification; Mobile Marketing; Google Adwords; e-Commerce; Inbound Marketing or Digital Communication. What will I learn? Upon completion of the Master in Digital Marketing you will be perfectly able to: Define, plan and control online recruitment campaigns efficiently. Perform online media planning. Getting the most of the online channel in attracting customers. Using web analytics to drive change in online business. Define, implement and operate a web analytics system efficiently. Define key factors (KPIs) and make Dashboards. Specialize professional to have more job opportunities in one of the most important to choose specific areas: Web Analytics, Gamification, Mobile Marketing, SEO, Google Adwords, eCommerce, Inbound Marketing or Digital Communication. To whom it May concern? The Master in Digital Marketing and specialization provides training specifically geared to the following profiles: People who... [-]

Master - Management Science

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

The studies promote the competences needed in management and in developing business [+]

Masters in Business Studies. Master study program “Management Science” The studies promote the competences needed in management and in developing business operations of small and medium-sized companies, especially their international business activities. New strategic thinking, new business concepts, excellent networking and leadership skills are in high demand in the global business environment. The education also promotes international networking and close cooperation with Rezekne Special Economic Zone. Advanced professional studies include e.g. strategic marketing management as well as change management. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Master of Social Sciences in Management Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Social sciences Duration of studies: 2 years of part-time studies. The study program consists of 2 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) - Part C – selective courses To complete the study program a student has to acquire 80 KP credits (120 ECTS) Access to further studies: Doctoral Studies Final test: Master’s thesis Study fee: 1740 EUR per year [-]

Master in Nonprofit Administration

The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Campus Part time 14 - 50 months September 2017 USA Notre Dame

The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) degree in the Mendoza College of Business delivers an education that in 2011 was ranked 4th in ethics by the Aspen Institute-Beyond Grey Pinstripes. Our program, which draws students from an array of undergraduate majors and varied work backgrounds, is designed for individuals with at least two years of post undergraduate nonprofit work or volunteer experience, and we strongly encourage an... [+]

Master in Nonprofit Administration The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) degree in the Mendoza College of Business delivers an education that in 2011 was ranked 4th in ethics by the Aspen Institute-Beyond Grey Pinstripes. Our program, which draws students from an array of undergraduate majors and varied work backgrounds, is designed for individuals with at least two years of post undergraduate nonprofit work or volunteer experience, and we strongly encourage an interview for entrance into the program. Giving business professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills in our close-knit community and to better serve the nonprofit sector without leaving their current jobs, the MNA degree features on-site summer courses as well as fall and spring e-learning courses. The total time commitment on campus is 10 weeks over a two to four summer timeframe. During the first summer, four weeks of core courses are taken; during subsequent summers, courses are taken in two-week blocks. Distance learning courses are offered in the fall and spring semesters. The degree includes 42 credit hours (30 core credits, 9 elective credits, and 3 credits for the field project) in a core curriculum that includes the fundamentals of managing or leading nonprofit organizations – from small community-based initiatives to large national organizations – and the exploration of critical strategic issues facing nonprofit leaders today. Classes range from economics and human resource management to ethics, marketing and board development. In addition to the core curriculum, students have many elective choices to customize their educational experience. These... [-]

Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business. [+]

Masters in Business Studies. ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) prepares talented minds for careers in global business. The ESMT Master's in Management combines fieldwork in global companies with applied coursework and research on the latest business and management theories. Admitted students have a variety of academic backgrounds and use the time at ESMT to gain valuable knowledge and interdisciplinary experience to apply their previous expertise to economic and management problems. The program is divided into two streams with a focus on international management. One stream (Quantitative Business) is designed for quantitative decision analysts and one stream for creative and strategic thinkers (Innovative Management). Depending on the stream, students can choose among four specializations: Business Analytics Finance & Investments Entrepreneurship & Innovation Global & Digital Strategy The ESMT MIM program uses an interdisciplinary approach: students apply analytical models to understand the global economy, product development, and new techniques in technology management within global companies. Students planning to pursue a further academic career also have unique access to research practices and projects with ESMT's faculty. A Master's degree bridging innovation and applied business ESMT's Master's in Management is an innovative program designed with input from top German companies. The two-year degree gathers a selected group of talented individuals who can show strategic thinking in their application to the MIM. Courses emphasize how these techniques and research methods can further an organization's global goals in a business context. Students will complete projects and an internship with global companies before graduation; some of this... [-]

MSc in Management - European Triple Degree - Grande Ecole

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Lancaster France Lyon Germany Munich + 4 more

2-year Master in general management + specialisation (Finance, Strategy or Corporate Development), taught fully in English. [+]

A triple advantage to start your career in global management A triple degree from leading European institutions, a 2-year multicultural experience, worldwide career opportunities! This Master is a general management course, offering a specialisation in the second year as well as tangible work experience through the internships and business projects. This master's degree is jointly run emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität - LMU (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School - LUMS (United Kingdom) The first year takes place on emlyon business school's European Campus in Lyon or at Lancaster University and provides you with a broad foundation of management knowledge, insights and skills. For each of these fundamental courses you benefit from the joint expertise of all three institutions’ faculty, as a team of professors from emlyon business school, LMU and LUMS provide a unique vision from the three cultures. This gives you a broader perspective of global business, helping you develop the capacity to adapt in your future international career. The second year represents the opportunity for students to specialise: Change and Strategy at LMU, Corporate Finance at emlyon business school (European Campus in Lyon or Asian Campus in Shanghai) or Corporate Development at LUMS. As part of the MSc in Management - European Triple Degree, you will also have two internship periods allowing you to gain professional experience and develop your network. Students enrolled in this course will receive a triple degree diploma (emlyon business school + LMU + LUMS). Program requirements: Bachelor's Degree in any... [-]

Master in International Hotel Management - HR and training specialization

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters February 2018 Switzerland Martigny

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems. [+]

Master International Hotel Management - Human Resources and training

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by Human Resources Management and Training understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems.

At the end of the program the student will also be specialists in employment relations and be capable of developing training programs for the hospitality industry in order to retain talent and assure high performance of the organization. Having a good under-standing of human resource management is extremely important especially in an industry with high turnover and large training and learning needs.... [-]


Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) at the University of San Francisco will take you to Barcelona, Taipei, and San Francisco, revealing successful, creative, and innovative business practices through the cultural lens of three vibrant cities. [+]

The Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) at the University of San Francisco will take you to Barcelona, Taipei, and San Francisco, revealing successful, creative, and innovative business practices through the cultural lens of three vibrant cities. The MGEM program combines direct exposure to multinational entrepreneurial firms with an international cohort of students to provide you with global business skills for success. - Spend four months in each participating city and graduate in one year - Offered at USF's San Francisco Downtown Campus, in conjunction with Institut Quimic de Sarria (Barcelona) and Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei) - All courses are taught in English - Undergraduate degree must be conferred within the past three years Entry Requirements - Official Transcript(s) – Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application. If admitted to the program, instructions for sending official, sealed transcripts will be provided. - Résumé – Submit a current résumé demonstrating relevant work experience. - Letters of Recommendation – Two letters of recommendation are required. At least one recommendation should come from a college professor who is well-acquainted with the applicant's academic capability. If the recommender must submit a hard copy letter by mail, please request that your recommender complete this form to include with his/her letter. - Statement of Purpose or Essay – A 500 to 1000 word essay about yourself, your background, and your short- and long-term professional goals is required. Please be sure to address why you have decided to... [-]

MRes Management

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

The MRes in Management programme develops a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in the field of business and management. [+]

Masters in Business Studies. Overview The MRes Management programme helps you develop a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in the field of business and management. It will equip you with an understanding of what constitutes quality research, and acquaint you with the research processes involved from the point of inception to project completion. You will be registered as an off-site University of Liverpool postgraduate research student, while studying at XJTLU in China. The overall goal of the programme is to develop fully trained and competent management researchers who are able to understand and use research techniques appropriate to their subject area. Unique selling points • This programme is both a stand-alone masters programme as well as a prerequisite to those who wish to earn a PhD degree in management, economics or financial economics • Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills The MRes Management programme will equip you to: • review systematically, and evaluate critically, research paradigms, and demonstrate how they inform research projects • analyse business and management processes and their environment using a multitude of conceptual approaches • understand how the examination of different aspects in business and management research can be integrated • demonstrate comprehensive understanding and critical reflection of literature in the field of study • demonstrate self-direction and originality in the design of quality research projects... [-]

Master in Economics

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Part time August 2017 USA San Francisco

The private, public and nonprofit sectors throughout the world demand economists and analysts who are equipped with strong quantitative economics skills. [+]

Master in EconomicsThe private, public and nonprofit sectors throughout the world demand economists and analysts who are equipped with strong quantitative economics skills. The Master's Degree in Economics program at the University of San Francisco provides graduate students with rigorous training in the analytical knowledge and abilities essential to the challenges of changing economies, the investment industry, banking, and corporate financial management.The M.A in Economics graduate program offers opportunities for internships, directed research, a master's thesis, study/research abroad or a combination of these options. Graduates are also well  prepared to pursue Ph.D. studies in economics, and have done so at such universities as Georgetown University, the University of California at Berkeley, thlibrarye University of Washington, the University of California at Davis, Cornell University and the University of California at Santa Cruz, among others.The M.A. in Economics graduate program starts in the fall only (late August). All of the graduate-level courses are offered after 4:30 pm, and most are held in the evenings.... [-]


Master in Business Design

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Italy Milan

The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. [+]

Masters in Business Studies. Innovate. Oversee. Strategize. The Master in Business Design program creates new connections between the worlds of business and design. You’ll work on projects relating to the business of design—and the design of business. Enlightening and interdisciplinary, the program focuses on how to apply design methodology, sensitivity, and culture to any business. You’ll study design-driven company management as you learn to draft plans for business development, branding, marketing, and communication—for product lines, startups, and established businesses. Audience The program is designed for candidates who have a first-level degree in economics, humanities, design, or related subjects, and who are interested in acquiring organizational and management skills via a multidisciplinary approach. Outcome During this degree program, students will: Apply design-based methodologies within non-design fields. Present a creative project in an entrepreneurial way by demonstrating its validity and reliability, through tests, supporting evidence, and application scenarios. Demonstrate autonomy and originality in solving problems. Program The Master in Business Design program is workshop-based, supported by seminars, lectures, tutorials, and fieldwork. Industry professionals, the course leader, and project leaders guide students via individual coaching and project mentorship. The program consists of four main modules, each of which includes a two-week course and six-week workshop. The modules are followed by a two-month internship period and a final portfolio presentation. The modular structure is customizable, allowing flexibility and variety to better serve each student’s needs and goals. Structure Courses Coursework focuses on: Exploring the nature, languages, and values of the contemporary design scene Identifying... [-]