Masters Programs in Economics and Administration

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Economics and Administration

A master’s degree involves engaging with concepts that have been introduced in a prior program on a deeper and more specialized level. The master’s is a continuation of a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent.

What is a Master in Economics and Administration? It is an advanced degree that focuses on topics of macro and micro economics, finance, principles of industrial organization, public policy and topics in economics and business. The degree is usually one to two years and involves classroom lectures, tests and a master’s thesis. In addition to course requirements, the student may specialize in certain areas of interest.

With a Master in Economics, the graduate has a solid grasp on major topics in finance, economics and business. He or she will be well-versed in concepts as well as practical applications in the corporate world.

The cost of this master’s degree varies according to the institution, the length of the course and other factors. It is possible to apply for financial aid or a loan as well as engage in work study to pay tuition.

After completing a Master in Economics and Administration, the graduate can pursue a variety of careers in the business or financial areas. They often work for public and private firms or start their own businesses. Some graduates become entrepreneurs, while others work for consulting firms, non-profit organizations and think tanks. Others work for the government organizations or for academic institutions. A higher degree in the area of business and economics is highly prized by employers and can lead to numerous job opportunities.

You can apply for a Master in Economics and Administration at a university or select online learning options. There are many distance learning courses available that fit well into a work schedule. 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 Finance

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

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company. Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. Locations Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of Finance 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 launch a career within the finance function of multinational companies. What you’ll learn Smart financial management decisions maximize shareholder and company value and limit risk. The role of the CFO and the company’s finance team is to optimize financial performance. They do this by looking for ways to fund investments, free up capital, and decrease costs. By understanding the nuts and bolts of the business and what drives the numbers, they also advise on which activities drive profitable growth. The Master of Finance degree is designed to give students this breadth of insight. Why Hult? At Hult’s Boston campus, you’ll be living among some of the brightest minds in the fields of accounting, investment management, and consulting with companies like PwC, Ernst & Young, KPMG,... [-]

Master in Nonprofit Administration

The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Campus Part time 14 - 50 months September 2017 USA Notre Dame Chicago + 1 more

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 of Public Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus or Online Full time Part time 21 months September 2017 USA San Francisco Spain Barcelona San Jose + 4 more

Develop workable solutions for the common good while working toward an exciting career in public management. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Develop workable solutions for the common good while working toward an exciting career in public management. Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community. Our 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. About the Master of Public Administration Program Typical program length is 21 months, with 38 credits Classes offered on Saturday Preferred but not required - two years of professional work experience, including internships Wide range of scholarship and financial aid options Classes begin each fall at USF’s Downtown San Francisco campus. Also offered in a 100% online format. Accredited by NASPAA, the foremost membership organization of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, public affairs, and public & nonprofit management in the US and around the world. STATE AUTHORIZATION USF is not currently accepting applications from online students who reside in Alabama*, Arkansas*, Delaware, Iowa*, Kentucky, Maryland*, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina*, Ohio (MPH, MSIM) and Wisconsin*. Additionally, USF is not currently accepting applications for online students for the MSN and DNP online programs who reside in Louisiana, Maine, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Tennessee. Note, residents of states where USF is not authorized for... [-]

Master of Finance

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA La Jolla San Diego + 1 more

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for the Master of Finance degree. The one-year Master of Finance provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately [+]

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for the Master of Finance degree. The one-year Master of Finance provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately contribute in environments where quantitative and analytical skills are at a premium. Students learn cutting-edge methods for analyzing "big data" for financial decision making and risk management. The program’s emphasis on quantitative models and methods ensures graduates are equipped to develop innovative solutions to the complex problems facing the financial industry. Admissions The Rady School seeks applicants for the Master of Finance program who have exceptional quantitative skills, strong interest in the analytical foundations of finance and of risk management, and a desire to have an impact in the financial sector. The following criteria will be considered for admission: - Post-university work or research experience in a quantitative discipline is recommended, but not required. - Experience with statistical and econometric applications (Examples: SAS, STATA, MatLab, R, S-Plus). - A strong quantitative background including coursework in subjects such as linear algebra, multivariate calculus, differential equations, numerical analysis or advanced statistics and probability. - Experience with mathematical tools (Examples: MatLab, or Mathematica). Career Finance professionals skilled at producing forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions and financial risk management are in demand in investment institutions across the globe. The United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics expects the risk management field within business to grow at an average rate of 13 percent over the next decade. Longer term career paths... [-]

Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona USA New York China Shanghai + 4 more

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. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. 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 people are the driving force behind the design, implementation and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial that companies are 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. 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 capitalize 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... [-]

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. [+]

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 work should be done... [-]

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 Argentina Buenos Aires Salta Belgium Brussels Canada Quebec France Bordeaux Paris Nîmes Lyon Mauritius Quatre Bornes Mexico Mexico City Morocco Marrakech Paraguay Asuncion Russia Moscow Kazan Thailand Bangkok Tunisia Cité Montplaisir Turkey İstanbul USA Los Angeles Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City + 33 more

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 of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2017 China Kunshan USA Durham + 2 more

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum... [-]

Master of Finance, Banking, and Investment

Matej Bel University
Campus Full time September 2017 Slovakia Banská Bystrica

Graduates of this programme can perform a wide range of jobs in a host of different industries and other sectors of both the national and international economies. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Graduates of this programme can perform a wide range of jobs in a host of different industries and other sectors of both the national and international economies. Although the largest share of the graduates work in financial institutions, they are also to be found in other businesses and organizations in both the private and public sectors, including customs and tax authorities, other government bodies at all levels, and in the field of tax advice. The fact that the study programme is taught in English or French and at the same time includes the participation of foreign universities gives students a chance to improve their language skills and professional preparedness, and it also enhances the market reputation of their qualification, the standing of the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University and its partner universities. The structure of the programme and its component courses together with the expertise and research experience of the teachers allow students not only to prepare for professional practice, but also to learn how to become expert researchers and teachers in the fields of financial management, international finance, international accounting, banking, monetary theory and policy, and financial markets. Theoretical knowledge Graduates of the programme are able to find and present their own solutions to problems in theoretical research, and to apply creatively their theoretical knowledge to practical solutions. They will have deep knowledge of the modern economic theories of money and finance, financial analysis and forecasting, and policy analysis. Practical skills Graduates... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcctg)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18 months March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation. The programme is recognised by key professional accounting bodies, including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ formerly NZICA), CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant CIMA. Career prospects With a Master of Professional Accounting you will have the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as an accountant with a chartered accountancy practice, industry or the public sector. The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business Degree structure The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18 month, 240-point programme studied over six quarters. You will study core business courses before continuing on to study a set of specialised Accounting courses. You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world. Academic requirements To gain entry you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses. This can be either a degree in business* or a... [-]

Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services

Towson University - College of Business & Economics
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Towson

The Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services Why earn an Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services? Take your career to a new level in one of the fastest growing fields with an M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services, a program offered jointly by Towson University and the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Students who enroll in the program have the opportunity to earn a degree from and be alumnus/na of both institutions. Students may take courses at Towson, UB, or online. The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. If you already hold a bachelor's degree in accounting from another institution, the additional specialized accounting course work will count toward the 150-hour requirement to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Maryland and many other states. Students with bachelor’s degrees in other fields are eligible for the program but must complete additional preparatory course work. B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program If you are a Towson University undergraduate accounting student, you may be eligible to enroll in the B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program. This 5-year program allows you to not only earn the additional 30 credits to sit for the CPA exam but you will be eligible to earn a master’s degree at the same time. It is the only AACSB accelerated program of its kind offered in Maryland. Accounting majors with a... [-]

Master in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Witten

The Master programme PPE at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized... [+]

The Master programme PPE at Witten/Herdecke University offers cutting-edge education at the intersection of the social sciences and philosophy. Unlike other Master programmes in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, the focus in Witten (Germany) is on the sound academic analysis of real-life problems in an increasingly interconnected world. It addresses the challenges of the 21st century in a globalized world. The Master PPE in Witten is also a tailor-made programme for any career in leading positions at the interface of politics, economics and (civil) society. Our graduates find career prospects in a range of political and social fields, NGOs, management, further education, personnel and organisation development, economic and political consulting. Programme duration 2 semesters (60 ECTS) or 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Fees 13.980 Euro (2 semesters) 21.480 Euro (4 semesters) Payment modes 1. Study first - pay later: payment (depending on income) after graduation 2. Direct payment of fixed monthly rates (fixed sum) 3. Direct payment 50%, income-related repayment after graduation 50 % The document below has detailed information on our tuition payment scheme. Admission requirements Bachelor in Economics or Politics or Philosophy or 60 ECTS in an interdisciplinary degree programme* Advanced English language skills (e.g. TOEFL: 110) If you are unsure about meeting the admission requirements, please get in touch with us. Diego Tuzman, international PPE student, about the Master programme at Witten/Herdecke University: “After studying Economics in Uruguay, I was looking for an international master programme that offered the opportunity to broaden my perspective through a multi-disciplinary approach. Witten/Herdecke’s... [-]

Master of Administration in International Organisations

University of Wroclaw - Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Master of Administration in International Organisations Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in 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. Please note that the above course listing doesn't include: *mandatory three week internship that the students are expected to complete by the end of August in their final year of the program, **Polish language for foreigners: two consecutive semesters in the year one - thirty hours per semester. Entry Requirements To gain entry to UWr courses you need to meet our academic entry requirements, English language requirements and legalize your degree. Here you can find and dowload the pdf file with general entry requirements. Application deadlines: For winter semester semester (October 2017) the admission last to: 31 August 2017 for candidates from Non-EU countries 10 September 2017 for candidates from EU countries [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2017 Singapore

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA [+]

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge, and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus. GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later. Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore. Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,... [-]

Master of Financial Analysis

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA New Brunswick Newmarket

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam. “The Financial Engineer” has ranked the MFinA at Rutgers the number one Master of Finance program in the New York metropolitan area. [-]