Distance learning Master's Degree in North America

Compare 88 Distance learning Masters Programs in North America

Master

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

A Master is a graduate-level academic program that takes about two years beyond a bachelor’s degree to receive. Master’s are offered in many different specialties, and depending on the school, they may also be offered online or in person. Earning a Master may lead to increased job opportunities for graduates.

 

 

Distance learning is a method of delivering education to students who are not physically present on campus. Various studies have shown that distance learning programmes can be as efficient and effective as conventional classroom programmes sometimes even better!

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M.P.A. – Master of Public Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration program equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-M.P.A.-7000 Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values UU-M.P.A.-7010 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives UU-M.P.A.-7020 Public Management UU-M.P.A.-7030 Ethics in Public Administration UU-M.P.A.-7040 Governance and Public Policy UU-M.P.A.-7050 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector UU-M.P.A.-7060 Strategic Thinking and Planning UU-M.P.A.-7070 Electronic Governance and Statistical Applications UU-M.P.A.-7080 Research Project UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]

Master of Public Administration

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Online Part time 21 months August 2019 USA San Francisco

Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community. [+]

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 units. Classes offered on Saturday. Preferred but not required - two years of professional work experience, including internships. A wide range of scholarship and financial aid options. Classes begin each fall at the USF Downtown San Francisco campus. Also offered in fall, spring and summer, 100% online. 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. Ranked among the Best Public Affairs Programs by the U.S. News & World Report. A Health Services Administration concentration offers students a specialized public management degree designed for a career in the U.S. healthcare system. The MPA program is also offered 100% online. ... [-]

Master Of Education In Elementary Education - Non-Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Online Full time Part time 21 months September 2019 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 4 more

Enhance and refresh your knowledge in leading in the elementary and middle school classroom with the regionally accredited Master of Education in Elementary Education. This elementary education program, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, is designed for licensed teaching professionals to help them refine instructional methods and expand their understanding of advanced content. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Refine Your Teaching Skills for First Through Eighth Grade Classrooms

Enhance and refresh your knowledge in leading in the elementary and middle school classroom with the regionally accredited Master of Education in Elementary Education. This elementary education program, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, is designed for licensed teaching professionals to help them refine instructional methods and expand their understanding of advanced content. The rigorous curriculum works to develop you into an informed educator ready to meet the diverse demands of both traditional and nontraditional school settings. In the MEd in elementary education program, you review prescribed lesson strategies and assess classroom and individual plans to improve student outcomes. Through advanced research, you propose solutions to current issues in education, such as student literacy and teaching English language learners. Observational practicums integrated into your program enhance your ability to teach, lead and succeed in culturally and intellectually diverse first through eighth-grade schoolrooms.... [-]


Professional Master of Technology

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus
Online Full time 18 months January 2019 USA Salina

The Professional Master of Technology, or PMT, is a graduate degree designed to help you advance, or even change, your career path and reach your professional goals. The PMT leverages your real-world experience and sharpens your leadership skills while providing you with the educational credentials highly sought after by industry. You will combine leadership and management courses with your chosen area of expertise and a capstone project – no thesis required. [+]

Overall

The Professional Master of Technology, or PMT, is a graduate degree designed to help you advance, or even change, your career path and reach your professional goals. The PMT leverages your real-world experience and sharpens your leadership skills while providing you with the educational credentials highly sought after by industry. You will combine leadership and management courses with your chosen area of expertise and a capstone project – no thesis required.

Aerospace Systems

Use your education to create next-generation solutions for the aerospace industry when you complete the Professional Master of Technology.

Bulk Solids Handling

Increase your bulk solids handling expertise with K-State Polytechnic's Professional Master of Technology.... [-]


Master of Accountancy (Mac)

Golden Gate University
Online Full time Part time 5 - 7 semesters January 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Begin your career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) while enjoying unparalleled networking opportunities made possible by Golden Gate University's location and connections in the industry. Take accounting classes from experts who work at "Big Four" firms and other prestigious companies in the Bay Area. GGU provides convenient online courses or the option to finish the degree within 12 months if you study full-time at our San Francisco campus. [+]

Master of Accountancy (MAc)

A comprehensive graduate degree designed to prepare students for a career as a CPA or CMA certified accountant.

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) degree program is intended to meet the needs of both career-changers and current accounting professionals who wish to further develop their expertise. For many students, the MAc will satisfy the education requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination.

Job support activities run concurrently with course work. The Accounting Career Fair is held yearly in late September, after which public accounting firms, government agencies, and corporations compete for candidates. Online students will be invited to our San Francisco campus to take part in this weekend of professional development and networking with top firms.... [-]


Master of Criminal Justice

Washburn University
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2019 USA Topeka + 1 more

The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) Degree is designed to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals and pre-professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge, skills, and talents in the field of criminal justice administration. [+]

In September 2007, Washburn University's MCJ Program became the first graduate program in the country to be certified under the new Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) National Certification Standards.

Mission Statement

The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) Degree is designed to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals and pre-professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge, skills, and talents in the field of criminal justice administration.

The degree program is dedicated to informing professional best practices, advancing scholarship, and promoting responsible leadership through a variety of law enforcement, corrections, and security administration courses. As such, the program provides students with the academic and administrative skills needed for designing policies, managing programs, directing scholarly research, preparing for teaching, and leading with integrity. We foster an inclusive, collaborative community of students and faculty who share diverse practical experience and academic knowledge to advocate for justice and equality in local and global communities.... [-]


Master of Construction Management

University of Texas Arlington
Online Full time Part time 2 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA Arlington + 1 more

The Master of Construction Management degree is an interdisciplinary program focused on management of construction projects. It includes elective courses in architecture, business, and management. This master's degree is designed mainly for applicants with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, but students with different undergraduate disciplines can enter the program by taking assigned leveling courses. [+]

The Master of Construction Management degree is an interdisciplinary program focused on management of construction projects. It includes elective courses in architecture, business, and management. This master's degree is designed mainly for applicants with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, but students with different undergraduate disciplines can enter the program by taking assigned leveling courses.

Construction Management

Advances in construction technologies, financing, and methods underscore the need for a sound and systematic management of construction projects. Organizational structures, business models, and the capability of implementing new technologies into practice necessitate advanced study in construction management. The Master of Construction Management degree provides interdisciplinary studies in commercial, residential, heavy/highway, and industrial applications to address a broad range of challenges facing the construction management field.... [-]


Master of Library and Information Science

University of Maryland, College of Information Studies
Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 USA College Park + 1 more

The MLIS program educates students in the knowledge, skills, habits of thought and inquiry, and ethics of the library and information professions and prepares leaders for the state, national, and global information society. [+]

The MLIS program educates students in the knowledge, skills, habits of thought and inquiry, and ethics of the library and information professions and prepares leaders for the state, national, and global information society.

The fully American Library Association (ALA) accredited Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) program is a professional degree that provides students with a comprehensive foundation in both research and practice. Our focus on excellence and the core values of diversity and inclusiveness, innovation and creativity, ethical action, civility and collegiality, and openness and accountability make an MLIS from the iSchool unique.

The MLIS degree at Maryland's iSchool offers unparalleled opportunities to work with government agencies, non-profits, international organizations, and a range of world-renowned libraries, museums, and archives. The iSchool is a leader in the field of library and information science education, offering prominent programs of study in Archives and Digital Curation and School Libraries; while also advancing LIS education by developing unique programs in Youth Experience, Diversity and Inclusion.... [-]


Master of Management

Aquinas College
Online Full time Part time 16 - 84 months September 2019 USA Grand Rapids + 1 more

Aquinas’s Master of Management (MM) program offers a broader view of business. Our graduate students learn to think strategically, understand organizational culture and effectively motivate the people who power a business. [+]

Why Study Management?

Aquinas’s Master of Management (MM) program offers a broader view of business. Our graduate students learn to think strategically, understand organizational culture and effectively motivate the people who power a business.

Our small classes and flexible schedules allow you to learn at your own pace. On a fast track, you can finish the program in as little as 18-months for full-time students, and 24-months for concentrations. Or, take as long as seven years. It’s completely up to you. That’s just part of the AQ advantage.

Customer service focus and 12-month extended accessibility to the program director, professors, and staff ensure a stimulating and rewarding academic experience throughout the entire calendar year.... [-]


Business Administration, Master's Degree

Monroe College
Online Full time 2 years January 2019 USA New York

The MBA program at the King Graduate School aims to help students develop the competencies that corporate executives possess in leading and managing in a complex, competitive environment. This program is offered on campus and online. [+]

Overview

The MBA program at the King Graduate School aims to help students develop the competencies that corporate executives possess in leading and managing in a complex, competitive environment. This program is offered on campus and online.

Do you dream of starting your own business? Are you interested in new product development? Whatever your passion is, your program may be customized in order to meet your goals. That's the path you'll follow as you work towards your degree.

The King Graduate School offers six different paths towards your MBA degree. Choose from:

General MBA Concentration in Finance Concentration in Entrepreneurship Concentration in Marketing Concentration in Healthcare Management Concentration in Human Resources Concentration in Information Technology Foundation Courses ... [-]

Master of Software Engineering

Kansas State University Global Campus
Online 8 - 16 weeks January 2019 USA USA Online

The Master of Software Engineering (MSE) degree program covers the application of engineering principles to the building of computer software. The field covers the theories, tools, and methods for systematic representation, design, verification, development, production, validation, and maintenance of software products including programs, prototypes, documentation, user interfaces, training, and evaluation. [+]

Overview

The Master of Software Engineering (MSE) degree program covers the application of engineering principles to the building of computer software. The field covers the theories, tools, and methods for systematic representation, design, verification, development, production, validation, and maintenance of software products including programs, prototypes, documentation, user interfaces, training, and evaluation.

All courses needed for the degree are available online to students residing both in and out of the United States. International students interested in this program must contact the Department of Computing and Information Sciences for admission before taking classes. Students never need to come to campus for any coursework.... [-]


Master of Social Work

Adelphi University
Online Part time September 2019 USA Garden City

The part-time Online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program offered by the Adelphi University School of Social Work blends compelling theoretical study and real-world training to prepare students for diverse opportunities and rewarding careers in a vital and expanding field. [+]

High-Demand Degree: Combine your desire to make a difference with an advanced social work degree to become a qualified professional in a growing field.

The part-time Online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program offered by the Adelphi University School of Social Work blends compelling theoretical study and real-world training to prepare students for diverse opportunities and rewarding careers in a vital and expanding field.

Full-time faculty delivers personalized instruction in a convenient online format—with twice-yearly, on-campus learning experiences. You benefit from a high-touch, high-quality education with the flexibility to balance all your obligations.

Your Adelphi Online M.S.W also includes comprehensive assistance with field placements—wherever you reside.... [-]


Master of Education (MED) in Teaching and Learning

Concordia University Chicago
Online Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA Chicago River Forest + 2 more

The master of education in teaching and learning at Concordia University Chicago is designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens. This program provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment. [+]

The master of education in teaching and learning at Concordia University Chicago is designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens. This program provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment.

Learning Objectives

Candidates will:

Integrate foundational theories with a sophisticated lesson and curriculum design, exemplary instruction and responsible assessment. Develop an understanding of how to respond to the needs of all learners using differentiation, effective instruction and assessment. Apply an understanding of diversity in learning to classroom instructional practices. Recognize the critical role technology plays in teaching and learning. Curriculum ... [-]

Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law

The University of Oklahoma - College of Law
Online Part time 2 - 2 years August 2019 USA Norman

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law offers a graduate program for those seeking to gain a stronger understanding of legal issues with indigenous and Native American peoples. [+]

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program at OU Law extends the school’s longstanding history of excellence and expertise in indigenous peoples law and energy and natural resources law. This master’s degree allows students seeking a legal knowledge in indigenous peoples law to gain that knowledge in less time than the three years of full-time study required to earn a Juris Doctor degree. MASTER OF LEGAL STUDIES IN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES LAW (ONLINE) Located in the heart of the original Indian Territory, OU Law provides an ideal environment for the study of Native American law and issues concerning indigenous peoples. Oklahoma contains nearly forty tribal nations and the second largest Native American population in the United States. Given their presence and the history of the region, Indian law affects virtually all areas of legal practice, making it a vibrant and growing field. The MLS in Indigenous Peoples law can be completed online in two years of part-time study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To qualify for admission to the Master of Legal Studies program, applicants must have earned their bachelor’s degree prior to matriculation. In addition to having an undergraduate degree, those admitted must have strong letters of recommendation and leadership potential. Applicants are urged to submit their application and supporting documents as soon as possible to receive priority review for August enrollment. ADMISSION DECISIONS The MLS Admissions Committee will carefully examine all parts of the application with plans to announce decisions as soon as possible. The committee operates under a rolling admission process,... [-]


Modeling and Simulation ME

Old Dominion University
Online Full time Part time January 2019 USA Norfolk

Explore innovative solutions for economic development, healthcare, and transportation issues with ODU's online computer modeling, simulation, and visualization degree. Our program provides a strong, common subject core, but also provides you with the flexibility to design a plan of study to meet your interests and goals. The result will help you transform your knowledge from theory to practice.

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Explore innovative solutions for economic development, healthcare, and transportation issues with ODU's online computer modeling, simulation, and visualization degree. Our program provides a strong, common subject core, but also provides you with the flexibility to design a plan of study to meet your interests and goals. The result will help you transform your knowledge from theory to practice.

Required Courses 30 credit hours

You will take 12 credits in core courses and select 18 credits of elective courses. Some electives may have prerequisites. Your program will culminate in a comprehensive exam and brief critique.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.... [-]