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The Benefits of a Masters

A Master degree program is an opportunity to further advance your education. Many people complete a post-high school curriculum that meets the bachelor's degree level. At this point, many students enter the workforce and begin working in the career they've selected during their bachelor's degree. However, there's more to learn and that's where the Master comes into play. When making the decision to enroll in a Master program, students must consider their overall goals. One of the key benefits to a Masters degree is that the student is able to learn at a higher level and on more advanced subjects. As a result, the individual is then able to apply for higher levels of employment, earn more in their position, or even work in more advanced fields. Often, employers encourage employees to work towards a Masters as it shows the student is dedicated to his or her field.

How Long Is a Masters Program?

Every program is slightly different in terms of duration. Generally speaking most individuals can complete a master's degree program in 18 to 24 months. However, many others attend just part time, which can mean going for a longer period but with fewer classes taken every few months. For some fields, such as advanced healthcare and law, it is common for these degree programs to take up to 36 months, as a full time student.

When choosing a university for a Masters program, the curriculum will outline the specific courses required. It's important to note, though, that most programs allow for some customization to ensure that the student is able to get the education he or she needs to truly fulfill his or her desired learning.

Types of Masters Programs Available

The Masters programs available range significantly, mainly because virtually all types of bachelor's degrees can continue with additional coursework to complete the Master. This includes areas such as:

  • Business Management, including focuses on financials, human resource, and marketing
  • Engineering and technology
  • Law and regulations
  • Biological and medical
  • Social sciences
  • Arts and humanities

Many universities offer a Master that will allow the student to focus on his or her desired area of study. If you are looking for such a program and cannot find it at one university, another one will likely offer it.

Costs

The cost of a Masters program will differ significantly from one school and region to another. Universities tend to charge students more for these more advanced courses than for bachelor's degrees. However, this is due to the more advanced knowledge, higher levels of technology needed, and more advanced teaching methods. As a result, global costs for a Masters program may be very affordable to very expensive.

Individuals interested in enrolling in a Master degree will want to ensure first that he or she has all required degrees. Then, it is possible to find a program designed specifically for the area of study he or she wishes to explore to further a career. Read more about Masters programs here.

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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 + 8 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. [+]

Master 2017. 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, Deloitte, Fidelity, State... [-]

Master in International Tourism Management

The Ostelea - School of Tourism and Hospitality International
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. [+]

Master in International Tourism Management The Master in International Tourism Management, majoring in Management of International Tourism Destinations, is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead global business projects in the tourism sector. Reasons to take the Master: The spanish version of this master is ranked among the best 100 masters in the world in the Tourism & Hospitality category, according to the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2015-2016. The spanish version of this master is the third best Master in Spain. Ostelea is an affiliated member of the World Tourism Organization (WTO). Membership of the WTO guarantees the academic quality of the program. Ostelea is a member of the Asociación Española de Profesionales del Tourism (AEPT – Spanish Association of Tourism Professionals). Professional internships in companies and institutions related to the sector. Participation in sector trade fair: Students from the October session attend the Fitur trade fair (Madrid), considered to be the second most important tourism fair in the world. International faculty: Some of the contents on certain courses will be taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner universities and business schools. Objectives The Master in International Tourism Management will give you the following benefits: INSIGHT INTO THE TOURISM INDUSTRY Building a firm knowledge base in the tourism industry from an international perspective and always with an executive approach. GLOBAL VISION Training directors equipped to manage tourism companies and who are able to achieve the expected results at a global level. DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIC PLANS Learning the key factors... [-]

Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

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. [+]

Master 2017. 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 talent as the... [-]

Master In Organizing Events, Protocol And Business Tourism (MICE) (online)

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Online Full time April 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Tourism Business Ostelea aims to train professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of protocol and communication strategies and public relations and create a tourism development focused on the segment of business tourism quality. [+]

Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) The Master in Event Organization, Protocol and Tourism Business Ostelea aims to train professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and management of different types of events (particularly shares of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions and conferences and conventions, trade shows), master the concepts of protocol and communication strategies and public relations and create a tourism development focused on the segment of business tourism quality. Why study the Master: This Master is developed in methodology Online Personal Brand Management: The program includes the development of skills in the field of personal brand management, that influence learning personal marketing techniques and employability in order to identify career opportunities in Spain or other countries . Stress management techniques: The program includes sessions on stress management techniques, an essential ability for any manager in the organization of events, whose psycho-emotional balance depends on the effective management teams. GOALS The Master in Event Management, Tourism and Business Protocol allows you to: KNOW THE INDUSTRY MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) and Protocol area institutions. Build a strong foundation of industry knowledge 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 the development of strategic plans and their implementation to immediate action in MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) environments. INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT Develop the capacity for... [-]

Master's In Management And Fashion Design

Escuela Superior de Diseño de Barcelona
Online Full time 12 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona

Learn how to run a fashion project and discover the business side of the industry. [+]

Master 2017. What happens when I have a project brand, a very clear universe and world domination business but do not have enough information about the fashion sector and everything around you? or, what happens when I studied fashion, I know production processes but I'm outdated in the new industrial processes both in the design and fashion styling? How should I act in case you can reactivate an existing brand, or open a new business line within a brand that already works, but you need to reach a wider audience? This master's degree aims to combine contemporary way the theoretical and the practical hand working professionals to respond to those who, with one foot in the fashion industry or need to complete or update their training. These professionals will share with our students all its know-how in everything around fashion from a prism 360 (Fashion Culture, Fashion Communication, Design Management, etc.) oriented to optimize actions and achieve benefits in starting projects ( Fashion start-ups) or projects that need renovation, the Master in Management and Fashion Design aims from creativity as the starting point of any fashion project, detailing the same time each of the roles of the various professionals involved in the chain, understanding the multidisciplinarity within the fashion industry, and can create and manage the right equipment to our project. The Master in Management and Fashion Design ESdesign is unique because it is designed from a new starting point of a new knowledge base that focuses on online training,... [-]

Masters In Marketing Research

OBS Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months May 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

With a Masters in Marketing Research and Analysis OBS Customers will learn to develop and manage information; research to understand and learn to meet. Learn the techniques of collecting and analyzing marketing information to identify market segments. During the Master in Marketing Research is also conducted various online meetings with ... [+]

Masters in Marketing Research In the information society in which we live, development and proper use of quality information may represent the key competitive advantage over our competitors. We need to understand how they influence the social, cultural and psychological characteristics of our consumers in their decision-making and purchasing behavior. The ultimate goal of the management and use of information should be aligned with the maxim of marketing meet and satisfy the needs and wishes of users and consumers. This involves having a thorough knowledge about their behavior, their motivations, what kind of influences are subject, preferences and perceptions. With the Masters in Marketing Research and Customer Analysis OBS will learn how to develop and manage information; research to understand and learn to meet. Learn the techniques of collecting and analyzing marketing information to identify market segments. During the Master in Marketing Research is also conducted various online meetings with senior executives, who will present experiences in designing and managing research projects in marketing and webinars with tool vendors in the industry. Professional outings Some of the career options you can choose to, among others, are: Research Director Director of consumer insights Project manager, account executive Market analyst at research firms Account planning in advertising agencies strategic planning in large firms Brand management in large corporations Marketing management in media companies and advertising Consumer insights analyst Analysis strategies Research consultant Objectives of the Master in Marketing Research and Customer Analysis What goals are going to get? Understanding the processes of... [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainability

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 Switzerland Gland + 1 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. [+]

Master 2017. 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: 33,400 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) - Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF. SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs... [-]

Grenoble MIB

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Berlin

The Grenoble MIB programme uses an international perspective to approach the key concepts and skills of successful management. The programme examines the most fundamental concepts in international business including marketing, accounting, business law, and strategic management. [+]

GRENOBLE MIB The Grenoble MIB programme uses an international perspective to approach the key concepts and skills of successful management. The programme examines the most fundamental concepts in international business including marketing, accounting, business law, and strategic management. You'll develop both the academic excellence and practical hands-on skills you need to succeed. The first year will cover the essential topics of international businesses, while the second year is devoted to your Final Management Project (FMP). Study in the heart of Berlin Ranked 13th in the 2016 Financial Times’ ranking Taught in English Designed by triple-accredited school GEM International networking Free German lessons *Up to 20% Scholarships available Course Requirements 2:1 undergraduate degree from a recognised university Work experience is not a requirement GMAT is not an obligatory requirement, but is considered an advantage and may be required for some applications (target score 550) English proficiency options TOEFL 94 (22 minimum in each component) IELTS 6.5 (6.0 minimum in each component) PTE 63 (51 minimum in each component) Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C [-]

Online Master in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Creighton University Online
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 USA Omaha

Creighton University’s Online Masters in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution develops strong leaders across a variety of industries that can systematically break down problems, mediate different points of view, and collaborate towards innovative solutions. [+]

Master 2017. Creighton University’s Online Masters in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution develops strong leaders across a variety of industries that can systematically break down problems, mediate different points of view, and collaborate towards innovative solutions. The program is offered by the Werner Institute at Creighton University School of Law, ranked by The Princeton Review in its Best 169 Law Schools (2015). Concentrations Organizational Collaboration and Conflict Management International Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Health Care Collaboration and Dispute Resolution The flexible program enables students to complete their degree completely online in 18-24 months. The program also includes two 5-day residencies at Creighton’s campus in Omaha, Nebraska giving students an opportunity to practice their skills in role-playing simulations and group exercises. Students also complete a practicum experience in a professional or organizational setting that you choose. Partnership with Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Creighton students and recent graduates receive ACR membership for $50 per year, a tuition break of $200 per semester, as well as other discounts towards publications and conferences. [-]

MEd, Teaching and Learning

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 USA Chicago

This course will help you – as a current teacher or educator – to expand your understanding of a range of educational theories, including areas such as curriculum, instruction, and assessment. [+]

MEd, Teaching and Learning This course will help you – as a current teacher or educator – to expand your understanding of a range of educational theories, including areas such as curriculum, instruction, and assessment. In addition to learning more about these key areas, you will also discover more about teaching strategies for modern development in the field, such as technology, diversity, and complex assessment environments. After graduating from this course, you will have a thorough grounding in sophisticated lesson and curriculum design, how to teach students with a variety of abilities and needs, and how technology can assist in teaching and learning. Typical career paths for graduates include: Dean/academic director Director, learning and development Professor/lecturer Education consultant Training director Teaching and learning development manager Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency*: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) or Michigan Test: minimum 85 or Bachelor’s degree from international English-speaking university or advanced degree from a U.S. institution Official test scores should be provided. [-]

Master In Management For Entrepreneurs

IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores
Online Full time 1125 hours October 2017 Spain Barcelona

In the Master of Entrepreneurship, created in collaboration with Seedrocket, we help you gain experience and knowledge to promote and accelerate your Startup, working within an entrepreneurial ecosystem and learning from the experience of mentors recognized that will help you develop and accelerate the growth of your company. [+]

Master 2017. They say that when you've already failed in a first venture are better prepared for the next. And it's true because you have gained experience and learned from your mistakes. And one of the most common mistakes that entrepreneurs are not sufficiently well prepared to resover the problems that you'll face. In the Master of Entrepreneurship, created in collaboration with Seedrocket, we help you gain experience and knowledge to promote and accelerate your Startup, working within an entrepreneurial ecosystem and learning from the experience of mentors recognized that will help you develop and accelerate the growth of your company. Upon completion of the Master in Management for Entrepreneurs you will be able to develop and validate your idea and business model, pose a business growth strategy and learn the skills and essential skills to succeed in a venture technology-based and Internet. We will use 100% practice methodology with which you will apply what you learn to your company. What will I learn? Upon completion of the Master of Entrepreneurship you will be perfectly able to: Undertake with guarantees of success. Apply agile methods: Lean Startup, Scrum, Open Innovation, etc. Create your own company, from conception of the idea to its implementation. To know the fundamental aspects of the economic and financial strategic planning. Apply the "Corporate Entrepreneurship" in your organization. Understand the new business models Internet Develop a Business Plan and present it to investors. Leveraging technology and innovation in the strategy of your company. Knowing the different... [-]

Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB)

De Broc School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This high ranking programme focuses on relevant and up-to date core management skills and it should be noted that the in-company learning plays a pivotal role in this master’s degree. [+]

Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB) This high ranking programme focuses on relevant and up-to date core management skills and it should be noted that the in-company learning plays a pivotal role in this master’s degree. The Master in International Business (MIB) has been ranked 13th worldwide in the 2016 Financial Times Masters in Management ranking. The programme is designed and awarded by the Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) and is delivered at De Broc School of Business in Central London. Course Requirements Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university (assessed by GEM admission board) English Proficiency: TOEFL – IBT: 94 (minimum of 22 in each band) IELTS – 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas) Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C Pearson Test of English (PTE) – minimum of 63 [-]

Master of Science in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 3 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management... [-]

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 September 2017 Germany Berlin Region

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

Master 2017. 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... [-]