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Welcome to the best place to search for masters degrees, MA, MSc, and master programs offered by the best universities and business schools around the world! We have over 30,000 different programs for you to choose from. You can search for masters programs by field of study, school location, full time, part time or online/distance studies, and sort the results by country, city and program title. We will help you with your research in the educational world: find here the masters degree that will suit your requirements best and contact the school directly!

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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Grenoble Master in International Business (MIB)

De Broc School of Business
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

Master 2017. 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 Duration 24 months (12 months campus) [-]

Master in Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism

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

The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. [+]

Master in Event Management, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE) This program will be conducted in English in Madrid The objective of Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism is to equip professionals and executives to lead business projects focused on planning and managing various types of events (in particular, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE), as well as congresses, conventions and trade fairs), ensuring that they have a firm grasp of the concepts of protocol and communications and public relations strategies, and enabling them to generate tourism development specializing in the quality business tourism sector. The programme also ensures that participants have the business perspective required to be efficient in the decision-making process. Reasons for taking Ostelea’s Master in Events Organization, Protocol and Business Tourism (MICE): In-company Master’s Thesis: The Master’s Thesis is based on a real company in the sector. Spain is the 3rd leading country in the world terms of the greatest number of conferences. Two Spanish cities feature in the Top 5 cities in the world hosting most events: Madrid and Barcelona. Organization of real events: Students taking the Master take charge of organizing the School’s event and protocol. Objectives INSIGHT INTO THE MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) industry and the Protocol Department of Institutions. Building a firm knowledge base in the tourism industry from an international perspective and always with an executive approach. SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION AND MANAGEMENT Developing the capacity for creativity and innovation in the industry and its sustainable management through comprehensive... [-]

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. [+]

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... [-]

Masters In Design And Art Direction

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

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee. [+]

With this program you will learn to visualize creative and convincing ideas, as well as understand who you are addressing, the medium in which you communicate the message, and the emotional load that this message must guarantee. The Art Direction, as an essential part of any commercial communication action, is in constant transformation. The evolution of the media, technology and social networks make it increasingly complex to determine the limits of this discipline. This new environment can confuse the priorities when it comes to becoming a good Director of Art. It is not so much about being the latest in trends or technology, but rather the opposite. From this Master we want to claim why it is so important to know how to tell an idea at a visual level. Why it is basic to understand that behind any communication action there is an intention to influence, excite or convince someone concrete. Why an Art Director can become overshadowed by the superfluous and completely ignore the ultimate purpose of all his work. Art Directors are visualizers of ideas. But for these ideas to be not only creative but convincing, we must understand who we are speaking to, the medium in which we communicate the message and the emotional load that we must guarantee in our messages. The work of the Art Director must respond to this vision. An online Master like the one you are analyzing is the perfect environment to develop such learning. The possibility of forming a vision... [-]

Masters In Marketing Research

OBS Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 months May 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 2 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 ... [+]

Master 2017. 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... [-]

Master In Catering Companies (madrid)

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

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... [-]

Engineer

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Morocco Casablanca

The Cycle Engineer in Electrical Engineering takes place in 6 semesters, 1 of which is in core syllabus and aims to enable students to acquire, according to their specialties, the theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow them to work in the design, operation And the management of electrical power systems, electronic and / or automatic systems, as well as industrial instrumentation devices. [+]

Master 2017. The Cycle Engineer in Electrical Engineering takes place in 6 semesters, 1 of which is in core syllabus and aims to enable students to acquire, according to their specialties, the theoretical and practical knowledge that will allow them to work in the design, operation And the management of electrical power systems, electronic and / or automatic systems, as well as industrial instrumentation devices. Dimensioning an electrical installation, a transformer station, automating a production line, maintaining the electrical installations in good working order for the safety of people and goods, and optimally managing the electricity network are just some of the functions of an electrical installation, An engineer in Electrical Engineering. ADMISSIONS Access in the 2nd year is open, on application, to: Holders of a Master's degree in Electrical, Electronics or Automated Engineering or an equivalent degree. SPECIALIZATION AND PFE The last year of study consists of two distinct parts: The semester (S9) is devoted to specialty courses. It is also an open to research for those students who wish to start doctoral studies. The options available to students in Electrical Engineering are: Electrical Engineering and Power Electronics (EEP): This option allows the student to specialize in the production, transportation, distribution and economic use of electrical energy. It offers the necessary qualifications to participate in the design, construction and operation of power generators, transmission lines and distribution stations. It will also give it the basic tools to optimize the use of electricity by developing or operating efficient energy conversion... [-]

Grenoble Master in International Business (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 Master in International Business (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). *Free German classes for international students (Only level 1) *Free German classes for international students (Only level 1) Course Requirements 2:1 undergraduate degree from a recognised university Work experience is not a requirement GMAT is not required for this programme 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 Duration 24 months (12 months campus) - 1 academic year (9 months full-time) + Final Management Project (FMP) The FMP can be completed remotely, from anywhere in the world. [-]

Maestría en Marketing y Dirección Comercial

OBS Business School - Latinoamérica
Campus Part time 12 months May 2018 Ecuador Quito Colombia Bogotá + 2 more

La Maestría en Marketing y Dirección Comercial tiene como objetivo desarrollar los conocimientos técnicos, estratégicos y habilidades personales para formar directivos innovadores, con una amplia visión de la empresa y capaces de afrontar los retos que plantean las direcciones de Marketing y Comercial actual. [+]

Master 2017. Maestría que muestra las claves para atraer, vender, satisfacer y fidelizar Presentación del programa en Marketing y Dirección Comercial En la actualidad, el entorno de negocios está cambiando a gran velocidad. El impacto de los avances tecnológicos, la globalización de los mercados, el cambio en el balance de poder en favor de los consumidores, el entorno competitivo y la cada vez menor lealtad a las marcas, entre otras tendencias, están modificando las estrategias de marketing y la forma en que se distribuyen y comercializan productos y servicios. Los consumidores son cada vez más exigentes y disponen de más información, por lo que tienen muy claro lo que quieren y donde obtenerlo. El exceso de oferta y la dificultad para diferenciarse dibujan un panorama muy competitivo y acrecientan la necesidad de centrarse en el cliente. En este entorno, las organizaciones necesitan profesionales del marketing y del área comercial capaces de liderar con éxito la correcta combinación de tres elementos: una sólida formación y conocimientos de marketing y comercial, habilidades necesarias para saber dar respuesta al entorno y al mercado actual, y capacidad para conectar con los clientes y estructurar una red de ventas eficaz. La Maestría en Marketing y Dirección Comercial tiene como objetivo desarrollar los conocimientos técnicos, estratégicos y habilidades personales para formar directivos innovadores, con una amplia visión de la empresa y capaces de afrontar los retos que plantean las direcciones de Marketing y Comercial actual. Todo ello desde dos puntos de vista: Una Dirección de Marketing... [-]

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. [+]

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. [-]

Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainability

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years Switzerland Gland

The aim of the of the Master of 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. [+]

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: 35,950 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) Expenses & Materials - 450 CHF. SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. Career Opportunities This program will... [-]

Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months. [+]

The Master in Marketing, Communication and New Media is a full-time program taught entirely in English, which aim to prepare graduates from any discipline to manage the methods and techniques of both traditional and digital media in an industry currently undergoing a continuous revolution. Alumni of this Master have a placement rate of 96% within 6 months. Through the expansion of mobile devices every day, more and more people around the world connect across social media: Twitter has 320 million active monthly users, Instagram 400 million, Google+ 540 millions, YouTube 1 billion and Facebook 1.6 billion. What we are witnessing is more than a technological revolution, it is a deep socio-cultural transformation. Companies all over the world over are constantly increasing the amount they invest in their online advertising channels to improve their relationship with the consumers and the business community. Together with our partners IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau), Yoox Net-A-Porter Group, The Boston Consulting Group, Google, GroupM, IBM and WPP, this master’s degree provides students with the qualifications and skills to start a managerial or consultancy career in the field of digital communications. This international program, with students from all over the world and a Faculty composed by professors, managers and entrepreneurs, takes place within the unique atmosphere of a 16th century villa on the hills surrounding Bologna. Thanks to project works, company projects and master lectures, students get in touch with the key concepts of the digital era: participating, creating and sharing content. At the end of the... [-]

Master of Engineering in Industrial & Systems Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Rochester + 1 more

The master of engineering in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. [+]

The master of engineering in industrial engineering focuses on the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, equipment, and energy. The program emphasizes specialized knowledge and skills in the mathematical, physical, computer, and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design. The overarching goal of industrial engineering is the optimization of the system, regardless of whether the activity engaged in is a manufacturing, distribution, or a service-related capacity. The student graduates with a variety of skills in the areas of applied statistics/quality, ergonomics/human factors, operations research/simulation, manufacturing, and systems engineering. This degree will allow a student to gain breadth across several different areas or focus on one area within IE.... [-]


LLM (Master of Laws)

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Giving you the opportunity to extend your knowledge of the law and develop advanced legal research skills, the taught LL.M will give your future prospects a significant boost by adding an internationally recognised postgraduate legal qualification to your existing skills and experience. [+]

Giving you the opportunity to extend your knowledge of the law and develop advanced legal research skills, the taught LL.M will give your future prospects a significant boost by adding an internationally recognised postgraduate legal qualification to your existing skills and experience. You will develop an in-depth understanding of how and why the law is formed, how it is applied and its relationship with policy and policy-making processes at national, European and international levels. The programme is designed to provide you with the flexibility to tailor your study to meet your own professional or academic goals. You specialise in a specific area of the law that interests you, whilst developing advanced critical, analytical and evaluative skills. Our LL.M students tend to come from a wide range of backgrounds with varied professional and personal experience, all with intellectual drive and a dedication to their chosen area of the law. Features and benefits of the course Expert researchers and teaching staff - Manchester Law School’s teaching team of over 80 staff consists of academic specialists and legal practising professionals with strong working links to the Northern Circuit. The LL.M teaching team have close links with civic society, think-tanks, European institutions and policy-makers. They are recognised researchers who have been important in developing new research in areas such as equality law, medical ethics, human rights, free movement law and discrimination law. Outstanding facilities - At Manchester Law School you will have the benefit of excellent facilities, including legal libraries, IT zones and a... [-]

Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs (MCEPA)

UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA La Jolla

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S. [+]

Master 2017. GPS is proud to offer a new, innovative, two-year, full-time degree: Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs. Beginning in fall 2017, students will work with UC San Diego’s world-class community of China scholars to investigate in depth the most important issues relating to contemporary China. This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S. The expertise of the degree’s core faculty covering economics, management, political science and policy analytics, is supplemented by other UC San Diego scholars who specialize in Chinese politics, society, history and language. The result is academic and professional training that prepares graduates for an array of academic, business, diplomatic and government positions. The cornerstone of the degree is the design and implementation of an interdisciplinary capstone project. This research project is closely guided by our preeminent faculty over the last six months of the degree program. The capstone fosters a mastery of research design and methods for the study of contemporary China and requires critical analysis of original and secondary Chinese sources. The ability to use original language source material is essential for serious professional analysis of China, thus students must possess language skills that are appropriate to the type of research they propose to conduct. ... [-]