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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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Master in Marketing Management of Luxury Business in Barcelona

ESERP Business School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid

This Master’s Degree will prepare you to delve into the luxury industry and meet high expectations, studying the industry’s most important markets, distribution policies, retailing, and luxury merchandising. [+]

Master 2017. Behind a strong brand image there is always a lot of hard work in marketing. When it comes to luxury products and services, this effort is all the more important meaning that is essential to have the support of the very best professionals. Therefore, the Master in Marketing Management of Luxury Business in Barcelona will prepare you to succeed in this environment while also meeting the high expectations. Among other subjects, you will study the most important markets in the luxury sector, distribution policies and retailing or Luxury Merchandising. And to top it all off you’ll be learning from the best specialists and professionals in the sector. This Master’s Degree will only be held on Fridays with an intensive class that takes place from 17:00 to 22:00, so that you can coordinate it with your work or other daily activities. By studying the Master in Marketing Management of Luxury Business in Barcelona you will receive a degree from ESERP in addition to a University Degree from the UVIC-UCC. Education and recognition at your fingertips, are you ready to delve into the luxury market? Objectives Good organisational, leadership and management skills. Adaptability to change and innovations in technology. Ability to provide a company’s senior management with strategic and operational plans. Critical analysis and abstract thinking. Quick identification, analysis and solving of problems. Open-mindedness towards the socioeconomic and cultural environment. As well as a high level of personal and professional cultural enrichment guiding day-to-day activities, ultimately transforming the cost of... [-]

Master in International Tourism Management

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

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 of International Business (MIB)

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

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

Master 2017. Gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy with our Master of International Business program. Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. Locations Start your Master of International Business in Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, then choose to explore any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of International Business at a glance Who is this program for? Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business. What you’ll learn By the end of the Master of International Business program, you will have developed a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of global business. In addition, specializations will allow you to tailor the program to your individual and professional goals. There are six specializations to choose from—marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, project management, family business, and business analytics. Why Hult? Only Hult enables you to combine your studies with immersive learning in up to three world-class cities with Global Campus Rotation. Plus, throughout your core studies, Hult takes you out of the classroom to help you learn the basics of strategy, management, and finance through experience. See classroom theories brought to life through on-site visits to companies, compete in complex computer-based simulations as the head... [-]

Mechanical Engineer

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

The Mechanical Engineering Cycle takes place in six semesters, one of them being a core curriculum and aims to train engineers able to work in the fields of design, implementation of products in the field of mechanics and Areas of energy and renewable energies. [+]

The Mechanical Engineering Cycle takes place in six semesters, one of them being a core curriculum and aims to train engineers able to work in the fields of design, implementation of products in the field of mechanics and Areas of energy and renewable energies. The options offered by the Mechanical Engineering branch provide future engineers with the skills needed to design complex systems that integrate mechanics, electrical actuators, electronics and computing. This is facilitated by the introduction of Courses in mechatronics, robotics and sensors and actuators. ADMISSIONS Access in the 2nd year is open, on application, to: Holders of a Master 1 in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Industrial Engineering or equivalent. SPECIALIZATION AND PFE The last year of study consists of two distinct parts: The semester (S9) is devoted to specialty courses. Currently the options available to students in mechanical engineering are: Option: Mechanical Design and Manufacturing (CFM): This option focuses on the study and design of mechanical machines and on the control of all the usual and modern processes of mechanical manufacture (numerical control, electroerosion, ...). Particular attention is given to computer-assisted design and manufacturing (CAD / CAM), material selection, industrial processing and manufacturing processes. Option: Energy and Renewable Energies (ERA): Given the importance of energy problems for a country like Morocco, this option proposes to train engineers, mechanics of initial training, having a dual competence: 1. A perfect knowledge of conventional thermal machines (design, optimization of their functioning ...) 2. A mastery of the various current technologies in... [-]

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. [+]

Master 2017. 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... [-]

Master Of Education In Educational Leadership

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership, offered through the College of Education, provides you with the necessary tools to advance in your career within educational leadership. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education Offered By: College of Education Overview Prepare to Become an Educational Leader Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership, offered through the College of Education, provides you with the necessary tools to advance in your career within educational leadership. Additionally, this online masters in educational leadership degree helps you understand and prepare to use professional and ethical practices through the lens of a Christian worldview. If you are interested in applying for this masters in educational leadership program, you must provide documentation of verified teaching experience, though this program does not lead to teacher or principal licensure. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards form the foundation of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program. Degree Outcomes Explore School Leadership Strategies In the online masters in educational leadership program, you explore courses in a variety of educational topics, including leadership, school finance, creating and sustaining positive school cultures, K-12 legal issues, curriculum development, professional development, empowerment of teachers and instructional leadership. Your practicum and field experience hours are embedded throughout the master’s in educational leadership program, as you both observe and take part in hands-on leadership experiences. What You Will Learn Increase Your Confidence in Educational Leadership Course topics for the educational leadership degree program include: Developing people into leaders Education law Education finance Developing and implementing professional development Shaping school culture Strengthening curricular programs to promote school improvement Developing professional capacity Improving teacher performance... [-]

Master In Advertising

Raffles Milano | Istituto Moda e Design
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 Italy Milan

Ten extraordinary months. Ten top-level agencies in the classroom, one per month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. The monolith is crumbling. Advertising is looking for new systems to reach people who are more careful and prepared than in the past. Once there was a lot of money and few means. Today is exactly the opposite, and from the solid block of rules and methods of the past we need to go fast to a commercial that becomes liquid to fit in all the faces made available by technology. [+]

Master 2017. Ten extraordinary months. Ten top-level agencies in the classroom, one per month, with their key figures. Ten unique opportunities to learn directly from the protagonists. Master of Raffles Milan. Finally somebody thought of us. Because? The monolith is crumbling. Advertising is looking for new systems to reach people who are more careful and prepared than in the past. Once there was a lot of money and few means. Today is exactly the opposite, and from the solid block of rules and methods of the past we need to go fast to a commercial that becomes liquid to fit in all the faces made available by technology. Professional Opportunities We do not want to make performers of theoretical paths built elsewhere and others, but active, effective, responsible interpreters who are able to take care of all the development phases of the idea, from the brief to the release phase and to the collection of feed backs. At the end of the course students find work in major international and national groups, service companies, consulting firms and also non-governmental organizations and research institutes. So how can they take up the challenge and start their own business. Who is The course is designed for students with first degree degrees and / or professional experience in image design, advertising, communication and marketing, and in general for anyone who thinks communication It is a good professional choice and a strong individual growth tool. Participants are copy writers, art directors and tomorrow's agency accounts,... [-]

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

School of Tourism and Hospitality - The OSTELEA
Campus Part time October 2017 Spain Madrid 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: Barcelona as a business destination and world-class conferences, such as BTravel or Bridal Week, which is used for practical teaching of certain subjects. This Master is taught in Madrid and Barcelona 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 . Extensive program of visits to fairs, events and organizations: During 2015/2016 the Masters students visited the IBTM and Food fairs, the Dali Museum in Figueres, and TV3 Marathon, which collaborated with the organization of the campaign obesity. 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... [-]

Official Master's Degree In Political And Institutional Communication (master's Degree In Marketing, Consulting And Political Communication - Usc)

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset
Campus Full time 1 year May 2018 Spain Madrid

This program gives access to dual degree of Master in Political and Institutional Communication at the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) and Master in Marketing, Consulting and Communication Policy at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). [+]

Master 2017. This program gives access to dual degree of Master in Political and Institutional Communication at the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) and Master in Marketing, Consulting and Communication Policy at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Teachers credits earned in the Master are recognized automatically, without having to take additional training courses for access to doctoral studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela and Murcia through program agreements with these universities. GOALS The Master in Political and Institutional Communication It is the main reference of this discipline in Spain, having been considered in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014 the best Master of Communication, according to the prestigious ranking of Masters prepared annually by the newspaper El Mundo. His training program responds to the growing demand for communication professionals in organizations with a strategic approach. It offers those who wish to specialize in this field the necessary tools, both theoretical and especially practical for the design and implementation of effective strategies and effective policy and institutional communication. General objectives: This Master is a program that has as main objective to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for proper professional performance in the field of marketing and political communication always at the governmental, administrative and / or institutional setting. It is to produce graduates with a comprehensive understanding of all areas related to political marketing, at the same time possess skills to meet the multiple tasks that address in companies engaged in these market areas.... [-]

Master In Production And Improvement In Industrial Processes

OBS Business School
Online Full time Part time 12 months May 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 2 more

The Master in Production and Industrial Process Improved OBS Business School pays special attention to planning resources, the definition of a good strategy of industrial organization and in product innovation and production processes. In addition, the program along different ways to manage change through projects will be studied by ... [+]

Master in Production Management and Process Improvement In industrial companies, the Production Management is a key position whose good management directly impacts the performance of the company and, therefore, is a critical success factor in achieving competitive advantage through continuous innovation in industrial processes . The Master in Production and Industrial Process Improved OBS Business School pays special attention to planning resources, the definition of a good strategy of industrial organization and in product innovation and production processes. In addition, the program along various forms of managing change through projects, with particular emphasis on monitoring and control of production and management skills development will be studied. The program was new in 2014, with great success in its 1st call. The program offers an outstanding range of educational proposals, as Webinars with Danone, Grupo Irizar, Dorje Dondrup, etc. It also incorporates a DISC Development of the most important skills in the area of ​​knowledge module. Participants also have access to a powerful industrial benchmarking (INCO-I), with which we can measure the degree of excellence of its production plant. Professional outings Some of the career options you can choose to, among others, are: Director of operations Industrial Director Head of Plant / Factory Manager Address Process Engineering Director of Operational Excellence Continuous improvement Responsible Head of Lean Manufacturing Kaizen responsible Responsible Supply Chain / suppliers Approval Objectives of Master in Production Management and Process Improvement What goals are going to get? To offer a comprehensive vision of industrial management in the new... [-]

Master's Degree In Management And Innovation In Gastronomy

Institut Paul Bocuse España
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Paul Bocuse Institute Spain is a new Master in Management and Innovation in Gastronomy, with the experience and knowledge of one of the most important and influential chefs in the world, who was the founder of the Nouvelle Cuisine but in an innovative gastronomic environment. Creative as is the city of Barcelona. The Master is developed under an international approach, where the gastronomy is not only understood as the dish and with this the transformation of the agri-food products, but, on the contrary, it requires an integral vision of the sector as much agri-food, as of the restoration in The one that is immersed. [+]

Master 2017. Presentation and Objectives In the current international gastronomic panorama in which the cuisine, the culinary, the local products, the traditions and the know-how in the transformation of the dishes, are recognized as intangible cultural heritage; Has generated an important and growing demand for creative, proactive and committed professionals able to follow the path towards constant transformation and gastronomic innovation. Faced with this paradigm, the Paul Bocuse Institute Spain is a new Master in Management and Innovation in Gastronomy, together with the experience and knowledge of one of the most important and influential chefs in the world, who was the founder of Nouvelle Cuisine but in a An innovative and creative gastronomic environment as is the city of Barcelona. The Master is developed under an international approach, where the gastronomy is not only understood as the dish and with this the transformation of the agri-food products, but, on the contrary, it requires an integral vision of the sector as much agri-food, as of the restoration in The one that is immersed. The main objective of the Master is to train professionals capable of leading, creating and proposing new options linked to gastronomy in a globalized context but, at the same time, concerned with fundamental aspects of food such as sustainability, culinary traditions, and The food identity of the regions. To do this, the Master offers a broad training in a specific direction and at the same time polyvalent that attends the current trends linked to gastronomy, such as slow... [-]

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 Finance

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2018 USA La Jolla

The Rady School is in a unique position to offer a Master of Finance that emphasizes quantitative methods, empirical work and financial econometrics. UC San Diego has a rich tradition in empirical and theoretical econometrics. Some of the most widely-used empirical models developed from the research of UC San Diego faculty. The emphasis on rigorous empirical data-driven methods differentiates the Rady School’s Master of Finance from programs specializing in financial engineering. [+]

Master 2017. The STEM Designated Master of Finance program at UC San Diego's Rady School of Management prepares graduates to tackle significant challenges facing the financial sector. Rady School Master of Finance graduates have secured positions with organizations such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Altegris, CITIC Securities, Drobny Capital, Rayliant Global Advisors, Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, PhoenixMart, Meritco Services, Dimensional Fund Advisors, UBS, and Stanford University. The Home of Econometrics The Rady School is in a unique position to offer a Master of Finance that emphasizes quantitative methods, empirical work and financial econometrics. UC San Diego has a rich tradition in empirical and theoretical econometrics. Some of the most widely-used empirical models developed from the research of UC San Diego faculty. The emphasis on rigorous empirical data-driven methods differentiates the Rady School’s Master of Finance from programs specializing in financial engineering. Our Faculty Shaped the Industry The Rady School of Management’s Master of Finance degree provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately contribute in environments where quantitative and analytical skills are at a premium. You will learn leading-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 Master of Finance applicants will 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. Schedule... [-]

LLM in Maritime Law

KNect365 Learning | an Informa business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 26 months September 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 1 more

The renowned part-time distance learning LLM from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and the World Maritime University develops leading knowledge and awareness of international trade and maritime law, increasing understanding of how commercial trade ventures may give rise to legal issues. This course is of great relevance to those who wish to acquire expertise in international trade and maritime / shipping law. [+]

Study international trade and maritime law by distance learning and gain an LLM The renowned part-time distance learning LLM from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and the World Maritime University develops leading knowledge and awareness of international trade and maritime law, increasing understanding of how commercial trade ventures may give rise to legal issues. With English law recognised internationally as a dominant legal system providing the basis for maritime and trade contracts, and with London as the single most important forum for settling disputes, both through court litigation and arbitration, this course approaches law in relation to how it is applied in practice. The course finishes with a research based module and a dissertation, allowing you to consolidate and apply all the theory you have learnt throughout the course. Ideal for... This course is of great relevance to those who wish to acquire expertise in international trade and maritime / shipping law. The programme has been specifically designed for students from a wide variety of commercial shipping backgrounds, both legal and non-legal, including existing lawyers; those engaged in the shipping and trading industries; trading brokers; shipping/chartering organisations; salvage organisations; P&I Clubs; insurance; and those engaged in investment, finance and banking. Course Modules Introductory Module: An introduction to the English legal system On completing this module, you will have an understanding of: The structure of the English legal system The characteristics of judicial reasoning in a common law jurisdiction The key principles which underpin legal relationships in international trade ... [-]

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 2017. 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... [-]