Master Programs in Puerto Rico

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Master

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A Master, which takes one to two years of schooling to receive, may help students improve their professional skills and gain knowledge in their chosen field. This improvement in skills and knowledge may lead to a highly skilled career with opportunities for advancement.

 

There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.

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Master in Education with Specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language

Universidad Ana G. Méndez
Campus Full time September 2017 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (US) Online

This specialty is designed to provide candidates with a background in the principles, theories and practice of second language acquisition, learning and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators who can assume positions of leadership in ESL education as teachers or English supervisors in public or private schools and as professors in institutions of higher education. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. This specialty is designed to provide candidates with a background in the principles, theories and practice of second language acquisition, learning and teaching. It seeks to prepare educators who can assume positions of leadership in ESL education as teachers or English supervisors in public or private schools and as professors in institutions of higher education. Core courses Principles and Systematic development of curriculum Innovations and Education in ESOL Specialization courses Second Language Acquisition Reading Processes in a Second Language Setting ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development Development of Communication Skills in English Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language Cross-Cultural Communication and Understanding Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers Testing and Evaluation of ESOL Knowledge Integration Seminar in ESOL Requirements for degree Educational Research Methods in ESOL Research Seminar It is strongly recommended that students review and become familiar with the teacher certification requirements established by the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any other state in which they intend to seek employment as teachers. Students must provide evidence that they have passed the teacher certification from their state or country. Students must abide with the minimum required hours and policies set by the state and local education agencies for practicum experiences. Students must comply with state and local education certification requirements for the degree, as applicable. Students are responsible of verifying the requisites or test required by the state or country of origin. [-]

Master in Marketing

Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)
Campus Full time October 2017 Puerto Rico San Juan

The specialty in Marketing aims to broaden the theoretical framework in the marketing area and develop the application and research skills for decision making. [+]

The specialty in Marketing aims to broaden the theoretical framework in the marketing area and develop the application and research skills for decision making. [-]

Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. Program Description The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene. Admission Requirements These are in addition to the general admissions requirement at UNE: Bachelor degree with a grade point average of 2.75. Graduation Requirements The graduation requirements for the masters programs are: A general grade point average of 3.0 Approve a comprehensive examination In the case of the Master of Criminal Justice and Research, students may select from the comprehensive examination or research project developed in Criminal Justice. [-]

Master in Social Work - Clinical Social Work or Administration

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. [+]

Vision To be recognized as the best Social Work program in Puerto Rico. Mission To prepare competent social work professionals committed to social justice, human rights and the defense of diversity in all its manifestations. Our graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills with the capacity to communicate effectively and conduct research related to their practice; will be capable of integrating entrepreneurship, self-management and technology in their work and will self-identify as active citizens in a global world in constant change, committed to the social transformation of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Program Description The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. Social workers offer a variety of services to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Social workers understand both the public and the private social service systems and how it serves its clientele. Among the services performed by social workers are appropriate referrals, direct services, short term therapies, crisis interventions, information gathering, planning, administration and evaluation of social services. Social workers analyze legislation and social policies in order to make recommendations for improving the quality of life of all citizens. Graduates of Social Work may seek professional licensing from the Social Work Board of Examiners at the State Department of Puerto Rico. Program Admission... [-]

Master of Arts in Education in School and Child Psychology (MAEd)

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. The program prepares them to provide a range of psychological services, such as: Diagnosis, assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services. The focus is on the development processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families and other ecological systems. The program prepares them to intervene at different levels to ensure and promote a healthy development. [-]

Master Of Arts In Education - Specialization In Curriculum And Instruction

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 Puerto Rico Carolina

Oriented teaching programs and curriculum development. The specialization in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for those who are certified teachers and have an active experience in the classroom. Graduates of these masters, develop research skills in the classroom, teamwork, use of technology and design and curriculum review and evaluation. [+]

Oriented teaching programs and curriculum development. Specializing in Curriculum and Instruction It is designed for those who are certified teachers and have an active experience in the classroom. Graduates of these masters, develop research skills in the classroom, teamwork, use of technology and design and curriculum review and evaluation. Specialization in Curriculum and Teaching: English (39 credits). Early education (39 credits). Special education * (39 credits). [-]

Master of Education - Managing Leisure Services

Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)
Campus Full time September 2017 Puerto Rico San Juan

A program of study for those interested in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating leisure services and sports programs in governmental agencies, municipalities and private institutions. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. A program of study for those interested in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating leisure services and sports programs in governmental agencies, municipalities and private institutions. Core Courses Interdisciplinary Studies of Leisure Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Ed. and Leisure Educational Research Methods Statistics for Research and Evaluation Specialization Courses Managing Leisure Services Leisure Programming Managing Leisure and Sports Facilities Computerized Systems in Educational Administration and Supervisio Final Requirements Research Seminar In Leisure Services Professional Seminar in Physical Education and Leisure Services Practicum in Physical Education and Leisure Services Thesis or Research Paper [-]

Master of Arts in Education – Special Education

Universidad Metropolitana (UMET)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Puerto Rico San Juan

This specialty is oriented to facilitate to the teacher of Special Education the tools that allow her/him to perform their functions effectively and efficiently in the classroom. In addition, the specialty at this level facilitates competing to her/him in the magisterial field for an associate teacher rank. [+]

This specialty is oriented to facilitate to the teacher of Special Education the tools that allow her/him to perform their functions effectively and efficiently in the classroom. In addition, the specialty at this level facilitates competing to her/him in the magisterial field for an associate teacher rank. [-]

Master in Architecture

Universidad del Turabo
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Puerto Rico Gurabo

The Master of Architecture degree program is intended to provide our graduates with the requisite educational background and practice experience to enter the profession of architecture. The program’s focus balances historical, theoretical, technical, practice and design knowledge in the economic, social, and professional realms of architecture. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. Description The Master of Architecture degree program is intended to provide our graduates with the requisite educational background and practice experience to enter the profession of architecture. The program’s focus balances historical, theoretical, technical, practice and design knowledge in the economic, social, and professional realms of architecture. Students will also work in a design-build studio with a community-oriented project that includes research, schematic design, design development and construction of an innovative solution containing all practice phases, as are viability study, contract document, construction procurement and building administration stages. The program has being designed to fit the needs of a highly focused student that intends to complete architecture licensing process and to become fundamental pieces in the roles of integrating a collaborative contemporary architecture practice both locally and globally. Curriculum Core Courses ARCH 500 Architectural Design I ARCH 501 Introduction to History and Theory ARCH 505 Visual Thinking and Communication ARCH 510 Architectural Design II ARCH 511 Architectural History I ARCH 512 Building Design, Construction Systems I: Materials, Technology ARCH 513 Structural Systems I ARCH 515 Computer Studio ARCH 520 Architectural Design III ARCH 521 Architectural History II ARCH 522 Building Systems I ARCH 523 Structural Systems II ARCH 524 Codes and Regulations Specialization Courses ARCH 600 Architectural Design IV ARCH 601 Theory in Architecture ARCH 602 Building Systems II ARCH 604 Project and Practice Management I: Ethics, Contracts and Legal Issues ARCH 610 Design-Build Studio I ARCH 612 Building Design and Construction Systems II: Environmental... [-]

Master Of Education With Specialization In Teaching English As A Second Language

Universidad del Turabo
Campus Full time January 2018 Puerto Rico Gurabo

The Master of Education with specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language aims to prepare professionals with the knowledge and skills that allow them to improve the quality of teaching and learning English. [+]

Description The Programme Master of Education with specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language It is to prepare a professional with the knowledge and skills that allow them to improve the quality of teaching and learning English purpose. curriculum Core courses EDUC 501 Principles and curriculum development EDUC 504 Leadership, Communication and Teamwork EDUC 619 Seminar Professional Experiences Specialty Courses EDUC 550 Acquisition of a Second Language EDUC 551 The Reading Process EDUC 553 Language, Cognition and Curriculum Development of English Language EDUC 554 Computer Use in Teaching English as a Second Language EDUC 564 Applied Linguistics for Teachers of English Language EDUC 566 Methodology of teaching English as a Second Language EDUC 704 Teaching of Writing: Theory and Practice Research courses EDUC 600 Educational Research Methods EDUC 630 Statistics for Educational Research EDUC 602 Thesis Seminar or EDUC 617 Research Project in the Educational Scenario [-]

Master's Degree In Public Affairs With A Concentration In Forensic Science

Universidad del Turabo
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Puerto Rico Gurabo

The graduate of the Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in Forensic Science will be able to manage, design and coordinate projects of criminal investigation, protection and analysis of the evidence collected and kept in the crime scene as well as expertise in legal proceedings in the areas of physical aspects of the evidence, forensic photography and writing sketches, documents and dubious analysis to clarify crimes. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. Description The graduate of the Master of Public Affairs with a concentration in Forensic Science will be able to manage, design and coordinate projects of criminal investigation, protection and analysis of the evidence collected and kept in the crime scene as well as expertise in legal proceedings in the areas of physical aspects of the evidence, forensic photography and writing sketches, documents and dubious analysis to clarify crimes. curriculum Medullary component MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration MSPA 505 Computer Education for Administrators MSPA 510 Research Techniques and Quantitative Methods Applied to Public Administration MSPA 520 Administrative Law and Ethics MSPA 530 Planning and Evaluation: Theories, Methods and Techniques MSPA 540 Seminar: Development, Planning and Evaluation of Human Resources MSPA 550 Fiscal Management Resources Component Specialty FORS 730 Research and Forensic Identification FORS 735 Research and Collection of Evidence Crime Scene FORS 740 Forensic Photography and Writing Sketch FORS 745 Expert Witness in Court FORS 750 Doubtful Review Documents MSPA 710 Research Seminar MSPA 720 Practice (Internship) Public Affairs Electives component FORS 760 Forensic Psychology CRJU 600 Victim: Crime and Society Practices 630 CRJU techniques on the Organization and Administration of Police 635 CRJU Mental Health and the Law CRJU 640 Addiction Problems: Legal and Psychosocial CRJU 715 Seminar: Special situations in the administration of correctional programs Curriculum FIRST YEAR - FIRST SEMESTER FIRST TERM MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration MSPA 505 Computer Education for Public... [-]

Master in Electrical Engineering (M.E.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time January 2018 Puerto Rico Bayamón Aguadilla

The Master’s Program in Electrical Engineering (M.E.) is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform as efficient and highly qualified professionals in the specializations of Power and Control Systems. Both specializations are focused on modelling, design and practical knowledge of systems. [+]

The Master’s Program in Electrical Engineering (M.E.) is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform as efficient and highly qualified professionals in the specializations of Power and Control Systems. Both specializations are focused on modelling, design and practical knowledge of systems. The specialization in Control Systems provides for the development and implementation of advanced technology and design techniques of control applications in manufacturing, pharmaceutical and petrochemical processes, and in the applications of robotics, automated systems and intelligent control. The specialization in Power Systems, will provide future graduates with the skills to analyze and to suggest solutions to problems in the generation, distribution and control of electrical energy. This specialization integrates the use of renewable energy, distributed generation and the challenges of the integration of intermittent sources within electrical systems. [-]

Master in Biology (M.S.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time January 2018 Puerto Rico Bayamón Aguadilla

The Master of Science Degree in Biology offers two specializations: Molecular Biotechnology and Environmental and Ecological Sciences. The emphasis of these programs is to present an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on scientific reasoning to prepare students for work in the field of Biology dealing with the molecular aspects of biotechnology, ecology or the environmental sciences. [+]

Masters in Puerto Rico 2017/2018. The Master of Science Degree in Biology offers two specializations: Molecular Biotechnology and Environmental and Ecological Sciences. The emphasis of these programs is to present an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on scientific reasoning to prepare students for work in the field of Biology dealing with the molecular aspects of biotechnology, ecology or the environmental sciences. Graduates of this program will be able to emit technical and scientific judgments related to their area of specialization and to general aspects of Biology. They will obtain experience in the use and application of available technologies to understand and to answer questions of a scientific nature. The program reinforces ethical aspects in research and promotes the development of an integral knowledge of biological sciences in which the student’s specialization is based. [-]