Master's Program in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean

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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.

Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast.

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Master in Social Work - Clinical Social Work or Administration

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. 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... [-]

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

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 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. [+]

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'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 Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. 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... [-]

Master's Degree In Diplomacy And International Relations

Universidad Galileo
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 Guatemala Guatemala City + 1 more

The Master of Diplomacy and International Relations arises from the need to train experts in international and interagency management, knowing law and international practice, academic training and practice that allows the creation and utilization of development opportunities in the areas cooperation, diplomacy, politics, commerce, industry and culture for the benefit of Guatemala and Guatemalans. [+]

About The Master of Diplomacy and International Relations arises from the need to train experts in international and interagency management, knowing law and international practice, academic training and practice that allows the creation and utilization of development opportunities in the areas cooperation, diplomacy, politics, commerce, industry and culture for the benefit of Guatemala and Guatemalans. GOALS Prepare professionals with the skills to successfully participate in any activity involving, institutional, corporate relations of state and international organizations and their branches in the area of ​​Protocol and international service management skills. pensum FIRST YEAR 1st cycle INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY CEREMONIAL DIPLOMATIC PROTOCOL AND ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT EFFICIENT E-COMMERCE 2ND cycle LABEL AND ANFITRIONIA CONTEMPORARY UNIVERSAL HISTORY GENERAL THEORY OF STATE STRATEGIES IN THE USE AND UNDERSTANDING OF MEDIA 3RD cycle HISTORY OF GUATEMALA PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW PUBLIC IMAGE ANALYSIS CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND POLITICAL 4TH cycle WORKSHOPS PUBLIC IMAGE ANALYSIS, DIPLOMACY, TAG AND PROTOCOL US RELATIONS LATIN AMERICA RELATIONS UNITED STATES ASIA-PACIFIC CONSULAR LAW DIPLOMATIC LAW SECOND YEAR 5TH cycle TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY DEVELOPMENT OF SPEECH AND PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS 6TH cycle GEOPOLITICS ANALYSIS WORKSHOP CASE MODERN GEOPOLITICS AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC IMAGE TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATION TO ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT II PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS 7TH cycle ANALYSIS OF CASES OF PROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL DIPLOMATIC GUATEMALA FOREIGN POLICY LAW OF TREATIES AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA PRESS 8TH cycle WORKSHOP ON NEGOTIATIONS, COOPERATION AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE STRATEGIC AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATION RESEARCH HISTORICAL-DIPLOMATIC INTERNATIONAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS THESIS SEMINAR... [-]

Master's Degree In Clinical Psychology

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

The Professional Master in Clinical Psychology is aimed at graduates and graduates in psychology interested in specializing in the provision of psychodiagnostic and psychotherapy, both within the public and private sectors. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. The Latin University of Costa Rica is the country's largest private university and has positioned itself with a high prestige in academic circles. A graduate level in the area of ​​Psychology, Universidad Latina offers three master's degrees: Master of Educational Psychology, Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and MA in Clinical Psychology. The Professional Master in Clinical Psychology is aimed at graduates and graduates in psychology interested in specializing in the provision of psychodiagnostic and psychotherapy, both within the public and private sectors. It will provide expertise and professional conceptual and applied to intervene in the prevention tools, assessment and treatment of various psychological disorders of children, adolescents and adults. GENERAL PURPOSE Train specialized professionals in the field of Clinical Psychology and Community Mental Health, able to contribute to the development of Costa Rican society through the prevention, investigation, detection and implementation of psychological strategies to constantly improve the mental health of the population . Requisitos: Original and copy of the title of secondary education. Original and copy of bachelor's degree in psychology. Original and copy of identity card. 2 passport size photographs. Curriculum vitae. Headquarters: San Pedro professional field: The graduate Career Master in Clinical Psychology from the Latin University of Costa Rica will have a comprehensive training with solid knowledge in the field of promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders as well as expertise in subject of interest for this discipline as crisis intervention, psychology... [-]

Master's Degree In Educational Psychology

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

The new way to educate and train requires updating to meet the social demand for creative, comprehensive and relevant manner, enabling improvements in the design, development and innovation. [+]

A new way of educating to respond to social demands: The new way to educate and train requires updating to meet the social demand for creative, comprehensive and relevant manner, enabling improvements in the design, development and innovation of each of the tasks and objectives that the environment demands. The master's degree in educational psychology is the bridge between the demand and the response that society requires. A human and experienced faculty: Because we contemplate our students as people who deserve the proper and necessary to work in the field of educational psychology humane treatment, we have a faculty of excellent human quality, with extensive knowledge in the areas of expertise they bring in their classes beyond theory., making learning a humanist process. At the same time, through this master the professional acquires the tools and knowledge to perform competitively in the labor market. Requisitos: To join the master's program requires: Original and copy of the title of secondary education. Original and copy of bachelor's degree or corresponding degree. Notes approved certificate from the last approved college degree. Only for students coming from other universities. Original and copy of identity card. 2 passport size photographs. Curriculum vitae. Interview with the program coordinator. Headquarters: San Pedro Student profile: The profile of the professional graduate Psychology from Universidad Latina, is aimed at the acquisition of knowledge on theories of learning, curriculum design and innovation, attention to diversity, so will be able to analyze any situation related to your professional work and can... [-]

Industrial And Organizational Psychology Master

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Form specialized human resources at a high level that contribute to improving the quality of services provided by organizations. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Objectives of expertise in industrial and organizational psychology Train specialized human resources at a high level that contribute to improving the quality of services provided by organizations. Stimulate the potential that people have different professionals involved in processes to produce knowledge through research, experimentation and dissemination of scientific information. Requisitos: Possess the required minimum degree (baccalaureate or degree) awarded by a university legally recognized in the country. Present title and two copies of that degree. Certification and submit an original copy of the studies, where the cattle courses with their respective notes and credits obtained are clearly demonstrated. Submit duly filled application for membership and attach two passport photos and a copy of the identity card. Counting, preferably with knowledge in handling computer equipment. Having a knowledge of the English language that includes the power to understand the current literature on specialized topics. demonstrable professional experience 2 years minimum. Interview with program management. For purposes of quotas University will give priority to participants to present best attestations regarding the academic record and professional experience. Headquarters: San Pedro professional field: Graduates of this program will be able to exercise their professional action: Development of both personal and organizational consulting in different areas both nationally and internationally. Managing human resources in the fields of selection, classification, staff appraisal, designing training programs and compensation among others. Stimulating innovations in the field of improving the attitude and value staff as an added value that... [-]

Master Specialization In Alternative Dispute Resolution

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Heredia San Pedro San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

Specialization in Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods has been designed with professionals in law, as consultants or third parties, mediation, conciliation or arbitration, whether or not of a commercial nature. [+]

Specialization in Alternative Dispute Resolution is designed for the professional in law, as consultants or third parties, mediation, conciliation or arbitration, whether or not of a commercial nature and need to know the influence and effectiveness with these procedures alternative conflict resolutions in the different rules of law. Latin University, Campus Heredia, thereby seeking to participate effectively in the optimal integral development of our Costa Rican society and thus contribute to the process of growth of our economy and social welfare; by resolution of conflicts more successfully and less tiring on a long judicial process. Requisitos: Original and photocopy (both sides if there are seals, stamps or signatures on the back) of Bachelor's Degree. Original and photocopy of the degree of Bachelor of college. Original certification of materials approved credits and academic notes and signed or sealed in case of validation of materials content. A passport size photograph. Curriculum Vitae. Photocopy of identity card or passport. Headquarters: Heredia professional field: Capacity of professionals in law so that they can advise and efficiently intervene in matters related to the various alternative methods of dispute resolution of their customers or society in general. Specialization aims also to be a forum from which to discuss and analyze each of the alternative methods of conflict resolution doctrinal and jurisprudential, national and international level. Responsibility: Conciliator Mediator legal consultant RAC methods Teaching Advisory in arbitration cases [-]

Maestría en Resolución de Conflictos, Paz y Desarollo

University for Peace
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

El programa que presenta la Universidad para la Paz en idioma español tiene como objetivo formar líderes con los elementos de un desarrollo humano integral para el siglo XXI. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. La Universidad para la Paz (UPAZ) ha venido desarrollado un conjunto de programas de maestría y de cursos cortos en idioma inglés de forma exclusiva. Sin embargo, desde hace ya 2 años, la demanda por cursos en idioma español en el área de los estudios de Paz, Desarrollo y Derechos Humanos, ha impulsado a la Universidad a ofrecer algunos de estos programas de manera paralela a sus programas de maestría. Estos cursos han conseguido un importante interés, el cual se ha traducido en un número considerable de participantes. Es por esta razón que la Universidad para la Paz ha decidido responder a esta importante demanda a través del programa de Maestría en Resolución de Conflictos, Paz y Desarrollo, la cual refleja el paradigma fundamental del mandato de la Asamblea General de la ONU a la UPAZ. El programa que presenta la Universidad para la Paz en idioma español tiene como objetivo formar líderes con los elementos de un desarrollo humano integral para el siglo XXI. El núcleo esencial de esa formación permitirá entender que los conflictos que enfrentamos deben de ser transformados y resueltos pacíficamente, pues solo así pueden sentarse las bases para la paz. La conjunción de estos elementos permite acceder al desarrollo en todas sus facetas: un desarrollo humano, sustentable y sostenible. Esta Maestría es una versión en español de los cursos ofrecidos por la Universidad para la Paz en el idioma inglés, ampliamente establecidos en el sistema... [-]

Master in International Law and Human Rights

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

The human rights specialization offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. [+]

The Master in International Law and Human Rights offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. Students will gain an understanding of the various judicial and non-judicial bodies that are at the frontline of questions of interpretation, the development of international human rights standards, and enforcement. In addition, students receive training in hands on skills in the realm of reporting, monitoring and evaluation of human rights. Finally, as the globalization of business and investment is increasing in force and speed, with important human rights implications, this specialization explores the interaction between economics and rights, asking critical questions about this process and potential solutions. [-]

Master International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

University for Peace
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro

The specialization in international dispute settlement offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the settlement of international and transnational disputes. [+]

Masters in Social Sciences in Central America and Caribbean 2017. The Master in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the settlement of international and transnational disputes. This specialization examines the role of national and international courts and tribunals in contributing to the settlement of disputes. As international and transnational adjudication has acquired a more prominent role in international relations, it is essential to understand how these global and regional courts are responding to the challenges of the early 21st Century. Students will examine the role of law in traditional and not-so traditional territorial and boundary disputes, and acquire an overview of the law of the sea. And finally, they will be examine the increasingly important field of dispute settlement in international economic relations, which will include investment arbitration. [-]