Master of Science Degree in Administration

Best 45 MSc Degrees in Administration 2017

Administration

The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

Master of Science (MSc) in Administration

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1 year MBA

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 12  Open Enrolment Italy Rome

Short-term investment, life-long return, on your schedule. the Rome Business School’s 1-Year MBA can be started anytime, either on campus or online (or both), offering the unique opportunity of fitting today’s professionals’ need for freedom and flexibility. Double MBA available [+]

1 YEAR, START ANYTIME, ON CAMPUS OR ONLINE The Rome Business School’s 1-year MBA is structured to enable you to continue to work full-time and study for your MBA part-time, connecting what you learn to current global and relevant organisational issues. This is ideal if you are unable to take significant time out of work to study and want greater flexibility over how, when and where you achieve your MBA qualification.

Why our 1-year MBA Start whenever you want, anytime during the year Designed for busy professionals wishing to combine work and study One-year duration Choose to attend lectures either on campus or online – or even both A global perspective, thanks to the four Double MBA options available in three different continents, even live online Small and International classes Individualized management coursework Lectures in the evenings and on Saturdays Grants available Target recipients Our 1-year MBA course is aimed at all those who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge that will enable them to operate as general managers. Our 1-year MBA is designed for full-time working individuals. Courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays, allowing students to complete the programme without interrupting their careers or excessively disrupting their personal lives. Students interested in taking part this MBA are typically: professionals interested in pursuing careers in general management, either in not-for-profit or for-profit businesses or as entrepreneurs or managers; professionals with specialist backgrounds who wish to acquire general management experience to progress in their careers; graduates with at least two years of relevant work experience who wish to consolidate their managerial knowledge; entrepreneurs who wish to develop their skills and competences to make their businesses grow internationally. Professional Outlets On completion of the Rome Business School’s MBA, you will have acquired the skills to be able to work – among other profiles – as: CEO General Manager Project Manager Business Development Manager Human Resources Manager Marketing Manager Strategy Manager Finance Manager Management Consultant Learning options The Rome Business School's 12 months MBA can be attended either on campus or online as follows: On campus – fortnightly, on Friday and Saturday Online – with LIVE lectures, through a cutting-edge platform. The Rome Business School's MBA programme allows you the choice of starting dates. Tuition fee15.000 euro - scholarships available ... [-]

Master in College Student Personnel Administration

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

The mission of the Master of Science degree program in College Student Personnel Administration is to prepare outstanding generalists for a broad range of entry-level and mid-level positions in student life, student development, student services, and other professional staff areas in institutions of higher education. [+]

The mission of the Master of Science degree program in College Student Personnel Administration is to prepare outstanding generalists for a broad range of entry-level and mid-level positions in student life, student development, student services, and other professional staff areas in institutions of higher education. The curriculum emphasizes the integration of theory and practice in both classroom and field-based settings in order to graduate professionals with the necessary knowledge, skills, commitment to ethics, respect for diversity, and caring to enrich the lives of students with whom they work. The curriculum meets the standards set forth by the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education for Student Affairs graduate preparation programs. A major strength of the CSPA program is the close partnerships that exist between the program and student affairs professionals on the campus. Practitioners in student life, housing, student activities, the campus union, and a variety of other settings are active in mentoring and teaching students in the program. Students benefit from working closely with active practitioners who are recognized leaders in their areas of expertise. Admission requirements: Applicants should submit a transcript showing an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with an overall undergraduate grade-point average of at least 2.70, or a 3.0 in the final 60 hours (requirements for those receiving a graduate assistantship may be higher). The transcript is submitted in conjunction with the online application to the graduate school (see application process below). A copy of the transcript (or transcripts) will be sent to the CSPA Program Coordinator with the graduate application. In addition, candidates must also submit a writing sample describing his or her career goal and how the academic program fits with that goal. Lastly, two letters of recommendation are required. One letter should come from a former professor, while the second should be completed by a work supervisor. Student Outcomes The graduate with a degree in College Student Personnel Administration will use the knowledge and skills obtained through his/her studies to: Create programs to promote student development in which a clear understanding of student development theory is translated into applied practice. Describe the various "cultures" which exist on a college campus, including in terms of governance and "political" dynamics, and identify how interaction between and among members of each culture affect the mission of the institution and the quality of teaching and learning on campus. Graduates will be able to create environments in which members of the several cultures learn to appreciate and cooperate with each other in common cause. Understand management, organizational and leadership dynamics, including organizational theory, financial responsibility, legal issues, the preparation and, implementation of a budget, and similar operational issues. Demonstrate a clear comprehension of the various student cohorts seeking higher education in which respect for their individual differences, and understanding of their diversity, as well as an appreciation of their individual and shared concerns are taken into account. Construct environments, based on a clear understanding of entering and continuing student characteristics and needs so that these students are provided optimal opportunities to learn along with appropriate support in meeting predetermined and evolving intellectual and developmental goals. Describe, in clear and precise language, the standards and ethical guidelines which inform the profession and demonstrate, through her/his own behavior, that these codes are "lived" in daily practice. Understand how to employ assessment techniques and to evaluate outcomes from the framework of individual, group, and environmental perspectives and use the information obtained to make judgments about those programs and services offered others. Students will be familiar with methods and techniques of quantitative and qualitative research and gain the ability to critique such research. Students will be provided with opportunities to design, implement and report about a research study. Comprehend how organizational, management, and leadership theory apply to various student affairs functions such as financial aid, academic advising, residence life, etc. They will also be able to discern how management, leadership, and other theories evolve overtime and how to adapt theory and practice to emerging demands and expectation. Communicate, in language appropriate to each audience addressed, the cultural/historical underpinnings of American higher education and the college student personnel profession as well as the purposes served by CSPA professionals in today's higher education. Construct, including in partnership with students, faculty, and others, a series of intentional activities, programs, and events designed to achieve well-defined developmental outcomes as well as predetermining how such outcomes will be assessed and success measured. Demonstrate competency as agents of change including being able to analyze unique situations, cope with unexpected challenges, as well as be able to demonstrate the flexibility and the ability to cope with ambiguity and chaos necessary to function as a professional in the post-modern university. [-]

MSc Political Science and Public Administration (research)

Leiden University
Campus Full time February 2017 Netherlands Leiden

In this interdisciplinary research master’s students will be able to choose between a specialisation in political science or public administration, while also following courses in a combined curriculum. [+]

MScs in Administration. In this interdisciplinary research master’s students will be able to choose between a specialisation in political science or public administration, while also following courses in a combined curriculum. This unique, two-year master’s programme is designed for students willing to challenge themselves and take their studies to the next level. The programme offers you unsurpassed and thorough academic training that will provide useful no matter what your future career intentions are. A strong focus on skill development and the ability to conduct independent research are at the core of this research master, which features a selection of two specialisation tracks: Political Science or Public Administration. Two specialisations Students can choose from two specialisations (Political Science or Public Administration). Please indicate your specialisation of choice on the application form. 5 reasons to choose Political Science at Leiden University Leiden’s Institute of Political Science is one of the largest political science departments in Europe. It accommodates a wide range of (sub)disciplines and research interests. Your lecturers are high ranking specialists in their field. All courses are taught in small groups, allowing for personal contact with your fellow students, as well as your instructors. Besides studying interesting themes, you will also familiarise yourself with the state-of-the-art in social and political science literature and research skills. The city of Leiden is a popular student city, with attractive sights and a lively atmosphere. It proposes a wide variety of cultural, sports and leisure activities. Tuition fees EU/EEA, Dutch (including Netherlands Antilles), Swiss or Surinamese: around €1,984. Other: around €16,400. Interested? If you would like to know more, perhaps regarding the specialisations, please get in touch or visit the programme introduction page on our website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/political-science-research/en/introduction. [-]

MSc Research in Public Administration and Organisational Science

Utrecht University
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. [+]

This challenging two-year programme focuses on key issues of Public Administration and Organisation Theory. The programme offers an in-depth investigation of societal problems and critical challenges faced by organisations in the public domain. You will investigate these challenges, analyse how public organisations deal with each challenge, and begin to form theories about what is required to make policies work. New challenges for public organisations New challenges for public governments flow from long-term trends such as globalisation, changing information and communication technologies, climate change, and societal fragmentation caused by migration, individualisation, and cultural pluralisation. Solid research is necessary to understand and properly react to these social transformations. Public administrators respond to these challenges in a variety of ways: they initiate reforms to make public management less bureaucratic and more accountable, they activate and enable citizens, they help businesses become more competitive while enhancing social responsibility, and they support civil society initiatives to provide voluntary community services. You will analyse how such initiatives help governments cope with the challenges of modernity. These modern challenges are no longer the sole responsibility of government institutions. Private, semi-private, and privatised organisations are increasingly involved in what were previously considered public tasks. Political decision-making does not only take place in national political arenas, but also at the regional level and in various international arenas, in horizontal networks of social partners, and at the headquarters of large companies and social institutions. Your study of the public domain and the critical issues in that domain will therefore focus on public organisations in the broadest sense of the word. OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME Through this intensive Master’s programme, you will gain the theoretical knowledge and methodological skills to analyse real-life problems. Our research-intensive programme will also help you understand and analyse the classic questions of Public Administration as they are playing out in new organisational contexts. It will provide you with the tools to identify, analyse, and prescribe effective intervention strategies. Your studies will prepare you for a career as university researcher, policy analyst, or consultant. [-]

MSc in Business Administration

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc. BA is a full-time programme designed to deliver the contents of an MBA to students with no academic background in Management related areas that also gives you a higher academic value by granting you the title of Master of Science in Business Administration. [+]

 

IBS - ISCTE Business School is committed to fully exploring the new frontiers of the Bologna Agreement by offering an international MSc.BA that can provide each student with an unforgettable learning experience and valuable tools for succeeding in the fascinating - and complex - business world of today.

 

The MSc in BA is a full-time programme designed for undergraduate students with a bachelor in areas that are not management-related (ie, excludes management, finance, accounting, marketing management, human resources management bachelors), that delivers the contents of an MBA to students with little or no work experience whilst also giving the higher academic title of Master of Science in Business Administration. The MSc. BA provides an applied general management knowledge that will enable you to develop the skills required to engage in a dynamic and rewarding career in today's globalized world.... [-]


Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA)

Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Pomona + 1 more

Cal Poly Pomona offers a Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) degree with an option in Information Systems (IS) Auditing. The program is for business decision makers, information systems technical specialists and managers, accounting professionals or others who wish to pursue a career in IS auditing. [+]

Master of Science in Business Administration with an option in Information Systems Auditing. “We need to hire the best and brightest and we go out to the universities, we see those students there, but we also see a lot of other government agencies and a lot of private industries that are all after the same skills. There aren't enough people to satisfy all the needs in the country and that is a significant problem for us.” - Dickie George, Information Assurance Director, NSA Cal Poly Pomona offers a Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) degree with an option in Information Systems (IS) Auditing. The program is for business decision makers, information systems technical specialists and managers, accounting professionals or others who wish to pursue a career in IS auditing. The objectives of the program are as follows: Developing an understanding of the role and scope of IS auditing and its relationship to an organization. Acquiring the ability to plan, conduct and report the findings of an audit. Preparing students for careers in the IS auditing profession. A minimum of 48 units is required for the MSBA degree with an emphasis in IS Auditing. Candidates complete a project or pass a comprehensive examination as their capstone experience. The on-campus evening Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBA) program is designed for working professionals who wish to extend their current knowledge and boost their career potential while continuing their daytime employment. During the cohort, students will take a full-time course load of two courses per quarter to complete program within two years. Business Core (16 units) Managerial Accounting for Decision Making Seminar in Organizational Behavior Financial Decision Making Strategic Management Information Assurance (32 units) IS Auditing Computer Based Data Communications Legal Environment of Information Systems Advanced IS Auditing Security and Privacy of Information Computer Forensics Information Systems Seminar Advanced Computer Forensics Admission Requirements 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree 3.0+ Overall GPA GMAT Score 500+ 2+ Years Work Experience If Required, the TOEFL with 237 Computer/580 Paper/92+ Internet Based or IELTS with a 7+ [-]

Master of Science in Marketing and Innovation

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Esbjerg

The competences learned during the programme in Marketing and Innovation can be used to spot and take advantage of opportunities in the market... [+]

Master in Economics and Business Administration - Marketing and Innovation (MSc) Do you want to be able to spot and take advantage of market opportunities? Due to increasing internationalization and globalization, businesses need managers who understand how to take on leadership to ensure competitive advantage in global markets and specialists who can develop knowledge about customers and the competitive situation. This programme gives you the know-how skills that enable you to become such a manager.

 

The competences learned during the programme in Marketing and Innovation can be used to spot and take advantage of opportunities in the market.  You can use the competences when participating in innovation projects and to create marketing plans for existing products. The programme builds on qualifications in organization and marketing acquired at bachelor level combined with courses in quantitative and qualitative research. The courses are a mix of courses giving qualifications to be used in the long run and courses giving you tools that you can use in your first job. The course in project management is an example of such a course.... [-]


Master of Science in Administration

Central Michigan University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Mount Pleasant

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1975. In the last 30 years over [+]

The MSA degree is offered both on and off campus to over 3,000 students each year. The MSA degree is interdisciplinary in nature and has been in existence since 1974. In the last 40+ years tens of thousands of students have earned the MSA degree. The MSA is a degree for professional administrators seeking to develop a broad range of current management and leadership skills as opposed to the traditional, analytical approach of the MBA. The MSA degree offers a great deal of flexibility with a variety of concentrations from which students can choose. The program can be completed face-to-face, online or through a Hybrid format in many locations. The administrative core (about half of the course work) prepares students for administrative positions in a variety of organizational settings. Students can then tailor their concentration area (the other half of the degree) to their area of interest. ​The MSA student population includes both full-time and part-time students. Most classes are scheduled in the evenings and on the weekends to accommodate all students. ... [-]

MSc in Business Administration

University of Groningen
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

Would you like to gain the knowledge and skills required to deal with complex problems in management? Then you should choose one of the specializations of this degree. [+]

MSc in Business Administration

Would you like to gain the knowledge and skills required to deal with complex problems in management? Then you should choose one of the specializations of this degree.

In the Master's Degree in Business Administration you learn to deal with complex management issues. There are four tracks that all specialize in one particular area of business administration:

    Change Managemen     Organizational & Management Control     Small Business & Entrepreneurship     Strategic Innovation Management

The programme is intended for students with an academic background in Business, Management, Finance or Marketing.

Each specialization has high academic standards and is research oriented. Therefore, all your lecturers are researchers. You will work intensively in small groups. Occasionally, a guest lecturer from a company is invited to speak about their expert experiences in the world of business administration. All specializations are internationally orientated.... [-]


Master's in Higher Education Leadership and Administration

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Albany

The College’s new Master’s program in Higher Education Leadership and Administration is a 10-course, 30-credit graduate degree program expressly designed to enhance the leadership skills of aspiring college leaders. [+]

College Presidents - Teaching Faculty in HELA Program The College’s new Master’s program in Higher Education Leadership and Administration is a 10-course, 30-credit graduate degree program expressly designed to enhance the leadership skills of aspiring college leaders. The focus of the program is to provide graduate-level academic courses in higher education administration to prepare students for senior-level leadership positions at colleges and universities, higher education agencies, higher education research organizations and other organizations that develop policies and offer programs in the higher education environment. The program is a 30 credit hour, 10-course program that is geared toward practitioners. About the HELA Program What is the Institute for Leadership in Higher Education? The Institute for Leadership in Higher Education, housed within the Thelma P. Lally School of Education, will offer degree and certificate programs in higher education administration to early career and mid-career professionals intent on pursuing senior leadership positions in colleges and universities, and in other higher education environments at the state, regional and national level. Academic programs and courses will be offered in both traditional seminar and hybrid e-learning formats. The Institute, in addition to offering academic programs, will host lectures and conferences on relevant issues in higher education. Participants in these activities will include prominent national leaders and experts within the field of higher education. Participants in Institute programs will be encouraged and supported to publish articles and research on major issues affecting the future of colleges and universities in America and throughout the world. Faculty affiliated with the Institute programs, especially degree-granting programs will come from the extraordinarily deep and talented ranks of senior faculty and administrators at The College of Saint Rose. This cadre of exceptional faculty will be augmented by adjunct faculty specialists in various fields such as specialists in higher education law, higher education finance, program assessment and evaluation. Current and former college presidents from throughout the nation will be invited to guest lecture in various Institute programs. Given the range of challenges and opportunities affecting the future of higher education in America, the broadest array of experienced talent will be sought to teach and guest lecture within Institute programs. What about the Instructors and Courses? Instructors are comprised of senior practitioners in the field including current and former college presidents, provosts and deans. Our full-time faculty are experts in diverse fields of study such as ethics, program evaluation and planning. Courses will cover a wide array of subjects including higher education law, strategic planning, budgeting, risk management, resource stewardship, community relations, enrollment management and effective leadership styles for successful leaders. Taught in small-group seminars to encourage discussion, the degree is designed for those working full- or part-time with courses offered in the evenings and on Saturdays in traditional and hybrid formats. As part of the capstone course in the program, students will produce applied research papers that are intended to be publishable and adaptable in future leadership settings. What skills will I acquire in this program? Future leaders in higher education will require superb communications, analytical, research, marketing and decision-making skills to function successfully in a highly competitive and rapidly changing higher education environment. Future leaders will need to be nimble, creative, ethical, intellectual, persuasive and well-versed in all aspects of higher education policy development and administration. These are just some of the skill sets we hope to emphasize in the courses offered in the new Master’s program. What Type of Career Preparation Can I expect? For those interested in advancing in the higher education administrative environment, this program will provide excellent preparation to enable its graduates to move up the ranks in the collegiate or university environment, and other higher education environments. Because of the rapid pace of change in higher education, the industry needs well–trained generalists who can lead and adapt to many institutional challenges confronting the industry. Successful graduates who excel in this program will be positioned to advance their careers and become directors, deans, vice-presidents and presidents of higher education institutions and organizations. Possible career paths upon completion of this program: Senior administrators at colleges and universities; Research and policy analysts in government agencies overseeing higher education; and Employment in non-governmental agencies working with colleges and universities. General Admission Information Eligibility for admission to The College of Saint Rose graduate programs is typically based upon the following minimum requirements: Submission of a completed application and a Statement of Purpose of approximately 300 words detailing the applicant’s goals for graduate study. Evidence of the possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution through submission of official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended Academic and professional qualifications for graduate study, as indicated by two letters of recommendation. A grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), overall and in the undergraduate major. Demonstration of English proficiency: Send us your TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores. The testing requirement is waived for applicants who have previously earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the United States. The College of Saint Rose offers English as a Second Language (ESL) studies and offers conditional acceptances to those who meet all other admission requirements. Conditionally accepted students must show English proficiency before enrolling in their coursework. Other admission criteria specified by academic programs such as submission of resumes, writing samples, portfolios, test scores, and participation in interviews or admissions workshops. HELA Program Admission Additional admission requirements for this program include: Evidence from the applicant of at least one year of professional level work experience at a campus, governmental, or higher education related organization; At least one letter of recommendation from a senior level administrator attesting to the candidate’s preparation and motivation for advanced graduate study in higher education leadership and administration; A statement of intent from the applicant explaining his/her motivation to enroll in the program. [-]

Master of Science in Leadership and Business Administration - International Entrepreneurship Management

Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland
Campus or Online Part time February 2017 Switzerland Zurich

The Master of Science in Leadership and Business Administration – International Entrepreneurship Management (MSLBAIEM) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and international entrepreneurship management in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. [+]

The Master of Science in Leadership and Business Administration – International Entrepreneurship Management (MSLBAIEM) at ALSS is a leadership graduate program of study designed to develop skills for effective leadership and international entrepreneurship management in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. Effective leadership is essential to the success of any endeavor in both the public and private sectors. Businesses and entrepreneurship companies need valuable leaders who can identify, promote, and accomplish organizational goals and objectives. In this context, MSLBAIEM students will have the opportunity to gain the most recent knowledge from the leadership and international entrepreneurship management, incorporated in this program, and become more aware of their own strengths, attitudes, and behaviors, and the effects they have on others as leaders. The MSLBAIEM program also provides individuals currently in or seeking leadership positions with the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful leadership and international entrepreneurship management. This program reflects our commitment to promoting community and business service, personal growth, conducting research and evidence based training opportunities for students.... [-]


MSc Business Administration

University of Twente
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Enschede

The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to apply scientific methods and insights to help generate solutions for complex business and administrative problems. [+]

The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to apply scientific methods and insights to help generate solutions for complex business and administrative problems.

 

All companies sometimes face complex business problems. They can involve short or long-term strategies, the implementation of a sound business concept, HRM policy, the improvement of services or the introduction of sustainable innovation or change. The Business Administration (MSc) master's degree programme teaches you how to help organizations improve their operations and to solve these kinds of problems.

The master's programme in Business Administration has six specializations; specializations with their own individual range of subjects and career prospects.... [-]


Part-Time International MSc in Business Administration

TIAS School for Business and Society
Campus Part time February 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

The TIAS MScBA - Part-Time International MSc in Business Administration is AMBA and NVAO accredited. Take the fast-track into international business with a focus on marketing, finance, investment management or change & business management. [+]

The TIAS MScBA is NVAO accredited. NVAO (in Dutch: Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie) is the Accreditation Organisation of The Netherlands and Flanders.

TIAS Advantage

Your Master – the Next Step Towards a Successful Career in International Business

And nowhere more so than at TIAS. Our International MSc in Business Administration programme offers ambitious bachelor graduates a fast-track into an international business career – an exceptional programme that combines specialised knowledge in marketing, financial, investment or change and business management with a broad business and management knowledge base.

Learn how to work in an international team, delve into intellectually-challenging academic concepts, and then apply this knowledge to create innovative solutions to real problems. Acquire the professional and personal skills to lead, negotiate, delegate, and handle yourself with confidence – starting with that all-important first job.... [-]


Master of Science in Health Systems Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Online Part time September 2017 USA Rochester

The master of science in health systems administration is designed to provide strategic skills for today’s health care management. Now, as never before, health care is rapidly transforming. The pace of technology and innovation are changing how, when, and where health care is provided, and who is providing it. Concurrently, health care customers have high expectations for quality and responsiveness to their needs—delivered in a cost-effective... [+]

Program Overview The master of science in health systems administration is designed to provide strategic skills for today’s health care management. Now, as never before, health care is rapidly transforming. The pace of technology and innovation are changing how, when, and where health care is provided, and who is providing it. Concurrently, health care customers have high expectations for quality and responsiveness to their needs—delivered in a cost-effective manner. To provide these strategic skills, the master of science in health systems administration builds on a foundation of courses in policy and law formation, health care economics, innovation, and leadership. Additional options are provided through course selections, building an integrated program that meets the individual challenges of participating students. This online program allows students to pursue their degree while maintaining full-time employment in locations around the world. A distinct advantage is the diversity of the student population, allowing for creative discussion and comprehension of global health care issues and how these relate to the standards and practices of the American health care system. The ability to share information and ideas, and to compare and contrast strategies, allows students a level of creativity and scope of practice not found in the traditional classroom. Admission Requirements To be considered for admission to the MS program in health systems administration, candidates must fulfill the following requirements: Hold a baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited college or university Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above (or superior endorsement) Submit two letters of reference from individuals who have the opportunity to observe the applicant’s work output Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work Complete an interview with the program chair (for those without health care experience) Complete a graduate application A test of English Language aptitude is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. RIT accepts TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE exams. It is recommended that applicants have a minimum of three years of experience in a health care or health-related organization as either a practitioner or manager. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be asked to complete certain undergraduate courses as a bridge for the content knowledge required for the graduate program. They may also be required to complete a graduate level internship in health care prior to graduation. [-]

Master of Science in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering

Aalto University
Campus Full time August 2017 Finland Espoo

This programme focuses on future challenges of sustainable built environment, tackling topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation and the need for greener cities. The defining characteristic of the programme is its focus on a wide range of approaches from people’s daily life and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking necessary for shaping the built environment. [+]

MScs in Administration. Cities are becoming increasingly dynamic, complex and fragmented while demands for their liveability, sustainability, competitiveness, and attractiveness increase. This requires new skills in systemic understanding, problem-solving, and integrative planning and policy-making beyond sectorial boundaries. This programme focuses on future challenges of sustainable built environment, tackling topical global megatrends, such as urbanisation and the need for greener cities. The defining characteristic of the programme is its focus on a wide range of approaches from people’s daily life and mobility to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking necessary for shaping the built environment. What will you learn? As a student, you will gain excellent competencies to work for smarter and more liveable cities and to respond to emerging issues of constantly changing built environments and technologies. In addition to a strong theoretical basis, you will acquire insights into current research themes, and capabilities in applying a variety of planning and analysis tools in contemporary tasks of land use and transportation. Through interactive learning methods, you will gain hands-on experiences on a range of urban themes and methodologies. Engaged in studio courses, you will learn systemic thinking, creative problem-solving, ethical reflectivity, as well as tools for participatory processes and communication skills in various forums and through various media. Moreover, you will be able to critically interpret and process knowledge from multiple sources and implement this knowledge in a variety of complex urban processes. Common studies (40 cr) include seven courses, which are all compulsory. These studies form the foundation of spatial planning and transportation engineering studies upon which different profiles of expertise can be built through selected advanced and elective studies. The advanced studies (25 cr) include seven courses. The elective studies (25 cr) can be chosen freely, although students are offered guidance. Please, see more about the programme and courses in the student portal Into. Master’s thesis The master’s thesis (30 cr) is a piece of applied research that includes not only the written thesis but also the maturity essay and seminar presentation or a corresponding presentation. The key goal of the master’s thesis is solving a problem relevant to the field of study based on existing scientific knowledge in compliance with the principles of responsible conduct of research. The goal is to produce a scientific thesis. The master's thesis shall be written on a topic related to the advanced studies of the degree programme, agreed upon between the student and the supervising professor. A suitable topic can, for instance, be a research and development project carried out for a partner outside the university, or it can be connected to an ongoing research project of the Department. The master’s thesis takes 6 months (fulltime) and it is an individual project. Career prospects As a graduate of this programme, you will become an enabler of a sustainable future in cities. In addition, you will be able to improve the quality of life for people – in a variety of scales, now and in the long term. Our graduates can specialise in different professional roles of choice, including urban, regional and/or transportation planner, developer, analyst, policy-maker, traffic engineer, transportation modeller, Intelligent Transport Systems engineering, manager, or researcher. Postgraduate study opportunities You can continue your studies in the Doctoral Programme of the School of Engineering and specialise further in the fields covered in our programme. Doctoral students work in the research teams of our professors and engage in international PhD workshops and conferences, thus benefiting from the broad support of their peers and supervisors. [-]