Distance learning Masters in Professional Studies

Best Distance learning Master's Degrees in Professional Studies 2017

Professional Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

A professional studies program is an excellent educational choice for anyone who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career after leaving higher education. This type of program is meant to teach students whatever they need to know about entering and succeeding in the workplace.

Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.

Distance learning Masters in Professional Studies

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Master of Professional Studies (MPS)

Fort Hays State University Graduate School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 30  August 2017 USA Wichita + 1 more

The MPS program is designed to be a multidisciplinary degree to meet emerging workforce needs. Concentrations are available in: Chemistry, Computer Networking, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Gerontology, Human Resource Management, Information Assurance Management, Instructional Design, Music Composition, Music Performance, Organizational Leadership, Public Health Administration, Web Development [+]

Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Professional Studies. The Master of Professional Studies degree is a multi-disciplinary master's degree designed to meet emerging workforce development needs. Concentrations are available in: Chemistry Computer Networking Criminal Justice Cybersecurity Gerontology Human Resource Management Information Assurance Management Instructional Design Music Composition Music Performance Organizational Leadership Public Health Administration Web Development It is designed to develop advanced professional skill sets in various subject areas not currently represented at FHSU by Master of Science (MS) credentials. A salient feature of the degree program is the flexibility for the student to combine a major subject area with one or more cognate areas designed to enhance professional workforce skills desired by employers in industry, government, health care, and information technology careers. There are many career opportunities in Kansas and beyond for graduates with MPS degrees, including positions in information technology, human resources, government, law enforcement and the corrections industry, and non-profit industry or social services leaders. The MPS degree also provides students the necessary tools to embark on new entrepreneurial career ventures. To be effective today, professionals need to understand the trends impacting the broad career field and "industry" sector where they work. They also need specialized skills - sometimes unusual combinations of special skills - to add value to the organizations where they work. The MPS curriculum contains four components: 1] a 9-hour core curriculum which includes a research methods course, a statistics course, and a concentration-specific introductory graduate course,2] a 9 to 12-hour major concentration area,... [-]

Master of Professional Studies

University of North Alabama
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Florence

The Master of Professional Studies (M.Pr.S) degree is an applied professional program with workforce development, organizational leadership and personal development at the core of its mission. This graduate degree is designed to provide students an accessible, online, and affordable opportunity to achieve their educational and professional objectives. [+]

Important Announcements! STUDENT ADVISING - We are always ready to assist M.Pr.S students with advising and academic planning. Please call 256.765.5003 to set up your consultation. The Master of Professional Studies (M.Pr.S) degree is an applied professional program with workforce development, organizational leadership and personal development at the core of its mission. This graduate degree is designed to provide students an accessible, online, and affordable opportunity to achieve their educational and professional objectives. The M.Pr.S degree is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The program is a 33 to 36 credit hour graduate degree program with a thesis or non-thesis option. It is not a graduate certificate program. Through this program students will demonstrate: an understanding of the nature and impact of major social, economic, and political forces, including population diversity, technological change, and globalization the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences the ability to conduct research and utilize research findings as a foundation for decision making an understanding of ethical bases for decision making the ability to lead, negotiate, and resolve conflicts Students will acquire and demonstrate these skills through a specific set of six required core courses and a set of four courses within one of the following specialization areas: Community Development, Security and Safety Leadership, and Information Technology. Please call UNA's Department of Interdisciplinary and Professional Studies for more information Areas of Specialization In addition to the core component, students will take up to 15 credit hours of graduate coursework in one... [-]

LLM in Tax Law

Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2018 USA Lansing

The Graduate Tax Program’s focus is to provide courses that give lawyers the knowledge and skills they need to accelerate their careers. All of our faculty have significant experience in a variety of tax practice settings and specialties. [+]

Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Professional Studies. Master of Laws: Tax Law Tax Law overview The Graduate Tax Program’s focus is to provide courses that give lawyers the knowledge and skills they need to accelerate their careers. All of our faculty have significant experience in a variety of tax practice settings and specialties. The curriculum focuses on the practical aspects of tax practice through the use of problem-oriented teaching. A mix of required courses provides broad exposure to tax as a subject. Specialization is available through a combination of electives and independent study for those who wish to have an emphasis in estate planning, tax, or corporate counsel. The tax program includes the opportunity to obtain practical experience through externships with the Internal Revenue Service, state taxing entities or specialty tax practices. We enhance the quality of the educational offerings and the career paths of the program’s graduates by maintaining connections with top tax attorneys. [-]

LLM in Insurance Law

Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2018 USA Lansing

The Insurance Law curriculum has been developed in consultation with industry experts and is intended to provide exposure to the many and varied aspects of insurance and risk management. [+]

Master of Laws: Insurance Law Insurance Law overview The Insurance Law curriculum has been developed in consultation with industry experts and is intended to provide exposure to the many and varied aspects of insurance and risk management. Upon completion of their studies, students will be able to form companies, and oversee the regulatory and governance aspects of insurance company operations. In addition to the practical aspects of insurance law practice, students will graduate with a deep background in the issues and challenges confronting clients in the property and casualty, life, health and disability, reinsurance and surplus line of insurance. Students have access to insurance experts who not only understand the industry and the challenges of the future, but also offer constructive and practical advice regarding the efficient delivery of legal services to insurance clients both in-house and in the private practice of law. [-]

LLM in Homeland and National Security

Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2018 USA Lansing

WMU-Cooley Law School is one of the first law schools in the country to offer an LL.M. degree in Homeland and National Security Law. This Master of Laws degree includes intensive study in air and transportation security, border security, military operations within the United States, intelligence and privacy issues, and technology and cyber-security. [+]

Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Professional Studies. Master of Laws: Homeland & National Security Homeland & National Security Law WMU-Cooley Law School is one of the first law schools in the country to offer an LL.M. degree in Homeland and National Security Law. This Master of Laws degree includes intensive study in air and transportation security, border security, military operations within the United States, intelligence and privacy issues, and technology and cyber-security. Practical courses on federal contracting and administrative law are also included. The unique and compelling courses within this program were developed through Director Michael McDaniel’s diverse experience, both civilian and military, and federal and state senior positions. Students within this program have the opportunity to serve on the prestigious HNS Law Review, a student edited legal periodical published twice yearly. [-]

LLM in Corporate Law and Finance

Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time January 2018 USA Lansing

The WMU-Cooley Law Graduate Program in Corporate Law and Finance provides students with an opportunity to solve challenging, real world business problems with guidance from our faculty of actively practicing litigation and transactional business law professionals. [+]

Master of Laws: Corporate Law & Finance Corporate Law & Finance overview The WMU-Cooley Law Graduate Program in Corporate Law and Finance provides students with an opportunity to solve challenging, real world business problems with guidance from our faculty of actively practicing litigation and transactional business law professionals. We provide classroom access to legal experts who not only understand the challenges confronting their business clients in today’s economy, but also offer constructive and practical advice regarding the efficient delivery of legal services to both in house and private practice clients. Our curriculum emphasizes the financial aspects of corporate practice, filling a gap that is often identified by employers as missing in today’s pool of future leaders. This program prepares students and lawyers to become more accomplished practitioners in the dynamic corporate arena, by providing a basic foundation in corporate law as well as a competency in the broader legal issues that impact a business. [-]

LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The new course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry... [+]

Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Professional Studies. LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law The new course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry. About the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law This course will provide you with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the environmental law and investment law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries. It also draws on our strengths in international trade and commercial law, which will help you gain an appreciation of the oil, gas and mining industries in their global economic context. The LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law provides the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity. Why choose this course? Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law. Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context. Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law. Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available Attend an International... [-]

LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organisations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area... [+]

LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organisations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area. About the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law Nottingham Law School has a leading reputation in the fields of Insolvency and Corporate Law and students on this course will benefit from our research and expert teaching staff. Our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law has links with a number of international agencies including INSOL International, the Insolvency Service and the World Bank. It also hosts an annual International Insolvency Conference and a number of other events throughout the year in partnership with other agencies. Traditional subjects such as Public Companies, Business Organisations and Corporate Liquidation, are a key part of this course. You will complete your LLM with a strong understanding of Corporate and Insolvency Law within a European and International context, as well as being able to demonstrate an awareness of the wider economic and social factors which influence corporate institutions. Why choose this course? Gain an understanding of Corporate and Insolvency Law in a European and International context. Learn from renowned teaching staff, including Professor David Burdette and Professor Paul Omar who are both consultants for the World Bank. Benefit from strong links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law. Choose a... [-]

Master of Professional Economics

Victoria University of Wellington
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 6  March 2018 New Zealand Wellington + 1 more

Are you interested in how decisions are made in the worlds of business and public policy? Do you want an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real world' problems? Victoria's graduate programme in Professional Economics breaks new ground, and has been developed in consultation with employers and leading economists to provide proficient individuals able to engage in rigorous economic analysis. It specifically responds to a real demand for skilled professional economists. [+]

Top Distance learning Master Degrees in Professional Studies. The Master of Professional Economics is an advanced professional degree that will equip you to prosper in a world of increasingly open, global markets. Thinking about a Career in Professional Economics? What do public sector policymakers, bank executives, capital market operatives, and economic consultants all have in common? The answer is executive skills that are based on a sound understanding of modern economics and the way that it can be used to inform their decisions. If you work as any of the following, or hope to do so, then the Victoria Graduate Programme in Professional Economics is for you: Central government policy analysts, advisors, planners, regulators Bank economists, other financial institutions International organisations: economists, analysts International trade body economists Regional government planners, transport economists Multinational companies: analysts, advisors Economic and management consultants Industry advocacy groups, analysts Media researchers and presenters Synergies with other Victoria postgraduate programmes, such as the Master's in Applied Finance, can open up yet further career possibilities. The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed, the world is ruled by little else. - John Maynard Keynes Are you interested in how decisions are made in the worlds of business and public policy? Do you want an economic toolbox that you can use to address 'real world' problems? Victoria's graduate programme in Professional Economics breaks new ground, and has been developed in consultation... [-]

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Programme in Air and Space Law

The University of Mississippi - School of Law
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Oxford + 1 more

The University of Mississippi School of Law is a world leader in air and space law education, research, and public service. [+]

The University of Mississippi School of Law is a world leader in air and space law education, research, and public service. This LL.M. degree program is designed for both U.S. and foreign-trained law school graduates interested in a rigorous legal curriculum in U.S., international, and comparative air and space law. It is the first and only LL.M. program in the U.S. offering a combined air and space law postgraduate law degree at an ABA accredited law school. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. LL.M. Program Advantages Unique emphasis in U.S. air and space law. Extensive air law expertise and over 45 years in space law. On-campus or online, full-time or part-time. Participate, if qualified, in the Journal of Space Law. Comprehensive air and space law collection. Access to University of Mississippi Space Law Archives. American Bar Association accredited law school. All LL.M. students will be required to successfully complete six core-courses: Comparative National Space Law, International Space Law, Private International Air Law, Public International Air Law, U.S. Aviation Law, and U.S. Space Law. Additionally, LL.M. students will have to complete three thesis-writing courses, and produce a thesis of publishable quality. Students will also have the opportunity to take elective courses in lieu of the standard core-courses. Curriculum Thesis Program (26 Credit Hours) Fall U.S. National Aviation Law 3 U.S. National Space Law 3 Public International Air Law 3 Master’s Thesis I (Advisor) 1 (Elective: Space Security Law 3) Semester Credits 10 Spring International Space Law 3 Private International Air Law... [-]

Master of Professional Studies

UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland
Campus or Online Full time Part time 24 - 48  February 2018 Switzerland Zug Zurich + 2 more

The Master of Professional Studies degree, M.Prof.., is the sought after degree for the professional active manager that takes a hands-on approach to solving a real world managerial problem. [+]

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The Master of Professional Studies degree, M.Prof.., is the sought after degree for the professional active manager that takes a hands-on approach to solving a real world managerial problem. The purpose of the M.Prof. is to provide active managers with a flexible approach for the advanced study of a managerial problem important to their organization. Individuals pursuing this degree are interested in examining a relevant business problem from an applied and practical perspective in order to derive applicable outcomes for their organization. Given the applied nature of the program it is considered an inter-disciplinary degree that focuses on the solution of real world problems to the organization. It is often pursued with the direct support of the candidate’s company due to the intrinsic value of the program to the operations of the work-place.... [-]


Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law

University of Geneva
Campus or Online Full time February 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. [+]

Master of Laws - Economic law - Right of public action - Civil and criminal law The Master in Law follows the Bachelor programme to complete students’ basic legal training. Graduates can therefore enter the job market directly. Thanks to the range of available electives and the dissertation, students may have the opportunity to gain general knowledge in various legal fields. THEMATIC MASTER'S PROGRAMMES1: Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment 1 This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel). Curriculum 6 core courses (36Credits) 6 electives (36Credits) Dissertation and seminar (36Credits) : The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits). Mobility Students may earn up to 54 of the 90 ECTS credits from a university approved by the Law Faculty. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Private or public sector jurist, lawyer, solicitor, judge, legal advisor in government or non-governmental organisations, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor of Law from a Swiss university or an equivalent foreign law degree. Applications Deadline for the Autumn Semester: 30 April 2017 (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) Deadline for the Spring Semester: 30 November 2017... [-]