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A Master of Arts may be used to follow up a Bachelor of Arts. The MA program is often designed to give students an in-depth knowledge of an arts-related field. Because it takes place online, students may not have to attend on-campus classes. An MA can take one to two years to complete.

What is an online MA? This is a program of study that focuses on the arts. This can include political science, literature, performing arts, history, anthropology, film and visual arts. The exact areas of study covered by this degree may vary from one university to the next. For example, some schools may award an MA for programs of study that focus on science and mathematics. An online MA may use a combination of research projects, group discussions, lectures and hands-on learning to ensure students gain the expertise needed to succeed.

An online MA can have many benefits. Some employers want their employees to have the extra expertise offered by this higher level degree, so this education can make you a more competitive candidate. It could also lead to promotions and higher salaries.

The tuition for an online MA can vary greatly from one school to the next. Even though it is online, geography may still play a role in the overall cost. If you want to get a clear idea of the cost, you may need to contact the school you want to attend.

What type of career can an online MA lead to? Your options may be limited by your previous experience and other education. However, an MA can provide many opportunities. Depending on your specific field of study, you may be able to become a museum curator, fashion designer, art therapist, writer, editor, historian, archivist, educator, performer or art critic. You can also use an MA as a stepping-off point for further education.

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Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online
Online Full time Open Enrollment USA Winona

Saint Mary’s helps you lead with confidence to achieve your health and human services goals. High-level management and administrator jobs are waiting to be filled in the fast-growing health and human services industry. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. Lead with Compassion. Manage with Care. Saint Mary’s helps you lead with confidence to achieve your health and human services goals. High-level management and administrator jobs are waiting to be filled in the fast-growing health and human services industry. With the skills you'll gain in the online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration program from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, you'll be poised to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding leadership career with the income and opportunity you deserve. Get these essential skills in the online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration program, with optional specializations in human services or healthcare administration: Develop strong leadership and management skills to promote quality and sustainability in a variety of healthcare and human services settings. Understand effective human resource management to maximize performance and ensure quality care. Comprehend the variety of regulations and policies as they impact quality and affordability of care. Master financial management to keep your health and human services organization successful and sound in rapidly changing times. Option to prepare for licensure as a Long Term Care Administrator in Minnesota and select other states. [-]

Master in International Management - Health Care (for EU students)

IUBH School of Business and Management (for EU students)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

The health care sector is one of the largest business sectors worldwide, with great potential for development and excellent job perspectives. What it needs are above all people who can decisively optimize the business of health care, improve competitive advantage and run projects... [+]

The health care sector is one of the largest business sectors worldwide, with great potential for development and excellent job perspectives. What it needs are above all people who can decisively optimize the business of health care, improve competitive advantage and run projects. For a management role in the health care sector, broad sector knowledge is a distinct advantage- regardless of where you want to work: in health insurance, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, medical tourism or ambulatory care. The health care concentration in the master of international management will teach you the complex processes of health care management. Over four semesters, it'll give you the know-how you'll need to step into a managerial role in health care. Focus on Health Care Management The health care concentration focuses on five core areas: international health care systems, clinical supply chain management, clinical governance and risk, evidence based medicine and strategic hospital management. Within this concentration you'll become familiar with the current public and private health systems as well as with concepts for planning, developing and implementing logistical processes in clinical areas. You'll develop competency in auditing and quality management, monitoring and risk management as well as the key concepts of personnel management and employee development. In a business context you'll look at the basics of the medical treatment process and identify the most important requirements in the strategic management of health organizations. Programme information Education English is the language of the campus Specialisation in Health Care Management Training of soft skills and course that... [-]

Master Of Arts Medizinalfachberufe

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Germany Online

Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe the degree of Master of Arts (MA) is aimed at people who work in health, treatment and care professions and have already obtained an academic Bachelor's or graduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts at the Medizinalfachberufe DIPLOMA , [+]

Master of Arts 2017. Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe the degree of Master of Arts (MA) is aimed at people who work in health, treatment and care professions and have already obtained an academic Bachelor's or graduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts at the Medizinalfachberufe DIPLOMA , The course can be studied simultaneously in addition to a professional activity and is particularly suitable for access careers in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, geriatric care, health care and nursing. In addition to increased management and communication skills that students gain in five semesters in-depth knowledge and skills in both the health-related research activities as well as in project and innovation management. Master program Medizinalfachberufe The interdisciplinary master's degree program Medizinalfachberufe distance learning provides an ideal academic skills development for all in therapy and nursing professions workers who wish to continue their education in parallel with an occupation on the master level. For a better balance between studies and work and greater independence of location, students can attend this course on Saturdays either the place of residence in one of the numerous Germany-wide study centers of DIPLOMA college or in a virtual version with online lectures. Students gain on the already acquired in undergraduate or graduate study knowledge and skills beyond knowledge in the fields of science and research theory, the qualitative and quantitative methods of empirical social research, the evidence-based action and the project and innovation management. In the elective modules for health management, students deepen their knowledge and... [-]

MA in Health Sciences

University of Lucerne - The Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Switzerland Luzern

The Master of Arts in Health Sciences at the University of Lucerne offers students from a wide range of disciplines the necessary knowledge and skills towards a comprehensive understanding of health, functioning and disability. [+]

Content and Goal The Master of Arts in Health Sciences at the University of Lucerne offers students from a wide range of disciplines the necessary knowledge and skills towards a comprehensive understanding of health, functioning and disability. At the heart of the program is the lived experience of persons, and how individuals interact with their environment in the context of health. Students learn how to describe, understand and influence a person’s health from a social science perspective. Students also have the opportunity to choose a major and get more in-depth knowledge in a specific area, depending on their professional interests and career direction. The MA Health Sciences aims to bring a new dimension into research, health service provision, and healthcare management by pioneering the development and application of a comprehensive approach in the field of health. It is the ideal curriculum to foster innovation in our society where aging and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases are a main challenge within the health care system. Prospective Students The program welcomes students with different backgrounds such as natural sciences, biology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. For questions regarding admission requirements, organization and planning of studies, please contact the school via our inquiry form. Career Prospects The MA Health Sciences offers the ideal preparation for students who aspire to have careers in health care in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment. In our Master program, we are dedicated to educating students so they are in an excellent position to further their career in... [-]

MA in Gerontology

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2017 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The M.A. in Gerontology program is an award-winning academic program, recognized as a program of excellence by both the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and the American Psychological Association professional societies in 2014. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. From 2025 to 2050, the global aging population will double in number and reach 1.6 billion (An Aging World: 2015 report by the U.S. Census Bureau (2016)). There will be a need for well-trained professionals to address the needs of this growing segment of the population on a local, national, and/or global level. Northeastern’s Gerontology program offers master’s degree training addressing both current and projected occupational knowledge and skill requirements within the field of gerontology. The M.A. in Gerontology program is an award-winning academic program, recognized as a program of excellence by both the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and the American Psychological Association professional societies in 2014. Faculty The faculty of the M.A. in Gerontology program represent diverse academic backgrounds and interests related to lifespan developmental psychology and other areas of expertise (e.g., clinical related topics in later life). To do the broad diversity of the available faculty who teach for the program, both in the psychology department and other graduate programs across campus, the focus of the training in the gerontology program at the master's degree level is interdisciplinary in nature. This breadth of training reflects the goal of the M.A. in Gerontology program to graduate "well-rounded" and well-trained professionals in the field of aging. Program Benefits The M.A. in Gerontology program, in comparison to other gerontology master’s degree programs in the Chicago area, offers the most extensive training while still being the most cost-effective tuition option for students. The M.A. in Gerontology... [-]

Master of Arts: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 60 hours September 2017 USA Richmond

This is a 60 hour program which is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Educationally Related Programs (CACREP). The degree prepares individuals to be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor. [+]

Degree Options: M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: This is a 60 hour program which is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Educationally Related Programs (CACREP). The degree prepares individuals to be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Who Would be Interested in This Program? Individuals who are interested in becoming Licensed Professional Counselors in Kentucky or almost any other state in the U.S. Individuals who are interested in working in a variety of clinical settings doing mental health counseling would be interested in this degree. What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? The program is a 60 hour program which meets the national standards established by CACREP. There are nine hours of electives, a practicum and internship conducted in a mental health setting. Where Are Recent Graduates Employed? Recent graduates are employed in private practice, Community Mental Health Centers, hospitals, residential treatment centers and a variety of other agencies that need to employ individuals who are licensed by the state to engage in mental health counseling. [-]

MA in Public Health

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. Graduates of this master's course will be enthused about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings. They will also be able to bring an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and methodological issues to bear on the discipline. Graduates will also be able to adopt an independent and reflective approach to their learning and future careers. This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. Taught from a social rather than a medical perspective, it focuses on the strategic and international elements of public health, environment and sustainable development that are critical to effective multidisciplinary practice in these fields reflecting leading-edge, current developments. The programme provides the opportunity to engage with a wide and diverse curricula including: sustainable development social determinants of health politics ethics international public health. It is suitable for recently qualified graduates or those already in employment. Graduates of this Master's course will: be inspired about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings bring an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and methodological issues to bear on the discipline adopt an independent and reflective approach to their learning and future careers. Continuing professional development You can pursue individual modules as part of continuing professional development activity (CPD) with the opportunity to progress through Certificate, Diploma or... [-]

MA, Health Care Administration Leadership

Concordia University Chicago Online
Online 28 months Open Enrollment USA Chicago

The curriculum in health care leadership is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the health care industry. Students study leadership and administration, human resources, public policy, epidemiology, law and ethics in a health care context. Key policies, principles, and practices of health care administration and leadership are explored within the context of personal and professional development. [+]

The curriculum in health care leadership is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the health care industry. Students study leadership and administration, human resources, public policy, epidemiology, law and ethics in a health care context. Key policies, principles, and practices of health care administration and leadership are explored within the context of personal and professional development. Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in leadership studies program is based on the conviction that leaders must learn to lead change so that services and deliverables are effectively, ethically, and efficiently delivered to an increasingly diverse population, in the context of a changing economy and rapidly developing technologies. The graduate program in leadership studies focuses on practitioner needs by linking theory to the best practices of leadership. The leadership skills that students attain while pursuing a master’s in leadership are transferrable across all types of organizations—private, for profit, nonprofit and public. The Concordia-Chicago leadership curriculum was developed to prepare students to lead organizational change and innovation, while managing the challenges of continuous change and global competition. Students who pursue their master’s in leadership may be working as or want to pursue careers such as information officers, strategic planners, project managers, sales directors, military officers, hospital administrators, and religious leaders. The Concordia-Chicago master of arts in leadership studies is designed for people with all types of backgrounds and interests, whether they work or want to work in the government, non profit, for profit, health care, higher education, military, and human services at... [-]

Master in Marriage and Family Therapy

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time Part time 7 - 8 semesters September 2017 USA San Francisco Sacramento San Jose Santa Rosa + 4 more

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. Preparing culturally competent relationship and family therapists and professional counselors to address the varied mental health needs of children, adults, and families. The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors. At its core, the MFT’s clinical training program upholds values of equity, social justice, community and cultural wealth, and collaborative problem solving. We are committed to embracing diversity, academic excellence, and to the compassionate service of children, adults, and families. The MFT program embodies this mission by: Expanding traditional notions of family Recognizing the diversity in relationships and identity Striving to use inclusive language in our instruction Creating goals to diversify our student body and teaching faculty Working from a strengths-based perspective that honors community wealth Adapting professional trends as needed to meet community needs Program Details The 60-unit program meets all educational requirements of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for both licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) and a Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) in three years. Students will be eligible to pursue the MFT license upon completion of the program requirements, and also have the option to pursue the PCC license with successful completion of additional fieldwork requirements during the program. Our curriculum blends rigorous and collaborative classroom learning with action through community mental health fieldwork opportunities as diverse as the city we call home. Traineeships During their... [-]

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Goddard College
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Plainfield

The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is intended for students wishing to prepare for clinical work and licensing or who wish to go on to a doctoral program and need to demonstrate the development of clinical acumen through their course work, internship experiences, and final product. The counseling internship is described more fully in the Internship Section, below, and follows best... [+]

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is intended for students wishing to prepare for clinical work and licensing or who wish to go on to a doctoral program and need to demonstrate the development of clinical acumen through their course work, internship experiences, and final product. The counseling internship is described more fully in the Internship Section, below, and follows best practices in the field for supervision, direct client contact, and evaluation. This degree option requires a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. Students pursuing this degree will address the program’s core courses and relevant electives from a counseling perspective. As with all courses for all students, each student is required to bring an individualized area of interest to their work. These areas may be singular or varied, but students pursing the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling are expected to focus on issues of relevance to their counseling professional and personal development. Faculty mentors and advisors are eager to work with students to incorporate personal areas of interest into all of their work. Becoming a counselor is a complex and emotional process. In addition to standard academic learning, counselor education involves a personal journey in which students bring their whole and authentic selves to the learning process. The Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree encourages students to explore their own learning and emotional journey through seeking their own personal counseling experience. The Community Life staff... [-]

MA in Health Care Management

Webster University School of Business and Technology
Campus Full time September 2017 Austria Vienna

The objective of this curriculum is to provide directors and potential directors of nursing school institutions who are already qualified, trained, and experienced, with advanced training in health care management. This major is available only in Geneva, Switzerland, and the courses are taught in French. [+]

Master of Arts 2017.

The objective of this curriculum is to provide directors and potential directors of nursing school institutions who are already qualified, trained, and experienced, with advanced training in health care management. This major is available only in Geneva, Switzerland, and the courses are taught in French.

 

 

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) must include the following courses for a major/emphasis in health care management: HEAL 5000 Advanced Theories and Concepts in Health Care (Requisite Course)

HEAL 5200 Professional Values and Ethics in Health Care HEAL 5210 Program Development in Health Care HEAL 5220 Politics and Economics of Health Care HLTH 5140 The Law and Health Services HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources FINC 5570 Basic Finance for Managers HEAL 6000 Integrated Studies in Health Care ... [-]


Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling – Crisis Response and Trauma

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

An M.A. in Human Services — Crisis Response and Trauma will: [+]

An M.A. in Human Services — Crisis Response and Trauma will: Equip you to help meet the needs of individuals, groups, and organizations who are mitigating the effects of post-traumatic stress, critical incident stress, and personal crises. Emphasize biblical principles specific to crisis and trauma settings in order to establish ethical strategies in counseling. Provide you with an understanding of how crises impact a person’s ability to function in everyday life, and its effects on their relationships. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

MA Medical Education

University of Bedfordshire
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Luton Aylesbury + 1 more

This Course is concerned with the contemporary practice of medical education in both Higher and Professional Education contexts though with a focus on practice based contexts. [+]

MA Medical Education

 

This Course is concerned with the contemporary practice of medical education in both Higher and Professional Education contexts though with a focus on practice based contexts. The Course recognises the diverse educational roles and responsibilities of those involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of medical education and is designed to meet the development needs of both those new to medical education and those with considerable experience.This Course provides you with a sound theoretical underpinning to the practice of medical education in its contemporary policy, professional and practice contexts. It aims to foster the development of a full range of medical educator skills and provides opportunities for you to engage in a range of work related professional development activity.Specifically, this Certificate - level Course aims to:... [-]


M.A. in Gerontology

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

The Master of Arts degree in gerontology is one of Youngstown State University’s newest degree programs. With a solid interdisciplinary focus on social epidemiology and aging, the program differs [+]

The Master of Arts degree in gerontology is one of Youngstown State University’s newest degree programs. With a solid interdisciplinary focus on social epidemiology and aging, the program differs from the few others of its kind in the state, and joins only a handful of others throughout the country. The population across the country is changing in a way that will greatly impact health care professionals – it’s aging. Ohio currently has the sixth largest population of older adults in the U.S. according to the 2010 Census. The aging population, coupled with an increase in life expectancy and the decrease in birthrate, will continue to increase both the proportion and number of older adults, creating a stronger need for increased professionals in the field. From volunteer coordinators in hospice centers and hospitals to home health care employees and case managers for aging-related agencies, gerontology-focused careers will be in high demand in the near future. A master's program in gerontology may soon be essential for individuals interested in attending to the country’s aging population; YSU's new graduate program in gerontology comes as a response to new opportunities in the field. Program Description The MA in gerontology program at YSU provides students with advanced education in issues facing older adults for the purpose of preparing them for advancement in the field of gerontology. Under the program’s unique blend of psychology, political science, social work, and human ecology coursework, faculty and graduate students will study the health of older adults, including risk factors... [-]

Master Of Arts In Medical Pedagogy

SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit Gera
Campus Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Gera Bonn Stuttgart Heidelberg Karlsruhe Düsseldorf + 5 more

The course medical education (M. A.) oriented as Master study course on the content and organizational structure of the studies for the teaching profession at vocational schools in Thuringia (§ 14 ThürLbG). [+]

Master of Arts 2017. The course medical education (M. A.) oriented as Master study course on the content and organizational structure of the studies for the teaching profession at vocational schools in Thuringia (§ 14 ThürLbG). entry requirements Completed (nationally recognized) vocational training in a specialized profession of health and social work or a comparable vocational qualifications and Proof of academic degree in medicine education (Bachelor) or a comparable degree (incl. Internship and educational interests) Details on the study model The course medical education (M. A.) is offered as a part-time study program, d. h. there is compressed attendance sessions that can be connected with a professional activity well. In the period between two attendance periods you consolidate the content of teaching by guided self-study. The time of presence at our university includes 5 Block weekends per semester, which take place from Thursday to Monday. semester abroad You can study with Erasmus + after completing the first year of study at a European university in another participating country, there to expand your social and cultural skills and optimize your job prospects. You will learn the academic system a foreign university as well know how their teaching and learning methods. The services provided under a semester abroad academic coursework may be recognized accordingly. Content, objectives and end of the study During the Bachelor qualified for the work-based teaching, a master's degree is required for use in the theoretical lessons and for taking examinations at vocational schools in the healthcare sector. For... [-]