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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. [-]

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online)

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Online Part time 3 years September 2017 USA Chicago Los Angeles Irvine Washington DC + 3 more

Graduates of the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program leave prepared to provide high-quality mental health services to a diverse population, in a variety of community settings. [+]

Graduates of the M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program leave prepared to provide high-quality mental health services to a diverse population, in a variety of community settings. This 60 credit hour counselor education-training program covers topics including theories, research, ethics, evaluation, diagnosis, career assessment, and counseling interventions. It also incorporates the thirteen content areas required by the State of Illinois for licensure, and the eight content areas outlined by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to prepare those students seeking professional counselor licensure. Supervised clinical training provides the students of the Chicago School’s M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with opportunities to put theory into practice in real-world settings. This unique experience allows students to gain the confidence necessary to counsel individuals, families, couples and groups, and help them work through a wide variety of mental health and emotional issues including: Depression and suicidal impulses Anxiety Relationship difficulties Grief and loss Low self-esteem Stress The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy. http://www.thechicagoschool.edu/why-us/accreditation/ [-]

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. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. 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... [-]

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 , [+]

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 skills in organizational and... [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. 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. [-]

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... [-]

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 Of Arts In Health And Social Management

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

The need for highly trained managers in health and social services rises. Our Postgraduate Health and Social Management prepares you for this responsible task and forms to broad-based specialists. [+]

Master of Arts 2017. The need for highly trained managers in health and social services rises. Our Postgraduate Health and Social Management prepares you for this responsible task and forms to broad-based specialists. entry requirements Bachelor's degree in therapy, care, health and social sciences, social work, or economics and experience Working in professionally related fields, eg. B .: healthcare (physio / occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, etc.) * social services (social workers, pedagogues, therapists, etc.) * *Gem. § 63 Abs. 3 of ThürHG also be open to candidates in defined exceptional cases, which have not entered into a first degree, but vocational training in a technically related field and have at least 2 years of professional experience in this. Through this scheme you can gain access to the Master's program on an aptitude test. Contact us. study model The study will take place at 6 Block weekends (Friday to Monday) per semester. Thus your studies at our university can be ideal with your work and home demands agree. Content, objectives and end of the study The Master Health and Social Management empowers you to identify company-specific problems, develop strategically relevant solutions and to provide professional deals in health and social services. Our health and social services need to become more integrated economically, to meet the high costs of printing and the call for more quality, customer and patient orientation justice. Simultaneously experienced healthcare workers increased stress and feel increasingly loaded and overloaded. This development and the management of these tasks... [-]

Health Plan Management

Hochschule Aalen
Campus Full time 4 semesters November 2017 Germany Aalen

Changing demographics, new technologies, and frequently changing legal frameworks bring to the healthcare industry in the coming years, far-reaching changes. Key aspects in the Master Health Management are in the development of skills and competencies for future leaders in health ... [+]

Changing demographics, new technologies, and frequently changing legal frameworks bring to the healthcare industry in the coming years, far-reaching changes. Key aspects in the Master Health Management are in the development of skills and competencies for future leaders in health. In particular, you will gain leadership and personal skills, organizational skills and deep knowledge of public health, health systems and contract management. The special: What you learn with us, you can apply in companies - practical. If you study with us, you can still way still work. We call this practice integrated. Because your degree looks like this: You are Thursday afternoons and Friday all day in Aalen and attend lectures, seminars and tutorials. The remaining days are no lectures. You have time for your job, work experience or self-study. So you can combine study and practice optimally. Nevertheless, vocational training in the health care industry is not a requirement for the Master Program. But if you already have a job, you should give him not to study with us. Start you can always winter semester from the first October. And after two years of study you have your master's degree. Study Overview You have the option to select target groups between compulsory and elective modules from the fields of economics and health sciences as well as supplementary legal modules within the Faculty of Economics. In Master Health Management You learn skills and achieve qualifications for key leadership roles in health care organizations and the healthcare industry. [-]

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:... [-]