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.
Is this the right degree for you? Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
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. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
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 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. [+]
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... [+]
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. [+]
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... [+]
This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. [+]
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 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. [+]
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 ... [+]
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. [+]
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.
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 ... [-]
An M.A. in Human Services — Crisis Response and Trauma will: [+]
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:... [-]