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Choosing to extend an education past the undergraduate level can open up countless doors for those new to the work force. Graduate-level degrees are generally looked on as a great achievement and reflect a capacity for hard work and dedication. These can take anywhere from one to five years to complete, depending on the speed of completion and intensity of the program. What is a master’s deg… Read more

Choosing to extend an education past the undergraduate level can open up countless doors for those new to the work force. Graduate-level degrees are generally looked on as a great achievement and reflect a capacity for hard work and dedication. These can take anywhere from one to five years to complete, depending on the speed of completion and intensity of the program.

What is a master’s degree? This degree is an advanced degree obtained after receiving a bachelor’s degree in either the arts or sciences. It is intended to demonstrate an individual’s mastery of a certain subject and their ability to think analytically and solve problems relating to their topic of expertise. These degrees provide the foundation and training to seamlessly transition from a university setting into the workforce.

This degree type can mean a difference of several thousands of dollars in terms of starting pay at the beginning of a career. In a competitive job force, a higher degree puts individuals a step ahead of other applicants.

The cost of earning a master’s degree is highly dependent on the specific program and its location. It is important to be familiar with the financial implications of seeking a higher degree. Simple online research will usually answer any questions relating to costs to your university.

A master’s degree can put your foot in the door for careers that can be unattainable without an advanced degree, such as professor, engineer and more. It is common to start at a higher pay grade, be promoted at a quicker pace and enter a career with a better benefits package with a master’s degree. There are many fields in which this applies, and a master’s degree can be obtained in almost any subject in which you can receive a bachelor’s degree.

Certain universities even offer online programs for advanced degrees. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live w ... +

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia. Designed to give you a critical understanding of dementia, this course will provide you with a deep insight into the experience of those living with dementia and their families. You will develop new critical thinking, giving you practical tools and mindset to lead positive change. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
31 May 2021
17 May 2021
Online
 
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to more influential teaching, management or research-based roles in health professions education, our online Health Profession ... +

Designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to more influential teaching, management or research-based roles in health professions education, our online Health Professions Education postgraduate programme provides an excellent foundation to take the next step in your career. Run by the prestigious School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, studying online here means you’re on the pulse of contemporary educational thinking. This online MSc equips you with a skillset which develops both your confidence and competence in the health professions education field. -
MSc
Part-time
30 - 72 months
English
Online
 
Brunel University London
London, United Kingdom

Brunel University London’s Public Health and Health Promotion MSc online has been designed to help ambitious professionals gain advanced skills and competencies in public heal ... +

Brunel University London’s Public Health and Health Promotion MSc online has been designed to help ambitious professionals gain advanced skills and competencies in public health and health promotion. The programme will also help you acquire a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and solving contemporary public health and health promotion challenges by providing you with advanced knowledge of related areas including health promotion, global public health policy, politics, sociology, psychology, and research skills. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
May 2021
Online
 

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University of Saint Mary Online
Leavenworth, USA

Customize your online MS in Nursing degree with a concentration in Nurse Administrator from the accredited, University of Saint Mary. This concentration will give you the cred ... +

Customize your online MS in Nursing degree with a concentration in Nurse Administrator from the accredited, University of Saint Mary. This concentration will give you the credentials and knowledge suited for management and executive-level positions, as well as help you define the quality of care in health care organizations. No residency is required. -
Master
Part-time
English
Online
 
South University
Savannah, USA +5 More

South University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is designed for those interested in helping people in need. Coursework for this degree in ... +

South University's Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program is designed for those interested in helping people in need. Coursework for this degree includes a comprehensive curriculum of theories, principles, and dynamic applications in the field, training in effective assessment and treatment practices, an understanding of the significance of research in the field, and competence in ethical, legal, and professional standards. Our goal is to enable you to achieve the eligibility criteria to become licensed in your campus state and certified as a National Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors. -
MA
Full-time
30 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Our Lady of the Lake University Online
San Antonio, USA

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in ... +

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specializations in School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
Seton Hall University Online
South Orange, USA

Through online programs such as our Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, we offer you an intellectually challenging environment, real-world expe ... +

Through online programs such as our Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, we offer you an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and a culture of optimism that propels great minds. -
MSc
Part-time
36 - 48 months
English
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Pleasanton, USA

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop an ... +

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices within the healthcare field. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
21 Aug 2021
15 May 2021
Campus
Online
 
Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte, USA

The CCNE-accredited* online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Queens prepares you to be a collaborative nursing leader within interdisciplinary teams to improve h ... +

The CCNE-accredited* online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Queens prepares you to be a collaborative nursing leader within interdisciplinary teams to improve healthcare. Designed by working nurses, for working nurses, you’ll acquire advanced knowledge of research, informatics, theory, and health policy, and then focus on specialized coursework that specifically supports your career goals. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Sacred Heart University Online
Fairfield, USA

Move up to a leadership role with a sought-after credential. Offering four specializations in Clinical Nurse Leadership, Nursing Management & Executive Leadership, Nursing ... +

Move up to a leadership role with a sought-after credential. Offering four specializations in Clinical Nurse Leadership, Nursing Management & Executive Leadership, Nursing Education, and Family Nurse Practitioner. -
MSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Online
 
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Technology in the health industry has the potential to prevent, diagnose and treat a disease like never before. Out of 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, five make ... +

Technology in the health industry has the potential to prevent, diagnose and treat a disease like never before. Out of 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, five make it to market and only one recoups what was invested. Ranked in the top 100 of the world’s universities (QS World University Rankings 2020), the University of Glasgow will equip you with the skills to drive those key decisions in health technology advancement. -
MSc
Part-time
30 - 72 months
English
Online
 
University of Glasgow Online
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Population health sciences is an emerging area of health research that is focused on the multiple determinants of health outcomes and their impact on a population. The Univers ... +

Population health sciences is an emerging area of health research that is focused on the multiple determinants of health outcomes and their impact on a population. The University of Glasgow is ranked in the world top 100 of universities (QS World University Rankings 2019), it provides the only online programme of its kind in the UK which is dedicated to measuring, quantifying and describing the health status and health inequalities of populations through high-level research and statistical analysis. -
MSc
Part-time
30 - 72 months
English
Online
 
University of Saint Mary Online
Leavenworth, USA

Customize your online MS in Nursing degree with a concentration in Nurse Educator from the accredited University of Saint Mary. This concentration helps aspiring and veteran n ... +

Customize your online MS in Nursing degree with a concentration in Nurse Educator from the accredited University of Saint Mary. This concentration helps aspiring and veteran nurses perfect their craft, embrace new skills and master new techniques and technologies. No residency is required. -
Master
Part-time
English
Online
 
South University
Savannah, USA

The implementation of industry-grade technology and informatics solutions cannot be underestimated in the modern healthcare setting. To create the most efficient and highest-q ... +

The implementation of industry-grade technology and informatics solutions cannot be underestimated in the modern healthcare setting. To create the most efficient and highest-quality outcomes, nursing leaders will need to arm themselves with the skills and information needed to contribute to a successful healthcare setting. Our Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialization in Nursing Informatics degree program is designed to prepare you to develop, implement, and evaluate new operational data systems, train healthcare professionals in the use of computerized clinical information systems, and collect and analyze data for patient information and improvements of clinical care. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Online
 
South University
Savannah, USA +10 More

Building relationships with families is at the heart of this profession. Our Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner degree program is ... +

Building relationships with families is at the heart of this profession. Our Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner degree program is designed to prepare you with leading-edge healthcare and professional standards to treat patients and families throughout their lifespan. We put a strong emphasis on health promotion and the positive health behaviors for all developmental stages. This well-rounded education ensures you’re armed with the skill set you need to provide the best care possible to your patients. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 

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