Master’s Degree Types

Master of Arts

One of the  basic graduate-level degrees which is is normally contingent upon holding a bachelor’s degree differentiated either as Thesis or as Non-Thesis. Thesis programs typically have 1 to 2 years duration while the Non-Thesis may last more than 2 years depending on the required level of courses and complexity of the thesis.

Master of Science

Master’s degree in the field of science usually consisting of programs that are more focused on scientific and mathematical subjects. Earning a Master of Science degree usually requires writing a thesis depending upon the specific program,

Master of Research

Advanced postgraduate research degree that emphasizes on a large dissertation or similar practice-led research project. The degree gives opportunity for learning the potential  and nature of research study through, for instance, art and design practice.

Master of Philosophy

Also an advanced postgraduate research degree which is usually thesis-only. The degree is regarded as a senior or 2nd master’s degree, standing between a taught Master’s and a PhD.

Master of Laws

Postgraduate academic degree, designed for those either holding an undergraduate academic law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related field. Some LL.M. programs requires a thesis writing. Some are focusing on research with little classroom time, while others require a set number of classes taken by students.

Master of Business Administration

Master’s degree covering various areas of business such as operations,  accounting, finance, human resources, and marketing  in a manner most related to management analysis and strategy. MBA programs are made from core courses and elective courses that allow students to choose for a subject specialty or concentration.

Masters in Business and Management

Taken in most cases after student completes a bachelors degree. The degree is established to equip students with general managerial and leadership skills for a career in business management. MBM is open to graduates in all fields counting business, humanities, engineering arts, and science.

Master of of Advanced Study

The Master of Advanced Study Degree Program provides access to world-class faculty from multiple engineering fields, world-class facilities, and resources. Class schedules are designed for working professionals. There will be three graduate degree programs tailored to meet the needs of working engineering professionals.

Master of Urban Planning

A master’s degree in urban planning prepares students for a career focused on the health, welfare, and long-term sustainability of regions, cities, towns, and natural and rural areas. Problem-solvers are planners. They aim to improve community life quality by addressing housing, land use, transportation, and environmentally responsible development.

Master of Social Work

A master’s degree in social work opens students more chances in direct practice and prepares you to become a certified clinical social worker (LCSW). Candidates with an MSW are more competitive in the work market, allowing them to pursue more lucrative roles and explore more promotion prospects.

Master of Real Estate Development

This master’s degree graduate-level program equips students for a successful career in real estate development. This degree emphasizes real estate education that is multi-disciplinary. It offers a comprehensive curriculum with a foundation in real estate management, finance, and entrepreneurship, focusing on economic viability, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and beautiful design.

Master of Public Diplomacy

The Master of Public Diplomacy is for students with a solid undergraduate foundation in social sciences or appropriate professional experience in communications, cinema and media studies, journalism, political science, public relations, and international relations.

Master of Public Health

Students who earn a Master of Public Health are prepared to protect and improve the health of entire communities. Students learn how to address community-wide challenges, collaborate with people from many sectors, and educate the public about optimal health care practices.

Master of Public Management

The Master of Public Management program is for policymakers, administrators, and managers in public, private, and non-profit organizations; practitioners in local government and administration; and those interested in good governance, public policy, and administration.

Master of Public Affairs

This master’s program is a 30-unit, one-year degree designed for professionals in the public, business, and non-profit sectors who are in their mid-career. MPA students want to grow in their jobs and are ready to take on more leadership and policy-oriented positions in their workplaces and communities.

Master of Business Engineering

A master’s degree in science is a postgraduate degree that typically takes two years to complete. This degree, often known as an MSc, is a requirement for obtaining a Ph.D. and usually certifies a person as an expert in their subject. MScs are available in a wide range of topics. This degree entails the study of engineering principles and how to apply them in business settings.

Master of Public Policy

Depending on the location and whether you study full-time or part-time, Master of Public Policy programs can last one or two years. Students will learn about qualitative analysis/methods, program evaluation, management, policy analysis, politics, and the option to specialize in a specific public policy sector.