Online Masters in Professional Studies

Best Online Master's Degrees in Professional Studies 2018

Professional Studies

A master’s degree is typically more focused than a bachelor’s on a specific field of study. Whereas a bachelor’s degree may be focused on building a student’s understanding of the general field, a master’s degree focuses on developing expertise.

If aspiring students already have a career they are committed to or know the career that they wish to enter, then acquiring a degree in professional studies may be what they’re looking for. What is a Master in Professional Studies? An MPS degree is a program that is hyper-focused on a specific career. For instance, students may specialize in subjects like human rights, international relations, and emergency management; therefore, an MPS degree can be highly adaptable and suitable for established professionals.

The benefits of degree programs typically vary based on degree focus, but an MPS degree does provide similar benefits despite varied specialties that may be of interest both professionally and personally. For instance, an MPS degree has a general focus on management; therefore, students develop skills like communication, conflict resolution, and time management.

A Master in Professional Studies may not have identical cost or even similar time requirements across all universities and locations. While graduate degrees typically take one to two years to complete, it is important to reach out to specific universities for information.

Those who pursue and earn a Master in Professional Studies may know that the careers vary as much as the degree’s specializations. For instance, those with an MSP degree may find careers as human resource directors, marketing managers, communication specialists, and event management consultants. Obviously, most careers depend on both the level of experience and education, but graduates with an MSP may find greater opportunity than those without.

As prerequisites and cost vary by institution and location, it is important to research any potential university to ensure a well-rounded decision. 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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Online Master in E-Health & Telemedicine Management

Rome Business School
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Italy Rome

E-Health is the combined use of information technology and electronic communication, especially the internet, in the health sector, for clinical, educational and administrative purposes; both on-site and at distance (in which case it is called Telemedicine). [+]

Starting Date: each year, March and October

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s Master’s Degree Course in e-Health Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems.

E-Health is the combined use of information technology and electronic communication, especially the internet, in the health sector, for clinical, educational and administrative purposes; both on-site and at distance (in which case it is called Telemedicine). E-Health is not only a technical development but also represents a way of thinking, a commitment, an organizational approach to improve health care locally or regionally by using the new opportunities presented by Information and Communication Technology. Starting date: each year, in March and October.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Digital Health

Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Online Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 Finland Kuopio Ekenäs + 1 more

Digitalisation challenges social and health care activities as well as the way of thinking. A new approach to social and healthcare services means that the client/patient receives all information about him or her and is equally involved in the decision-making about his or her own care. [+]

Study objectives

Digitalisation challenges social and health care activities as well as the way of thinking. A new approach to social and healthcare services means that the client/patient receives all information about him or her and is equally involved in the decision-making about his or her own care. Digitalisation does not, however, develop by itself but it requires multidisciplinary expertise to achieve commitment to change in the working life and to promote digitalisation actively. Digitalisation also offers possibilities for business intelligence. Health services in all EU countries have been available since the beginning of 2014, and digitalisation is introduced to add value to the cross-border services. The Master’s Degree in Digital Health provide the graduates with skills needed for innovative development of digital social and healthcare services, service production, expert organisation management and for the development of service quality and management. The studies also prepare the students for planning, implementing and evaluating the social welfare and health care reform in different operational environments.... [-]


Clinical Education (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our online Clinical Education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment. This is an ideal programme for those with an educational role in relation to healthcare professionals and veterinary practitioners, including doctors, nurses, dental practitioners, those involved with veterinary education or associated scientists (biomedical or social). [+]

Programme description

Our online Clinical Education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment.

This is an ideal programme for those with an educational role in relation to healthcare professionals and veterinary practitioners, including doctors, nurses, dental practitioners, those involved with veterinary education or associated scientists (biomedical or social).

Our aim is to help you reflect upon, and share thoughts about, your practice while increasing your understanding of how to apply educational theories and evidence from the literature. As a result, you will learn the knowledge and skills you need to deliver, develop and research high-quality clinical education in your own discipline.... [-]


One Health (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The One Health programme is part of the Global Health Academy and we share many elective courses with other programmes in the Academy. This provides a great deal of flexibility allowing you to personalize your studies to reflect your professional interests and career aspirations. As well as learning from our expert tutors you will join with students from around the world on a number of different master’s programmes to share experiences and knowledge. [+]

Programme description

One Health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex interactions between human health, animal health, and ecosystem health. Its original emergence was largely driven by the threat of global pandemics of disease, in particular highly pathogenic avian influenza and SARS. There was a recognition that the complex health challenges faced in the 21st century required a new interdisciplinary approach that included both the natural and social sciences.

Launched in 2014, this programme utilizes the many strengths of the University of Edinburgh across multiple disciplines to provide the key training and skills required for a successful career in this emerging field.... [-]


Clinical Animal Behaviour (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This programme provides flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behavior teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilize an evidence-based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviors commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment. [+]

Programme description

This programme provides flexible postgraduate study designed to specifically address the demand for online clinical animal behavior teaching within a supported learning environment. The programme will utilize an evidence-based approach to explore the potential motivations, management and treatment options for abnormal and/or problem behaviors commonly expressed by companion animal species living within a domestic environment.

The subject involves a multidisciplinary approach, drawing on knowledge and techniques from the fields of psychology, etiology, neurobiology, pharmacology and veterinary science. This programme will contain teaching and learning that is aimed at your academic preparation for a professional career working with companion animals in a variety of settings, including clinical animal behavior counseling.... [-]


Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

A three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme taught entirely online. Aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline, this programme is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide. [+]

Programme description

This three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID).

Aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline, this programme is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide.

This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfill continuing medical education requirements or those who wish to obtain a formal qualification in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

The programme is aligned with JRCPTB and RCPath training in infection disciplines: Combined Infection Training and Higher Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology.... [-]


Medical and Health Professions Education Master's (Online Program)

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Online Full time 5 semesters September 2018 USA Norfolk

The Medical and Health Professions Education master's degree program is designed to prepare educational leaders in various medical and health professions organizational settings. The program will provide advanced education in the areas of learning, assessment, curriculum, instruction, research, evaluation, leadership and professionalism with an emphasis on real-world, practical applications. [+]

The Medical and Health Professions Education master's degree program is designed to prepare educational leaders in various medical and health professions organizational settings. The program will provide advanced education in the areas of learning, assessment, curriculum, instruction, research, evaluation, leadership and professionalism with an emphasis on real-world, practical applications. The curriculum incorporates the use of cutting-edge instructional methods and technology throughout. This two-year 31-credit hour distance learning program is designed for working professionals who require flexibility as they pursue an advanced degree in education, as well as for less experienced individuals seeking a long-term role in medical and health professions higher education.... [-]


Master's degree in health and medical translation

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón de la Plana + 1 more

The market for health and medical translation is constantly growing and now represents a very significant portion of the scientific and technical translation. Publishers, pharmaceutical companies, international organizations, hospitals and other medical organizations and health sector, face a wide range of needs interlingual and intercultural communication quality. [+]

The market for health and medical translation is constantly growing and now represents a very significant portion of the scientific and technical translation. Publishers, pharmaceutical companies, international organizations, hospitals and other medical organizations and health sector, face a wide range of needs interlingual and intercultural communication quality. In the thirteen edits, this graduate program has filled a vacuum of specialized training, has responded to a major market in the translation industry and has opened an avenue of employment to students in translation.

Coordination: Vicent Montalt i Resurrecció. Department of Translation and Communication. UJI. Susanna Borredà Delgado. Academic Secretary and tutoring. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / June 2018) Offer distance Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]