Master's Programs

Master's Programs

Whether you’re taking the next step in your current field or transitioning into a new one, our cutting-edge graduate programs meet you where you are—so you can get to where you want to be.

 

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Applied Economics
<p>Current industry practitioners lead courses covering ethics-based approaches to public policy, big data, healthcare economics, banking and insurance, marketing research, and more. Our program—which is a Department of Homeland Security STEM Designated Degree Program—emphasizes the practical application of coursework and academic study. You’ll acquire hands-on experience with seasoned economists.</p> <p>You can pursue your degree full-time or part-time; classes are held in the evenings.<br> &nbsp;</p> <h3>Requirements:</h3> <ul> <li>Applied Macroeconomic Theory</li> <li>Applied Microeconomic Theory</li> <li>Data Analysis</li> <li>Econometrics</li> <li>Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy</li> <li>Five electives<br> </li> </ul>
<p>Gain the knowledge and quantitative skills you need to succeed in today's data-driven economy. You’ll master the data analysis and tools organizations rely on to evaluate policies and programs, develop forecasts, track consumer behavior, and design marketing campaigns.</p>
Senior Data Analyst Economist Data Scientist Pricing Analyst Research Analyst Business Intelligence Analyst
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Applied Economics & Cybersecurity Policy
<p>To pursue a dual degree in Applied Economics and Cybersecurity Policy &amp; Governance, applicants should apply to each program separately and be independently admitted into both programs. Applicants must satisfy all requirements for admission for both programs, including necessary background courses. Students must also provide required standardized tests for the MSAE program.&nbsp; Additionally, the MSCY program does not accept international applicants at this time.</p> <p><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/wcas/graduate/masters-programs/ms-cybersecurity.html"><span class="btn btn-default btn-red">M.S. in&nbsp;Cybersecurity Policy &amp; Governance</span></a></p> <p><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/wcas/graduate/masters-programs/ms-applied-economics.html"><span class="btn btn-default btn-red">M.S. in Applied Economics&nbsp;</span></a></p> <h4>&nbsp;</h4>
<p>The dual degree program in Applied Economics and Cybersecurity Policy &amp; Governance prepares you to work in the emerging field of Cybersecurity Policy with an understanding of the data analytic component of the Applied Economics field.</p>
Cybersecurity Policy & Governance
<p>Our 10-course program prepares you to help organizations protect their data, identify and manage risk, and recover from cyberattacks. Courses are taught by industry leaders with an emphasis on leadership, critical thinking, analytic problem solving, and communication skills.</p> <p>This program can be completed on a full- or part-time schedule. Courses are offered during the evening and in hybrid format.&nbsp;<br> &nbsp;</p> <h3>Requirements:</h3> <ul> <li>Cyber Ecosystem and Cybersecurity</li> <li>Cybersecurity Policy: Privacy &amp; Legal Requirements</li> <li>Network &amp; Infrastructure Security</li> <li>Incident Response &amp; Management</li> <li>Organizational Effectiveness: Governance, Risk Management &amp; Compliancy</li> <li>Ethical Issues in Cybersecurity &amp; the Ignatian Paradigm</li> <li>Four electives<br> </li> </ul>
<p>Acquire the tools and skills you need to manage cybersecurity practice and policy in the private industry, government, and nonprofit worlds. Our program prepares professionals to meet the ever-evolving challenges of today’s cyber ecosystem.</p>
Chief Information Security Officer Cybersecurity Consultant Privacy Analyst Compliance Officer Privacy and Security In-House Counsel
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Healthcare Administration
<p>Our program is flexible: The 12 courses are faculty-led and fully online. Each course runs for a period of seven weeks.</p> <h3>Sample courses:</h3> <ul> <li>Introduction to Healthcare Systems and Organizations</li> <li>Healthcare Quality Management</li> <li>Healthcare Innovation-Based Strategy: Managing Change&nbsp;</li> <li>Health Policy</li> <li>Management Theory and Organizational Behavior</li> <li>Leadership in Healthcare</li> <li>Healthcare Human Resources Management</li> </ul>
<p>Industry-aligned, convenient, and personalized, this program imparts the skills and knowledge you need to lead effectively in the healthcare industry. Designed in collaboration with healthcare professionals, our competency-based model allows you to build mastery at your own pace.</p>
Emergency Department Director Health Manager Clinical Manager Registered Nurse Program Director
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Leadership & Administration
<p>Choose a specialization from one of five areas: Corporate Communications and Marketing; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Executive Leadership and Organizational Development; Human Resources Management; and Project Management. Online, hybrid, and on-campus courses meet the needs of working professionals.</p> <p>You’ll complete six core courses plus an additional four courses within your area of specialization.</p> <h3>Core courses:</h3> <ol> <li>Leading and Managing Change*</li> <li>Project Management</li> <li>Evolution of Successful Marketing Strategies in the Digital Era</li> <li>Leadership and Decision Making: Ignatian-based Applied Ethics</li> <li>Inclusive Leadership*</li> <li>Applied Research Project (Final semester only)</li> </ol> <p>*For students entering fall 2020. Students who began prior to fall 2020 should consult their program director and follow previous program of study.</p>
<p>Attain the agile skills and knowledge to lead effectively and strategically across a variety of professions and positions. You’ll develop a strong foundation in applied research and data analysis, project management, and Ignatian-based applied ethics.</p>
Project Manager Director of Marketing Public Relations Officer Organizational Development Consultant Recruitment Specialist
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Sports Administration
<p>Our 10-course program focuses on practice, application, and team building in this rapidly growing industry. You’ll learn from industry leaders and graduate with skills that translate into best practices. Choose between full- and part-time options and evening and weekend classes.<br> &nbsp;</p> <h3>Requirements:</h3> <ul> <li>Introduction to Sports Management</li> <li>Sports Law and Compliance</li> <li>Sports Communication and Marketing</li> <li>Sports Finance</li> <li>Sports Leadership and Ignatian-Based Ethics</li> <li>Sports Media and Public Affairs</li> <li>Sports Analytics</li> <li>Coaching for Performance and Student-Athlete Development</li> <li>The History of Sports</li> <li>Applied Research Project or Internship<br> </li> </ul>
<p>Acquire the foundation you need to broaden your sports management skills, cultivate a culture of collaboration and teamwork, and propel teams forward, in and out of the game—all at a top-tier research institution with accomplished academics and practitioners.</p>
Athletics Director Sales Associate Associate Athletics Director Communications Manager Head Coach
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