Florida Atlantic University - Master's Degree

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, is a diverse, public University located in the city of Boca Raton in Florida, USA. The University offers a number of master's degree programs through its various Colleges including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Arts & Letters, Business, Design & Social Inquiry, Education and Engineering & Computer Science.
  • Average Tuition USD 34,786
  • Acceptance Rate 66%
  • Students 30,297
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) offers a wide range of master's degree programs in subjects such as Biological Sciences, Visual Art, Bioengineering, Music and Theatre. FAU has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22:1, ensuring greater personal attention from, and interaction with, faculty. FAU has a number of research institutes and centers, such as the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship that seeks to create entrepreneurial leaders of the future, and the Center for Molecular Biology that aims at training students for real-world research and science jobs. FAU earns millions of dollars in research funding from state, federal and private sources including the U.S. Departments of Education, Energy and Health & Human Services. FAU also has a large number of notable alumni including corporate dignitaries such as former president of Boeing Japan Dr. Robert Orr, Emmy Award winners such as news anchor Ana M. Azcuy and astronaut Dr. Steven Swanson.
  • 01FAU is ranked 101th in Forbes' Top American Universities in the South rankings for 2018.
  • 02FAU's expanding research portfolio has been recognised through the High Research Activity designation given by the reputed the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • 03FAU is ranked among Times Higher Education's Top 800 Universities in the World for 2018 rankings.

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Anthropology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Biomedical Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Chemistry

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Childhood Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    Civil Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Communication

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Criminology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Economics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Electrical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Fine Arts

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    French

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Graphic Design

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

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    History

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Information Management

    This program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

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    Information Technology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    Languages

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Marketing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Media Production

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

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    Music

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Performing Arts

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

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    Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Psychology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Public Affairs

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Social Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Social Work

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Sociology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Spanish

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Statistics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, United States

    Taxation

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Taxation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tax law and regulations; tax record systems; individual and corporate income taxation; tax planning; partnerships and fiduciary relationships; estates and trusts; property depreciation; capital gains and losses; dispositions; and transfers, liquidity, and valuation.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 581
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 517
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 601
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 231

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 960
  • Minimum ACT 20
  • Average SAT Score 1565

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University provides a number of scholarships including the Harriet C. Boettcher Endowed Scholarship for deserving students with financial need, with a preference given to Asian students.

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    Established in 1961

    Other

    FAU is consistently included in US News and World Report's list of the most ethnically diverse universities in the United States.

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          • Testimony
            1993-1997, BA

            excellent University experienceBest professors I ever had

          • Testimony
            2006-2008, BA

            More Than A University , FAU Can Provide Valuable Resources For A LifetimeClass of 08' Political Science I've enjoyed making life long connections from the University, and enjoying the community that it supports. Owl's everywhere are proud of the incredible progress of the University.

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            2013-2015, MBA

            FAU communityIt was a great opportunity to attend FAU for my MBA. I made valuable connections for lifetime. The team at the executive education department are a great asset to the community. "Go Owls!"