Master's Degree Programs
From Knowledge to Competence. Crossing Borders. A Master's degree from the ZHAW School of Management and Law gives you the opportunity to develop yourself and your specialist skills.
Accounting and Controlling
This practically oriented Master's degree program is based on scientific principles. Students acquire the knowledge and the skills they need to become experts at accounting and controlling. The program ensures that graduates have comprehensive knowledge of financial management and that they are equipped with the necessary professional and methodological competencies to make a significant contribution to the successful management of a corporation.
Banking and Finance
This Master’s degree program opens up interesting opportunities for career development and advancement in the financial sector. Students acquire a deeper and broader understanding of finance, investments, alternative investments, and risk management and develop their theoretical understandindg and analytical skills.
Health Economics and Healthcare Management
A Master of Science in Business Administration with a Specialization in Health Economics and Healthcare Management unites three specialist areas: "General Management Studies", "Health Economics and Healthcare Management", and "Scientific Research", thus forming the basis for successful professional development in this field.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The new Master's program in Business Administration with a specialization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides the competence to take innovation-oriented action, which is essential both in existing companies and in the start-up sector. As a student of this Master's program, you will acquire the basic skills required in today's business world: innovative thinking, entrepreneurial action, and the design and implementation of business models.
This Master’s degree program offers students the opportunity to study modern marketing approaches, communication, and sales/after-sales business practices. Students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a successful professional career in all marketing-related fields.
Public and Nonprofit Management
Are you looking for a professional career in the public sector? Swiss institutions such as SECO and SDC or international organizations such as the UN and ICRC are just some of the many commendable public institutions and non-profit organizations in Switzerland that offer attractive career opportunities.
The program focuses on business internationalization and intercultural management and leadership. Students gain the competence needed to apply their management knowledge and methodological know-how in the context of practice-oriented research and consulting projects.
Management and Law
The program combines managerial and legal competence, predominantly in strategic, operational, and legal project and change management. It is distinguished by its scientific foundation and practical orientation, which together create ideal conditions for successful professional development in administrative, intersectoral, and interdisciplinary functions.
Business Information Technology
This program enables students to acquire solid skills in the areas of IT management, strategic and operational process management, and project and change management. Students may specialize in Knowledge and Information Management, IT Governance, or Risk and Compliance.