MASTERS IN FINANCE
London Business School, www.london.edu/mif/
Course is offered full-time (10 months) or part-time (21 months) to about 240 students. Many of its grads now work for global banks.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Carnegie Mellon University, www.ecom.cmu.edu
Year-long program begins each May with just 31 students. Teams of students work on 14-week projects for companies that partner with the program.
MASTER IN HR LEADERSHIP
Rotterdam School of Management, www.rsm.nl/programs
Human resources experts from big U.S. and European companies helped create the 18-month program for professionals with seven or more years of experience.
SYSTEM DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan), sdm.mit.edu/sdm/
Graduates receive a master of science in engineering and management. Program runs 13 months for full-time students or 24 months part-time.