MS in Elder Care Management

Students will graduate with a Master of Science in Management, an understanding of this growing population and the skills and knowledge necessary to take on various positions in the elder care industry, such as an elder care manager or supervisor. A concentration in Elder Care Management gives students a focus on elder care management by studying the many effects of aging, today's public policies regarding elder care, and the various housing and care options available to older adults. Gerontology courses cover the broad range of the physiological, psychological, and social effects of aging, alternative modes of senior care, aging demographic trends, issues related to housing and long-term elder care options, and more. Management courses focus on business processes, financial management, organizational behavior and theory, and more. View the Master of Management with a concentration in Elder Care Management admission requirements.

Lasell Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located on the Lasell College campus, is a valuable resource for Elder Care Administration students, as is the RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research and Intergenerational Studies, a center dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults through gerontology research and community partnership.

Lasell's Graduate Program also offers an Elder Care Management Certificate.

Core MS Curriculum
21 credits

MGMT 700
Twenty-First Centuray Global Leadership
3
MGMT 703
Strategic Information Management 3
MGMT 704
Financial Management 3
MGMT 705
Organizational Theory 3
MGMT 706
Marketing Management 3
MGMT 707
Operations Management 3
MGMT 799 Internship/Research Project Capstone 3

Elder Care Management Concentration Courses
9 credits

MGMT 721 Elder Care: Policies and Politics 3
MGMT 722 Housing & Long-term Care Options for Older Adults 3
MGMT 734 Aging in American Society  

Electives (Choose 2)
6 credits

Possible elective options (see full list of course options here):
MGMT 723 Multicultural Issues in Aging 3
MGMT 724 Marketing to Seniors 3
MGMT 726 Services & Programs for Older Adults 3
MGMT 728 Human Resources Management 3
MGMT 733 Navigating Financial Systems in Elder Care 3

View our complete graduate course descriptions.

Graduate Information Session
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6 p.m.
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