Elder Care Management Certificate

Overview

Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Elder Care Management certificate provides a substantial base that can be used for career advancement or continuation in Lasell’s Master of Science in Management Program. Each certificate is composed of five three-credit courses and can be completed within nine months. Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor’s degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.

Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.

Curriculum

There are three courses (9 credits) that are part of the Core Curriculum. They are:

MGMT 721 - Elder Care: Policies and Politics
This course examines the environment in which elder care services are delivered. The course examines legal, regulatory and public policy issues, as well as some of the resulting financing options (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid, and private long-term care insurance).

MGMT 722 - Housing & Long-term Care Options for Older Adults
This course introduces issues related to housing and long-term care options for older adults. The course examines the continuum of care available, including home care, adult day care, assisted living, CCRCs, nursing homes, and general retirement communities.

MGMT 734 - Aging in American Society
This class audits the historical views of aging, contrasting earlier perspectives with current ones. Students discuss the position of the elderly in today's American society, with an emphasis on status, heritage, and culture. In addition, students examine the current trends and practices affecting the elderly in American society, including work habits, retirement, and long-term care options. (Formerly - MGMT 720)

Two additional courses (6 credits) are required to complete the certificate.  The courses can be any graduate Management courses.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
GRAD MGMT
MGMT700 21st Century Global Leadership 3
MGMT702 Research Methods 3
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management 3
MGMT704 Financial Management 3
MGMT705 Organizational Theory 3
MGMT706 Marketing Management 3
MGMT707 Operations Strategy 3
MGMT708 Aging & Technology 3
MGMT713 Fundraising & Development 3
MGMT714 Principles of Project Management 3
MGMT720 Social Gerontology 3
MGMT721 Elder Care Policy & Politics 3
MGMT722 Housing & Long-Term Care Options 3
MGMT724 Marketing to Seniors 3
MGMT726 Services & Programs for Older Adults 3
MGMT728 Human Resources Management 3
MGMT730 Health Management for Seniors 3
MGMT731 Human Resource Law 3
MGMT734 Aging in American Society 3
MGMT735 Planning & Writing Grant Proposals 3
MGMT736 Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt 3
MGMT737 Capital Campaigns & Major Gifts 3
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior 3
MGMT741 Marketing Research 3
MGMT743 Fundraising Concepts & Practices 3
MGMT744 Global Marketing 3
MGMT745 Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT746 E-Commerce 3
MGMT747 Event Management Operations 3
MGMT748 Social Marketing 3
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management 3
MGMT750 Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt 3
MGMT751 Business Strategy 3
MGMT752 Change Management 3
MGMT754 Revenue Management in Hospitality 3
MGMT755 Sustainability in Hosp & Event Mgmt 3
MGMT756 Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality 3
MGMT757 Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt 3
MGMT758 Service Quality Management 3
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone 3
MGMT799 Internship Capstone 3

Application Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to a certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

Application Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school

*Materials should be addressed to:
Lasell College
The Office of Graduate Admission
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466