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.
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|
|MGMT700||21st Century Global Leadership||3|
|MGMT703||Strategic Information Management||3|
|MGMT708||Aging & Technology||3|
|MGMT713||Fundraising & Development||3|
|MGMT714||Principles of Project Management||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|
|MGMT736||Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt||3|
|MGMT743||Fundraising Concepts & Practices||3|
|MGMT747||Event Management Operations||3|
|MGMT749||Ethical Theory & Management||3|
|MGMT750||Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt||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|
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.
*Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Graduate Open House
Saturday, April 29th @ 10 a.m.