MS in Management: Management

Overview

Master of Science in Management Management

Thanks to their rigorous preparation in business strategy, leadership, and financial management, students in the Management concentration will graduate with foundational skills for career advancement across a wide range of industries, bettering themselves in their professional roles and gaining the necessary qualities to be strong leaders.

A convenient, flexible approach

  • Courses are available 100% online or in a blended on-campus format
  • 36 credits of coursework: 21 credits in the core program curriculum; 9 credits of concentration-specific courses; 6 credits of electives; Capstone project
  • Affordable 8 or 16-week courses
  • ACBSP Accredited

A 30,000-foot perspective for a complex world
Topics addressed in the Management concentration include:

  • Applying managerial practices across diverse fields
  • Leading departments and companies through change and transition
  • Staffing and maintaining a dynamic workforce
  • Managing organizational finances and informational data
  • Anticipating and responding to market trends and consumer behavior
  • Employing data analytics to understand and fulfill evolving consumer demands

Learn to lead – from proven leaders
Who better to teach you to be an effective manager than some of the best minds in management? Lasell faculty members are industry professionals who understand the ever-changing nature of management in today’s workplaces, and will prepare you for success in whatever field you pursue. Your coursework will encompass the major concepts and theories of management – such as organizational theory, strategic information management, and marketing. This knowledge will be put into practice during a Capstone research or internship project, setting you on track to advance in a competitive market.

Personalized, accessible, and fulfilling
Classes at Lasell – both online and in person – are capped at 23 students, which enables highly collaborative, personalized learning. Throughout the program, you will encounter opportunities to align your studies with your specific goals, and expand your professional network and benefit from new experiences. This concentration will position you to take your career to the next level and attain leadership roles where you can have a real and immediate impact in your industry.

Career advancement
Thanks to a vibrant community of working professionals and a wide range of available services, graduate students are positioned to develop their expertise and advance their career. As a Lasell graduate student you will have the opportunity to:

  • Benefit from the experience of your faculty and peers, who bring deep expertise and a unique point of view to every class discussion and group project
  • Expand your network and learn to position yourself as a leader in your field
  • Engage with an active alumni community
  • Participate in career services programs that include webinars on salary negotiations, developing a career plan, and utilizing LinkedIn to launch a job search

Exceptional opportunities
Your concentration in Management is the first step toward an exciting new job or an advanced position within your current career track. Our graduates are well positioned to succeed in roles that include:

  • Senior Director
  • Business and Systems Analyst
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Director of Creative Services
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Marketing Manager
  • Project Manager

Curriculum

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
MSM Core Requirements
MGMT700 Global Leadership 3
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management 3
MGMT704 Financial Management 3
MGMT705 Organizational Theory 3
MGMT707 Operations Strategy 3
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing 3
Concentration Courses
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management 3
MGMT751 Business Strategy 3
MGMT752 Change Management 3
Choose 1 from the following:
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone 3
MGMT799 Internship Capstone 3

Two Electives: 6 credits
Students may take any courses offered at the graduate level to fulfill their elective credits

Course Schedule

Summer 2019

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/Time
SUMMER MAIN: 5/14-8/26
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone Online TBA,  Online
MGMT799 Internship Capstone Online Panchuck, Paula Online
SUMMER 1: 5/14-7/3
MGMT702 Research Methods Online Borden, Daniel Online
MGMT704 Financial Management Hybrid Hannon, James TBA   6:30PM -   9:00PM
MGMT705 Organizational Theory Online Payne, Mindy Online
MGMT707 Operations Strategy Online Pineault, Gerald Online
MGMT731 Human Resource Law & Compliance Online Howard, Kim Online
MGMT744 Global Marketing Online Reilly, Matthew Online
MGMT751 Business Strategy Online Vergara, Judy Online
MGMT756 Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality Online Mobar, Siddharth Online
MGMT760 New Product Development Online Huetteman, Janet Online
SUMMER 2: 7/3-8/26
MGMT700 Global Leadership Online McGeough, Robert Online
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management Online Pineault, Gerald Online
MGMT714 Principles of Project Management Online Willett, Michael Online
MGMT728 Human Resources Management Online Howard, Kim Online
MGMT736 Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt Online Mobar, Siddharth Online
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior Online Staskawicz, Cheryl Online
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing Online Huetteman, Janet Online
MGMT752 Change Management Online Carvalho, Katherine Online
MGMT764 Diversity, Inclusion & Countering Bias Online Howard, Kim Online
MGMT767 Risk Management Online Willett, Michael Online

Fall 2019

Course Number Name Format Instructor
FALL MAIN: 9/9 - 12/20
MGMT700 Global Leadership Hybrid McGeough, Robert
MGMT702 Research Methods Hybrid Obeng, Ray
MGMT703 Strategic Information
Management
Hybrid Pineault, Gerald
MGMT728 Human Resources Management Hybrid Doherty, Susan
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior Hybrid Staskawicz, Cheryl
MGMT746 Digital Marketing Hybrid Plumb, Chelsey
MGMT752 Change Management Hybrid McKinnon, Bruce
MGMT764 Diversity, Inclusion & Countering
Bias
Hybrid Howard, Kim
MGMT766 PM Tools & Technology Hybrid Willett, Michael
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone TBA TBA
MGMT799 Internship Capstone TBA Aldrich, Nancy
FALL 1: 9/9 - 10/29
MGMT705 Organizational Theory Online Carvalho, Katherine
MGMT714 Principles of Project Management Online Willett, Michael
MGMT741 Marketing Research & Data
Analytics
Online McGeough, Robert
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing Online Huetteman, Janet
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management Online Carvalho, Katherine
MGMT761 Performance MGMT & Employee
Development
Online Howard, Kim
MGTM768 Quantitative Anlys for Manag
Decision-Ma
Online Borden, Daniel
MGMT771 Accounting for Manag Online Guida, Leonard
FALL 2: 10/30-12/18
MGMT700 Global Leadership Online McGeough, Robert
MGMT703 Strategic Information
Management
Online Pineault, Gerald
MGMT704 Financial Management Online Hannon, James
MGMT707 Operations Strategy Online Pineault, Gerald
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior Online Staskawicz, Cheryl
MGMT743 Fundraising Concepts & Practices Online Field, Juliana
MGMT744 Global Marketing Online Arons, Pamela
MGMT751 Business Strategy Online Carvalho, Katherine
MGMT762 Employee Relations, Engage &
Retention
Online Aldrich, Nancy
MGMT763 Employee Learning & Development Online Aldrich, Nancy
MGMT765 Project, Program & Portfolio
Management
Online Willett, Michael
MGMT769 Stat Tech & Analysis for Decision
Making
Online Borden, Daniel
MGMT772 Financial Analysis for Managers Online Hannon, James

Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Management graduate degree or certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.  The TOEFL may be waived for international applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.

Admission Requirements Checklist:

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

*A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.

Materials should be addressed to:

The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466