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
MGMT706 Marketing Management 3
MGMT707 Operations Strategy 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

Spring 2019

Course NumberNameFormatInstructorDay/Time
SPRING MAIN - 1/15-5/6
MGMT704 Financial Management Hybrid: On-campus 1/21 James Hannon M 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT707 Operations Strategy Hybrid: On-campus 1/15 Gerry Pineault T 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT714 Principals of Project Management Hybrid: On-campus 1/17 Mike Willett R 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT741 Marketing Research and Data Analytics Hybrid: On-campus 1/21 Robert McGeough M 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT745 Strategic Marketing Hybrid: On-campus 1/23 Janet Huetteman W 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT751 Business Strategy Hybrid: On-campus 1/22 Gerry Pineault T 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT761 Performance Management & Employee Development Hybrid: On-campus 1/16 Kim Howard W 6:30 - 9 p.m.
MGMT765 Project, Program & Portfolio Management Hybrid: On-campus 1/17
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone
MGMT799 Internship Capstone Paula Panchuck
SPRING 1: 1/15 - 3/5
MGMT702 Research Methods Online Dan Borden
MGMT704 Financial Management Online James Hannon
MGMT707 Operations Strategy Online Judy Vergara
MGMT728 Human Resources Management Online Kim Howard
MGMT750 Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt Online Dina Tanvuia
MGMT758 Service Quality Management Online Missy Varao
SPRING 2: 3/18 - 5/6
MGMT700 Global Leadership Online Robert McGeough
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management Online Gerry Pineault
MGMT731 Human Resource Law & Compliance Online Kim Howard
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior Online Cheryl Staskawicz
MGMT747 Event Management Operations Online Wesley Harrington
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management Online
MGMT752 Change Management Online Katherine Carvalho 
MGMT757 Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt Siddharth Mobar

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