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Lasell's Longe School of Business provides students hands-on learning opportunities, taught by instructors who have years of industry experience across the various areas of industry in business. Students also gain valuable access to the Advisory Board of the Longe School of Business. Composed of professionals in and around the Boston area, the Advisory Board helps ensure that our curriculum aligns with the in-demand skills employers are looking for to meet industry needs and trends. 

Undergraduate Programs

Gain Industry Experience

As a Lasell Business student, you will complete at least one internship, gaining valuable skills within the business industry. Students within the Longe School of Business have worked with:

  • Amazon
  • Disney 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelity Investments 
  • Boston Celtics & Bruins 
  • TD Garden 
  • Boston Red Sox 
  • MGM Resorts 
  • Liberty Mutual 
  • Mohegan Sun 
  • Morgan Stanley 

Get Career Ready

Go beyond the classroom and gain real-world experience to boost your resume. 

School of Business Day

The School of Business provides students various opportunities to meet and network with industry professionals, including our School of Business Day. With this educational philosophy in mind, we host an annual flagship event each Spring called School of Business Day. This all-day event is centered around Business education, networking opportunities, and career development. You'll hear from an array of brand-name guest speakers and industry panels, and take part in professional workshops.

There is also a career fair, networking lunch, and our own Shark Tank event where student entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to our own Sharks, as they compete for up to $2,500 in grant money to support their new business.

Certified Financial Planning (CFP)

Prepare for the CFP Exam with this seven-course sequence of online classes designed to meet the requirements of the CFP®️ Board of Standards. Students who complete the educational requirements are eligible to sit for the CFP Examination and are prepared for direct employment in financial services firms, law firms, insurance firms, non-profit entities, banks, healthcare organizations, and government. Each course is offered asynchronously online over an eight-week accelerated class schedule.

There are no prerequisites for the first six courses, and they may be taken in any order. The final, capstone course requires completion of the previous six courses.

DECA

Lasell University has a collegiate chapter of DECA which is open to all majors at the University. DECA is one of the largest organizations in the U.S., boasting collegiate membership of more than 6,000 students and over 200 colleges. DECA is dedicated to preparing emerging leaders for successful careers in a variety of industries, including fashion, business, hospitality, and communications. Students involved in DECA design and execute programs for student engagement, including panels and speakers from industry. They also participate in regional and national DECA collegiate programming such as competing in a state-level and regional DECA competitions, where Lasell students often place as winners!

Certifications

The Longe School of Business provides students the opportunity to gain prestigious industry certifications while pursuing their degree:

  • Certified Hospitality Department Trainer (CHDT)
  • Certified Guest Service Provider (CGSP)
  • Certification in Event Planning (CVENT)
  • Delphi
  • Social Tables

The Longe School of Business also holds memberships with the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) and the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education

AHLAServing the hospitality industry for more than a century, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) is the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.9 million-employee U.S. lodging industry, including hotel owners, REITs, chains, franchisees, management companies, independent properties, state hotel associations, and industry suppliers.
International Council on Hotel Restaurant and Institutional EducationThe International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education is the global advocate of hospitality and tourism education for schools, colleges, and universities offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, food service management and culinary arts.

Students with a bachelors in finance will be prepared to gain industry certifications such as:

  • CFA (Certified Financial Analyst)
  • CFP (Certified Financial Planner)
  • CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter)
  • ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant)
  • and Series 6, 63, and 7 broker licenses.

Longe School of Business Faculty

Lasell's distinguished Longe School of Business faculty support the success of students by integrating into the classroom their extensive industry experiences working across industies

 

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