Overview

Industries with the largest expected growth include: business services, construction, finance and insurance, information services, manufacturing, oil and gas, and utilities. Our MS in Project Management curriculum was developed by industry leaders focusing on these trends. Courses include Risk Management, Strategic Information Management, and Project Management Tools & Technology and curriculum standards prepare for management certifications in PMI, PMP, and RMP. Students use premier project management tools such as Microsoft Project 2019 and complete a Scrum Open assessment.

Accelerate your success

Join Lasell's vibrant community of working professionals and gain access to a wide range of resources to develop your expertise and expand your network. As a Lasell graduate student, you will:

  • Learn in a small classroom with courses capped at 23 students
  • Study under an internationally accredited ACBSP program
  • 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 and developing a career plan

Connect learning to practice

Lasell's philosophy of Connected Learning provides you with opportunities to draw on both your professional experience and newly acquired knowledge and skills to enhance your career prospects. Rigorous coursework is complemented by opportunities to put learning into practice, including a Capstone research experience and lectures from industry leaders (in person and via live stream) who present and discuss their work. 

Curriculum

Our MS in Project Management curriculum focuses on flexible coursework, real-world case studies and practical hands-on experience to provide the skills you need to advance your career. 

MGMT700
Global Leadership
3 credits
MGMT702
Research Methods
3 credits
MGMT703
Strategic Information Management
3 credits
MGMT704
Financial Management
3 credits
MGMT707
Operations Strategy
3 credits
MGMT714
Principles of Project Management
3 credits
MGMT751
Business Strategy
3 credits
MGMT752
Change Management
3 credits
MGMT765
Project, Program & Portfolio Management
3 credits
MGMT766
PM Tools & Technology
3 credits
MGMT767
Risk Management
3 credits
MGMT798
Research Project Capstone
3 credits
MGMT799
Internship Capstone
3 credits

Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's MS in Project Management 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. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths, and potential for achievement in graduate school
  4. Resume

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

Materials should be submitted through MyPortal or emailed to gradinfo@lasell.edu:

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