Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Human Resources 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.

Monica Barudin Student Testimonial

Stacy Weltzin '20, 
Human Resources Management Certificate

 “The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management has provided me with the practical knowledge needed to make a pivot in my career. As a professional who already holds a master's degree, the certificate was a great option for me to complete in a timely manner so I could make my career transition as soon as possible. I was pleased with the variety of course offerings available and enjoyed learning from supportive faculty who've had established careers in the field. Overall, I would definitely recommend the certificate program. "


The core curriculum is made up of 3 courses (9 credits) and 2 additional management courses of your choosing. 

Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
3 credits
Human Resources Management
3 credits
Human Resource Law & Compliance
3 credits


Candidates seeking admission to 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.

Application Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Resume
  4. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school

*Materials should email to gradinfo@lasell.edu or submitted through applygrad.lasell.edu/apply :
Lasell University
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466

Monica Barudin Student Testimonial

Chris Noyes '20, 
Management Certificate
Sport Leadership Certificate 

 “I genuinely enjoyed taking these courses. I saw the value in everything that I was learning as it was all relevant to my career goals. Every course and every assignment was designed to give me the knowledge that I sought.  Lasell’s online learning format allowed me to create a schedule to attend to the various priorities in my life. I was able to work full time, care for my family’s needs, and complete my class assignments. " 
- Director of Sports Medicine, Lasell University