Overview & Career Outlook

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources at Lasell University allows you to combine the benefits of a business-focused MBA with a deeper immersion into Human Resources.  The program will provide you with skills to create successful strategic staffing plans, recruit and train great talent, and develop and retain employees.  Additionally, you will be equipped with the knowledge and innovative solutions to be a successful strategic leader that can grow a diverse workforce with different perspectives and tackle the challenges that human resource professionals are facing today and in the future. 

Explore MBA Human Resources Careers

Use the below Career Insights Tool to explore the different career options available for an MBA in Human Resources. The tool is powered by Burning Glass and pulls real-time data from labor market information. The tool uses AI to analyze all current job postings giving you the insight you need to make the right career decisions.  Jobs that have the highest earning potential by industry and geography and specific skills employers need for those jobs can be found through this tool.   If you find these careers are not for you, explore the "other options" button to find more information on other careers.

Curriculum

The curriculum for the MBA in Human Resources is a combination of core business courses, human resources-focused courses and electives. The curriculum contains a total of 14 courses (42 credits.  There are 11 core courses (33 credits) and 3 concentration courses (9 credits) in which you can pick 3 courses out of 5 options. Get more information about our Course Schedules.

MGMT700
Global Leadership
3 credits
MGMT703
Strategic Information Management
3 credits
MGMT714
Principles of Project Management
3 credits
MGMT728
Human Resources Management
3 credits
MGMT745
Strategic Marketing
3 credits
MGMT749
Ethical Theory & Management
3 credits
MGMT769
Statistical Analysis for Decision Making
3 credits
MGMT770
Managerial Economics
3 credits
MGMT771
Accounting for Managers
3 credits
MGMT772
Financial Analysis for Managers
3 credits
MGMT731
Human Resource Law & Compliance
3 credits
MGMT761
Performance MGMT & Employee Development
3 credits
MGMT762
Employee Relations, Engage & Retention
3 credits
MGMT763
Employee Learning & Development
3 credits
MGMT764
Diversity, Inclusion & Countering Bias
3 credits

Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Lasell University must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

The 36-credit program is delivered in 100 percent online and on-campus blended formats. Rolling admission is offered for our September, October, January, March, May and July start dates. Learn more about the courses offered in Lasell's MBA program.

Prerequisites:

Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of microeconomics and statistics through prior coursework or by successfully completing self-paced tutorials in introductory statistics and microeconomics.  For more information about the self-paced tutorials or prerequisites for the MBA program please contact the Office of Graduate Enrollment at gradinfo@lasell.edu or call/text @617-243-2400.

Admission Requirements Checklist:

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