Overview & Career Outcomes

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Lasell University instills the skills, knowledge, and credentials you need to maximize your impact on your company's performance and advance your career - available both online and on-campus. Our MBA for working professionals is designed to consider that time and flexibility are essential to get you started on your future career path. We offer six-term starts per year to choose from and no GRE/GMAT requirements, so you can begin earning a master's degree when it fits into your schedule. 

Concentration Options: 

If you are already working in a particular industry or would like to change your career path, a MBA concentration can be a great way to focus and enhance those skills. We offer six concentrations to customize the program to your interest. Typically the concentration adds three courses to the core MBA program and will take a deeper dive into those subjects:

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The Lasell MBA curriculum has been developed to ensure you get the high quality and educational rigor you need to be a successful business leader not only in theory but in the real world. The program is 36 credits without a concentration and can be completed in as few as 12 months. 

Below are the required courses. Not shown is one elective which can be chosen from graduate course offerings. Get more information about our Course Schedules.

Global Leadership
3 credits
Strategic Information Management
3 credits
Principles of Project Management
3 credits
Human Resources Management
3 credits
Strategic Marketing
3 credits
Ethical Theory & Management
3 credits
Statistical Analysis for Decision Making
3 credits
Managerial Economics
3 credits
Accounting for Managers
3 credits
Financial Analysis for Managers
3 credits
Entrepreneurial Strat & Venture Creation
3 credits


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.


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

International Applicants:

This program is F-1 Visa eligible.

All International applicants need to submit English equivalency from one of the following: TOEFL scores: minimum required score is 80 (iBT) or IELTS, minimum required score is 6.0; or Pearson PTE Academic minimum score is 53; or Duolingo minimum required score is 105. The English equivalency scores 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.

For additional requirements, please visit our International Admission Requirement page.

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

Questions about your application? Call/text us today at 617-243-2400!