Overview & Career Outcomes

Lasell University designed a Master of Science in Communications program to develop strategic and compelling communications efforts that will engage consumers in authentic, relevant ways.  The faculty tackles real business challenges that you may encounter to hone your skills and provide you with the knowledge to improve your organization and position you to move your career forward. 

Choose from our specialized concentrations

  • Corporate Communication Develop corporate communication strategies and skills. 

  • Digital Media Expand your expertise in social media, digital storytelling, and data analytics.

  • Health Communication Learn a holistic curriculum covering industry trends and courses in marketing and management.

  • Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Build successful relationships between people and organizations through effective negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution.

  • Public Relations Develop relationship-building techniques across agencies with the media, government, and your target community.

  • Strategic Communication - Learn various topics, including communication theory, research methods, media relations, crisis communication, and digital marketing.

Related degrees: 

MS in Integrated Marketing Communications teaches students how to synthesize the full range of communications into cohesive brand experiences. By studying the theory and practice of integrated marketing communications, you will be prepared to deliver a consistent, seamless consumer-first content experience across all channels.

Life after Lasell: Master of Science in Communication


Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's Communication graduate degree or 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.

No GMAT/GRE scores are required for admission. 

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

International Applicants:

This program is F-1 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!