Overview & Career Outcomes

The Master's in Management with a concentration in Hospitality & Event Management program will provide a multifaceted understanding of both industries. Our future-forward curriculum focuses on specialized skills employers require in this field. The faculty provides an experiential approach, with guest speakers, real-world examples, and client-based projects. Whether you are planning to work for an organization or launch your own business our program will help you advance your career. 

Explore Hospitality & Event Management Careers

Use the below Career Insights Tool to explore the different career options available for a Master's in Hospitality & Event Management. 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

This dynamic curriculum for Hospitality & Event Management is delivered through case studies, group projects, course work, simulations, and guest speakers from local organizations.  

A total of 36 credits are required for the Master of Science in Management degree with a concentration in Hopspitality & Event Management, of which up to 6 may be waived based on prior academic work.

  • 21 credits (7 courses) comprise the core offerings which includes a capstone where you choose 1 of 2 options: professional internship or Research project
  • 9 required concentration credits (3 courses)
  • 6 related elective credits (2 courses) which a student can choose from any courses offered at the graduate level to fulfill.

Get information on our Course Schedules.

MGMT700
Global Leadership
3 credits
MGMT703
Strategic Information Management
3 credits
MGMT704
Financial Management
3 credits
MGMT705
Organizational Theory
3 credits
MGMT707
Operations Strategy
3 credits
MGMT745
Strategic Marketing
3 credits
MGMT756
Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality
3 credits
MGMT757
Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt
3 credits
MGMT758
Service Quality Management
3 credits
MGMT798
Research Project Capstone
3 credits
MGMT799
Internship Capstone
3 credits

Requirements

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. 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 can be provided through MyPortal or emailed to gradinfo