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

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This dynamic curriculum for Hospitality & Event Management is delivered through case studies, group projects, coursework, 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 include 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.

No GMAT/GRE scores are required for admission. 

International Students 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.

Get information on our Course Schedules.

Global Leadership
3 credits
Strategic Information Management
3 credits
Financial Management
3 credits
Organizational Theory
3 credits
Operations Strategy
3 credits
Strategic Marketing
3 credits
Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality
3 credits
Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt
3 credits
Service Quality Management
3 credits
Research Project Capstone
3 credits
Internship Capstone
3 credits


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

Materials can be provided through MyPortal or emailed to gradinfo@lasell.edu