Overview & Career Outcomes
Are you ready to take your career to the next level in the dynamic field of project management? Look no further than Lasell University's Master of Science in Project Management program. Our program is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to excel in this rapidly evolving profession.
- Expert Faculty: Our faculty members are experienced industry professionals who bring real-world insights into the classroom. They are committed to your success and will guide you through the latest project management methodologies and best practices.
- Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our MS in Project Management curriculum is continuously updated to reflect the most current trends and developments in project management. You'll learn about agile methodologies, risk management, stakeholder communication, and more, ensuring you are well-prepared for the challenges of the modern business world.
- Flexibility: We understand that our students lead busy lives. That's why we offer both on-campus and online options, allowing you to choose the learning format that best suits your schedule and preferences. Our online courses provide the same high-quality education as our on-campus classes, ensuring accessibility for all.
- Small Class Sizes: We believe in the power of personal attention. With small class sizes, you can engage in meaningful discussions, collaborate with classmates, and receive individualized feedback from your professors.
- Networking Opportunities: Building a solid professional network is crucial in project management. Lasell University offers numerous networking events, workshops, and career development resources to help you connect with industry leaders and advance your career.
- Capstone Project: As a culmination of your studies, you'll complete a capstone project that allows you to apply your knowledge to real-world challenges. This hands-on experience will give you the confidence and expertise to excel in your future project management roles.
- Career Support: Our dedicated career services team is here to support you every step of the way. From resume building to interview preparation, we'll help you position yourself for success in the competitive job market.
- Accreditation: Lasell University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), ensuring you receive a high-quality education that meets rigorous standards.
- Financial Aid: We offer various financial aid options to help make your education more affordable. Our goal is to ensure that your investment in your future is sound.
Whether you're an experienced project manager looking to enhance your skills or just starting your journey in this exciting field, Lasell University's Master of Science in Project Management program can help you achieve your goals. Join us and become a leader in the world of project management.
Take the first step towards a brighter future. Apply today and unlock your potential with Lasell University!
Career Outlook for a Master's in Project Management
Industries with the largest expected growth include Project Management Tools & Technology and our curriculum prepares you for management certifications in PMI, PMP, and RMP. Students use premier project management tools such as Microsoft Project 2019 and complete a Scrum Open assessment.
Connect learning to practice
Lasell's philosophy of Connected Learning provides you with opportunities to draw on both your professional experience and newly acquired knowledge and skills to enhance your career prospects. Rigorous coursework is complemented by opportunities to put learning into practice, including a Capstone research experience and lectures from industry leaders (in person and via live stream) who present and discuss their work.
Our Master of Science in Project Management curriculum focuses on flexible coursework, real-world case studies and practical hands-on experience to provide the skills you need to advance your career. Get information on our Course Schedules.
This course studies strategy formulation and implementation in international and domestic business enterprise. Case analysis and other appropriate methodologies are used to develop the skills and judgment necessary to provide overall direction to the organization. In particular, the course emphasizes the translation of strategy formulation to strategy implementation.
This course focuses on how organizational change can be managed. In order to survive in rapidly changing and highly competitive operating environments, organizations must learn how to continually adapt, evolve, contract, expand, and innovate. Organizational change management is about implementation of business strategies, and more generally, new ideas and practices.
This course introduces both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, providing the student with an overview of the different steps in the research process. The course evaluates common methods of data analysis, develops skills in critical thinking, and provides experience in data analysis using SPSS.
In today’s business environment, leading projects, programs and/or business portfolios requires common critical skills regardless of geography, industry or domain. In this course, you will learn to apply those critical skills that will ensure your projects are on time, on budget and meeting the organization’s strategic goals. It is designed to align with the content of PMP certification series for project, program and portfolio management.
Organizations that are agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully and efficiently than their slower-moving counterparts. Project managers must utilize agile approaches, possess strong collaboration skills, embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times to be competitive in an environment of rapid change. Projects and teams today are increasingly global and virtual, and scheduling is key to managing activities, resources, dependencies and ultimately, project outcomes. Designed to align with PMI, this course will expose the student to the latest principles, tools and technologies to enhance project management accuracy and efficiency.
For the high-performing project manager, advanced skills in risk management are critical in protecting the needs of today’s organization. Designed to align with the content covered in the PMI-RMP distinction, this course will cover the basics of this specialized function as it relates to the project environment that is increasingly global, virtual and complex.
This course focuses on understanding the fundamental principles of finance, including financial statement analysis, present/future value/ NPV/discounted cash flows, capital budgeting, and risk analysis.
This course considers the key aspects of what it means to be a leader in our ever-changing global business environment. Best practices and key considerations for developing global strategy, driving change around the world, managing multicultural teams, addressing the intricacies of a global supply chain, and the challenges we face from macro trends, such as climate change and sustainability.
This course presents the conceptual foundations of information technology and examines the development, application, and advances of information technology resources in organizations. With a focus on the managerial perspective, students investigate issues related to the development of contemporary systems development approaches
This course involves the study of concepts relating to the operations function in both manufacturing and service organizations. Students study how the operations process is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling resources in order to effectively and efficiently produce goods and services. Formerly - Operations Management
This course focuses on the essentials of project management. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. Topics covered include the product and project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
The internship is a hands-on working experience in the student’s field of concentration requiring a minimum of 150 hours of placement under the supervision of both an employer and a faculty member. Beginning in the semester preceding the internship placement, the student identifies what type of organization they desire for their internship. The student holds primary responsibility for obtaining a field experience site and is responsible for setting up interviews with prospective internship sites Students may not perform internships at their current place of employment without prior consent of the Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. This course is taken during the student’s final graduate semester
In this course, students undertake comprehensive research projects under the direction of a faculty mentor. The project is an intensive study based on action research models from the behavioral sciences enabling the student to demonstrate the mastery of the concepts, ideas, knowledge, and insights implicit in the Master of Science in Management curriculum. No later than the semester preceding the undertaking of the Research Project, the student should present to the designated faculty mentor a two-page summary of the proposed research. Each student makes a public and professional presentation of their Capstone Project findings. This course is taken during the student's final graduate semester.
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's Master of Science in Project Management must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.
No GMAT/GRE scores are required for admission.
Admission Requirements Checklist:
- Online application
- Official transcripts of all college-level coursework
- A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths, and potential for achievement in graduate school
Materials should be submitted through MyPortal or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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