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In today's knowledge-based economy, Lasell can put your career in motion.

Dynamic, innovative programs, available when, where and how you want them. Practical knowledge that's connected to where you are and where you want to go. Collaborative courses—online or in the classroom—that connect you with real people, real projects and real opportunity. An expert faculty with an extensive professional network. All with a cost and timeframe you can afford.

Advanced education that works for you.

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Nikki D'Addario, M.S. in Communication '12, credits her success to the faculty and staff at Lasell who opened their knowledge and their networks to her.

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Progressive programs that reflect the latest industry needs and trends are designed and led by dynamic faculty. Classes are project based, with individual options for capstone internships, research and field work.

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Lasell's graduate programs are known for their affordability. Tuition is competitively priced and a payment option plan is available. Financial aid includes federal and private loan programs and programs for veterans. Lasell is a Yellow Ribbon participant.

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Whether online or on campus, classes are capped at 23 students to allow for extensive collaboration between professors and students. Drew Gundlach (M.S. in Management program) says interaction with peers from all over the world is one of the best parts of being online.

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Quick response and personal attention are hallmarks of the Lasell experience. From your first contact with our admissions staff, you'll enjoy a welcoming atmosphere where we know you by name and become your partner in reaching your goals. Technology allows us to bring you coursework, faculty, and academic and career services no matter where you are. But it's our connections and individual focus that help get you where you need to go.

We offer a wide range of online services—with faculty and staff just a phone call or email away if you have questions.

  • Technology support
  • Orientation program with self-paced tutorials
  • Academic advising
  • Internship assistance
  • Career and networking services
  • Library resources
  • Tutoring

Career Services:

Online job board to search positions and post resumes and portfolios

Connections to high quality, high profile internships

Career planning

Resume, interview and job search assistance

Salary negotiation

Certified

All Lasell faculty are certified to teach online.

Connect through the Graduate Student Union—come to campus or conference in:

Webinar on career development

APA guidelines workshop

Alumni networking panel

Service projects

Social events

Advising

A faculty advisor will work with you from your first semester.

Network with public relations professor Dr. Dana Janbek, noted for her recent book on terrorism and the Internet, and marketing professor Dr. Hector Iweka, who has worked in Nigeria, France, the UK and the U.S.

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Every class and project
has a practical aspect.

Conduct an electronic survey of sexual harassment policies

Implement a new technology to assist children with learning disabilities

Improve your company's marketing plan with new consumer behavior findings

Your fellow students:

Working professionals

From more than 35 states and 15 countries

Age 22 to 65+

23

Classes are capped at 23 students.

Refine your focus with a master's degree program in a specialized niche area such as:

Public Relations

Sport Leadership

Human Resource Management

Nonprofit Management

Elder Care Management

Marketing

Moderate Disabilities Education

Health Communication

1851

Lasell College has been connecting students with their futures since 1851 and offers more than 40 professionally oriented master's and bachelor's degrees.

$2.5m

Individuals with a master's degree earn $2.5 million on average in lifetime earnings.

U.S. Census Bureau

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We understand that education has to fit into a life in constant motion. That's why we've designed advanced programs that are convenient, quick and flexible.

Convenient

Take 100% online courses any place, any time, or choose hybrid courses that blend online instruction with face-to-face evening sessions on our Boston-area campus.

Quick

Most students complete their degree program in less than two years; full-time students can complete a degree in a little over one year. Graduate certificates can be finished in nine months.

Flexible

Switch between course formats or full- and part-time scheduling as your work or family demands change. And in most cases, you can choose to complete either a thesis, a field project or an internship as your capstone.

Online.

Online courses run in accelerated seven-week sessions.

All Lasell professors are certified to teach online and continually update courses with the latest resources and relevant trends. Classes are highly interactive and engaging, with extensive use of discussion boards for faculty and students to connect topics to their professional experiences.

Whether through email, Skype or phone, faculty are quick to respond to questions and to offer assistance.

Academic advising, internship assistance, networking events, library resources—all are available to you online.

Lasell College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Available 100% online:

MS in Communication:

Health Communication

Integrated Marketing Communication

Public Relations


MS in Management:

Elder Care Management

Human Resources Management

Management

Marketing

Non-Profit Management

Project Management


MS in Sport Management:

Sport Hospitality Management

Sport Leadership

Sport Non-Profit Management


Graduate certificates also available in all areas.

In person.

If you're seeking face-to-face interaction with your peers and professors, our hybrid format is the perfect solution. Online work is complemented with evening sessions on campus.

Lasell is just 8 miles west of downtown Boston, in suburban Newton. We're easily accessible, located near the intersection of Route 128 and the Massachusetts Turnpike—with plenty of parking! We're also just one mile from Riverside Station at the end of the Green Line.

Courses run in 14- or 7-week sessions. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning along with opportunities for interaction in person.

Lasell College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Available in hybrid format:

MS in Communication:

Health Communication

Integrated Marketing Communication

Public Relations


MEd:

Elementary Education (initial or professional licensure)

Moderate Disabilities (initial or professional licensure)


MS in Management:

Elder Care Management

Human Resources Management

Management

Marketing

Non-Profit Management

Project Management


Graduate certificates also available in all management and communication areas.

Choose 100% online courses, hybrid courses or a mix of both.

Apply online and enter a program at any one of six start terms per year. GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

Lasell is the best way to earn the degree you need to advance your career.

It's time to make your move!

Not sure you're ready to fully commit? Try out our program by registering for up to three courses with a simple, one-page application.

What could be more convenient than having access to national sport management experts from your own home? Or being able to complete education field projects?

Lasell Master’s Graduates:

New Media Marketing Specialist, Staples

Supply Chain Manager, Aspect Software

Customer Care Manager, New York Sports Clubs

Clinical Research Manager, Millennium Pharmaceuticals

One student was promoted before she finished her degree so she could implement her research on the company’s marketing direction.

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Connecting ideas, knowledge, experiences and people—so you can connect to your future. It’s the reason behind everything we do at Lasell.

Master’s degrees and graduate certificates

> Communication

> Education

> Management

> Sport Management


Scroll down or click on a link above to learn more about each program.

Communication

> Communication

Master of Science degree or graduate certificate in several concentrations:

> Health Communication

> Integrated Marketing Communication

> Public Relations

Courses are available 100% online or in Lasell’s unique hybrid format that complements online work with evening sessions on campus.

Earn your master’s in 12-18 months, or a graduate certificate in as little as nine months.

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Faculty you’ll work with:

Dr. Janice Barrett, chair of the department, who has conducted and presented research internationally on conflict resolution strategies and political communication

Dr. Michael Burns, the lead producer for Olympic coverage for The Today Show

Dr. Luis Lopez-Preciado, an expert in integrated marketing and advertising

The managing editor for WBUR-FM, a former senator, the first woman to head a U.S. television network, and presidents of several communications agencies

Hired!

A class project that required interviews with leaders of different organizations landed one student a new job!

MS in Communication Alumni:

Brand Relations Manager, True Fit

Marketing Manager, UDI and Cartography, Platts

Corporate Marketing Communications Director, Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Public Information Officer, Women’s Action for New Directions

Education

> Education

Master of Education degree leading to initial or professional licensure in:

> Elementary Education, grades 1 through 6

> Moderate Disabilities, pre-K through grade 8

Courses are offered in Lasell’s unique hybrid format that complements online work with evening sessions on campus. Education courses run seven weeks each.

The two-year program features extensive field experiences in classrooms and culminates in a student-designed research project. Students have completed practicum work at nearby Bigelow Middle School and Lincoln-Eliot, Williams, Cabot, Ward, Countryside, MacArthur, Whittemore and Northeast elementary schools.

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Innovation

Student populations and needs are more diverse than ever. Learning technologies advance at breakneck speeds. Academic standards grow more rigorous every year. You’ll be ready with Lasell’s innovative master’s programs.

Collaborate

With professors such as Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann, a leading researcher in Universal Design for Learning to accommodate multiple intelligences, and Dr. Catherine Zeek, who publishes and presents nationally on teacher education.

Approved

Lasell’s teacher education programs are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Management

> Management

Master of Science degree or graduate certificate in several concentrations:

> Elder Care Management

> Human Resources Management

> Management

> Marketing

> Non-Profit Management

> Project Management

Courses are available 100% online or in Lasell’s unique hybrid format that complements online work with evening sessions on campus.

Earn your master’s in 12-18 months, or a graduate certificate in as little as nine months.

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Faculty you’ll work with:

Dr. Nancy Waldron, chair of the department, whose experience includes growing an international firm from $2 million to $6 million

Dr. Martin Walsh, a Foreign Service officer in Asian languages and a scholar in international business and economic policy

Dr. Hector Iweka, with extensive marketing and management industry experience in several international markets

Dr. Loredana Padurean, who has published and presented internationally on her successful revival of a Swiss Alpine resort

95%

of Lasell elder care management students are employed in the field of their choice. Campus resources include the Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies.

MS in Management Alumni:

New Media Marketing Specialist, Staples

Executive Director, Benchmark Assisted Living

Recruiting Administrator, The MathWorks

HR Manager, The May Institute

Sport Management

> Sport Management

Master of Science degree or graduate certificate in several concentrations:

> Sport Hospitality Management

> Sport Leadership

> Sport Non-Profit Management

Courses are 100% online.

Earn your master’s in 12-18 months, or a graduate certificate in as little as nine months.

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6th

Sports has jumped from the 23rd to the 6th largest industry in the U.S. over the past decade. The need is great for knowledgeable professionals with a global perspective.

Faculty

Faculty include department chair Dr. Dwayne Thomas, a sport leadership scholar who brings experience as an international director with Special Olympics, Inc.

Intern

Lasell MS in Sport Management students have interned with the Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox and the Olympics.

Apply

It’s easy! Find admissions requirements and apply online to start your program in either January, March, May, July, September or October. GRE/GMAT scores are not required. You can also learn about financial aid and register and pay for classes online.

Learn More

Register here for an evening Information Session on campus or for a personal webinar. Request more information about our programs.

Questions?

Contact us about admissions or programs at 617-243-2400 or gradinfo@lasell.edu. Or schedule a visit. For financial aid questions, call 617-243-2227 or email finaid@lasell.edu.

Lasell College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.