Lasell College

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Lasell College, founded in 1851, is a private, nonprofit, comprehensive coeducational college offering professionally oriented bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Lasell College offers graduate degrees and graduate certificates in a unique way that caters to your schedule. The College is conveniently located in Newton, Massachusetts, just eight miles from the cultural, business, and health care opportunities of Boston. Balancing work, school, and daily life can be tough, but with Lasell’s flexibility, we make it much simpler. Lasell College offers you a master’s degree with:
• Rolling admission and straightforward admission requirements

• No GRE/GMAT required

• NECHE- and ACBSP-accredited programs

• Affordable tuition 

• Both 100% online and on-campus degrees

• Full-time and adjunct faculty

• Small class sizes with a maximum of 23 students

• Career services available to all graduate students

• Capstone Experience—a résumé-worthy professional internship, paper, or project 

Graduate Programs on campus & online 

Athletic Training

• Health Communication
• Integrated Marketing Communication
• Public Relations

Criminal Justice
• Emergency and Crisis Management
• Homeland Security and Global Justice
• Self-Designed Option
• Violence Prevention and Advocacy

• Curriculum, Leadership, and Inclusion(Grades PreK-8)
• Elementary Education
• Special Education: Moderate Disabilities

Hospitality and Event Management

Human Resources




Nutrition for Human Performance

Project Management

Rehabilitation Science

Sport Management
• Athletic Administration
• Parks and Recreation
• Sport Leadership
• Sport Tourism & Hospitality Management

A network to support your success
We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional network of support to our students. The enrollment counselor is the first member of your team, which also includes your graduate academic advisor and professors. While your educational path is yours to define, you can rest assured that we are available to you every step of the way.  

At Lasell, we understand the unique challenges faced by our graduate students—working professionals balancing their careers, education, and families—and have developed our exceptional academic advising program with their success in mind. Lasell’s graduate advisors are attentive to the needs of their students and are always quick to respond when consulted for help or advice. You will remain in contact through regular in-personor Skype meetings, telephone and email check-ins, live online chat sessions, and in-person “advising nights” arranged in coordination with on-campus course schedules.

Meet your career goals
Whether you aim to advance in your current field or change careers altogether, a master’s degree from Lasell’s on-campus and online graduate programs will take you where you want to go. Data shows that employees with advanced degrees have increased job satisfaction and confidence, advance faster in their careers, and receive higher compensation than their colleagues without.

A schedule that works for you
Courses are taught in a blended format on campus in the evening and also 100% online. Online courses run in eight-week sessions, and on-campus courses are offered at night in a format that combines online learning with face-to-face meetings. Services for graduate students include academic advising, orientation, IT support, library support, and career services. Graduate students have access to a number of facilities, including smart classrooms, where faculty and students benefit from the latest technology; the Brennan Library; a graduate student lounge; dining facilities; and computer labs.  

Admission requirements
• Online graduate application for admission
• Two letters of recommendation
• One-page personal statement
• Résumé 
• Official transcript

Check for admission requirements specific to your program of interest. 

“The graduate program is so convenient for working professionals. The on-campus option sold me; I was able to have face-to-face interaction with my professors and do course work online.”
Christina Gallardo ’11
Director of Marketing & Advertising

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57 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Advertising/Public Relations          
Business-Management, MS/MA          
Communications Management          
Criminal Justice                
Elementary Education              
Emergency Management                
General MBA                
Health Communication          
Hospitality Management          
Human Resource Management          
Integrative Marketing          
Non-Profit Administration              
Project Management          
Rehabilitation Therapy              
Special Education              
Sports Administration          
Teacher Certification              


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Cost Per Credit Hour



Student Body

394 students

143 full-time

251 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? no


Admissions Office
P: 617 243-2400
F: 617 243-2450
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