Program Overview

Lasell College offers the Master of Science in Management degree with a specialization in Elder Care Management for students interested in developing their ability to administrate care for the elderly and the aged. Students will learn about elder care products and services, such as housing and care options available, and will study the needs of individuals at various stages of age. In addition, students will learn about gerontology and the stages of physiological, psychological, social, and environmental changes that occur at various stages of the aging process.

Students will learn and develop their skills through a curriculum which involves classes that focus on specialized management education. A few of the classes students can expect to complete include: strategic information management, financial management, multicultural issues in aging, services and programs for older adults, human resources management, navigating financial systems in elder care, policies and politics in elder care.  

Students completing the program will have demonstrated their professional and educational credentials in management and management of services and products related to elder care. These qualifications include but are not limited to: the ability to design marketing strategies and plans specific to seniors, to develop and recommend preferred human resource systems and plans sensitive to the dynamics of management of elder care services, to use accounting and financial information for decision-making purposes in providing limited personnel and resources, and to develop operations plans and determine appropriate quality improvement strategies for providing services to elderly populations.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    School Overview

    Lasell College is a four-year private school located in Newton, Massachusetts. Lasell College was founded in 1851 as the Auburndale Female Seminary, a nationally respected women’s academy, by Edward Lasell. Lasell died the first semester that the school was running. The name changed to Lasell Seminary for Young Women and was known as an innovative institution that had a radical approach (for the time) to women’s education. In 1932, the school’s name changed again to Lasell Junior College and became Lasell College in 1989.

    Lasell College offers bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. LC has traditional classes as well as online courses. Lasell’s graduate programs are flexible and convenient, so students pursue an advanced degree that fits into their personal and professional lives. All master's degrees are offered online with six start dates throughout the year.


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