Program Overview

Lasell College offers a Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Fundraising Management for professionals interested in contributing to organizations by developing an understanding of the processes involved in earning donations needed for operations, expansion, and charity. Students will learn about the competition for private and public funding through fundraisers and grant programs. In addition, students will learn about the roles of for-profit companies, government organizations, and public institutions as they prepare and submit grants.  

Individuals will study the role of grant writers and grant developers in order to understand the processes in researching and promoting various efforts through grants. Some of the classes students can expect to take include: fundamentals of executive management, fund raising and development, planning and writing successful grant proposals, annual, capitol campaigns and major gifts, policy and politics in elder care, services and programs for older adults, and social marketing.

Upon completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the necessary educational qualifications and professional expertise necessary for creating and developing fundraising opportunities. These qualifications include but are not limited to: the ability to demonstrate knowledge of the procedures of grant funding for nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt institutions, to demonstrate an understanding of proposal writing, receiving, and grant guidance, and to demonstrate an understanding of developing convincing and effective fundraisers and grant proposals.

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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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