MS in Management: Hospitality and Event Management

Lasell College
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The Hospitality and Event Management concentration provides graduate students with sound preparation to excel in the dynamic, global hospitality industry.

A convenient online approach

Courses are available 100% online or in a blended on-campus format

36 credits of coursework: 21 credits in the core program curriculum; 9 credits of concentration-specific courses; 6 credits of electives; Capstone project

Affordable 8 or 16-week courses

ACBSP Accredited

Develop a multifaceted understanding of hospitality management
Topics addressed in the Hospitality and Event Management concentration include:

Managing diverse teams and complex revenue structures

Delivering best-in-class service

Developing, managing, and marketing effective brands

Employing data analytics to understand and fulfill evolving consumer demands

Anticipating and responding to seasonal trends

Strategizing for growth

Get ahead in one of the world’s largest industries 
The Hospitality and Event management concentration will position you to hold leadership positions across the industry, in settings that include restaurants, hotels, resorts, and casinos. Coursework emphasizes emerging areas of knowledge, such as revenue management, enhanced data analytics, and the impact of the increasingly influential sharing economy, ensuring graduates are well versed in current industry trends and poised to make an impact. Thanks to a recent partnership with the Wynn Resort Casino, a major player in the industry, Lasell graduate students benefit from an additional opportunity to expand their network and deepen their professional experience.

Personal, accessible, and fulfilling
At Lasell, all classes – both online and in person – are capped at 23 students, which enables active learning that is collaborative and personalized. Over the course of your program, you’ll work closely with dedicated faculty who bring real-world experience to the classroom, and have opportunities to align your education with specific goals through student-driven projects such as a Capstone research project or internship.

Career advancement
Thanks to a vibrant community of working professionals and a wide range of available services, graduate students are positioned to develop their expertise and advance their career. As a Lasell graduate student you will have the opportunity to:

Benefit from the experience of your faculty and peers, who bring deep expertise and a unique point of view to every class discussion and group project

Expand your network and learn to position yourself as a leader in your field

Engage with an active alumni community

Participate in career services programs that include webinars on developing a career plan

Exceptional opportunities
Your concentration in Hospitality and Event Management is the first step toward a new job in the industry, or an advanced position that aligns with your current career track. Our graduates are well positioned to succeed in roles that include:

Hotel Manager

Director of Hotel Services

Director of Special Events

Resort Manager

Director of Events and Operations

Hotel Operations Manager

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