Scholarships & Assistantships

Scholarships and assistantships, determined on the basis of departmental recommendations, provide hourly paid positions and/or tuition remission for full-time students.

Graduate Assistantships

The College of Arts, Media and Design provides graduate assistantships and other financial support to a limited number of qualified full-time graduate students who have demonstrated high scholastic achievement. Assistantships are compensated as hourly pay and can take the form of research, teaching and administrative roles within a student’s home department.

The Double Husky Scholarship

Northeastern University offers an up to 25% tuition reduction to recent Northeastern alumni and current seniors across more than 100 master’s and certificate programs. Find out more by visiting the The Double Husky Scholarship website.

College of Arts, Media and Design Graduate Student Scholarships (GSS)

These scholarships awarded on a competitive basis and are intended to support superior academic achievement at Northeastern.

Transfer Credit

Transfer credit allows a student to reduce the total number of credit hours required to complete their Northeastern degree.

To have transfer credits approved, students must submit official transcripts to CAMD Graduate Studies within 30 days of matriculation. Up to nine semester hours of credits from another institution can be counted toward a degree (including course credit from Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies).

Credits transferred must:

  • Have a grade of B (3.00) or better
  • Be graduate level
  • Have been earned at a U.S. accredited institution
  • Have not been used toward any other degree

Course to be transferred must have been completed within five years of the date the request is made.

Cost & Additional Resources

Information about the cost of attendance can be found at the links below:

Additional Resources